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Three stars you dare not miss

By Willie Anderson

There will be plenty of star performers to watch in this World Cup. Here's three that I definitely think you should keep your eyes on.

For starters Israel Folau, the Australian full-back. He has talent, pace and skill in abundance. He is exciting and is capable of coming up with the unpredictable.

Then there's Wesley Fofana. He is such a good player and playing behind an immense scrum he's going to be tough to stop, especially now that France seem to have decided to play him in his best position.

Watch him once he is up to full fitness.

Another player who could really announce himself in this tournament is Handre Pollard. He hasn't got the start this week against Japan, but he's a tremendously talented fellow.

I'm interested to see if Pollard will be more of a kicking out-half rather than the runner he is now if South Africa narrow the gameplan.

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