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Springboks play catch-up ahead of Championship

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Bok coach Jacques Nienaber admits that the Springboks are currently about three months behind New Zealand in terms of preparations, and their plans will have to work perfectly if the Boks are to play in the tournament. Picture: Johan Rynners / Gallo Images
Bok coach Jacques Nienaber admits that the Springboks are currently about three months behind New Zealand in terms of preparations, and their plans will have to work perfectly if the Boks are to play in the tournament. Picture: Johan Rynners / Gallo Images

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These are the sobering realities around the prestigious tournament to be held in New Zealand in November, after World Rugby this week gave the green light for it to go ahead.

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