It’s every player’s dream to play in a World Cup, but sometimes that dream is dashed by an unexpected piece of bad luck. JOHN GOLIATH identifies five unlucky Springboks.
Springbok loose forward Marcell Coetzee says the biggest challenge he faces after missing out on World Cup selection due to injury is accepting his reality.
Marcell Coetzee has been ruled out of the World Cup after suffering an ankle injury in the win over Argentina in Pretoria on Saturday.
Rassie Erasmus has hinted that Marcell Coetzee is still in line for World Cup selection despite managing only 15 minutes of play against Argentina on Saturday.
Marcell Coetzee says he is happy to be back in the Springbok fold as he prepares for his first Test start in three years against Argentina on Saturday.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is excited to see what Marcell Coetzee offers at No 8 against Argentina at Loftus on Saturday.
Springbok loose forward Marcell Coetzee has overcome three knee injuries that threatened to force him into early retirement, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Marcell Coetzee deserves all the praise and recognition coming his way following a couple of tough years on the sidelines, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
The addition of overseas-based players should ensure that the Boks arrive for the World Cup in Japan fresh and with a game-changing bench, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
In the new issue of SA Rugby magazine, Marcell Coetzee documents how he never gave up on his dream of earning a Bok recall despite having to overcome three serious knee injuries. CRAIG LEWIS reports.