Nine Junior Boks from last year’s U20 World Championship squad are among 50 players invited to a trials camp in Stellenbosch between 5-17 March.
Mzwandile Stick is set to vacate his position as Springbok backline coach to join the Junior Boks and the Blitzboks management teams.
The Junior Boks have been drawn in Pool C for the 2017 World Rugby U20 Championship together with hosts Georgia, France and Argentina.
Argentina thrashed the Junior Boks 49-19 in Salford on Saturday to claim bronze in the World Rugby U20 Championship, while England beat Ireland 45-21 in the final. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Los Pumitas won 49-19 to claim bronze at the World Rugby U20 Championship.
The Junior Boks have made six changes to their starting lineup to face Argentina in the third-place playoff of the World Rugby U20 Championship.
Curwin Bosch has been nominated for the World Rugby U20 Championship Player of the Tournament award.
Jeremy Ward has been suspended for two weeks for a dangerous tackle on England fullback Max Malins.
Junior Boks fullback Curwin Bosch features in this selection.
South Africa suffered a 39-17 defeat in their World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final.
The Junior Boks have set their sights on a third-place finish at the World Rugby U20 Championship.
England beat the Junior Boks 39-17 in their World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final in Manchester on Monday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Junior Springboks have made six changes to their starting XV for the World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final against England on Monday.
South Africa secured a 40-31 bonus-point win to qualify for the World Rugby U20 Championship semi-finals.
The Junior Boks secured a 40-31 bonus-point win against France to progress to the semi-finals of the World Rugby U20 Championship. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Jean-Luc du Plessis could become a serious contender in the battle for the Springbok No 10 jersey, writes SIMNIKIWE XABANISA.
The addition of Brendan Venter to the Springbok coaching staff would be a massive coup, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The South African teams’ attempt to match the Kiwi sides for tempo and intensity may backfire in the long run, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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