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Scotland clear runway for Bok air raid

Scotland are bracing for the Springboks to drop aerial bombs within the mouth-watering World Cup Pool B showdown on the Stade Velodrome on Sunday.

The Springboks will get their World Cup title defence beneath method in a Pool B conflict towards the high-flying Scottish in Marseille (kick-off at 5.45pm).

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Scotland shall be desperate to kick-start their marketing campaign by downing the defending champions, however have solely overwhelmed South Africa as soon as in 15 Assessments over the previous 20 years.

Nevertheless, they may be capable to rely on plenty of gamers who did style victory towards the Springboks within the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour.

Veteran scrumhalf Ali Worth began within the 22-17 win within the first Check of the sequence in Cape City and stated Scotland know what they must do to win on Sunday night.

“You need to win that aerial kick battle initially, however then even be courageous and play some rugby. Finally, you must attempt to transfer South Africa round,” Worth informed the Mail on Sunday.

“You need to play your personal rugby. You may’t go right into a Check match towards South Africa and simply get drawn into an arm wrestle up entrance. Realistically, that most likely received’t go effectively for you.

“No person does what South Africa do fairly in addition to them. No person will beat them at their very own recreation. You need to again your self and play your personal recreation.”

Picture: AFP / Andy BUCHANAN



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