Ardie Savea to undergo knee surgery, miss most of Super Rugby season

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The Hurricanes will be without Ardie Savea for most of the 2020 Super Rugby season.
The Hurricanes will be without Ardie Savea for most of the 2020 Super Rugby season.

Hurricanes star Ardie Savea is set to miss most of the Super Rugby season after confirming he will undergo knee surgery.

Savea, 26, suffered the injury during New Zealand's semi-final loss to England at the Rugby World Cup.

The 44-time All Black will miss most of the 2020 Super Rugby campaign, he revealed.

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"Thought I'd let you guys know that I'll be getting surgery on my knee that I injured in the semi-final," Savea wrote on Instagram.

"Unfortunately will be out for 5-6 months so will miss majority of the Super Rugby season with my Canes brothers.

"Pretty guttered when I found out even though I thought I'd be sweet if something like this happened. I'm good now just been partying and relaxing and now will wait for surgery."

The Hurricanes reached the Super Rugby semi-finals this year before losing to eventual champions the Crusaders.

They will begin their 2020 campaign against the Stormers on February 1.

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