As it happened: Springbok 2019 World Cup squad announcement

2019-08-26 14:53

Live updates from the Springbok 31-man squad announcement for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

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Last Updated at 19:23
26 Aug 15:30  
26 Aug 15:29   Kolisi to SA fans: "Thank you for supporting us in the tough times."
26 Aug 15:29   Kolisi: "I'm very excited, but obviously nervous as well. I'm more excited, because I know who I've got in my corner ..."
26 Aug 15:28   Rassie: "There were three or four guys who were really unlucky ... but the guys that are here really deserve it."
26 Aug 15:27  

Springboks' 31-man World Cup squad:

Forwards (17)

Schalk Brits (Bulls), Lood de Jager (Bulls), Pieter-Steph du Toit (Stormers), Eben Etzebeth (Stormers), Steven Kitshoff (Stormers), Vincent Koch (Saracens, England), Siya Kolisi (captain, Stormers), Francois Louw (Bath, England), Frans Malherbe (Stormers), Malcolm Marx (Lions), Bongi Mbonambi (Stormers), Tendai Mtawarira (Sharks), Franco Mostert (Gloucester, England), Trevor Nyakane (Bulls), Kwagga Smith (Lions), RG Snyman (Bulls), Duane Vermeulen (Bulls)

Backs (14)

Lukhanyo Am (Sharks), Damian de Allende (Stormers), Faf de Klerk (Sale Sharks, England), Warrick Gelant (Bulls), Elton Jantjies (Lions), Herschel Jantjies (Stormers), Cheslin Kolbe (Toulouse, France), Jesse Kriel (Bulls), Makazole Mapimpi (Sharks), S'bu Nkosi (Sharks), Willie le Roux (Toyota Verblitz, Japan), Handre Pollard (Bulls), Cobus Reinach (Northampton Saints, England), Frans Steyn (Montpellier, Franc

26 Aug 15:23   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane, Willie le Roux, Frans Steyn, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen, Tendai Mtawarira, Eben Etzebeth, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Jesse Kriel, Siya Kolisi ...
26 Aug 15:23   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane, Willie le Roux, Frans Steyn, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen, Tendai Mtawarira, Eben Etzebeth, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Jesse Kriel ... 
26 Aug 15:22   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane, Willie le Roux, Frans Steyn, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen, Tendai Mtawarira, Eben Etzebeth, Pieter-Steph du Toit ...
26 Aug 15:22   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane, Willie le Roux, Frans Steyn, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen, Tendai Mtawarira, Eben Etzebeth ... 
26 Aug 15:21   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane, Willie le Roux, Frans Steyn, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen, Tendai Mtawarira ... 
26 Aug 15:21   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane, Willie le Roux, Frans Steyn, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen ...
26 Aug 15:20   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane, Willie le Roux, Frans Steyn, Francois Louw, 
26 Aug 15:20   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane, Willie le Roux, Frans Steyn ...
26 Aug 15:19   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane, Willie le Roux ...
26 Aug 15:19   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith, Trevor Nyakane ...
26 Aug 15:18   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Kwagga Smith ...
26 Aug 15:18   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff ...
26 Aug 15:17   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende, Vincent Koch ...
26 Aug 15:17   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert, Damian de Allende ...
26 Aug 15:16   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager, Franco Mostert ...
26 Aug 15:16   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman, Lood de Jager ...
26 Aug 15:16   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe, RG Snyman ...
26 Aug 15:15   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am, Frans Malherbe ...
26 Aug 15:15   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx, Lukhanyo Am ...
26 Aug 15:14   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Malcolm Marx ...
26 Aug 15:14   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi ...
26 Aug 15:13   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe, Faf de Klerk ...
26 Aug 15:13   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi, Cheslin Kolbe ...
26 Aug 15:13   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits, S'bu Nkosi ...
26 Aug 15:12   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi, Schalk Brits ...
26 Aug 15:12   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Makazole Mapimpi ...
26 Aug 15:11   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies, Handre Pollard ...
26 Aug 15:11   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant, Elton Jantjies ...
26 Aug 15:11   Hershel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach, Warrick Gelant ... 
26 Aug 15:10   Herschel Jantjies, Cobus Reinach ...
26 Aug 15:10   Herschel Jantjies! 
26 Aug 15:10   First name ... 
26 Aug 15:09   Here we go! 
26 Aug 15:09   Alexander: "The chosen Springbok team is the pride of the nation ... "
26 Aug 15:06   SA Rugby presiden Mark Alexander now speaking ... 
26 Aug 15:05  
26 Aug 15:03  
26 Aug 15:03   The national anthem is now being performed ... 
26 Aug 14:58  
26 Aug 14:54   We'll be bringing you all 31 names as they are announced, so stay tuned to find out who will be representing the Boks in Japan! 
26 Aug 14:54   The announcement is set to start at 15:00 and will take place from the SuperSport studios in Johannesburg ...

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