Springboks

Whiteley named new Springbok skipper

2017-05-23 13:13
Warren Whiteley (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Lions No 8 Warren Whiteley has been named as the new Springbok skipper for the upcoming three-Test series in June.

Whiteley succeeds Adriaan Strauss who retired from international rugby at the end of 2016.

Whiteley becomes the 58th player to captain his country.

The first Test against the French takes place on June 10 in Pretoria, followed by matches in Durban (June 17) and Johannesburg (June 24).

Read more on:    springboks  |  warren whiteley  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Vote

Following this 3-0 series win over France, where will the Springboks finish in this year's Rugby Championship?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The pride of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland have combined once again to form the British & Irish Lions. Their mission? Victory over the world champion All Blacks in their own back yard. How will their three-test series pan out? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.