Referee Garcès not the Boks’ favourite man with the whistle
In their last In their last 10 Tests with the French ref in charge, the Boks have only won once
Tokyo — So the accent again falls on Monsieur Jérôme Garcès ahead of a Springbok Test.
His appointment to the occasion of a Rugby World Cup semifinal serves to heighten tension and the Boks would have taken the news like a samurai’s sword to the heart. Not that they would say anything publicly.