Blou brille for Heyneke

Heyneke Meyer (Gallo Images)
Heyneke Meyer (Gallo Images)
This was the very first Springboks team Heyneke picked for the game against England in June 2012. At the time he was condemned and abused by the Cape Cabal for his bloubrille bias.

Now I want you to reflect on what your choices were at the time viz a viz his - given the 2015 world cup target and who was right and who was wrong.

Kirchner / 15
JP Pietersen / 14
Jean de Villiers (c) / 13
Frans Steyn / 12
Bryan Habana / 11
Morné Steyn / 10
Francois Hougaard / 09
Pierre Spies / 08
Willem Alberts / 07
Marcell Coetzee / 06
Juandré Kruger / 05
Eben Etzebeth / 04
Jannie du Plessis / 03
Bismarck du Plessis / 02
Beast Mtawarira / 01


Now consider that Schalk was injured, Flo had family commitments and Victor stopped playing. Kirchner got injured and he was replaced by Pat Lambie in the second test.
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