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Marcell Coetzee missed out. Photo / Getty Images

Springboks omissions prove controversial

Under an air of pageantry on a night that threatened to turn stormy in Durban, 30 Springboks were selected to represent their country in England for the World Cup.

South Africa's Willie le Roux, right. reaches out to congratulate Argentina's players at the end of their Rugby Championship match at Kings Park stadium. Photo / AP.

Springboks 'let country down' with loss

Coach Heyneke Meyer says the Springboks let the country down during their stunning 37-25 Rugby Championship defeat to Argentina in Durban. "We have let our country…