Former Springbok and Stormers wing Breyton Paulse picks a dream team made up of those he played with and against during his 11-year career.
15 Christian CullenHad the finesse and instinct of the perfect rugby player, absolutely magical on all fronts!
14 Dougie HowlettSpeed galore and a lethal finisher!
13 Jacque FourieA master on defence and a man who could take an outside gap like the traditional, classic No 13s.
12 Tim HoranA centre with the smoothest of hands who could effortlessly put players into gaps.
11 Jonah LomuThe big man had it all, pace, power and he was a skill machine.
10 Dan CarterA general who bossed games the way he wanted, individual brilliance at its finest.
9 Fourie du PreezA silent architect who demanded obedience from his forwards and a man who did his talking on the field, such a calm and influential player!
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8 Bob Skinstad Changed the role of No 8s for his generation with skill and innovation, and kept pushing boundaries all the time with new ideas on the field. He played with pizzazz!
7 Richie McCaw
6 Schalk Burger A man who put his body on the line week in and week out, had a brutal approach with some soft touches now and again. Monstrous.
5 Martin Johnson A no-nonsense leader and physical beast who liked the tough stuff.
4 Bakkies Botha Enforcer who imposed himself with grit and physical dominance.
3 Cobus Visagie
2 John Smit Inspirational captain who let the men around him express themselves. Helluva motivator.
1 Os du Randt Athlete and work rate of an Ox so to speak, doesn’t shy away from the dark places where the “tighties” go into.
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