The third week of the Springbok training camp commenced in bright winter sunshine in the capital city of Pretoria on Monday morning, with just two more weeks to go before the Springboks kick off their 2019 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign.
Springbok loose forward Marco van Staden of the Vodacom Bulls was on Monday added to the Springbok training group and will join the rest of the squad immediately at their preparation camp in Pretoria.
Siya Kolisi, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Handre Pollard, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Faf de Klerk and their Springbok colleagues will be lacing up for rugby battle this year with pictures of thousands of Springbok fans on their backs thanks to the launch of a new campaign on Wednesday.
A group of twenty six players have gathered in Pretoria on Sunday for the next installment of the national alignment and conditioning camps as the Springboks continue with their preparations for the forthcoming international season.
The Brumbies galloped to a 38-13 triumph over the Cell C Sharks on Saturday afternoon in Canberra to book a Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final clash with the Jaguares next weekend in Buenos Aires.