>Surely the idea is that the Development players are supposed to be among
>the best in their age group? The aim of such tours is to develop players
>for the future rather than to have immediate success, and I am sure that
>it will have succeeded in this objective. In any case, it would hardly
>have been possible for South Africa to bring an all-white side without
>it causing an enormous rumpus.
Having said that, I feel that the U19 team gave a pretty good account of
themselves, except for the second innings of the third test.
Justin from Cape Town