As it happened: Bok team announcement

2016-06-09 13:13

A recap of the coverage of the Springbok - and Ireland - team announcements for Saturday's first Test at Newlands.

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Last Updated at 08:18
09 Jun 14:54  

*** SPRINGBOKS V IRELAND KICKS OFF AT 17:00 ON SATURDAY ***

Be sure to stay tuned to Sport24 for all the action - and more!

09 Jun 14:54  

YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE TEAM?

If you have any thoughts on Allister Coetzee's first Springbok team send them to mysport24@sport24.co.za

09 Jun 14:52  
09 Jun 14:49  
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09 Jun 14:48  

SPRINGBOK TEAM TO FACE IRELAND AT NEWLANDS

15 Willie le Roux, 14 JP Pietersen, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Pat Lambie, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Siya Kolisi, 6 Francois Louw, 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi 17 Trevor Nyakane 18 Julian Redelinghuys 19 Pieter-Steph du Toit 20 Warren Whiteley 21 Rudy Paige 22 Elton Jantjies 23 Jesse Kriel

09 Jun 14:46  

ONLY SECONDS AWAY...


09 Jun 14:40  

BOKS IN TRAINING AT CAPE TOWN STADIUM

Wonder when we will see Test match rugby at the stadium ... ?

09 Jun 14:35  

UP NEXT ... ALLISTER COETZEE'S FIRST SPRINGBOK TEAM

Stay tuned!

09 Jun 14:27  

JACKSON AT 10 IN SEXTON'S SPOT

Paddy Jackson has been entrusted with the No 10 starting berth in the absence of injured Jonathan Sexton.

But who will his direct opponent be ... Elton Jantjies or Pat Lambie?

09 Jun 14:24  

IRELAND TEAM TO TAKE ON SPRINGBOKS AT NEWLANDS ON SATURDAY

15 Jared Payne 14 Andrew Trimble 13 Robbie Henshaw 12 Luke Marshall 11 Keith Earls 10 Paddy Jackson 9 Conor Murray 8 Jamie Heaslip 7 Jordi Murphy 6 CJ Stander 5 Devin Toner 4 Iain Henderson 3 Mike Ross 2 Rory Best (captain) 1 Jack McGrath

Substitutes: 16 Sean Cronin 17 Finlay Bealham 18 Tadhg Furlong 19 Ultan Dillane 20 Rhys Ruddock 21 Kieran Marmion 22 Ian Madigan 23 Craig Gilroy

09 Jun 14:18  

IRELAND TEAM NAMED...

09 Jun 14:10  

BOK HOPEFULS LOOKING RELAXED

How many of them will get the nod come 14:45?

A photo posted by rudy paige (@kleurlingkind) on

09 Jun 13:59  

LOOK WHO'S BACK!

Former Springbok skipper - and 109 Test veteran - Jean de Villiers has been hired by SuperSport and will be pitch-side on Saturday.

09 Jun 13:57  

TICKETS STILL ON SALE

Still wanting to get down to Newlands? Fear not, there are still tickets on sale...

09 Jun 13:45  

NEW FACES ADD 'VOICE' TO NATIONAL ANTHEMS

Check who will be singing Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika at the three Tests against Ireland...

09 Jun 13:41  

NEW MEMBER OF THE BOK SPONSORSHIP FAMILY

Bidvest the latest to join...

09 Jun 13:39  

SPRINGBOKS EYEING A 'PERFECT 10/10'

The Springboks haven't lost to Ireland in the seven previous clashes in South Africa.

Victory in all three of the Tests this month will push the Boks to a 'perfect' 10/10

History of SA v Ireland in SA:

1961, Cape Town: SA 24-8 Ireland

1981, Cape Town: SA 23-15 Ireland

1981, Durban: SA 12-10 Ireland

1998, Bloemfontein: SA 37-13 Ireland

1998, Pretoria: SA 30-0 Ireland

2004, Bloemfontein: SA 31-17 Ireland

2004, Cape Town: SA 26-17 Ireland

09 Jun 13:36  

NOT THE ONLY TEST THIS WEEKEND

Plenty of Tests this Saturday to keep rugby fans happy - apart from the showdown in Cape Town

Fiji v Tonga - 01:00

Samoa v Georgia - 04:00

New Zealand v Wales - 09:35

Australia v England - 12:00

Argentina v Italy - 20:45

09 Jun 13:14  

BOKS AT 14:45

After an initial conflict of times, the Boks will now name their team for Newlands at 14:45 today.

09 Jun 13:14  

IRELAND FIRST UP

Ireland will name their team for Saturday's clash at Newlands at 14:00 today.

09 Jun 13:13  

WELCOME

LIVE coverage of the Springbok - and Ireland - team announcements for Saturday's first Test at Newlands

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