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Daily sports wrap: Boks job "bloody challenging"

2017-09-14 18:03

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 FIVE stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. ANDERSON BACK TO REPRESENT SA?

Kevin Anderson, who played in his first Grand Slam final last weekend, might represent his country in next year's Davis Cup.

This is according to South Africa's Davis Cup consultant coach Jeff Coetzee, who gears up as the SA-team take on Denmark in their Davis Cup tie this weekend.

Click here to read on Anderson's likely return

2. STEYN RULES OUT FOUR-DAY RETURN

The prospect of Dale Steyn returning to the Proteas set-up for the first Test against Bangladesh has been dealt a blow.

The Proteas speedster has ruled himself out for the Titans' opening Sunfoil Series game next week.

Click here to read Steyn's reasoning

3. WHAT BACKLINE INEXPERIENCE?

The Springboks have just two backline players with more than 20 Test caps for their Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks in Albany.

The back three is considered an area where the Boks lack experience with Andries Coetzee, Raymond Rhule and Courtnall Skosan having six caps each - all of those coming this year.

Coetzee defends the inexperienced trio.

Click here to read Coetzee's statement

4. BAFANA CRASH IN FIFA RANKINGS

Things are going from bad to worse for Stuart Baxter and his men.

After their shocking back-to-back defeats to Cape Verde, Bafana Bafana have dropped to one of their lowest rankings in the latest FIFA world rankings.

Click here to read the latest FIFA rankings

5. COETZEE LETS IT ALL HANG OUT

Allister Coetzee is beginning to look far more at home in his role as Springbok coach.

After a successful 2017 so far, he still considers this to have been the toughest period of his rugby career.

Click here to read Coetzee's reasoning

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