Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus requested to have Damian Willemse play at fullback in Western Province’s Currie Cup match against Griquas on Saturday.
The Springboks still have a lot to rectify and address in the 12 months leading up to the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Damian de Allende is one of five players who will not be available for the Springboks’ home Tests against the Wallabies and All Blacks.
Brendan Venter says the Springboks’ win in Wellington will give them genuine belief that they can beat the All Blacks again.
Willie le Roux and Francois Louw have rejoined their English clubs, while another eight Springboks are available for Currie Cup duty this weekend.
The Springboks have regained fifth position in the World Rugby rankings after their 36-34 win over the All Blacks in Wellington.
The win in Wellington was a triumph in isolation as well as a timely reminder of the Springboks’ latent powers a year out from the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Captain Siya Kolisi says the Springboks must build on their historic 36-34 victory against the All Blacks in Wellington on Saturday.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says beating the All Blacks in Wellington was one of the team’s prime targets before the season started.
The Springboks claimed their first win in New Zealand since 2009 as they held on to defeat the All Blacks 36-34 in Wellington on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.