Boks release quintet for Currie Cup duty

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:52
Large warrick gelant springboks 2017 800

NEWS: The Springboks have released five players to their provincial teams ahead of the start of this year's Rugby Championship.

Warrick Gelant (fullback), Lizo Gqoboka (prop, both Blue Bulls), Teboho Mohoje (flank), Francois Venter (centre, both Free State Cheetahs) and Dillyn Leyds (wing, Western Province) were released back to their provincial teams for Currie Cup duty, it was confirmed on Tuesday.
 
The five players are members of the Springbok squad, who are currently fine-tuning their preparations for the weekend's opening Rugby Championship match against Argentina.
 
They will be released to their respective Provinces on Tuesday.
 
The Springbok matchday squad will be named on Thursday while the 28-man squad that leaves for Salta, Argentina on Wednesday, August 23 will be announced next Tuesday, August 22.

 

There are currently no matches being played
FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Fri, 24 November 2017
Ospreys v Glasgow Warriors 22h00 Liberty Stadium
Ulster v Treviso 18h05 Kingspan Stadium
Cardiff Blues v Connacht 18h35 Cardiff Arms Park
Leinster v Dragons 18h35 RDS Stadium
Newcastle Falcons v Gloucester 18h45 Kingston Park
Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors 18h45 Welford Road
Sale Sharks v Northampton Saints 19h00 AJ Bell Stadium
Sat, 25 November 2017
Bath v Harlequins 11h15 Recreation Ground
Italy v South Africa 13h00 Rome
Scotland v Australia 14h30 Cardiff
England v Samoa 15h00 Twickenham
Wales v New Zealand 17h15 Cardiff
Ireland v Argentina 17h30 Aviva Stadium
Cheetahs v Edinburgh 17h30 Bloemfontein
France v Japan 19h00 Paris
Sun, 26 November 2017
Zebre v Munster 13h00 Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi
Kings v Scarlets 13h00 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Saracens v Exeter Chiefs 14h00 Allianz Park
London Irish v Wasps 14h00 Madejski Stadium
RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP
MORE LOGS
Team P W D L Pts
New Zealand 6 6 0 0 28
Australia 6 2 2 2 15
South Africa 6 2 2 1 14
Argentina 6 0 0 6 0