Kobus Wiese says centres Andre Esterhuizen and Canan Moodie will offer the Springboks a “great combo” of physicality and X-factor against France on Sunday.
With 12 days until rugby’s showpiece tournament, SARugbymag.co.za takes a look at the greatest inside centres to wear the green and gold at the World Cup.
David Havili is fired up to resume his midfield rivalry with Damian de Allende on Friday as the All Blacks centre closes in on a first appearance since recovering from a hamstring injury.
Springbok centre Damian de Allende can’t wait to lock horns with Argentina alongside Jesse Kriel and the exciting halfback duo of Grant Williams and Manie Libbok.
Malcolm Marx celebrated, while fellow Boks Damian de Allende and Lood de Jager were devastated as Kubota Spears beat the Wild Knights in Saturday’s Japanese league final.
Damian de Allende dotted down to help Panasonic continue their winning run as the Springboks in Japan took centre stage, with the Premiership and Top 14 on a short break.
Inside centre Damian de Allende goes full beast mode here as he smashes into two tacklers during a clash between the Springboks and France in 2022.
A pair of Springboks have been recognised among the standout performers over the last calendar year of international rugby.
Springbok centre Damian de Allende explains how a tough decision to turn down a lucrative club rugby opportunity in order to play in the Varsity Cup changed his life forever.
There were three Springboks included in World Rugby’s 2022 Men’s Team of the Year, but that did not include centurion lock Eben Etzebeth, while New Zealand star Ardie Savea was also left out.