Lack of game time, injuries, retirements put Boks up against it

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Lack of game time, injuries, retirements put Boks up against it

While SA’s participation is yet to be finalised, it seems an inexperienced squad will head for Rugby Champs

Sports reporter

The Springboks’ defence of the Rugby Championship has become a little complicated.

The Boks would have relished playing in that tournament in front of their home crowd wearing the dual mantle of Rugby World Cup champions and the top-ranked team in the world.

They would have basked in the afterglow of that stunning success in Japan last year, but the Covid-19 pandemic has removed all the year’s gloss...

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