Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick.
- Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick said their experience of Marseille when they played France last year will serve them well in next Sunday’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final in Paris.
- The Boks lost 30-26 to the French in Marseille last year in a World Cup dry run, where they stayed in Toulon and went to Marseille on the day of the game.
- The Boks were drawn against France in the quarter-finals by virtue of finishing second in Pool B and the French topping Pool A.
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Toulon – Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick said last year’s Test against France in Marseille will come in handy for them as they brace themselves for what is easily their toughest French examination yet.
The Springboks face France in the fourth Rugby World Cup quarter-final at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis in a game that will pit the holders against the hosts.
France topped Pool A by virtue of wins against New Zealand, Uruguay, Namibia and Italy, while South Africa finished second in Pool B where wins over Scotland, Romania, and Tonga were doused by a 13-8 loss to Ireland in what w
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