Former Scotland and Springbok hooker John Allan has criticised Schalk Brits’ inclusion in the November Test squad at the expense of Akker van der Merwe. DYLAN JACK reports.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says Akker van der Merwe was left out of the squad for the November Tests because he needs Schalk Brits’ experience.
Schalk Brits will play for the Stormers in the 2019 Super Rugby tournament.
Springbok hooker Schalk Brits has been linked with a return to the Stormers.
The Barbarians have announced the inclusion of Schalk Brits in their squad for the match against Argentina at Twickenham on 1 December.
Rassie Erasmus says veteran hooker Schalk Brits is still very much part of the Springboks’ long-term plans, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Springboks Duane Vermeulen and Schalk Brits may play for the Bulls next season in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup.
Hooker Schalk Brits is set to meet with Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus this week before making a final decision on his playing career.
Schalk Brits is poised to make his Test comeback in a Springbok team that will show four or five changes for Saturday’s clash at Newlands, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Cape Town.
Schalk Brits met up with England’s Saracens contingent in Johannesburg on Sunday but didn’t tell them about his call-up to the Springboks squad.