Jean de Villiers – Dodging the danger

2012-10-23 09:54

Jean de Villiers is the most capped Springbok centre of all time, and a worthy successor to the legendary John Smit as Bok captain. Robbie Fleck, a former Springbok centre and current backline coach of the Stormers, reveals a few inner circle secrets about Jean’s game.

During the Vodacom Super Rugby season, the defensive record of the Stormers was one of the best of all the franchises – partially attributable to Jean’s organisation of the whole defensive union, as well as his rock-solid individual defensive effort.

2. Winning pace

He is deceptively fast.

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