SA can assemble formidable 'Emerging Boks' XV

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Salmaan Moerat
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The last time South Africa assembled a SA 'A' side, it rather defied convention.

You could hardly have blamed the Springbok brains trust: in the thick of pandemic-related issues at the time, and with the world champions lamentably undercooked, the rostered clash between the touring 2021 British and Irish Lions and SA 'A' ahead of the all-important Test series took on a different theme.

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