Rupert Guinness Wallabies forward Will Skelton will rub shoulders in a line-up on Sunday that includes players from Test, Shute Shield and sub-districts rugby. And he says he is nervous.
Victor Matfield has been declared fit to tour Australia and New Zealand with South Africa and boost a forward pack that struggled in both Rugby Championship Tests against Argentina.
Matthew Burke Two games are gone against New Zealand and it's now time to move the attention to South Africa. That is a whole different kettle of fish.
Flanker Juan Smith, who had virtually quit rugby after an Achilles tendon injury in 2011, makes a remarkable South Africa comeback by turning out for the Springboks against Argentina on Saturday.
Outside centre Damian de Allende will debut for South Africa on Saturday against Argentina in a Rugby Championship first-round match in Pretoria.
Matt Giteau will captain a World XV against South Africa in a non-cap game on Saturday.
Australian fly-half Matt Giteau will lead a strong World XV side out against the Springboks on Saturday in Cape Town.
South Africa survived an early scare to begin their international rugby season with a thumping 47-13 win against a World XV in Cape Town on Saturday.
Frans Steyn's sudden and unexplained withdrawal from the Springboks days out from their first Test of the year contributed to what coach Heyneke Meyer has called his 10 toughest days in the job.
A first-half blitz from Willie Le Roux propelled the Springboks to a 38-16 rout of Wales in Durban on Saturday in the first of a two-Test rugby series.
South Africa lock Franco van der Merwe has been ruled out for six months after undergoing ankle surgery on Monday, adding to a growing list of Springboks likely to miss this year's Rugby Championship.
Georgina Robinson Wallaby Benn Robinson was on a mission to return former Springbok captain Abie Malan's missing jersey to his son in Cape Town.
Former South Africa coach Nick Mallett will take charge of a World XV made up European-based club players in a game against the Springboks in their build-up to next year's World Cup.
Julian Guyer South Africa will join a European-based competition "sooner or later" because of the commercial demands of television, according to the chairman of English Premiership side Saracens.
Mark Gleeson Veterans Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger plus eight uncapped players were included by South Africa in a 36-man squad to attend a training camp later this month to prepare for this year's...
Chris Dutton Springboks legend Victor Matfield has revealed he nearly signed for the Brumbies.
Injured Springboks skipper Jean de Villiers has withdrawn from a three-day national training camp that starts in Durban Sunday.
Gerald Imray Victor Matfield will return to top-level rugby in this year's Super Rugby competition and make himself available again for the Springboks, it is being widely reported in South Africa.
Prop Frans Malherbe is to make his debut for South Africa against Wales on Saturday, while other injuries have forced coach Heyneke Meyer to pick an experienced backline.
Andrew Gwilym South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer believes his side's victory over Wales proved they will be serious contenders at the next World Cup.