Assistant coach Louis Koen says the Junior Springboks have taken big strides in their preparation for the upcoming U20 World Championship.
Junior Springboks coach Chean Roux says their focus during the pre-season was to get the players mentally prepared for the U20 World Championship. DYLAN JACK reports.
Phendulani Buthelezi will captain the 28-man Junior Springbok side at the World Rugby U20 Championships in Argentina.
Sanele Nohamba scored a last-gasp try to help the Junior Springboks overturn a 17-point half-time deficit and claim a comeback 35-31 victory over Wales U20 in Cardiff on Tuesday.
Chean Roux has made four changes to the Junior Boks’ starting lineup for their friendly against Wales U20 in Cardiff on Tuesday.
Junior Springboks coach Chean Roux says his team’s loss to England will serve as a tough lesson as they continue their preparations for the U20 Championship.
JJ van der Mescht and Fezokuhle Mbatha will make their first starts for the Junior Boks in their tour opener against England in Coventry on Friday.
Sharks duo Fezokuhle Mbatha and JJ van der Mescht will make their first appearances for the Junior Springboks after being named in a 28-man touring squad for matches against England and Wales.
Argentina U20 claimed a 34-33 victory over the Junior Springboks in the final match of the U20 International Series in Stellenbosch on Wednesday.
Watch the Junior Springboks’ match against Argentina U20 in Stellenbosch.