Athletic freak Nortje swells Boks' enviable No 5 stocks

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Ruan Nortje (Photo by Christiaan Kotze/Gallo Images)
Ruan Nortje (Photo by Christiaan Kotze/Gallo Images)

Sport24 chief writer

“Blessings” … that’s a common message by retired Springbok lock legend Bakkies Botha accompanying his social media posts.

It is an appropriate expression considering how blessed the national cause is in second-row options – though hardly for the first time – with the 2022 Test season closing in fast.

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