Bok coach scratching his head ahead of opening Test against Lions
SA A team’s loss to the Bulls on Saturday, compounded by Covid absentees, has left Bok selectors with a lot to ponder
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber’s selection options were significantly trimmed as his SA A team suffered a mildly embarrassing 17-14 defeat to the Bulls on Saturday.
To be fair‚ the all-conquering Bulls are a tight-knit group under Jake White and it showed in the second half as they overturned a 14-0 deficit into victory.
It has left Nienaber scratching his head ahead of Saturday’s opening Test against the British and Irish Lions in Cape Town. “I wanted the guys to stake a claim for selection for next week’s Test and unfortunately not everyone did that‚ but I am not going to discuss individuals‚” said Nienaber...