Tokyo — “Steady as she goes” was pretty much the way Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus approached his team selection for their crunch Rugby World Cup (RWC) opening match against the All Blacks on Saturday.

He may feel there is no need to rock the boat at this juncture, with his team unbeaten in 2019 and a more than decent recent record against the All Blacks to take into the Yokohama Stadium encounter.

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