SPORTS DAY: Du Toit makes it a clean sweep for Boks

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SPORTS DAY: Du Toit makes it a clean sweep for Boks

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RUGBY

Pieter-Steph player of the year

SA flanker Pieter-Steph du Toit was named World Rugby Player of the Year on Sunday, in a clean sweep of the main awards for the Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks. Rassie Erasmus won coach of the year and SA also took the team award at a glittering ceremory in Tokyo, a day after they lifted the Webb Ellis Cup for the third time. The 27-year-old, who plays his club rugby for Western Province, was instrumental in SA’s World Cup campaign, especially effective at the breakdown and winning the battle against England’s famed “kamikaze boys” back row in the final...

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