Assistant coach Louis Koen says the Junior Springboks have taken big strides in their preparation for the upcoming U20 World Championship.
Junior Springboks coach Chean Roux says their focus during the pre-season was to get the players mentally prepared for the U20 World Championship. DYLAN JACK reports.
Chean Roux has made four changes to the Junior Boks’ starting lineup for their friendly against Wales U20 in Cardiff on Tuesday.
The Junior Springboks conceded five tries as they slumped to a 35-8 defeat against England in Coventry on Friday.
The blue-card concussion system will come into effect in South Africa in the next few weeks.
The Junior Springboks have named a 34-man squad to take part in a four-day training camp in Stellenbosch.
The Junior Springboks will play two warm-up matches against England and Wales in preparation for the World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina in June.
Junior Boks coach Chean Roux has invited two squads of 74 U19 and U18 players for assessment camps in Stellenbosch in November and January.
Wandisile Simelane appeared destined to become a professional soccer player until fate intervened, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
Junior Springboks hooker Tiaan van der Merwe has been handed a six-week suspension for verbal abuse during their semi-final loss to England.