Springboks

Springbok policy under threat

2013-07-31 09:06
Bryan Habana (Gallo)

Johannesburg - The South African Rugby Union’s policy of favouring local players over overseas-based stars is under threat, especially when the Springboks name their squad for the Rugby Championship at the end of the week.

The change in tack from clubs particularly in Japan and France means that South African Bok stars are now prime targets and no longer are players leaving in their twilight years, but are now willing to take the risk of losing out on making the national team in order to be part of the riches that are on offer.

The Bok squad is scheduled to be chosen by the end of the week, with the team assembling next week in Johannesburg to being their preparations for the Rugby Championship.

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