Rugby Championship Boks' litmus test

2015-01-30 13:23
Springboks (Gallo Images)
We'll know after the rugby championship if we have what it takes to win. I wouldn't put my money on the teams in the group of "death", those being England, Wales and Australia. They all have atleast two massive games before even the knockout stages. The last two world cups have shown that the teams with the easier path to the final have won it. Of course we know SA played England twice (who we had the mental edge over after thrashing them in the group stages) and no other big teams in 07. And New Zealand played France twice and convincingly beat an Australian team after they had a massive game against SA in 2011. I'd back the teams with the easier route to the final.

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