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Kahui out of Ireland Tests

Published: 2:57PM Tuesday May 15, 2012 Source: ONE Sport

  • Richard Kahui watches from the sideline (Source: Photosport)
    Richard Kahui watches from the sideline - Source: Photosport

Injury has again cost Chiefs centre Richard Kahui an All Black Test jersey after news that he will miss the three-match series against Ireland.

The Chiefs confirmed via Twitter today that the shoulder Kahui dislocated in their loss to the Reds on Sunday will keep him from adding to his 16-Test caps next month.

The 27-year-old has had a spate of shoulder troubles throughout his career, including going through three shoulder reconstructions, and he is due to meet with a specialist this week to establish treatment options.

Discard wings Hosea Gear or Zac Guildford now look set to have an opportunity to join the All Blacks training squad, while Jackson Willison is Kahui's likely replacement at the Chiefs.