Allister Coetzee has made four changes to the team that lost with a record score of 38 – 3 against Ireland last weekend in Dublin. The four changes see pivot Elton Jantjies dropped to the bench and Handre Pollard getting his first start this season for the Springboks, other changes include Duane Vermeulen taking over from Francios Louw at eighth-man, Trevor Nyakane and Dan du Preez are the new faces on the match 23 as Cassiem drops out of the match day 23 completely.

Team: 

Forwards: T. Mtawarira, M. Marx, W. Louw, E. Etzebeth, L. de Jager, F. Louw, S. Kolisi, D. Vermeulen

Backs: A. Coetzee, D. Leyds, J. Kriel, F. Venter, C. Skosan, H. Pollard, R. Cronje

Bench: B. Mbonambi, S. Kitshoff, F. Mostert, D. du Preez, R. Paige, E. Jantjies, D de Allende

Kick off: 21:15pm on Saturday

Other Saturday fixtures:

England vs Australia – 16:30pm

Scotland vs New Zealand – 19:00pm

Italy vs Argentina 16:00pm

Ireland vs Fiji 19:20pm


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