SPORTS DAY: Big break for S’bu Nkosi as Kolbe drops out

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SPORTS DAY: Big break for S’bu Nkosi as Kolbe drops out

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Rassie saves Kolbe for final

It was with one eye on the final that Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus made the hard decision to omit wing Cheslin Kolbe from his team to play Wales in the semifinals of the Rugby World Cup on Sunday. The ankle injury that Kolbe first picked up against Italy has not recovered sufficiently and the coach has opted to take the safe option by including S’bu Nkosi on the right wing in the team he announced on Thursday. “We figured a 70% fit Cheslin Kolbe isn’t better than a 100% S’bu Nkosi‚” explained Erasmus...

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