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  1. Springboks end of year tour/November Internationals

    TBF he has to keep the WP quota up.
  2. Springboks end of year tour/November Internationals

    Klop. I have always said pick the best player regardless of where they play.
  3. Springboks end of year tour/November Internationals

    He also "paid tribute to the character of his unbelievable players" for once I agree with him.
  4. Springboks end of year tour/November Internationals

    So Coetzee you muppet. I see Vermeulen has only played 2 games this season. How does that fit into your "not enough game time" scenario?
  5. Springboks end of year tour/November Internationals

    Rugby365 15 Andries Coetzee Solid performance at the back. Positioning was good and kicked well. Not a spotless performance but good enough. 5/10 14 Dillyn Leyds Had very strong first half and managed to score the first try of the game. Looked for work and got involved both on attack and defence. 5/10 13 Jesse Kriel Showed a few glimpses on attack. Solid on defence, however, missed a crucial tackle that led to the first try for France. 5/10 12 Francois Venter Very direct and physical on attack and defence. Showed good intent and perhaps one of the best performers in the backline for South Africa. 7/10 11 Courtnal Skosan Good carries early on and continued to look for work throughout the game 5/10 10 Handre Pollard Missed a few kicks but was very physical on defence and attack. Struggled early on and made a few errors but got back into it and despite an awful day with the boot, there were some positives. 4/10 9 Ross Cronje Strong performance, controlling play nicely and made a few good kicks and when called upon to defend or attack he was there 5/10 8 Duane Vermeulen Strong physical presence felt. Had a number of carries and defensively strong. Good to see him back in the green and gold. Did some good work on the ground too. 6/10 7 Siya Kolisi Solid performance and definitely enjoyed the familiar role of roaming at the back. Had a few good carries and touches on the wing and defensively solid. 7/10 6 Francois Louw Very good show in his natural position as he would have been delighted to be. Strong carries and worked tirelessly on defence. 6/10 5 Lodewyk de Jager Really got stuck into it from the start. Line-out steals and a few strong carries. Lead the defensive charges with his lock partner. 6/10 4 Eben Etzebeth Lead from the front as Captain. Carried relentlessly and lead the defensive charges. Very strong performance on attack as he carried relentlessly. 6/10 3 Wilco Louw Solid performance by the big man. Carrying a couple of times and made a few tackles. Kept up with the pace of the game and stuck around till close to the end. Solid scrummaging. 7/10 2 Malcolm Marx The best performer on the day for his team. Worked really hard on defence and managed to create turnover ball with his work rate. Carried very strongly giving the Boks front-foot ball. Solid line-out throws. 8/10 1 Tendai Mtawarira Strong performance by the Beast. Carried a number of times and had solid scrums except for the one penalty against him. 5/10 Replacements: 16 Bongi Mbonambi Not used. 17 Steven Kitshoff (on for Mtawarira, 53rd min) Added to the Boks winning performance. 5/10 18 Trevor Nyakane (on for Louw, 74th min) Not enough time to be rated. 19 Franco Mostert (on for Etzebeth, 62nd minute) Picked up where his captain left off. 5/10 20 Daniel du Preez (on for Kolisi, 73rd minute) Not enough time to be rated. 21 Rudi Paige Not used. 22 Elton Jantjies Not used.
  6. Springboks end of year tour/November Internationals

    So a 1 point victory against a poor French team. Should have been easier but for Pollard's poor goal kicking, whose tactical kicking was awful. Doubtless AC will be bragging about his coaching.
  7. Springboks end of year tour/November Internationals

    Pollard keeps kicking possession away
  8. Springboks end of year tour/November Internationals

    And finally a high tackle gets penalised
  9. Other Rugby Related News and Trivia

    WP are paying the price for years of mismanagement. they have put very little money into the stadium.
  10. World Cup Bid

    Only 2 votes there.