Fixtures and Logs
|Team 1||Team 2||Date||Time|
|Free State Cheetahs||Western Province||Sat,04 Oct||14:00|
|Griquas||EP Kings||Sat,04 Oct||15:00|
|Pumas||Blue Bulls||Sat,04 Oct||15:00|
|South Africa||New Zealand||Sat,04 Oct||17:00|
|EP Kings||Pumas||Fri,10 Oct||19:10|
Springbok fly-half Marnitz Boshoff has been recalled to the Golden Lions' starting XV for Friday's clash with the Sharks in Durban.
Now that the dust has settled in the southern hemisphere, we pick out the stand-out performers of Round Five.
Springbok back-row Duane Vermeulen's recovery from injury will be managed this week in the build-up to Saturday's Test against New Zealand.
Hooker Dane Coles will rejoin the All Blacks squad in South Africa after attending the birth of his first child back in New Zealand.
Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says his team's late surge to race past the Wallabies at Newlands on Saturday was no accident.
According to reports in the Kiwi press, Sonny Bill Williams is set to make an early return to Rugby Union with Counties Manukau in the ITM Cup.
The Sharks' director of rugby, Jake White, will step down from his role after just one season in charge of the Durban-based franchise.
What They Said
I'm closing this chapter in my life as I believe it is the right time to do so. I want to thank and acknowledge The Sharks for my time spent with the team.
~ Sharks director of rugby Jake White after resigning from his role ~
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- 15. Willie le Roux Popularity: 79%
- 14. Cornal Hendricks Popularity: 63%
- 13. Jacque Fourie Popularity: 42%
- 12. Jan Serfontein Popularity: 63%
- 11. Bryan Habana Popularity: 79%
- 10. Pat Lambie Popularity: 47%
- 9. Fourie du Preez Popularity: 47%
- 8. Duane Vermeulen Popularity: 90%
- 7. Willem Alberts Popularity: 79%
- 6. Marcell Coetzee Popularity: 68%
- 5. Pieter-Steph du Toit Popularity: 63%
- 4. Eben Etzebeth Popularity: 84%
- 3. Marcel van der Merwe Popularity: 47%
- 2. Adriaan Strauss Popularity: 63%
- 1. Tendai Mtawarira Popularity: 63%