Bok captain to be named at 17:00

2016-05-30 11:03
Allister Coetzee (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Springbok captain for the three-Test series against Ireland will be named on Monday.

New coach Allister Coetzee will make the announcement at the Paul Roos Markötter Clubhouse in Stellenbosch at 17:00.

The announcement will follow the Springbok squad’s first field training session at the same venue.

With an overseas captain ruled out, front-runners for the captaincy appear to be Adriaan Strauss, Pat Lambie and Warren Whiteley.

The Springboks play Ireland in Cape Town (June 11), Johannesburg (June 18) and Port Elizabeth (June 25).

Springbok squad:

Forwards (17)

Pieter-Steph du Toit, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi, Frans Malherbe, Bongi Mbonambi, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Scarra Ntubeni, Jaco Kriel, Julian Redelinghuys, Warren Whiteley (Lions), Trevor Nyakane, Adriaan Strauss, Lood de Jager, Steven Kitshoff, Francois Louw, Tendai Mtawarira, Duane Vermeulen

Backs (14)

Garth April, Patrick Lambie, Lwazi Mvovo, JP Pietersen, Wille le Roux, Ruan Combrinck, Faf de Klerk, Elton Jantjies, Lionel Mapoe, Jesse Kriel, Rudy Paige, Jan Serfontein, Damian de Allende, Nic Groom

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