A show of brutal defence and fierce physicality

2012-11-19 00:00

CREATIVITY, ambition and attacking backplay went out of the window and it was brutal defence and fierce physicality, which carried the Springboks to their 21-10 weekend win over Scotland at Murrayfield.

There is much to admire in the current Springbok squad, but the quality work is being done by the committed forwards while the role played by the backs is limited to tackling, kicking and chasing.

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