Wandisile Simelane appeared destined to become a professional soccer player until fate intervened, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
Junior Springboks hooker Tiaan van der Merwe has been handed a six-week suspension for verbal abuse during their semi-final loss to England.
Rassie Erasmus says there are positives to take from the Junior Springboks’ U20 Championship campaign, which saw them finish third.
Highlights of the Junior Boks’ 40-30 win against New Zealand in the third-place playoff at the World Rugby U20 Championship.
The Junior Springboks beat New Zealand 40-30 to clinch the bronze medal at the World Rugby U20 Championship in Beziers on Sunday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Junior Boks centre Wandisile Simelane scored a sensational try against New Zealand at the World Rugby U20 Championship.
Wandisile Simelane and Lyle Hendricks will start in the Junior Springboks midfield for the third-place playoff against New Zealand in Béziers on Sunday.
Junior Springboks coach Chean Roux says the experience of losing to England in the U20 Championship semi-final will help the players later in their careers.
Highlights of England’s 32-31 win against the Junior Springboks in their World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final.
England beat the Junior Springboks 32-31 in their World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final in Narbonne on Tuesday. DYLAN JACK reports.