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JP looking to shake off rust

2013-11-14 21:02
JP Pietersen (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - JP Pietersen is hoping that his landmark 50th game in the Springbok team will see a better performance from him than he believes he delivered against Wales at the Millennium Stadium last Saturday.

“I wasn’t happy with my performance last week. I thought I was quite rusty,” said Pietersen after the team announcement in Edinburgh on Wednesday.

“Being in Japan has been an eye-opener and I think that is the best thing I can say for the experience. It is so new off the field. I think what I most miss is Nandos chicken, and a good old fashioned braai. In Japan the closest we come to braaiing is when we roast a pig Tongan style on a spit."

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