Boan Venter of the Cheetahs

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Dec 28, 2020, 16:40

Has Bok written all over him

He destroyed the Sharks tighthead yesterday and did the same to the Bulls before that

Strong looking lad who is a scrumming powerhouse

23 years of age - 120kg

Dec 28, 2020, 17:28

Dave 

Thanks - is he a tight-head or a loose-head?


Dec 28, 2020, 17:32

Loosehead - he is a meneer

Dec 28, 2020, 19:18

Dave 

I saw how the Cheetahs destroyed the scrumming of the Sharks and  Bulls and being very firm against the  Stormers but did not recognize the props..  We really need a replacement for Beast in the Springbok team - so I will keep an eye out for that one.      

Dec 29, 2020, 01:53

We have Kitshoff to replace Beast, Beast was great but Kitshoff is even better

Other good options at loosehead are

Thomas du Toit

Ox Nche

Nqoboka

Boan Venter

Gerhard Steenkamp

Dylan Smith

and Pierre Schoeman if Rassie is savy enough to cap him before Scotland do

There is also the very impressive 19 year old JJ Wessels at the Bulls

Dec 29, 2020, 08:53

Rassie is wanted to be Director of Rugby and not Head Coach so that he ha more direct links to players coming through the system and ensure progress in their development so that they can become  candidates for Springbok selection.  

There is no doubt that Kitshof is the actual replacement of Beast in the team - I was more thinking of replacement in the squad when I mentioned  the Beast's replacement.          

Jan 02, 2021, 17:38

Dave 

Boan is indeed a toughy - but the Cheetahs struggled against Kitshof and Malherbe, but so did the English in the WC and every other team as well.   

Jan 02, 2021, 23:26

Yep that Bok front row is something else

 
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