NEWS: Springbok lock Lodewyk de Jager will make his first appearance for the Cheetahs this season when the Bloemfontein side takes on the Southern Kings in warm-up match on Friday.
NEWS: Garth April will have the chance to impress in the flyhalf position when the Sharks play Toulouse in France on Thursday.
NEWS: The Stormers have been bolstered by the return of a number of Springboks ahead of this year's Super Rugby competition.
NEWS: Kings coach Deon Davids has been forced into making a number of changes to his team to face the Cheetahs in a Super Rugby pre-season match on Friday.
NEW: Bulls and Springbok flyhalf Handré Pollard has been ruled out of rugby for at least nine months after rupturing knee ligaments in training on Monday.