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Boks sending the wrong signal

2013-10-29 13:05
Heyneke Meyer (Gallo Images)

I think it is ridiculous that players are rewarded for leaving South African shores.

We have such amazing talent in this country, I don't see the necessity when we can select a quality side from the players that are playing in South Africa. Two amazing fly halves in Pat Lambie and Goosen. Charl McLeod has shown good form this season, why not reward him with a call up instead of bringing in two overseas based scrum halves. Very happy that Steph-Du Toit received a call up after an excellent season. Gio Aplon is just unstoppable and deserved his call up.

There is no doubt that it is a fantastic squad. The overseas based players have been stalwarts for their sides in the overseas countries and I'm sure that we will do very well on our trip to Europe, but the question is: 'Are we sending out the right message to our local players?'

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