Pieter-Steph du Toit has Springbok rugby in his blood as the grandson of a Bok and as part of a family steeped in rugby. His elevation to Bok captain‚ even if it is only temporary‚ is recognition for his quality as a player and quiet respect from his peers. Du Toit‚ 25‚ will lead the Boks against Wales in Washington on Saturday before returning to the rank and file for the three-Test series against England with Stormers teammate Siya Kolisi leading against England. The grandson of Piet "Spiere" du Toit‚ who played 14 Tests from 1958 to 1961, will become Springbok captain No60 and is sure to handle the job the way he plays — with honesty and little fuss. Du Toit is as tough on his peers as he is on himself‚ because his own standards are so high. He expects every player to give his their all best in training and in matches. It is no wonder his Super Rugby statistics make for excellent reading. He is in the top 10 for tackles made‚ dominant tackles‚ line-outs won‚ line-outs stolen‚ 15t...

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