Morne Steyn turned nightmare end into dream sign-off: 'It would have been tough to end off like that'

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Morne Steyn. (Photo by EJ Langner/Gallo Images)
Morne Steyn. (Photo by EJ Langner/Gallo Images)

Anyone who was at Kings Park when the All Blacks pummelled the Springboks 57-15 in 2016 would have been forgiven if they thought they had seen the last of Morne Steyn in green and gold.

Steyn had played 66 Tests up to that point, scored eight tries, and was already the second-highest Springbok points-scorer in history behind Percy Montgomery.

But big losses against traditional rivals New Zealand and Australia tend to have big casualties.

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