Pollard and Am Springboks

Lukhanyo Am and Handre Pollard. Photo: BackpagePix

Pollard and Am: Springboks next centre pairing?

The strategic shift of the Springboks as they consider placing Pollard and Am in pivotal roles for the upcoming playoffs.

Pollard and Am Springboks

Lukhanyo Am and Handre Pollard. Photo: BackpagePix

As the rugby playoffs approach, the Springboks face a tantalising decision. The buzz? The potential integration of both Handre Pollard and Lukhanyo Am. For many South African fans this is the talk of the town. The question on everyone’s lips: How will Pollard and Am shape the team’s playoff strategy?

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Pollard and Am: A Potential Dynamic Duo

Traditionally a fly-half, Pollard’s skills aren’t confined to one position. His adaptability, combined with his vast experience on the field, makes him a prime candidate for a shift to the centre. With the rise of other talents in the fly-half slot, this move could be a strategic masterstroke for the Boks.

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Furthermore, Pollard’s potential pairing with Am in the centre could redefine the team’s offensive strategies, offering a fresh perspective and a renewed vigour in their gameplay. This duo’s synergy could be the key to unlocking the opposition’s defence.

Consistency and Versatility

Lukhanyo Am has consistently delivered as a centre. His recall to the squad post the injury of winger Makazole Mapimpi solidifies his standing.

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But with Handre’s potential shift, could we witness a dynamic Pollard-Am partnership in the centre? Such a partnership could offer the Springboks a fresh attacking dimension.

The Boks’ New Strategy

Rassie Erasmus, SA Rugby’s director, has alluded to the challenges of selecting between Handre and emerging talents. The playoffs demand strategic decisions. The potential inclusion of both Pollard and Am in pivotal roles might be the X-factor the Boks need.

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In the realm of rugby, adaptability is paramount. The Springboks’ potential strategy showcases their innovation. As the playoffs near, the possible Pollard-Am centre partnership remains a focal point for fans.