SPORTS DAY: Next stop Japan as Kolisi gets World Cup nod

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SPORTS DAY: Next stop Japan as Kolisi gets World Cup nod

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Kolisi good to go for the World Cup‚ says Rassie

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that captain Siya Kolisi is ready for the World Cup in Japan next month after he came through unscathed in the nervy 24-18 win over Argentina at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Kolisi played 52 minutes in his successful return to Test rugby following a knee injury he suffered during Super Rugby while playing for the Stormers in May. The Bok skipper showed no signs of discomfort. “Siya‚ he was wonderful‚” beamed Erasmus. “We wanted to get him off after 30 minutes but after that time I asked how he was feeling and he said he was feeling great; but then again we also had Marcell Coetzee injured...

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