England scrumhalf Ben Youngs says they gave Faf de Klerk far too much time on the ball at Ellis Park.
A victory over England this Saturday would enable the Boks to continue expanding their squad capacity in the third and final Test against England, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Bloemfontein.
The SA Rugby magazine team’s Superbru picks for this weekend’s Test matches.
Junior Springboks coach Chean Roux says the experience of losing to England in the U20 Championship semi-final will help the players later in their careers.
Brad Shields is set to earn his first start for England after lock Joe Launchbury was again forced to miss training due to an ongoing calf injury.
England wing Jonny May says his team will look to improve their discipline ahead of the second Test against the Springboks in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Schalk Brits met up with England’s Saracens contingent in Johannesburg on Sunday but didn’t tell them about his call-up to the Springboks squad.
The likely selections of Pieter-Steph du Toit at flank and Frans Malherbe at tighthead could well improve the Springboks’ chances of physical dominance in the second Test against England, writes JON CARDINELLI in Bloemfontein.
Rassie Erasmus has hinted that there could be a couple of personnel changes for the Springboks’ clash against England at the Free State Stadium on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports from Bloemfontein.
Rassie Erasmus says everyone will have cause for celebration when Springbok prop Beast Mtawarira wins his 100th Test cap this Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports from Bloemfontein.