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World-2019: return of injury from Kolisi, the South African captain

2019-08-07T17:31:45.572Z

World-2019: return of injury from Kolisi, the South African captain


Paris (AFP)

Siya Kolisi, South Africa's injured knee captain at the end of May, will make his return to competition on Friday with the Western Province in the Currie Cup, announced the formation of Cape Town a month and a half from the start of the World Cup. world.

The third wing line, the first black captain in the history of his country, will seek to regain pace at home against Phasika Pumas, six weeks before the start of the World Cup in Japan (September 20 - November 2).

Holder, the flanker will play for the first time since 2014 with his original formation, provincial tank of the Stormers for which he usually plays in Super Rugby, while the South African selection is in Argentina where she wants to beat the Pumas Saturday to win his first Rugby Championship since 2009.

Kolisi will then have two meetings with the Springboks, on August 17 against Argentina and September 6 against Japan, to find his best level after two and a half months of convalescence.

The Boks, once again serious outsiders New Zealanders, double world champions in title (2011, 2015), since they beat them in Wellington in 2018 (36-34) and hooked in the same capital in late July (16 -16), have an explosive rendezvous with the All Blacks en poule, from 21 September in Yokohama.

© 2019 AFP

Source: france24

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