Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has warned against the adulation for emerging scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies after his sparkling man-of-the-match performance on debut in the 35-17 win over Australia on Saturday.

The 23-year old Stormers scrumhalf was thrown into the deep end in the absence of Faf de Klerk and repaid Erasmus’s faith in him by delivering a brace of tries that helped the Boks start the Rugby Championship on a winning note.

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