Springbok preparations for the key showdown with Argentina in Match 1 of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Saturday, 20 August, are moving into high gear. The 31-man squad for the first two Tests of the campaign, against the Pumas, will be named on Saturday with a rehabilitation and conditioning camp already in progress in Stellenbosch.
They’ve got their hands on a ticket for the match with prices set at R100, R150, R200, R300 and R400, R450 (and single tickets at R500) and available from Computicket outlets, online (www.computicket.com) or their kiosks at Shoprite and Checkers stores nationwide.
The picture attached shows a group of players urging supporters to join them for the Mbombela clash. Sitting in front are Oupa Mohoje and Jesse Kriel, in the middle from left are Beast Mtawarira, Vincent Koch, Coenie Oosthuizen and Bongi Mbonambi, and standing at the back are Lood de Jager and Trevor Nyakane. Please credit Carl Fourie / Gallo Images.