During the 2019 Rugby World Cup there was one nagging question that kept being asked as the Springboks advanced towards the business end of the competition. What happens if Handré Pollard is injured?

It felt like there was a big gap between the Bok first choice and second choice flyhalf, Elton Jantjies, and then an even bigger one to the next cab off the rank. And there were questions over other positions that nagged too. Duane Vermeulen’s backup at No 8 for one. And Pieter-Steph du Toit on the blindside flank...

Subscribe now to unlock this article.

Support BusinessLIVE’s award-winning journalism for R129 per month (digital access only).

There’s never been a more important time to support independent journalism in SA. Our subscription packages now offer an ad-free experience for readers.

Cancel anytime.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.