Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber backed his decision to start Joseph Dweba and Duane Vermeulen after their poor performances in the defeat to the All Blacks on Saturday.
Former Bok assistant coach Alan Solomons has questioned some of the selections for the second Test against New Zealand in Johannesburg, including the decision to leave Malcolm Marx on the bench.
Veteran All Blacks hooker Codie Taylor is psyching himself up to face powerhouse Springbok rival Joseph Dweba when the sides battle at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Siya Kolisi and Joseph Dweba both joined in with the Gwijo Squad outside the team hotel in Johannesburg on Thursday night ahead of the clash against the All Blacks on Saturday.
Springbok hooker Joseph Dweba will start Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with New Zealand at Ellis Park after Bongi Mbonambi withdrew from the team due to a knock in training.
Springbok hooker Joseph Dweba will return to South Africa next season, having signed a three-year deal with the Stormers.
Joseph Dweba is poised for a return to South Africa as the Springbok hooker has been linked with a move to the Stormers.
Western Province Rugby and the Stormers are reportedly keen to lure Springbok hooker Joseph Dweba to Cape Town in 2022.
Which player in this week’s second-string Springbok team will use the match against Argentina as a springboard to the first-choice lineup?
The possibility that the Springboks would be underdone in a three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions was ruled out by none more so than Cheslin Kolbe, according to SARugbymag.co.za readers.