Boks should focus on their strengths

2014-12-05 13:57
Springboks v Wallabies (Gallo Images)

Dumbest play of the year?

2014-12-05 10:42

Francois Hougaard's schoolboy error in the Springboks final tour match against Wales must surely go down as one of the dumbest plays of the year. Hougaard took a quick tap from a penalty, only to boot out the ball into touch, giving the ball back to Wales. FAIL.

Boks or SA teams in general are never going to be masters of an offloading game, its been spoken about and attempted for years and although it works sometimes, it's just not the style here unfortunately.

Probably have to focus on the strengths we have and look to execute them with extra precision and intensity. Agree with the predictability, don't think Ireland or Wales had too many problems working out tactics during a few video sessions.

Matching Bok physicallity took that weapon away and somehow our okes will have to mix it up with some smarter rugby going forward. I've no doubt that the Boks will improve on this tours crap performances, not sure if it will be enough to win the world cup but we can only hope. There's an element of luck and the bounce of the ball in rugby as well, hopefully it favours us a bit next year.

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