Rugby Championship

WATCH: All Blacks hard at work in the gym

2018-10-03 13:00

Cape Town - The All Blacks may already be 2018 Rugby Championship champions, but they are working harder than ever to claim victory over the Springboks on Saturday.

Coach Steve Hansen spoke earlier in the week about the constant pressure the All Blacks are under to win matches, and that pressure will be even higher for this weekend's clash at Loftus given what happened in Wellington three weekends ago when the Boks stunned the world champions. 

That is in the past now, though, and come Saturday the Boks will have to do it all again if they are to secure back-to-back wins over New Zealand for the first time since 2009. 

The All Blacks are settled into life in Pretoria, a venue where they have won their last four Tests, and on Tuesday they posted video footage of the side going through their paces in the gym. 

Both coaches are expected to name their sides for Saturday's match on Thursday. 

Kick-off is at 17:05.

 

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