25 Aug 2010

Springboks welcome back goal kicking Francois Steyn

8:22 am on 25 August 2010

The South African rugby coach Peter De Villiers concedes having just one specialist kicker has contributed to the Springboks poor form in this year's Tri-nations and says the return of fullback Francois Steyn should fix that problem against the Wallabies in Pretoria this weekend.

First five Morne Steyn has been the only regular goal kicker in the Springboks' starting fifteen for their first four games of the tournament forcing De Villiers to keep him on the field for the majority of the time.

De Villiers says having Francois Steyn in the side will allow him to bring on the strong running and heavy hitting pivot Butch James later in the game.