Jake White says the Springboks must pick a side made up mostly of overseas-based players for their Test series against France in June.
Sharks and Springbok prop Lourens Adriaanse is set to join French club Pau on a three-year deal.
After the first eight rounds of Super Rugby, initial indications suggest the Springboks will have to field a young and new-look backline during the June series against France, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
SA Rugby president Mark Alexander believes the Boks can return to the No 1 ranking in world rugby.
Springbok and Italy defence consultant Brendan Venter says he will return to South Africa before the teams’ match on 15 November.
Brendan Venter insists he will not ‘coach against the Springboks’ again, despite his involvement as a defence coach for Italy.
Andries Coetzee sustained a hamstring strain during the warm-up at Monday’s Springbok training session.
Brendan Venter will be in Italy’s coaching box when they play against the Springboks on 15 November.
Allister Coetzee has no problem with Brendan Venter performing consultancy roles with the Boks and Italy – even though the two teams will meet later this year. JON CARDINELLI in Stellenbosch reports.
JON CARDINELLI picks a form South African XV based on performances in round six of Super Rugby.