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Springbok star Manie Libbok is still coming to terms with national hero status
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Springbok star Manie Libbok is still coming to terms with national hero status

Springbok star Manie Libbok is still coming to terms with national hero status

a 17th SA Sports Awards during the Sun City Super Bowl on May 5. Photo: OJ Koloti / Gallo Images

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It’s been six months since the Springboks won the Rugby World Cup, but the team’s flyhalf Manie Libbok is still trying to come to terms with the fact that he is a national hero for being world champion.

The 26-year-old Stormers player was named Newcomer of the Year at the SA Sports Awards last weekend.

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi was named Sportsperson of the Year and People’s Choice of the Year, while lock Eben Etzebeth was named Sportsman of the Year.

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