Pick this team, Heyneke!

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Cape Town - Sport24 readers give their opinion on who should be picked to start for the Springboks from Heyneke Meyer's 38-man squad.

1 Tendai Mtawarira
2 Adrian Strauss
3 Jannie du Plessis
4 Eben Etzebeth
5 Juandre Kruger
6 Siya Kolisi
7 Arno Botha
8 Pierre Spies
9 Jano Vermaak
10 Morne Steyn
11 Raymond Rule
12 Jan Serfontein
13 Jean de Villiers
14 Willie le Roux
15 Patrick Lambie

16 Chillieboy Ralapelle
17 Coenie Oosthuizen
18 Lappies Labuschagne / Willem Alberts (depends on Alberts’ returning on form)
19 Marcell Coetzee
20 Francois Hougaard
21 Juan de Jong
22 Gio Aplon

Should one of the locks get injured, Arno, Lappies and Willem can all play at lock and all of them including Pierre and Siya is good line out options anyways!
Pat can cover on 10 if necessary while Gio and Willie can cover 15. Jean on the outside is not ideal but there is no one else really pushing for that 13 jersey!
Would have liked JP Peterson on 13 though.

CM de Beer

My starting will be the following:

15. Zane Kirchner – Mr reliable
14. Bryan Habana – switch to 14
13. Jean De Villiers
12. Jan Serfontein
11. Bjorn Basson
10. Morne Steyn
09. Francois Hougaard
08. Pierre Spies
07. Willem Alberts
06. Lappies Labuschagne
05. Juandre Kruger
04. Eben Estebeth
03. Coenie Oosthuizen
02. Adriaan Strauss
01. Beast

Charl van der Westhuizen

Why did kankofski make the group? HM please select 1 beast 2 strauss 3 jannie 4 etsebeth 5 kruger 6 louw 7 alberts 8 spies 9 vermaak 10 steyn 11 habana 12 jdv 13 eberson 14 willie le roux 15 lambie 16 bismarck 17 coennie 18 du toit 19 coetzee 20 hougaard 21 catrililas 22 serfontein Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device

Jeandre Davel

@ Heineke – PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!
1 Tendai Mtawarira
2 Adrian Strauss
3 Jannie du Plessis
4 etsebeth
5 kruger
6 louw
7 Lappies Labuschagne
8 Arno Botha
9 Francois Hougaard
10 Steyn
11 Basson
12 Serforntein
13 De Villiers
14 Habana
15 Lambie
16 Bismarck
17 Coenie/Nyakane
18 Du Toit
19 Kolisi
20 Piet van Zyl
21 Catrkillis
22 De Jongh/Ebersohn



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