Why Siya Kolisi is the best choice to lead the Boks
Here are five reasons why Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus made the right call
Here are five reasons why coach Rassie Erasmus made the right call when he appointed Siya Kolisi Springbok captain for the test against England. • Natural leadership: It is one of those traits that is hard to define, but impossible to miss. When Kolisi walks into a room‚ people tend to notice and when he speaks‚ they listen. • Emotional maturity: He is only 26 but has more maturity and clarity than many older players. Coming from a humble background‚ losing his mother when he was 15 and having to fend for himself from a young age is part of it. But he has also adopted his half siblings and he is ploughing back into the Zwide rugby community where he grew up. For Kolisi‚ being a rugby player is only a small part of who he is. • Inclusivity: He stands for inclusivity and regularly reminds players in the Stormers team that they cannot think they are playing for one group of people over another. No one is seen as superior to another. He is also happy to allow other voices when it comes ...