Bok coach names new captain
The Springboks' coach has named Stormers centre Jean de Villiers as the new captain.
DURBAN - The Springboks have a new captain, the announcement was made in Durban a short while ago.
Newly elected coach Heyneke Meyer selected Stormers centre Jean de Villiers to lead the Boks in their three test series against England.
The series will kick-off in Durban on Saturday.
The 31-year-old has earned 72 caps since his debut, in 2002.
De Villiers succeeds veteran hooker John Smit, after his retirement last year.