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Fri 1 Jun 2018 | 07:43

Pulling a captain from the game

LATE TACKLE 23 | Grooming around with a Lion
Fri 1 Jun 2018 | 07:43
Pulling a captain from the game
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EXCLUSIVE: Making substitutions has become a key component in ensuring a late surge to win a game but there seems to be a trend of replacing a team’s captain early in the second half.

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Pulling a captain from the game

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The discussion came about with a reference to Siya Kolisi being substituted early against the Lions in Round 15 of Super Rugby, something which regularly happens to Argentina’s Agustin Creevy as well as Dylan Hartley – who played alongside Nic Groom for Northampton Saints.

Groom made some interesting comments from a current player’s perspective.

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