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Five of the most interesting names on the Springbok Showdown draft list

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The Springbok Showdown, which takes place at Newlands next week, has understandably created much excitement among an action-starved South African rugby fraternity.

While the 93-player draft, announced this past weekend, will see at least 43 of its members miss out on selection, the list is still highly interesting because of what it suggests about certain players' standing in the local game or who Jacques Nienaber and co view as future bolters.

Sport24 picks five significant inclusions.

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