Tuesday 24 January 2017

Kate Rowan: Springboks are literally in a class of their own

Published 08/11/2012 | 17:46

THE South African rugby team’s training base this week during the Dublin leg of their Northern hemisphere tour has been at Blackrock College Rugby Football Club’s Stradbrook grounds.

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Although you don’t have to be a Blackrock College past pupil to be a member of the club, it is closely affiliated with the school.

Unlike many a previous Irish Test match, Blackrock College will not be providing any alumni to the side to face the Springboks on Saturday. The most conspicuous absentee being the injured Brian O’Driscoll.

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