Rudolph Jacobs
Rugby Journalist
3 minute read
24 Apr 2021
11:00 am

Bok flyhalf contenders: Who’s in the running to wear No 10?

Rudolph Jacobs

Handre Pollard remains the first choice, but injury has set him back, while Elton Jantjies is getting much-needed international competition in France.

Could veteran flyhalf Morne Steyn of the Bulls be a surprise pick to face the Lions in July? Picture: Steve Haag/Gallo Images

  Who would wear the crucial No 10 jumper if the Springboks had to play a Test match next week, for argument's sake? There is still uncertainty over Handre Pollard, while Elton Jantjies has taken time off to play in France, but the addition of Johan Goosen to the mix makes the debate a little more intriguing. We take a look at the top five contenders with Curwin Bosch just missing out to Damian Willemse. Handre Pollard Still only 27 years old Pollard has made the Bok flyhalf berth his own over the last few seasons and is vital to...