Wyatt Crockett says the Crusaders forwards will have to be organised when trying to stop the Sharks' maul in Christchurch on Saturday.
Juan Smith is set to complete an extraordinary return to Test rugby after being called up to a Springbok training camp in August, according to Toulon.
Springbok wing Bryan Habana has been placed on standby for the SA Sevens squad at the Commonwealth Games.
Fijian-born wing Henry Speight has been included in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championship.
The Brumbies mascot has been told to sit in the stands for Saturday's semi-final in Sydney but he did get to take on the Waratahs four years ago.
Saru has announced a squad of 55 players to attend the SA Schools trials in Kempton Park on Saturday.
Jacques Potgieter and Israel Folau have returned to the Waratahs' starting XV for their semi-final against the Brumbies in Sydney on Saturday.
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