Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says he is still finalising his list of players to be on standby during the upcoming World Cup in Japan.
Springboks and Western Province prop Wilco Louw has joined Toulon on a short-term loan deal for the World Cup.
Damian Willemse will start at flyhalf as one of four Springboks who return to Western Province’s starting XV for their tournament-defining game against the Cheetahs on Saturday.
Western Province coach John Dobson says his front row is expecting a tougher challenge at the scrums in their semi-final against the Blue Bulls on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Western Province prop Wilco Louw expects the Blue Bulls to use their loss at Loftus as motivation when they clash again at Newlands on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Wilco Louw suffered a hip flexor injury in the Stormers’ Super Rugby warm-up match against the Bulls on Saturday. The sides played to a 26-26 draw at Boland Stadium in Wellington, but the Stormers are counting the costs of the result following the injury to their first-choice tighthead prop. The Stormers have confirmed Louw underwent scans, but further assessments are… Read more →
At least two personnel changes are expected ahead of the must-win clash against France this Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Paris.