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How much more will Boks squeeze out of Siya?

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Siya Kolisi (Getty)
Siya Kolisi (Getty)

National treasure … the term can fall victim to cliché status every now and then.

Yet it is difficult to think of a more suitable description for Siya Kolisi, not unexpectedly revealed as SA Rugby Player of the Year this week.

Although Eben Etzebeth, herculean in so many ways, must have run his friend close for his own sterling Springbok exertions in the eventful calendar year, Kolisi having combined consistently thunderous play with the cares of national captaincy would feasibly have been a swaying factor.

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