Rassie Erasmus says scrumhalves Embrose Papier and Ivan van Zyl will get another chance to impress for the Springboks against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.
Werner Swanepoel and Norman Jordaan believe that Embrose Papier should be given his first Test start against Scotland in the absence of Faf de Klerk. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Faf de Klerk will not be available for Saturday’s clash against Scotland after returning to the Sale Sharks.
Assistant coach Mzwandile Stick says the return of Faf de Klerk is a huge boost for the Springboks.
Faf de Klerk has joined the Springbok squad in Paris and is available for Saturday’s Test against France.
Faf de Klerk and Malcolm Marx have been nominated for the 2018 World Rugby Player of the Year award.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus conceded that England have the upper hand when it comes to scrumhalves ahead of their clash at Twickenham on Saturday.
The selection of overseas-based players increasingly requires a delicate balancing act from the Boks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Rassie Erasmus says he isn’t concerned by the lack of game-time afforded to the Boks’ back-up scrumhalves, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
CRAIG LEWIS looks at some of Faf de Klerk’s important contributions last Saturday that demonstrates why he has become virtually irreplaceable for the Boks this season.