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Daily sports wrap: All Blacks loss has Boks slipping!

2017-10-09 17:48

Cape Town - Sport24 produces - get this - over 100 articles a day...

So naturally there'll be a few articles that even our most ardent readers will miss.

On the off chance you are one of those, here are our top FOUR stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. CONFIDENT DU TOIT WILL PLAY ANYWHERE

In the build-up to Saturday's thrilling Test between the Springboks and the All Blacks at Newlands, there was some concern over the selection of Pieter-Steph du Toit in the South African No 7 jersey.

However, it was Du Toit's aggression and strength, on both defence and attack, that made him so valuable.

Click here to read on Du Toit's resurgence

2. FAF READY FOR THE 'BIG TWO'

The Proteas recorded a magnificent triumph in Bloemfontein on Sunday when they thrashed Bangladesh in their two-match Test whitewash.

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis says the Bangladesh series win is a timely confidence boost ahead of a tough summer featuring inbound tours against India and Australia.

Click here to read Faf's reasoning

3. SAFA SUSPENDS TWO REFS

The South African Football Association has imposed harsh sanctions on TWO referees.

This comes following their poor officiating during the Premier Soccer League match between Cape Town City and Polokwane City at the Cape Town Stadium last month.

Click here to read who they are and their sanctions

4. BOKS SLIP IN RANKINGS AFTER NEWLANDS LOSS

It was a valiant effort from the Springboks.

Even though losing by ONE point against the All Blacks, Allister Coetzee's men have slipped in the latest world rankings.

Click here to see where they sit

Images: Gallo/Getty

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