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Team announcement

Half-century up for Kitshoff as Wiese starts for Boks

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial clash between South Africa and the British & Irish Lions.

Tournament news

Springboks to host Argentina in Nelson Mandela Bay

The Springboks will start the defence of their Castle Lager Rugby Championship title against Argentina, when they return to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium for the first time since 2018 in the opening two Tests of their 2021 campaign.

News

Boks determined to fix errors as they return to training

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff and assistant coach Deon Davids emphasised the importance of correcting their mistakes and taking a big step up in all areas of their game as they returned to the training field on Monday to prepare for the second Test against the British & Irish Lions in Cape Town on Saturday.

Reaction

Gutted Boks take defeat on the chin, look forward

Faf de Klerk said the Springboks took their disappointing 22-17 defeat against the British & Irish Lions in the opening Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series in Cape Town on Saturday evening on the chin and he vowed that they would show more fire as the series progresses.