Side Entry | Bok succession planning put under spotlight by older players

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At 32, Le Roux has reached that stage of his career when a good game is evidence of his experience and how important his IP is. Photo: Getty Images
At 32, Le Roux has reached that stage of his career when a good game is evidence of his experience and how important his IP is. Photo: Getty Images

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But when he was replaced by Damian Willemse for yesterday’s test against Wales, some of the same people began quietly wondering who would play the often debated “Willie role” in the Bok team, a reference to his pulling the strings in the back three and the secondary playmaker who, in reality, is usually the team’s primary creative influence.

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