The Rugby Championship The great strength that makes the Springboks the envy of the world

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Let’s start with the players who are absent. Siya Kolisi, the most inspirational leader in world rugby and one of the most dynamic loose forwards from broken play. Handre Pollard, a World Cup winning fly-half who returned from injury and steered Leicester Tigers from eighth to third in the Premiership within three weeks.

Daniel Gallan by Daniel Gallan