Vodacom Bulls coach Pote Human has elaborated on his team selections ahead of this weekend’s Super Hero Sunday clash with the Lions.
The Japanese Top League will kick off this weekend with a number of Springboks and ex-Super Rugby players involved in the first round of action.
Members of the Springboks’ World Cup-winning squad received customised winners boots following their great achievement in Japan.
Editor Craig Lewis and senior contributor Ryan Vrede discuss the Boks’ latest injury blow, controversial officiating at the World Cup and team selections.
Matt Proudfoot discusses Italy’s smart forward approach, why both teams will be desperate on Friday and the Boks’ adaptation at the breakdown.
The Springboks hope to have a fully-fit squad available for Friday’s World Cup match against Italy after a positive update around Jesse Kriel’s fitness.
Rassie Erasmus discusses Schalk Brits’ appointment as captain, the selections for Saturday’s clash as well as Namibia’s standing as a Test nation.
Jesse Kriel was ruled out of selection for Saturday’s clash with Namibia after suffering a knock to his hamstring during the 23-13 defeat by the All Blacks.
SARugbymag.co.za looks at the Springboks’ midfield options for the upcoming World Cup in Japan.
Jesse Kriel says the Springbok team that will face the Wallabies in their Rugby Championship opener in Johannesburg should not be seen as experimental.