South African rugby fans have long called on the Springboks to get their wings more involved in the game.
And it seems as if Rassie Erasmus’ team is doing just that after Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe scored five out of the six tries in the 41-7 Rugby World Cup warm-up win over Japan on Friday.
Kolbe opened the Bok account after eight minutes, and his fellow speedster followed him over the line 15 minutes later.
That touchdown meant that it was the first time in four years that both Springbok wings scored tries in the first half.
The last time that happened was in 2015, when Bryan Habana and Lwazi Mvovo got five-pointers against Argentina, also ahead of the World Cup.