Choose one of the champions from the Bok Class of 2009 to parachute into the current squad for the series against the British & Irish Lions.
The fine print confirms that only retired members of the 2009 Lions tamers are eligible to time travel in as a reinforcement. This rules out Frans Steyn, Ruan Pienaar, Bismarck du Plessis, Ricky Januarie and Morne Steyn.
So, the question is: which of these stalwarts would make the most positive impact?
Do you boost the Bok breakdown with Schalk Burger or Heinrich Brussow, add punch in the tight loose with Juan Smith or Bakkies Botha, or gird the set piece with Beast Mtawarira or Victor Matfield? Maybe you think the backs could use an ace finisher in Bryan Habana, JP Pietersen or Jaque Fourie, and then there’s the tactical acumen of the great Fourie du Preez to consider …