Who can back Faf up?
EXCLUSIVE: Francois ‘Faf’ de Klerk’s return to the Springbok fold has worked wonders for the team’s performance, however, it has also raised questions about the depth in the position.
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De Klerk has started at scrumhalf on both occasions, with Ivan van Zyl playing a total of 13 minutes off the bench in the two matches. However, questions have been raised about whether Van Zyl is the right man to play as backup to De Klerk.
Embrose Papier is the other scrumhalf in the Springbok squad for the England series but has not featured in any of the matchday squads. With the final series being a dead-rubber, it could be a could opportunity for both scrumhalves to be tested at international level.
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