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ANALYSIS | Cagey SA Rugby eroding sympathy for Springboks' Rugby Champs plight

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Wednesday's news that Sanzaar had given SA Rugby an "additional" 48 hours to make a call on whether the Springboks will participate in this year's Rugby Championship has now turned this complex issue into arguably an unnecessarily frustrating one.

It's starting to feel like a situation where a jockey is flogging a horse that's dragging its two broken hind legs.

Either Sanzaar is going to get 2020's compromised edition over the line with a thoroughly under-prepared Bok team limply carrying them, or the animal will just be shot dead on the spot as South Africa stays home.

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