Uzair Cassiem will start at No 8 for the Springboks against Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, while Curwin Bosch is set to make his Test debut from the bench.
Assistant coach Franco Smith says the Boks expect to face a ‘complete onslaught’ from Argentina in this Saturday’s opening Rugby Championship clash, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.
The Wallabies can expect a backlash when they host the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship opener in Sydney on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
New Zealand Rugby has reopened its investigation into the toilet tryst scandal involving Aaron Smith.
The Rebels have identified Cape Town-born Dave Wessels as a potential head coach replacement for Tony McGahan.
The Springboks are preparing to contend with a challenging kicking contest against Argentina on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.
Elton Jantjies says he will continue to trust his natural instincts and goal-kicking technique in the Rugby Championship, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.
Coenie Oosthuizen is set to start his first Test since 2014, while Uzair Cassiem appears poised to make just his second Springbok appearance, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.
Warrick Gelant, Lizo Gqoboka, Oupa Mohoje, Francois Venter and Dillyn Leyds have been released from the Springboks to play in the Currie Cup.
Blue Bulls fullback Duncan Matthews will miss the clash against the Free State Cheetahs on Saturday after receiving a one-week suspension for a dangerous tackle.