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    Stick with Jantjies - Ex-Boks

    2013-02-27 07:37
    Cape Town - Former Springbok flyhalves Naas Botha and Braam van Straaten have advised the Stormers to stick with Elton Jantjies at flyhalf.

    Jantjies had a horror Super Rugby debut for the Stormers when he missed four penalty kicks as they went down 25-17 to the Bulls in Pretoria last Friday.

    And with seasoned campaigner Peter Grant back from Japan, many have called for the selection of the more consistent Grant.

    However, media reports indicate that Stormers coach Allister Coetzee is likely to give the 22-year-old Jantjies another chance when they face the Sharks in Durban on Saturday night.

    And both Botha and Van Straaten agree that it would be a wise choice by Coetzee.

    "Your first game for a new team will always be tough because you're overeager to make an impression," Botha told Die Burger's website.

    "One game doesn't make you a poor player. I think Elton tried too hard. However, I do feel Peter is one of South Africa's best flyhalves. He has the potential to play at Test level," said Botha.

    Van Straaten feels an on-song Jantjies offers more than Grant.

    "Elton needs another chance. He is a quality player and can give the Stormers a lot of attacking options. Peter is very good on defence, kicks well and commits few errors.

    "But if Elton is at his best, he will give the Stormers more options. He will play against good flyhalves on a weekly basis and he likes to pit himself against the very best," said Van Straaten.

    The Stormers' clash against the Sharks kicks off at 19:10 on Saturday night.

    HAVE YOUR SAY: If you were the Stormers coach who would you pick at flyhalf? Jantjies or Grant? Send your thoughts to Sport24.

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