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Rugby … with cauliflower ears

Handre-Pollard

September 10, 2014
by Tank
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Pollard is back!

Bismarck stays on the bench, Lood remains ahead of Bakkies and Pienaar gets another go. The Bok side shows only one change from last weekend, with Handré Pollard starting at flyhalf. Tweet

Referees group

September 9, 2014
by Tank
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Bring in the white card

Truly horrific stuff from Clancy and Gauzère! Rugby is desperately calling out for a white card that allows the captain or coach to challenge a referee’s decision and make officialdom a more collaborative affair. Tweet

Bring back the smile!

September 4, 2014
by Tank
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Oh for a fleet-footed 13

Yet another 12 playing at 13 as Heyneke Meyer opts out of selecting the best specialist in each position, instead, says Tank Lanning in his Sport24 column, opting for a safer “Best players into XV” selection policy. Tweet

Bryan-Habana-thumbs-up

September 3, 2014
by Tank
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Bok Stats and facts for Perth

The Bok run on XV sports a total of 725 Test caps (358 in the backline and 367 in the forwards), with 136 caps on the bench. Read more for all Saturday’s Bok stats and facts … Tweet

Handre-Pollard

September 3, 2014
by Tank
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Pollard axed

In a starting line-up sporting six changes, it will be Morne Steyn rather Handre Pollard, who will wear the No 10 jersey against Australia at Patersons Stadium in Perth (12h05 kickoff). Tweet