Bok squad named ahead of opening tour

There are 10 uncapped players in the Springbok squad of 22 to play Leicester in the opening tour match...

Springbok Coach Peter de Villiers. Picture: Taurai Maduna/Eyewitness News

There are 10 uncapped players in the Springbok squad of 22 to play <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><place w:st="on">Leicester in the opening tour match on Friday night.

The team will be led by Chiliboy Ralepelle.

Dewald Potgieter, Ashley Johnson, Heini Adams, Juan de Jongh and Earl Rose make their debut for the Boks and on the bench are Bandise Maku, Alistair Hargreaves, Davon Raubenheimer, Francois Hougaard and Riaan Viljoen.

The regular faces, Gurthro Steenkamp, Jannie Du Plessis, Danie Rossouw, Andries Becker, Heinrich Brussow and Ruan Pienaar as well as Jongi Nokwe, Wynand Olivier and Odwa Ndungane.

The game kicks off at 9:45pm.