Steyn: We must step up

Fly-half insists wholesale changes are not needed

Last Updated: 15/07/10 8:53am

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Steyn: Remains confident

Steyn: Remains confident

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South Africa fly-half Morne Steyn has insisted wholesale changes are not needed following the 32-12 defeat to the All Blacks in Auckland.

The defending champions were taken apart as New Zealand outscored them four tries to none in the opening match of the 2010 Tri Nations.

However Steyn, who scored all the points for the Springboks in that defeat, claims that his wounded side only need to focus on improving on certain areas instead of changing tactics.

"I think the whole team is ready for this week. We must take another step from last week. It wasn't the best week we wanted," said Steyn.

"The whole Springbok set up and the way we play... there is nothing to be changed now that we lost.

"I think it is just the small things we have to do 100% and concentrate on the kicks to be more specific and on target and hopefully we will go better.

"We played the same sort of rugby and won the Tri-Nations last year so we don't want to change the whole gameplan if we lose one game.

"We are still going to stick to our kicking game but we want to give the guys outside a little bit more."

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