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De Villiers remains first pick for RWC

2015-02-25 12:08
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A gallery celebrating the best moments of the 54th Springbok captain Jean de Villiers, who turns 34.

So who would be a better option in tight World Cup games on heavy pitches? De Allende proved last year he cant adapt to conditions. Serfontein? But then who at 13? The Midget?
Small Smith - not yet.

Pollard would make a good 12 with Lambie at 10 but Heyneke would never risk 2 flyhalves on the same run on side. Frans Steyn about the only secure option at 12 for World Cup type games - if he can sort out his dispute with SARU. And then there's the fact that nobody else is really putting up their hand as a great captain.

If Jean is fit by then, this injury and forced rest will be a blessing, as he has been played into the ground for the past 2 years. And NO, I am not a Stormers supporter.

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