Just under 2 hours left till the Pretoria leg of the Springboks signing sessions. Get your authentic jersey or gear signed by Bryan Habana, Ruan Pienaar, Jan Serfontein, Juandre Kruger and Flip van der Merwe at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre between 18h00 and 19h00.
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers will be given until Friday to prove that he has fully recovered from a sternum injury, which has kept him off the training field thus far this week. The Boks face Samoa in the final match of the Castle Lager Incoming Series at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday. The team shows three changes – all of them in the pack – from the side which beat Scotland by 30-17 in Nelspruit last weekend. More here: http://www.sarugby.co.za/article.aspx?category=sarugby/springboks&id=1980454
PRETORIA | Today is the day! Wear your authentic Green and Gold and meet Springbok players Bryan Habana, Ruan Pienaar, Jan Serfontein, Juandre Kruger and Flip van der Merwe at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre this evening between 18h00 and 19h00 for a signing session not to be missed.
The Junior Springboks came up short against Wales in the semi-finals of the Junior World Championship in Vannes. Here is the reaction from the squad….http://www.sarugby.co.za/article.aspx?category=sarugby/u20&id=1979714
The Junior Springboks did a walkthrough at the stadium in Vannes where they will play Wales on Tuesday evening in a JWC semi-final. Coach Dawie Theron and fullback Cheslin Kolbe did some media interviews.
Ruan Steenkamp, the Junior Boks captain, attended a promotional shoot on Sunday in Vannes for the upcoming JWC semi-finals on Tuesday.
SA U20 UPDATE: MTN Golden Lions lock Jannie Stander will replace the injured Jannes Kirsten in the Junior Springbok squad at the IRB Junior World Championship in France, team management confirmed on Monday. Kirsten sustained a fractured cheek bone in a training session on Saturday and was ruled out of action for approximately six weeks.