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Throw young Boks in at the deep end ahead of World Cup: Beast ...

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Throw young Boks in at the deep end ahead of World Cup: Beast Mtawarira

Former Sharks stalwart believes it’s crucial for technical team to create depth by blooding upcoming players

SITHEMBISO DINDI

Former Springbok star prop Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira strongly believes building squad depth and blooding youngsters should be a top priority for national team coaches ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

The Boks will kick off their 2022 season against Wales in an incoming three-match series from July 2 before they move on to the Rugby Championship against the All Blacks, Wallabies and Argentina.

That Welsh series will also mark the start of SA’s preparation for the Rugby World Cup in France next year, where coach Jacques Nienaber’s Boks will be aiming to defend their title...

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