Warrick Gelant and Dan du Preez will both make a first Test start for the Springboks in Saturday’s clash against Wales in Cardiff. After making a positive impression in his Bok debut off the bench last weekend, Gelant has been rewarded with a starting berth as he replaces Courtnall Skosan on the left wing. ‘Warrick is an elusive runner, he… Read more →
Warrick Gelant looks set to start, but the make-up of the Springbok back row and indeed the approach for the clash against Wales appear less clear, writes JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.
Changes to the backline would boost the Springboks in the short and long term, writes JON CARDINELLI in Cardiff.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has missed a trick by picking fullback Andries Coetzee ahead of Warrick Gelant in the starting side, writes JON CARDINELLI in Padua.
Bongi Mbonambi will start his first-ever Test for the Boks in Saturday’s clash against Italy in Padua.
Flank Pieter-Steph du Toit is set to start, while fullback Warrick Gelant could win his first cap from the bench against Italy on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.
Four uncapped players have been included in the 34-man Springbok squad for their end-of-year tour.