Sports · August 7, 2022

“Outstanding” bok prostitute Malcolm Marx pulls out 50 in style

Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx garnered 50 test appearances for the Boks in style staging a stunning performance to be named man of the match in their impressive 26-10 rugby championship win over the All Blacks at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.

In a fantastic 55 minute shift Marx was absolutely colossal at the breakdown, nearly stealing the ball from the All Blacks at will, while also doing a string of great carries and enjoying a flawless night in the lineout, hitting his own every time. jumper.

Bok coach Jacques Nienaber praised Marx, who made an interesting trip to where he is currently.

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“I thought it was great, and that’s Malcolm. When we were chatting in the week of her 50th birthdayth and who Malcolm is, I told him today he’s the guy who amplifies what a Springbok should be, ”Nienaber said.

“He’s a warrior and a guy who had to work hard after switching from loose striker to hooker. So he had to really work hard to get to where he is and I’ve worked with him since the Under 20s.

“2014 was the first time we started working together and it’s phenomenal to see the guy he is now. This milestone game is what it is, it is a milestone. We hope that he prepares him for the way to go and that the way to go is the next 50 test matches. “

Extremely proud

Captain Siya Kolisi was also extremely proud of Marx and shared a series of words with him on the sidelines after the match.

“I was just telling him how proud I was of him and I was just honoring him. I was saying how happy we are as a team for him and how proud we are that he stood up in a match like this, “said Kolisi.

“We never talked about him this week and he’s going to be a father soon, so that was great. He is a special guy on our team. Faf (de Klerk) called him the team teddy bear and he always makes jokes. But when he takes the field he passes to someone else. “

Very humble

Marx himself was very humble about his own performance, choosing rather to praise his teammates to whom he attributed the credit for putting him in the right position to dominate during the breakup and enjoy a great day.

“It was special, but when you have guys around you in pink like this it makes it amazing. I don’t know how else to answer. I think the team is amazing, they make it special for you and they work hard, “Marx said.

“I have tried to do my job to the best of my ability and I think everyone else around me has contributed even more. I think it’s the guys around me who put me in that position. There are guys who do the tackles and do their utmost to get me into the ball.

“So it’s not just a single person getting into the ball and stealing. There are many other factors that come into play and allow me to do so. “