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South Africa Rugby Championship Squad 2022 – Staff to play Australia


South Africa Rugby Championship Squad 2022

Jacques Nienaber has made two modifications to his South Africa beginning staff for this weekend’s Rugby Championship match towards Australia.

The Boks beat the All Blacks 26-10 in Mbombela of their opening match of the event however misplaced 35-23 to the identical opponents every week later in Johannesburg, so they are going to be trying to bounce again towards the Wallabies in Adelaide.

Warrick Gelant comes onto the wing – the third participant to put on the Springboks No 14 shirt on this yr’s championship – whereas Faf de Klerk is again to start out at scrum-half having suffered a head damage early on within the first match towards New Zealand.

There was criticism over the choices of Joseph Dweba, Ox Nche and Duane Vermeulen given their performances towards the All Blacks in Johannesburg – all three had been changed within the first half – however Nienaber has caught with them within the beginning line-up for this fixture.

He mentioned: “We additionally really feel you will need to give the likes of Ox, Joseph and Duane one other alternative to additional construct mixtures and provides them helpful recreation time as we construct towards the Rugby World Cup subsequent yr.”

On the bench, the Boks have reverted to a extra conventional five-three cut up, with Elton Jantjies and Frans Steyn becoming a member of Jaden Hendrikse because the backs replacements.

South Africa staff to play Australia – Saturday 27 August

Damian Willemse; Warrick Gelant, Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi; Handre Pollard, Faf de Klerk; Ox Nche, Joseph Dweba, Frans Malherbe, Eben Etzebeth, Lood de Jager, Siya Kolisi (captain), Pieter-Steph du Toit, Duane Vermeulen.

Replacements: Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Franco Mostert, Kwagga Smith, Jaden Hendrikse, Elton Jantjies, Frans Steyn.

South Africa staff to play New Zealand – Saturday 13 August

Damian Willemse; Jesse Kriel, Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi; Handre Pollard, Jaden Hendrikse; Ox Nche, Joseph Dweba, Frans Malherbe, Eben Etzebeth, Lood de Jager, Siya Kolisi (captain), Pieter-Steph du Toit, Duane Vermeulen.

Replacements: Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Franco Mostert, Jasper Wiese, Kwagga Smith, Hershel Jantjies, Willie le Roux.

South Africa staff to play New Zealand – Saturday 6 August

Damian Willemse; Kurt-Lee Arendse, Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi; Handre Pollard, Faf de Klerk; Trevor Nyakane, Malcolm Marx, Frans Malherbe, Eben Etzebeth, Lood de Jager, Siya Kolisi (captain), Pieter-Steph du Toit, Jasper Wiese.

Replacements: Bongi Mbonambi, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Salmaan Moerat, Franco Mostert, Kwagga Smith, Jaden Hendrikse, Willie le Roux.

South Africa Rugby Championship Squad 2022

Jacques Nienaber has been in a position to recall two skilled Springboks to the South Africa squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship.

Rugby World Cup winners Duane Vermeulen (knee) and Frans Steyn (hamstring) missed the current Check collection towards Wales on account of damage, however the South Africa coach has named the pair in his 41-player squad for the 2 Checks towards New Zealand at the beginning of August.

Winger Cheslin Kolbe won’t be concerned, nevertheless, having damaged his jaw within the Wales collection whereas Aphelele Fassi and Marcell Coetzee have additionally been omitted from the squad.

Nienaber mentioned: “We’ll enter the competitors with a collection win towards Wales, which can give us a bit of confidence, particularly after the way in which we performed within the deciding Check towards Wales, however back-to-back matches towards the All Blacks is a very totally different problem, and we all know that they’ll come right here desirous to make amends for shedding their final two matches towards Eire.

“The way in which we carry out in these Checks will set the tone for the remainder of the competitors.”

Forwards

Lood de Jager (Wild Knights)

Pieter-Steph du Toit (Toyota Verblitz)

Thomas du Toit (Sharks)

Joseph Dweba (Stormers)

Rynhardt Elstadt (Toulouse)

Eben Etzebeth (Sharks)

Deon Fourie (Stormers)

Steven Kitshoff (Stormers)

Vincent Koch (Wasps)

Siya Kolisi (Sharks)

Elrigh Louw (Bulls)

Frans Malherbe (Stormers)

Malcolm Marx (Kubota Spears)

Bongi Mbonambi (Sharks)

Ntuthuko Mchunu (Sharks)

Salmaan Moerat (Stormers)

Franco Mostert (Honda Warmth)

Ox Nche (Sharks)

Ruan Nortje (Bulls)

Trevor Nyakane (Racing 92)

Marvin Orie (Stormers)

Evan Roos (Stormers)

Kwagga Smith (Shizuoka Blue Revs)

Duane Vermeulen (Ulster)

Jasper Wiese (Leicester Tigers)

Backs

Lukhanyo Am (Sharks)

Kurt-Lee Arendse (Bulls)

Damian de Allende (Wild Knights)

Faf de Klerk (Canon Eagles)

Andre Esterhuizen (Harlequins)

Warrick Gelant (Racing 92)

Jaden Hendrikse (Sharks)

Elton Jantjies (NTT Docomo Purple Hurricanes)

Herschel Jantjies (Stormers)

Jesse Kriel (Canon Eagles)

Willie le Roux (Toyota Verblitz)

Makazole Mapimpi (Sharks)

Handre Pollard (Leicester Tigers)

Frans Steyn (Cheetahs)

Damian Willemse (Stormers)

Grant Williams (Sharks)

South Africa Rugby Championship Fixtures 2022

Sat 6 Aug South Africa 26-10 New Zealand

Sat 13 Aug South Africa 23-35 New Zealand

Sat 27 Aug Australia v South Africa (6.30am, Adelaide Oval) Reside on Sky Sports activities

Sat 3 Sep Australia v South Africa (10.35am, Allianz Stadium, Sydney) Reside on Sky Sports activities

Sat 17 Sep Argentina v South Africa (8.10pm, Estadio Vélez Sarsfield, Buenos Aires) Reside on Sky Sports activities

Sat 24 Sep South Africa v Argentina (4.05pm, Kings Park, Durban) Reside on Sky Sports activities

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