Rugby Championship

Du Preez hands out Bok jerseys

2016-09-30 14:44

Cape Town - Legendary scrumhalf Fourie du Preez on Friday handed out the Springboks' match jerseys ahead of their Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies.

The 34-year-old Du Preez, who retired after last year's Rugby World Cup, played 76 Tests in the No 9 jersey for the Springboks.

His career highlights with the team included winning the 2007 World Cup in France, Tri-Nations trophies in 2004 and 2007, as well as a British and Irish Lions series win in 2009.

Saturday's Test at Loftus Versfeld is scheduled for 17:05.


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15 Pat Lambie, 14 Bryan Habana, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Juan de Jongh, 11 Francois Hougaard, 10 Morne Steyn, 9 Rudy Paige, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Oupa Mohoje, 6 Francois Louw, 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Julian Redelinghuys, 19 Lood de Jager, 20 Willem Alberts, 21 Jaco Kriel, 22 Lionel Mapoe, 23 Willie le Roux


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Substitutes: (one to be omitted) 16 James Hanson, 17 James Slipper, 18 Tom Robertson, 19 Kane Douglas, 20 Scott Fardy, 21 Lopeti Timani, 22 Nick Phipps, 23 Tevita Kuridrani, 24 Sefa Naivalu


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