Stats reveal Bok shortcomings

JOHN MITCHELL, writing on the Vodacom Rugby Portal, explains why the Boks and Pumas are propping up the Rugby Championship log.

The Springboks and Pumas head into their final Rugby Championship fixture having both lost to the All Blacks and Wallabies.

Apart from their tournament records, Heyneke Meyer and Daniel Hourcade’s sides share similar statistics in several categories according to the Vodacom Rugby App – carries (Boks 222, Pumas 219), clean breaks (14-13), handling errors (28-23) and missed tackles (45-49).

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