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Bok ratings: Were gritty Nche, Nyakane pulled too soon?

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Ox Nche. (EJ Langner/Gallo Images)
Ox Nche. (EJ Langner/Gallo Images)

Chief writer Rob Houwing provides his Springbok ratings after the world champions faded to costly defeat in the first Test against the British and Irish Lions.

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