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Five men the selectors ‘overlooked’ for the Springbok Showdown

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Morne Steyn’s game management was outstanding, his goalkicking (5/5) faultless and any backline scoring six tries suggests the flyhalf must have been doing something right on attack.


29 Sep 2020
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Five men the selectors ‘overlooked’ for the Springbok Showdown

Kurt-Lee Arendse was one of the stars at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday but because he missed his flight to Cape Town he will not play in this weekend's Springbok Showdown at Newlands. Picture: Getty Images

Kurt-Lee Arendse (Bulls) One of the growing network of Sevens stars who are making a big impact in XVs rugby. Given what he showed in scoring his incredible 80m try against the Sharks at Loftus last weekend, surely there is no-one quicker than Arendse in South African rugby? Even fellow speedster Stedman Gans said he would not be able to catch the 24-year-old from behind. So impressive was Arendse’s weekend display that the Springbok management invited him to their camp this week as a late replacement for injured Stormers wing Seabelo Senatla, but Arendse unfortunately did not connect with his...

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