Richard Ferguson

Bok call up for Serfontein


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Original Content, Springboks on 29 May 2013 at 08:07
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Reports this morning indicate that Jan Serfontein has withdrawn from the Baby Boks squad to join the senior side.

Rugby365.com reports that Serfontein has been replaced by Rohan Janse van Rensburg in the South Africa Under 20 squad, ahead of their defence of the Junior Wolrd Championship.

It is reported that Serfontein joined the training squad in Durban, which concluded yesterday.

Should these reports carry any truth, Serfontein is likely to start in the first test against Italy, joining captain Jean de Villiers in midfield.



11 Comments

  • He’ll get playtime for sure.

    In other news, I see Anton Bresler is going in for a shoulder op this morning.

  • Comment 1, posted at 29.05.13 08:19:41 by PTAShark Reply
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  • @PTAShark (Comment 1) : it just never stops does it… wtf is going on at the sharks?

  • Comment 2, posted at 29.05.13 08:32:47 by Uli Reply
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  • Will Serfontein slot in at 13? He’s been playing 12 all season.

    Pity he’s not playing for the Baby Boks. Could have done with his experience in the side. Hopefully he gets a solid run against Italy

  • Comment 3, posted at 29.05.13 08:40:09 by slammerboy Reply
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  • @Uli (Comment 2) : No idea! Strange that he injured his shoulder last week and only now going for his op.

  • Comment 4, posted at 29.05.13 08:41:07 by PTAShark Reply
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  • @PTAShark (Comment 1) : Something tells me Ebersohn should start ahead of him.
    @slammerboy (Comment 3) : If he does play, he will play at 12 with de Villiers at 13.

  • Comment 5, posted at 29.05.13 09:06:57 by David12246 Reply

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  • And STILL no place for the top try scorer of last year’s u19 Currie Cup

  • Comment 6, posted at 29.05.13 09:07:53 by disgruntled shark Reply

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  • @Uli (Comment 2) : We have a new team doctor this year and I’m convinced the management of players’ fitness is seriously off. We need someone new, because this guy isn’t working.

  • Comment 7, posted at 29.05.13 09:08:05 by David12246 Reply

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  • I think it’s bull! He should be playing for the baby Boks.

  • Comment 8, posted at 29.05.13 09:13:28 by GreatSharksays Reply

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  • @David12246 (Comment 5) :Agree! HM favouring his Bulls.

  • Comment 9, posted at 29.05.13 09:15:40 by GreatSharksays Reply

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  • As long as we don’t see a midfield combination involving Habana at 13 I don’t have a problem with his inclusion.

  • Comment 10, posted at 29.05.13 09:17:58 by vanmartin Reply
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  • @GreatSharksays (Comment 9) : surprised Tyle Fisher wasn’t called up or is it because his favourite colour isn’t blue….

  • Comment 11, posted at 29.05.13 10:34:50 by slammerboy Reply
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