Sporting Digest: Rugby Union

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The Independent Online
JAMES SMALL, the Natal winger, and the full-back Andre Joubert, also of Natal, were the most notable absentees when Kitch Christie, South Africa's new coach, named a 37-man training squad yesterday. Transvaal's winger Pieter Hendriks and lock Philip Schutte, the stand-offs Henry Honiball of Natal and Joel Stransky of Western Province, and veteran Transvaal hooker Uli Schmidt, who wins a recall, are the among the fresh faces.