SPORTS DAY: Lood in awe of England’s ‘immense defence’


SPORTS DAY: Lood in awe of England’s ‘immense defence’

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Lood says England are favourites

Towering Springbok lock Lood de Jager has calmly declared that, for the final, “England are the favourites‚ if you look at their performance in the semifinal. They attacked well but their defence was immense. They were really physical so we know it’s going to be a massive physical battle. We pride ourselves on our physicality so I think it’s going to be an interesting one to watch.”..

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