Springboks

Meyer 'amazed' by Habana

2013-06-09 15:13
Bryan Habana (Gallo Images)
Durban - Heyneke Meyer was left “amazed and surprised” by Bryan Habana's pace after the veteran winger helped the Springboks begin their international season with a 44-10 victory over Italy at Kings Park, in Durban, on Saturday.

"I thought he was awesome tonight. I was surprised to see his pace at one stage, but when Bryan plays well, the team plays well.

"Italy fought back well and I wasn't surprised. They've really improved and are a quality side and they deserve to be credited.

The Blue Bulls scrumhalf has subsequently been replaced by uncapped Free State Cheetahs number nine Piet van Zyl.

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