Brodie Retallick Rugby World Cup: Springboks change tune about Brodie Retallick’s ‘comeback’

Brodie Retallick Rugby World Cup: Springboks change tune about Brodie Retallick’s ‘comeback’

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The All Blacks Assitant coach said Brodie Retallick is making great progress to comeback from injury.

The discussion about Brodie Retallick’s health has taken a bizarre twist.

Springboks forwards coach Matt Proudfoot created quite a stir on Tuesday by suggesting the All Blacks could start lock Retallick in their first World Cup pool game in Yokohama on Saturday night.

Brodie Retallick The Springboks floated the idea of Brodie Retallick starting to get the All Blacks to confirm he was not available.

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The Springboks floated the idea of Brodie Retallick starting to get the All Blacks to confirm he was not available.

The left-field call was delivered from the Springboks’ hotel, which sits on the edge of the giant Disneyland complex in Tokyo, and that seemed a pretty good setting for making such an odd declaration.

Retallick, who suffered a dislocated shoulder when he was cleaned out of a ruck by Springboks replacement lock RG Snyman during the 16-all draw in Wellington on July 27, isn’t expected to be available for around three weeks but Proudfoot was sceptical.

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All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster quickly dismissed Proudfoot’s theory, saying there was no chance of Retallick making a shock return.

So it fell to Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus to explain what Pro

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