Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has
suggested that he will start with Handre
Pollard at flyhalf in Saturday's Rugby Championship clash
against the All Blacks in Wellington.
Jantjies started this past Saturday's clash against the Wallabies,
which the Boks lost 23-18.
It seems unlikely, though, that
Erasmus will give the Lions playmaker the No 10 jersey again.
"This weekend we'll probably
go with Handre [Pollard] again," Erasmus told reporters in Wellington
on Monday, as quoted by New Zealand's Stuff website.
"We might give Elton the
last 20 minutes or so, otherwise we'll go to the World Cup with one flyhalf we
Pollard, it seems, is still
Erasmus' first-choice flyhalf.
All Black playmaker Beauden
Barrett, however, believes that both Bok flyhalves are dangerous.
"Elton's a very skilful
player. Left-footer, varies his depth. Sometimes he's deep, sometimes he's flat
at the line," Barrett said on Monday before turning his attention to
"Handre, typically he likes
to run with the ball, flat at the line. He's quite a good ball carrier. I'm not
sure who they'll play, both are very good options."
Erasmus is expected to name his
side for the clash on Thursday while kick-off on Saturday is at 09:35 (SA