Members of the Springboks’ World Cup-winning squad received customised winners boots following their great achievement in Japan.
Damian Willemse will start at fullback in one of several changes for the Springboks’ final World Cup pool match against Canada in Kobe on Tuesday.
Vincent Koch on his opportunity following Trevor Nyakane’s exit from the World Cup, while Beast Mtawarira is happy to have Thomas du Toit back in the squad.
Rassie Erasmus has managed to turn the Springboks’ back-three issues around by investing in specialist wings, writes DYLAN JACK.
The Springboks and Wallabies clash in the opening match of the Rugby Championship on Saturday. JOHN GOLIATH looks at some of key battles within the war at Ellis Park.
Duane Vermeulen and Warrick Gelant have both returned to the Vodacom Bulls’ starting lineup for their match against the Lions in Pretoria on Saturday.
The Vodacom Bulls have been boosted by the return to fitness of Springboks Jesse Kriel and Warrick Gelant ahead of their crucial clash against the Lions on Saturday.
Warrick Gelant has recovered from illness and will start for the Vodacom Bulls against the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday.
The Vodacom Bulls have announced a 27-man squad for their four-match tour of Australasia.
Vodacom Bulls fullback Warrick Gelant has been withdrawn from the starting lineup to face the Crusaders in Pretoria on Friday due to an illness.