Springbok prop Ox Nche insists the team will not underestimate Wales as they started their preparations for the opening Test at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
Here’s your chance to pick a South African Vodacom United Rugby Championship Team of the Season – complete your selection by naming your props and hooker.
Ox Nche will return to start for the Sharks in their Vodacom United Rugby Championship match against Edinburgh in Durban on Saturday evening, but the home side will be without the injured Aphelele Fassi.
A relieved John Dobson applauded the Stormers’ resilience to salvage a draw at Kings Park on Saturday and he singled out Sharks battle tank Ox Nche for special praise.
The latest edition of SA Rugby magazine features fresh content, including a look at how Faf de Klerk’s return from injury will rejuvenate the Springboks in 2022.
Ox Nche says the Sharks will have to “man up” to stop the high-flying Stormers when the teams meet at Kings Park on Saturday.
A British & Irish Lions tour and the 100th Test between the Springboks and All Blacks gave SA Rugby magazine’s writers plenty to ponder in the first of a six-part series to select the 2021 Team of the Year.
Retshegofaditswe ‘Ox’ Nche has quickly developed a devoted following since joining Twitter and on Tuesday he answered some of his fans’ burning questions.
Labelled ‘transformation front-rowers’ by a Kiwi journalist last week, this video highlights the quality of Bok heavies Ox Nche, Bongi Mbonambi and Trevor Nyakane.
Which player in this week’s second-string Springbok team will use the match against Argentina as a springboard to the first-choice lineup?