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Plucky to authoritative: Underrated Jeandre Rudolph rapidly on the rise

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Pumas No 8 Jeandre Rudolph in action against Griquas during their Super Rugby Unlocked encounter in Kimberley.
Pumas No 8 Jeandre Rudolph in action against Griquas during their Super Rugby Unlocked encounter in Kimberley.
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Jeandre Rudolph will candidly admit that professional rugby was never something that struck him as a viable career option until he was essentially out of school.

That's a tad ironic because he is actually quite good.

Then again, it's quite easy to fall in love with the simple pleasure of just playing a game when you're a pupil of Oakdale Agricultural, nestled at the foot of the Langeberg in Riversdale.

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