Bakkies: We have the All Blacks’ number now

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Bakkies: We have the All Blacks’ number now

Bakkies Botha was always in the thick of things. Photo: Getty Images.

The legendary Springbok lock, a World Cup winner in 2007, admits though it’s going to be small margins that determine success.

Another Rugby World Cup is upon us and these days the All Blacks are not automatic favourites, according to Springbok legend Bakkies Botha, who believes South Africa have a very good chance of upstaging the defending champions in their titanic clash in Yokohama on Saturday. “The margins are so small these days in international rugby and I think it’s going to be the most unpredictable World Cup ever, I think we’re going to see a few surprises and upsets. No team really stands out and you wouldn’t say the All Blacks are in great form or definitely top of the...


 


 

 


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