Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber will consider Cheslin Kolbe at flyhalf if regulars Handre Pollard and Elton Jantjies are unavailable for selection.
Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk is on the verge of leaving Sale Sharks and signing a deal with Johan Ackermann’s Red Hurricanes team in Japan, according to reports in England.
Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has had to undergo surgery in the Western Cape this week after suffering a shoulder injury while playing for his club in Japan.
Japan’s season kicks off on Friday with big ambitions, tongue-twister team names and a rebranding that has left some fans wondering which version of the sport they will be watching.
Elton Jantjies and Willie le Roux will both start as three changes have been made to the Springbok team to face Scotland in Edinburgh on Saturday.
Elton Jantjies, whose cameo performance off the bench saw the Boks clinch a thrilling win over the All Blacks, has praised the team for retaining belief in their ability to secure such a result.
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