Scrapping overseas policy was 'good for Springbok rugby', says former skipper Strauss

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Springboks. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

Springboks. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

Former Springbok captain and hooker Adriaan Strauss believes South African rugby has grown stronger since scrapping its overseas policy.

Strauss was Bok captain when SA Rugby introduced a policy that required overseas-based players to have at least 30 Test caps to be eligible for Springbok selection.

The 30-cap criteria was introduced at the start of 2017 to curb a "player drain", which saw several players leaving South Africa. 

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