DTH van der Merwe: Scarlets wing to miss rest of season

DTH van der Merwe
DTH van der Merwe spent six years with Glasgow Warriors

Scarlets wing DTH van der Merwe has been ruled out for the rest of the season because of a shoulder injury.

Van der Merwe, 29, suffered the injury during Scarlets' 46-10 defeat in the Pro12 against his former club Glasgow Warriors last Saturday.

The South African-born Canada back will see a specialist this week.

He has scored eight tries in 19 appearances for Scarlets in all competitions this season.

Van der Merwe, who joined Scarlets from Glasgow ahead of the 2015-16 season, became the first player representing a tier-two nation to score a try in four successive Rugby World Cup matches in last year's tournament.

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