Rassie Erasmus has called up Stormers flyhalf Damian Willemse and four other uncapped players for a Springbok training camp in Stellenbosch.
The Lions’ progression as possibly the only South African side to qualify for the Super Rugby playoffs could be a blessing in disguise for the Boks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The South African teams’ two-from-20 tour record in the 2018 Super Rugby tournament bodes badly for the Springboks ahead of their away Tests in Australasia and Europe, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Hooker Schalk Brits is set to meet with Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus this week before making a final decision on his playing career.
The Springboks have dropped to No 6 in the World Rugby rankings after their 25-10 loss to England in Cape Town.
Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen is being pursued by English Premiership side Bath as a possible signing after he finishes his stint in Japan.
The Springboks will miss the leadership as well as the big-match temperament of Duane Vermeulen in the more challenging Rugby Championship clashes, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Eddie Jones says he has no doubt that the Springboks can be World Cup contenders in Japan next year, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Cape Town.
Rassie Erasmus is confident that Elton Jantjies has the character to bounce back from a ‘challenging’ outing against England on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Cape Town.
Elton Jantjies endured a night to forget in the series-ending clash against England, writes CRAIG LEWIS at Newlands.