Italy scored five tries in their 35-10 win against the Springbok Women in wet and muddy conditions in Prato on Sunday.
The Springbok Women will be bolstered by the return of captain Nolusindiso Booi for their final tour match against Italy on Sunday.
Babalwa Latsha will captain an injury-hit Springbok Women’s team against Spain in Villajoyosa on Saturday.
Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer says he is proud of his team’s performance despite their 19-5 defeat against Wales at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday.
The Springbok Women will play their first Test since the 2014 World Cup when they face Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.
The Springbok Women scored five tries to beat the UK Armed Forces 31-12 in Richmond on Friday.
Nolusindiso Booi will captain the Springbok Women on their three-week tour to Europe.
The Springbok Women will play three away Tests against Wales, Spain and Italy in November.
The Springbok Women have been ranked 12th after World Rugby introduced the first-ever women's Test rankings.
England were crowned world champions after beating Canada 21-9 in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday.