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Sibusiso Mjikeliso | Simelane's 15 switch makes little sense but Jake White's gambles often pay off

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Sibusiso Mjikeliso
Sibusiso Mjikeliso

Wandisile Simelane's hopes of becoming a Springbok hinge on the dubious Jake White decision to move him from outside centre to fullback, where the national team is well-stocked. It's a gamble the Bulls mentor has made plenty of times beforewrites Sibusiso Mjikeliso.

The no doubt talented back's switch from outside centre to fullback, at his coach's behest, is one of the biggest gambles you'll see on a rugby field in recent times.

White, however, is known to roll the dice on player positions and, more often than not, he'll land two sixes, or in the case of John Smit, a No 2.

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