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Dobson's disadvantage among 'big four' in SA

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John Dobson (Gallo Images)
John Dobson (Gallo Images)

Hopefully, the early part of South Africa's welcome, anticipated return to competitive rugby next month will mirror Super Rugby Aotearoa for a discernible strength-versus-strength feature.

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It is believed that the country's quartet of current Super Rugby-level franchises will get the ball rolling in September with a double round of intense clashes against each other: if so, expect many of them to be typical derby nail-biters even if they will do well to match the glittering standards of play witnessed in Aotearoa.

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