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Allister Coetzee (Gallo Images)
Allister Coetzee (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is likely to be under increased pressure to play a more expansive game plan and fit in more players from the Lions when he selects his side for this year’s Rugby Championship in a few weeks time.

According to the supersport.com website, Coetzee, who ground out a series win against Ireland, will know more than ever that the stakes ahead of facing the Southern Hemisphere rivals are bigger than when he took the job, with a public hungry for success.

And having negotiated the Ireland series with narrow wins in Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth, the Boks need to start taking shape under his tenure and Coetzee has some tough choices ahead of his next squad selection.

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