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Friday, June 15, 2007

Chris Czekaj breaks his leg

Chris Czekaj breaks his leg

The Cardiff Blues flyer suffered a broken right leg in the 31-0 second Test loss to Australia in Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. Czekaj suffered the injury in the 22nd minute, twisting badly in a tackle by Wallaby hooker Stephen Moore.

The 21-year-old underwent surgery in Brisbane on Sunday and has been told he cannot fly home for at least 14 days. However, the Welsh Rugby Union is flying Czekaj's girlfriend out to Australia to keep him company until he can return to Wales.

We wish him a speedy and painless recovery.

WARNING: The video shows him twisting and literally breaking his leg. It's up for reference purposes. If you don't approve then don't watch. A lot of people didn't see this live and requested it.

Posted at 9:21 am | 25 comments

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Anonymous June 15, 2007 10:16 am

fights and big hits fair enough but this is a little bit too much! terrible accident and now the poor lad is going to miss the world cup!!

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Anonymous June 15, 2007 11:40 am

truim welsh and cause i havnt got sky sports i missed the gametbf chris czekaj isnt excatly good anywaythank god we have shane williams ,mark jones and daffyd james instead

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Anonymous June 15, 2007 1:35 pm

Nasty injury and I hope he gets better soon. The only disgusting part is that the wallabies don't clap him off.

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Anonymous June 15, 2007 9:20 pm

the wallabies didnt clap him off - he's broken a leg for christ sake!!!!sickeningchris czekaj is very unlucky to miss the world cup

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Anonymous June 16, 2007 3:52 am

horrifying

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Anonymous June 16, 2007 5:55 am

Clap him off, i bet you guys are from the northern hemisphere, only comments like that come from u cunts up there. faggots.

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Anonymous June 16, 2007 9:51 pm

fuck off mate! ur really hard! they day u break a leg im gonna spit in ur face! cheeky cunt!

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Anonymous June 17, 2007 2:47 am

Very unfortunate thing to happen to such a talented young man. Could just as easily have happened to any of us amateurs on a Sunday run out. I wish him the best of luck in his recovery and hope to see him playing again soon.

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Anonymous June 18, 2007 4:53 am

its just damn courtesy to clap him of. nothing about northern or southern hemisphere you fucking retard

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Anonymous June 18, 2007 6:41 am

looks like he broke his femur, i broke mine playing about a month ago when 2 people tackled me in different directions, it hurt so bad that i yelled fuck for about a minute, i had to have a steal rod put through the entire bone and i still have 2 months on crutches, thus ruining my summer

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Anonymous June 18, 2007 7:42 am

"Painless recovery"......How the hell will it be painless?

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Anonymous June 18, 2007 11:23 am

"painless" mean sh*t loads of morphineand mabye take this one off g and edit it to take out the replays at the end..i saw this live (im australian) and it was fucked and you could hear the crowd grown when it happened..im glad they replayed it only twice

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Anonymous June 18, 2007 6:17 pm

clapping him off is manners nuthing 2 do wit northern hemisphere but i bet u dont anything u southern fuckhead

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Craig June 23, 2007 12:17 pm

to be honest why should this be taken off? there is a warning saying its nasty, if you dont like it dont watch it!!! simple as that!

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Anonymous June 28, 2007 12:39 pm

this is why u have to be steel playing rugby

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Anonymous July 13, 2007 9:21 pm

i agree clapping him off is just mannors its got nothing to do with being a "faggot", is you say it like that your emplying that anyone that says please of thank you is gay, And i wish czekaj a swift recovary

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rob July 15, 2007 9:48 am

czekaj is crap, but you gotta clap him off, not doing so is fucking rude. i broke my leg last year in the bottom of a ruck, it fucking hurts,but at least the other team clapped me off

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Anonymous August 01, 2007 9:21 pm

if you have ever broken a bone you know there only two things you feel...excrutianting pain..and becasue its so painful you feel like geting sick...ican only imagine what hes going through

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Anonymous February 19, 2008 6:24 am

he deerved it

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Anonymous March 23, 2008 7:55 pm

uhh how did he deserve it ??? :|

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angus March 28, 2008 6:54 pm

When i broke my wrist-which hurts a lot you know-the other team, my team and ALL the spectators clapped me off.Eduardo's injury was worse but rugby is much better and less wimpish.

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Anonymous April 01, 2008 9:29 am

the eduardo injury was a tib/fib fracture it was nothing - check out compartment syndrome and fasciotomy on wikipedia for a really broken lower leg(I had 5 ops to fix mine and after 2 years physio still can't walk without a limp). Czekaj snapped his femur, and that's meant to be stronger and denser than a lump of concrete (the same size as the bone). Dude'll be lucky to play again

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Angus April 04, 2008 9:45 pm

Eduardo had a double compound fracture and if u look at pics on the web and say that it was nothing.

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Nathan Daives June 12, 2008 5:34 pm

Chris Czekaj will come back stornger and faster.The tour should never have happend with a world cup so close. The WRU should compensate the Cardiff Blues and Czekaj. I hope Chris comes back into the Cardiff Blues squad but he may find it difficult with Jamie roberts and Tom James on the wings now.GOOD LUCK CHRIS!!!

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