Big 5 Sport Challenge

Last 'Bok trial' for Brüssow?

2014-09-26 07:40
Heinrich Brüssow (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Flank Heinrich Brüssow will perhaps get one last chance to impress Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer after he was included in a Barbarians squad to face Australia in London on November 1.

According to Volksblad, Brüssow is one of four South Africans - Coenie Oosthuizen (Cheetahs), Michael Rhodes (Western Province) and CJ van der Linde (EP Kings) being the others - who have already accepted an invitation to play for the BaaBaas against the Wallabies at Twickenham.

The quartet will also be available to play for the Barbarians against English club Leicester Tigers at Welford Road on November 4.

The 28-year-old Brüssow has never played a Test under Meyer and his appearance against the Wallabies could perhaps be a last chance to sway the coach's opinion of him, with an eye on next year's Rugby World Cup in England and Wales.

Brüssow currently plays for Japanese club, Docomo Red Hurricanes but will return to play Super Rugby for the Cheetahs next year.

Read more on:    springboks  |  barbarians  |  heinrich brüssow  |  rugby

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


Which of the Knysna Oyster Festival 'Big 5' events do you think you'd excel at?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.