Both Samoa and Scotland find themselves
above Argentina in the IRB rankings, while Italy are only two places below the
10th placed new boys to the rugby Championship. So having despatched
all three of these sides in the June quadrangular, and finding themselves
second only to the All Blacks on the rankings, the Boks should take the game
against the Pumas at the FNB stadium on Saturday at a canter ...
It is played in front of 80 000 rabid
fans who might be there more for the party or Bafana Bafana game being played
earlier in the day, than the Bok game. It is also played with two scrumhalves
and an eighthman, albeit super talented, who have not played
competitive rugby for a very long time. And it is played with a back-up
tighthead prop who is a loosehead, even though teams are now allowed full front
rows on the bench in a 23 man squad, and even though said loosehead prop has
not cut it at tighthead for his province.
Tank is a former Western Province tighthead prop who now heads up Tankman Media, and sprouts forth on all things rugby on the Front Row Grunt …
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