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Joel Stransky (Gallo Images)
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Wellington - South Africa must dump two of its six Super Rugby teams to revive the ailing Springboks, Rugby World Cup-winner Joel Stransky said on Tuesday, arguing weak provincial sides were fostering a losing mentality.

Stransky said South Africa's 20-18 loss to Italy in Florence at the weekend was "catastrophic to say the least" and was scathing about the Boks' attitude.

"I don't think we ever imagined in our worst nightmare that it would be this bad, to be quite frank," he told New Zealand's Radio Sport.

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