A round-up of what some of South Africa’s leading Sunday papers are saying, including an update on Frans Steyn’s commitment to the Springboks.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says there are still a few logistical issues to sort out before Frans Steyn can be with the squad full time.
The addition of overseas-based players should ensure that the Boks arrive for the World Cup in Japan fresh and with a game-changing bench, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Frans Steyn, Cobus Reinach, Marcell Coetzee and Rynardt Elstadt have all been called up to the 26-man squad for a Springbok alignment camp.
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Frans Steyn is expected to relocate to Bloemfontein once his contract with French club Montpellier concludes next year. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Frans Steyn scored a try in Montpellier’s 18-13 win against Agen in the French Top 14.
Montpellier has confirmed that utility back Frans Steyn has regained fitness and will be available for selection this weekend against Agen.
Frans Steyn and Bismarck du Plessis have been ruled out of the series against England due to injuries sustained in the Top 14 final.
Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Montpellier duo Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn will not be considered for selection in Saturday’s series-opening Test against England, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.