Butch thrilled for 'good guy' Habana

2015-10-08 16:09
Bryan Habana (Gallo)

Cape Town - Bryan Habana is the talk of the town after equalling Jonah Lomu's record for the most World Cup tries ever. 

The Springbok wing scored a hat-trick against the USA on Wednesday to move to 15 tries at the global showpiece, and former team-mate Butch James was as happy as anybody. 

"He so deserves all the accolades he gets and the records he gets. He’s a really good guy and also a hard worker," the 2007 World Cup-winning flyhalf said on a video he posted to his Twitter account.

"He’s always putting in the effort and always trying to be better than he is so I’m very happy for him.

"Let’s hope that he can go on and break Jonah Lomu’s record and not just equal it."

The Springboks have finished top of Pool B and will play whoever loses this weekend's clash between Wales and Australia in the quarter-finals. 

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