A final kick as SA's Liefling bows out of rugby

A final kick as SA's Liefling bows out of rugby

The Complimentary Breakfast invites Blue Bulls' Liefling and Springbok hero Derick Hougaard to have his final kick in full view of the N1 highway as he bids farewell to rugby forever. Full interview and video here.


Former Springbok and Bulls flyhalf Derick Hougaard was recently advised to undergo an MRI scan on his brain.


According to Netwerk24 he complained he was more forgetful than usual, as well as suffering from headaches and a specialist advised him to undergo a scan to determine what’s wrong.


“All the head injuries and knocks I took on the rugby field are now catching up with me,” said Hougaard.


Luckily, it was all good news. Scans revealed that although minor damage was identified, it’s is not permanent and the condition was diagnosed soon enough to control with medication.


However, with the diagnosis came a reality Hougaard did not see coming – he will never get to have the glory that comes with playing that final game before parting ways with the rugby field.


Coming up: One final moment of glory with Liefling as Derick Hougaard gives his final kick from the roof of Jacaranda FM

Posted by The Complimentary Breakfast on Monday, June 8, 2015


The Complimentary Breakfast decided to pay tribute to the rugby hero by asking him to do one last, epic kick in full view of the N1 highway for all to see and share a moment our Liefling “will never forget.” 


Listen to the full interview here: 


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