Talented youngster Embrose Papier is in line to start his first Test when the Springboks take on Scotland in Edinburgh this Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The attack, as well as the management of the subs, will be in the spotlight when the Springboks go hunting an 80-minute performance in Edinburgh, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Former Stormers centre Huw Jones will start in one of six personnel changes to the Scotland side to face the Boks in Edinburgh on Saturday.
Kicking guru Braam van Straaten says that the Springboks’ wayward tactical kicking is compromising their ability to win territory and control Test matches. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Springboks will again face the All Blacks in Wellington next year as part of a reduced Rugby Championship schedule.
Springbok forwards coach Matt Proudfoot says there are still areas of their set-piece that needs tweaking when they face Scotland in Edinburgh on Saturday.
A forecast of fine weather for Edinburgh this Saturday should encourage Bok coach Rassie Erasmus to hand Embrose Papier his first start at scrumhalf, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Rassie Erasmus faces a tough call between managing his top players and fielding a pack that can neutralise Scotland’s breakdown bandits, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Warren Whiteley is likely to miss Saturday’s Test against Scotland at Murrayfield after picking up a calf injury in the win against France.
The Bulls have confirmed that they are in advanced stages of negotiations to sign Bok hooker Schalk Brits.