SPORTS DAY: Boks intend to do an Italian job on Japan
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Rassie picks best 23 for Japan
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has assembled the same players who did duty against Italy – what is considered his best 23 – for Sunday’s World Cup quarterfinal against Japan. He again went with a six-two split on the bench which‚ as was the case against Italy‚ is aimed at pummeling the opposition. The Boks will try to suffocate a team that gloriously exploits space. “We want to nullify space around tight forwards but we also play towards our own strengths‚” Erasmus said. ..