The injury absence of Warren Whiteley is set to present both the Lions and Springboks’ coaches with plenty to ponder over their best loose-forward combination, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Springbok and Lions captain Warren Whiteley has sustained a torn pelvic ligament which will keep him sidelined for up to two months.
The Springboks have regained fifth position in the World Rugby rankings after their 3-0 series whitewash of France.
Allister Coetzee says that Brendan Venter will remain with the Springboks as a defensive consultant. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.
Jan Serfontein capped off a fine series with a standout performance in the Boks’ 35-12 win over France at Ellis Park on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Springboks powered their way to a 35-12 win and 3-0 series whitewash of France on Saturday, reports JON CARDINELLI at Ellis Park.
Captain Warren Whiteley feels that Test rookie Jean-Luc du Preez, as well as the Springbok back row as a unit, could go on to great things. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.
For the third Test against France at Ellis Park on Saturday.
The Springboks should be looking to KO France at Ellis Park this Saturday and ride the momentum of a 3-0 series victory into the all-important Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.
Ruan Dreyer will make his Test debut for the Springboks against France at Ellis Park on Saturday.