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Pienaar applauds Boks success

The former Springbok captain says Heyneke Meyer’s side has delivered results this season.

Former Springbok captain Francois Pienaar. Picture: AFP.

CAPE TOWN - The 1995 World Cup winning Springbok captain Francois Pienaar says Heyneke Meyer's side has delivered results along with entertaining rugby this season.

The Boks beat France at the weekend to go unbeaten on their End of Year Tour and win 10 out of 12 Tests in 2013.

2013 marks the Boks' most successful year since 1998.

Pienaar says he likes what he's seeing.

"It is coming together. There is a mixture between youth and experience. And the style of rugby we are playing is very exciting to watch."

Pienaar says the Boks have had a fantastic season, along with the All Blacks, who became the first side to stay unbeaten for an entire year.

He says there was a lot of controversy in the first game they lost to the All Blacks in terms of some of the decisions made.

"But the second game was one of the greatest rugby matches a lot people have seen this year. So the Springboks and All Blacks have had a magnificent season."

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