Rassie Erasmus, the SA Rugby Director of Rugby, will announce the Springbok squad for the Castle Lager Rugby Championship on Monday, 6 August at 11h00 via an electronic media release, followed by a media conference at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport, at 12h30.


The Bok squad will continue their preparations in and around Cape Town, which includes two open training sessions lined up for next week – at Florida Park in Ravensmead on Monday and in Belhar on Thursday.

Following the conclusion of the Stellenbosch training camp at the end of next week, the squad will assemble in Durban on Sunday, 12 August, to continue with their preparations for the first Castle Lager Rugby Championship fixture against Argentina, on 18 August at Jonsson Kings Park.

Key media activities for the next week:

What: Springbok squad announcement via media release

When: Monday, 6 August

What time: Approximately 11h00

What: Springbok media conference

When: Monday, 6 August

Who: Rassie Erasmus

Where: Stellenbosch Academy of Sport

What time: 12h30-13h00

What: Springbok open training session and fan engagement

When: Monday 6 August

Where: Florida Park, Ravensmead

What time: 15h00-17h00

What: Springbok open training session and fan engagement

When: Thursday, 9 August

Where: Belhar Rugby Club

What time: 10h00

Media must confirm their attendance to the above events at least 24 hours in advance to Springbok Media Manager, Rayaan Adriaanse via email on rayaan@sarugby.co.za. For more information, he can also be contacted on +27 82 999 0022.