Superbru: Boks to sink Italy by 9-14

Before you make your Superbru picks for this weekend's Test and Pro14 matches, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.

Kurtley Beale scrum fail

The Wallabies back didn't know what to do when asked to scrum down at flank against Wales.

Wales recall big guns

Leigh Halfpenny will start at fullback as one of 12 changes to the Wales team to face the All Blacks in Cardiff on Saturday.

Jones revamps England XV

Coach Eddie Jones has made nine rotational changes to England’s starting lineup for Saturday’s Test against Samoa at Twickenham.

Test teams (Week 3)

Take a look at who's playing international rugby this weekend before you make your SuperBru and Fantasy League picks.

Du Toit too good to pigeonhole

Forwards coach Matt Proudfoot says that Pieter-Steph du Toit has the talent to star at both lock and loose forward and shouldn't be forced to settle in one position. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.

Du Toit, Gelant to face Italy

Flank Pieter-Steph du Toit is set to start, while fullback Warrick Gelant could win his first cap from the bench against Italy on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.

Scotland tweak pack

Scotland have made four changes to their starting XV for Saturday's match against the Wallabies at Murrayfield.

O’Gara to join Crusaders

Racing 92 have granted Ronan O’Gara an early release from his contract so he can take up a coaching role with the Crusaders.

Cynical Read escapes punishment

Kieran Read should have been yellow-carded, and the All Blacks reduced to 13 men for the final nine minutes of their match against Scotland for this professional foul.

Louw thriving under pressure

Wilco Louw believes his early introduction to northern-hemisphere scrummaging conditions will aid his development as a Test tighthead, writes JON CARDINELLI in Padua.

Wily Parisse a worry for Boks

The Springboks are wary of Italy’s tactics at the mauls and breakdowns following last year’s shock loss in Florence. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.

Boks must adapt to ref, conditions

Forwards coach Matt Proudfoot is confident that the Springboks will make the necessary adjustments when coming up against Italy and referee Romain Poite on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Watch: Springbok press conference

What assistant coach Matt Proudfoot and prop Wilco Louw had to say at Tuesday's press conference in Padua.

Kitshoff wants to be No 1

Springbok loosehead prop Steve Kitshoff is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week for just R29.90.

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