Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer believes recalled Wallabies utility back Matt Giteau could be a talismanic figure for the Australian side. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Schalk Burger has replaced Warren Whiteley at eighthman for the Springboks' match against the Wallabies in Brisbane.
Waisake Naholo will start on the right wing for the All Blacks against Argentina in Christchurch on Friday.
Argentina have recalled Manuel Carizza for their match against the All Blacks in Christchurch on Friday.
All 31 players in the Springbok squad are available for selection for their Rugby Championship opener against the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday.
Wales' Nigel Owens will referee the Rugby Championship match between the Springboks and Wallabies in Brisbane.
Damian de Allende and Jesse Kriel will face a sterner and ultimately more significant test of their abilities when they front the Wallabies in Brisbane. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Heyneke Meyer says the Boks will have to ‘hit the ground running’ after arriving in Brisbane late on Monday, Australian time.
The Springboks will play Argentina at the Vélez Sarsfield stadium in Buenos Aires on 15 August.
The Springboks have much to do if they’re to hit their conditioning targets before the World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.