Springboks: What time is the Rugby World Cup squad announcement?
The Springboks begin the defence of their Rugby World Cup crown in just 33 days. And today, they name their 33-man squad travelling to France.
The Springboks begin the defence of their Rugby World Cup crown against Scotland on September 10th. Today, they name their final 33-man squad to travel to France. Here is all you need to know.
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The announcement event will take place at Multichoice City in Randburg, Johannesburg, between 2pm and 4pm on Tuesday August 8th. SuperSport will televise the announcement, with the broadcast beginning at 2.30pm on Grandstand channel 201, while it will also be on 209 and 211.
Our very own Craig Lewis has put together his squad prediction. What do you think?
Props: Frans Malherbe, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Ox Nche, Trevor Nyakane
Hookers: Malcolm Marx, Bongi Mbonambi, Joseph Dweba
Locks: Lood de Jager, Eben Etzebeth, RG Snyman, Jean Kleyn
Loose forwards: Pieter-Steph du Toit, Siya Kolisi, Jasper Wiese, Kwagga Smith, Duane Vermeulen
Utility forward (flank/lock): Franco Mostert
Scrumhalves: Faf de Klerk, Grant Williams, Cobus Reinach
Flyhalves: Handre Pollard, Damian Willemse, Manie Libbok
Centres: Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Jesse Kriel, Andre Esterhuizen
Outside backs: Kurt-Lee Arendse, Cheslin Kolbe, Willie le Roux, Canan Moodie, Makazole Mapimpi.
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