The possibility that the Springboks would be underdone in a three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions was ruled out by none more so than Cheslin Kolbe, according to SARugbymag.co.za readers.
While it’s no surprise that Cheslin Kolbe finished first among SA Rugby magazine readers as the player they’re most excited to see in full flight on South African soil, second place went to much more of a wildcard.
It’s been a long wait for Cheslin Kolbe fans to see their hero in action on South African soil, but is his return the most eagerly anticipated by Springbok supporters?
SA Rugby magazine identifies key players from the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions who could be set for a big Test series.
Munster have confirmed that Damian de Allende and RG Snyman have been cleared to travel to South Africa and will continue their respective recoveries under the care of the Springboks’ medical team.
Munster assistant coach Stephen Larkham has raised doubts over whether Springbok duo Damian de Allende and RG Snyman will be ready for the upcoming British & Irish Lions series.
Damian de Allende has admitted that an explosion, which left him and RG Snyman with severe burns, had been caused by a Munster teammate throwing petrol on a fire.
A closer look at how the Springbok players are performing in leagues around the world in the lead-up to the much-anticipated three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions.
Springbok centre Damian de Allende played a starring role as Munster hammered Leinster in the opening round of the Rainbow Cup this past weekend.
Damian de Allende, Cheslin Kolbe and several other Springboks produced powerhouse displays in the European Champions Cup round of 16 this past weekend.