SPORTS DAY: Boks intend to do an Italian job on Japan

Sport

SPORTS DAY: Boks intend to do an Italian job on Japan

Your roundup of the sporting news of the day

Journalist

RUGBY

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. ..

This article is reserved for Times Select subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Times Select content.

Times Select

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Previous Article

Yay, Friday is Champagne Day

By Andrea Nagel
2 min read