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A former world junior player of the year, Augustus took the Currie Cup by storm when he first started for Western Province, earning the nickname Trokkie (Truck) with each pinball carry. Photo: Shaun Roy / Gallo Images
A former world junior player of the year, Augustus took the Currie Cup by storm when he first started for Western Province, earning the nickname Trokkie (Truck) with each pinball carry. Photo: Shaun Roy / Gallo Images

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Augustus – one of five talented South African players whose international prospects keep this writer up late at night – has had a good start to his Northampton Saints career, the big fella’s form trending despite his team’s 26-20 defeat to the Wasps.

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