Stronger Together

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Date: November 1, 2019
The World Cup Final has finally arrived as our green and gold boys take on England in the highly anticipated 2019 Rugby World Cup Final!
 
As we look back into history, South Africa has grown from strength  to strength and we should all, as a nation be very proud of how far we have come.
South Africans, from all walks of life gather together to celebrate this very special moment.
 
We are miles away from Japan but we all stand together, united as a team to support our Bokke!



Our Team....
Our team has Mapimpi who walked 10km to school and lost his family...
Our team has Lood De Jager who always smiles even though the pressure is on...
Our team has Eben Etzebeth who is made of fire and stone...
Our team has a Beast who apologises for dangerous tackles and carries that body on a irregular heartbeat...
Our team has Lukhanyo Am who came from the bulldogs and acts like one, defending every inch...
Our team has Bongi Mbonambi who has overcome life threatening illness and everyone infront of him...
Our team has the ever smiling,fast footed Schalk Brits...
Our team has the best Ginger Ninja to step into the front row,Steven Kitshoff...
Our team has Vincent Koch, who could move mountains with just a look...
Our team has its own viking, the long haired RG Snyman...
Our team has Herschel Jantjies who comes from Kylemore and debuted like he was born for glory...
Our team has the fast and fearless Faf De Klerk who is the embodiment of the jack russel tenacity...
Our team has son of Spiere, Pieter-steph Du Toit and gave some people PTSD...
Our team has the sniper of penalties and body on the line fly half, Handre Pollard...
Our team has the polarizing but almost-impossible-to-tackle Damian De Allende...
Our team has the comeback kid and bringer of razzle dazzle,Willie Le Roux...
Our team has the veteran who tasted glory, Frans Steyn...
Our team has a mach 3 dragon slaying disco dancer, Cheslin Kolbe...
Our team has a blitz from Baberton,Sbu Nkosi...
Our team has an Avenger,the god of thunder,Duane Vermeulen...
Our team has the kid from Knysna who had to play to get a scholarship to have a chance, Warrick Gelant...
Our team has Malcolm Marx who had just his mom carrying him through...
Our team has #MyCaptain, the man who did not have a tv 12 years ago, who asked Schalk Burger(when he was blond not bald) for an autograph, The Bear, Siya Kolisi...

Our Springbok Team Written by: Jean Ruthven
 



The Thompsons team’s blood is green and we are right behind you all the way!
 
GO BOKKE GO!