The departing Trevor Nyakane will be missed but the Springboks have a fine swing-prop alternative in Thomas du Toit. JON CARDINELLI in Nagoya reports.
SA Rugby magazine identifies some of the good, the bad and the ugly to take away from the Boks’ opening World Cup defeat to the All Blacks.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that the calf injury sustained by prop Trevor Nyakane in the match against the All Blacks is serious. JON CARDINELLI in Yokohama reports.
A round up of what some of South Africa’s leading Sunday papers are saying, including an update on Springbok prop Trevor Nyakane’s fitness ahead of the World Cup kick off.
Springbok prop Trevor Nyakane will be fine to play in the World Cup after coming off injured in the warm-up win against Japan on Friday.
While the Springboks are sweating over Trevor Nyakane’s injury, Rassie Erasmus’ men made good use of their World Cup warm-up match against Japan, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
In 2013 Trevor Nyakane was sent home and dropped from the Springboks’ squad because of issues with his discipline. But in 2019 he will anchor South Africa’s scrum at the World Cup in Japan, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Bulls prop Trevor Nyakane has signed a one-year contract extension with the union until October 2019.
Bulls coach John Mitchell has made four changes to his starting XV to face the Sharks in Pretoria on Saturday.