The Springboks must produce a backlash when they tackle France in Paris this Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Winger S’bu Nkosi says the Springboks have learned from their failure to convert the opportunities they created against England last Saturday.
JON CARDINELLI looks ahead to the crunch match between England and the All Blacks at Twickenham on Saturday.
All six returning overseas-based Springboks have been included in the match 23 for Saturday’s Test against France in Paris.
Louis Picamoles will make his first Test start in almost a year when France take on the Springboks in Paris on Saturday.
Brodie Retallick will start at lock and Damian McKenzie at fullback when the All Blacks front England at Twickenham on Saturday.
Willie le Roux and Faf de Klerk will start in a double playmaker boost for the Bok backline in this Saturday’s Test against France in Paris, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Highly-regarded referee Nigel Owens will take charge of Saturday’s Test between France and South Africa in Paris.
A change in personnel and mindset – particularly in the back row – will improve the Springboks’ chances of rebounding against France, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Assistant coach Mzwandile Stick says the return of Faf de Klerk is a huge boost for the Springboks.