On Saturday night, the Boxers had a great run, beating Wales 30-14 and winning 2-1 in the series.
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Here we provide Boks with some player ratings:
Eben Ezebeth (8)
In his 100th game, Etzebeth stood tall and dominated the game while leading the Boks’ physical challenge.
One of the highlights of the night was Etzbeth’s absolute win over Welsh half-winger Kieran Hardy in a brutal tackle, just one of several massive hits he made.
As he walked off the pitch in the 60th minute, the Cape Town crowd stood up to celebrate another top performance by Etzebeth in his landmark game.
Peter-Stephen Dutoit (7)
The Boks have been waiting for Du Toit to get back healthy and fit, and in this game, it looked like he never left.
It’s a PSDT classic, he’s made a huge turnaround, and his work rate and physicality set him apart in an incredibly hard-working performance.
Dutoit is disruptive on the defensive end and is a key figure in the scrimmage, which goes a long way to demonstrating why he should still be regarded as one of the best players in the world.
Sia Collis (8)
It was a crucial game to lead from the front for Captain Bock, and he showed impressive physicality from start to finish.
Collisi was an important presence on the defensive end as well as a ball-handler, and a big second-half attempt from him helped resolve the home side’s nerves.
In this game, the Boxers set the stage for victory with a physically high-intensity forward onslaught, and Collisi was at the center of the game when it mattered most.
Damian Williams (8)
This talented young man has really matured over the past year. Whether at guard, center or forward, Williams looks increasingly comfortable and confident.
He had some incredible catches from contestable kicks on Saturday night and made a big impact on defense and ball handlers.
Soon, Williams could be seen as an integral part of the Springboks’ starting lineup.
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Luhan Joam (7)
There’s not a lot to say about Am, it hasn’t been said before. Simply put, he’s just pure class.
Am had to move from center to wing after Cheslin Kolbe was injured, and it did so seamlessly, bucking the trend as the Boks tried to address the fact that they only had two on the bench.
There aren’t many games where Eminem makes a mistake, and he’s again producing some great touches with every move.
Willie Leroux (7)
The veteran came on towards the end of the first half after Korbe was forced off and he made a crucial impact for the Boxes.
From the moment Le Roux came on, he showed a desire and enthusiasm that added a much-needed spark to the Boks’ backline.
Le Roux’s role may have changed in July’s Test series after becoming a part of Bok’s “Bomb Squad,” but there’s no doubting his enthusiasm or impact when wearing the green and gold jersey.
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Jasper West (3)
Wiese was good in the opening Test between these teams, but it wasn’t his night in Cape Town.
Aside from some poor decisions behind the scrum, Wiese was suspicious under the lob and made some poor choices when the Boks were dominant in the red zone.
In the end, Kwagga Smith came on for Wiese before half-time as the Boks were looking for an impact player to make their mark and someone who could impose themselves in the event of a breakdown.