Malcolm Marx put in a Man of the Match performance in his 50th Test for South Africa.
THE SPRINGBOKS SECRET WEAPON
You all know our man Malcolm Marx, right? This guy has been making waves in the world of rugby since his debut in 2016, showing off his crazy skills as a hooker.
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But there’s been plenty of chat about whether or not we’re really getting the most out of Marx. The key question? What’s the impact of Malcolm Marx starting?
MARX’S RECORD DOESN’T LIE
You simply can’t argue with the stats. Marx has been smashing records left, right, and centre.
He’s been scoring more tries, making more breaks, and winning more turnovers than any other hooker in the Rugby Championship. His lineout throw percentage is a whopping 88%!
MALCOLM MARX STARTING IMPACT
Imagine Marx on the field from the word go. The Boks could establish early dominance, setting the bar high from the start.
Marx’s physical presence and top-notch tackling could seriously throw off the other team.
THE ‘BOMB SQUAD’ STRATEGY
The Boks have been using the “Bomb Squad” tactic, bringing Marx into the game in the second half.
It’s worked in the past, with victories in the 2019 World Cup and 2021 British & Irish Lions tour. But could starting Marx be the next step?
TIME FOR A CHANGE
With the next World Cup on the horizon, maybe it’s time to mix things up.
Giving Marx a go as the starting hooker could change the game for the Springboks. On your Marx, get set, go!