Makazole Mapimpi looks set to start against Argentina this Saturday while Damian Willemse is likely to make his Test debut from the bench, writes JON CARDINELLI in Durban.
Six Springbok squad members have signed contract extensions with the Lions.
What assistant coach Matt Proudfoot and loose forward Francois Louw had to say ahead of the Springboks’ Rugby Championship opener against Argentina.
Cheikh Tiberghien scored 18 points to steer France to a thrilling 28-21 victory over SA Schools in Durbanville on Tuesday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Forwards coach Matt Proudfoot says the competition building at hooker bodes well for the Boks, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.
Francois Louw is excited by the prospect of resuming his back-row partnership with fellow flanker Siya Kolisi when the Boks host Argentina this Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports from Durban.
Former Lions player Ethienne Reynecke is said to be in a stable, but critical condition due to a blood clot on the brain.
Prop Charles Marais and lock Walt Steenkamp have been ruled out of the Cheetahs’ first two Currie Cup games of the season due to injury.
André Esterhuizen and Lukhanyo Am are set to start their first Test as a midfield combination when the Springboks host Argentina this Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports from Durban.
Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Eben Etzebeth is the favourite to start against Argentina in the Rugby Championship opener on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Durban reports.