Munster’s triumph over South Africa ‘A’ was the turning point that propelled the Irish giants to claim the Vodacom URC crown, says defence coach Denis Leamy.
The South Africa A side lost to weakened Munster and Bristol teams. MARK KEOHANE says the matches were a shambles and should never have happened in the first place.
South Africa are still looking for the first win of the November tour after the A team was convincingly beaten by English Premiership outfit Bristol Bears on Thursday night.
Follow the action as the Bristol Bears host South Africa ‘A’ at Ashton Gate Stadium.
Assistant coach Joey Mongalo and skipper Thomas du Toit say SA A will counter Bristol Bears’ ball-in-hand attack with physicality when the teams clash on Thursday.
A weakened Bristol Bears outfit missing 16 regulars have named a former Australian international in their starting lineup to face South Africa ‘A’ on Thursday night.
Grant Williams is looking forward to partnering up with Sacha Feinberg-Mngomezulu for the first time when the South Africa ‘A’ side takes on Bristol on Thursday night.
Ahead of the final South Africa A match of the outgoing tour, take a look back at when a Warrick Gelant hat trick helped a 14-man side beat their French counterparts in 2017.
Mzwandile Stick says he hopes exciting halfback pair Grant Williams and Sacha Feinberg-Mngomezulu can put their hands up for the Springboks with solid performances for the South Africa A side.
Rising star Sacha Feinberg-Mngomezulu and Springbok fetcher Marco van Staden are among the South Africa A run-on XV changes to face Bristol Bears on Thursday.