Man mountain prop Vincent Koch is itching to pull on a Springbok jersey again after being thrown a lifeline by coach Rassie Erasmus ahead of Saturday’s Test against Australia.The Saracens star joined the Boks on Monday and he could be catapulted into action against the Wallabies in front of a capacity 46,000 crowd at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.Koch, 28, said he thought his Bok career might be over when SA Rugby ruled that only overseas-based players with 30 or more caps would be considered for selection. He is delighted to be one of the beneficiaries of the scrapping of the 30-cap rule.The front rower won the most recent of his nine Springbok caps in 2015."When I signed for Saracens that 30-cap rule was not in place," Koch said. "But it did come shortly afterwards and that made me sad, to be honest. I thought I might not play for the Springboks again. As a South African you want to play for the Springboks and that dream almost disappeared."So it was quite an emotional time. But … I ...

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