Springbok captain Jean de Villiers should be back in the starting lineup when South Africa battle Argentina at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI, in Pretoria, reports.
Springbok forwards coach Johann van Graan is wary of Argentina’s ball-stealing ability and Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe in particular. JON CARDINELLI in Pretoria, reports.
The Springboks will not realise their bonus-point objective at Loftus Versfeld unless they negate Argentina's spoil merchants, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Joe Tomane and Laurie Weeks have been ruled out of the Wallabies' two Rugby Championship Tests against the All Blacks.
The All Blacks have suffered a blow ahead of the Rugby Championship after it was confirmed that prop Tony Woodcock needs shoulder surgery.
Jean de Villiers says Juan Smith's return to the Bok fold is just reward for his hard work and determination.
Jean de Villiers is eager to end a two-year drought against New Zealand in the Rugby Championship.
Argentina wing Juan Imhoff will miss both Rugby Championship matches against the Springboks due to injury.
Colin Slade has been brought in to New Zealand's Rugby Championship squad as a replacement for the injured Dan Carter.
Victor Matfield has been ruled out of the Springboks' opening Test of the Rugby Championship due to a knee cartilage injury.