Boks squad revealed for match against All Blacks

Boks during a match
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Springboks team to face All Blacks at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria Saturday has been named.

Damian de Allende, Francois Louw and Steven Kitshoff are back in the Springbok starting line-up for Saturday’s Rugby Championship match against the All Blacks at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

Now recovered from a shoulder injured, De Allende takes over the No 12 jersey from Andre Esterhuizen.

Louw is back in the frame having returned from English club commitments and he will start at No 8, while Sikhumbuzo Notshe will play off the bench.

Kitshoff is part of the starting front row in a straight rotational swop with the Beast Mtawarira, who will provide impact off the bench.

Willie le Troux at full back will earn his 50th test cap.

The team is made of:  15. Willie le Roux 14. Cheslin Kolbe 13. Jesse Kriel 12. Damian de Allende  11. Aphiwe Dyantyi  10. Handré Pollard  9. Faf de Klerk  8. Francois Louw  7. Pieter-Steph du Toit 6. Siya Kolisi 5. Franco Mostert  4. Eben Etzebeth  3. Frans Malherbe  2. Malcolm Marx  1. Steven Kitshoff

Replacements: 16. Bongi Mbonambi  17. Tendai Mtawarira  18. Vincent Koch  19. RG Snyman  20. Sikhumbuzo Notshe  21. Embrose Papier  22. Elton Jantjies  23. Damian Willemse