The first Springbok side of 2013 is a very
exciting one, and one that mixes continuity in selection with rewarding form
show in Super Rugby this year.
Francois Hougaard, for a couple of reasons
it seems, has had a season to forget, and while Frans Ludeke has chosen to
start him in recent games, Meyer has gone with the crisper service and sharper
pass of Vermaak to service the inform again Morne Steyn at flyhalf, and that
makes sense. In fact, many might argue that Vermaak’s form has played a big
part in Steyn returning to form, making the retention of the combination at national
level an even more astute move.
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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