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Springboks raring to take on All Blacks

Springboks will take nothing for granted when they face the All Blacks in a Rugby Championship match at the Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer addresses the media after a training session at Cape Town Stadium on 1 June 2015. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN.

The Springbok team will face New Zealand for the 90th time, with eight changes to the match-23 to that which did duty against Australia for the second match in the Rugby Championship at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Team to start:

15 Willie le Roux Toyota Cheetahs

14 JP Pietersen Cell C Sharks

13 Jesse Kriel Vodacom Bulls

12 Damian de Allende DHL Stormers

11 Bryan Habana Toulon

10 Handré Pollard Vodacom Bulls

9 Ruan Pienaar (vice-captain) Ulster

8 Schalk Burger (captain) DHL Stormers

7 Francois Louw Bath

6 Heinrich Brüssow Toyota Cheetahs

5 Lood de Jager Toyota Cheetahs

4 Eben Etzebeth DHL Stormers

3 Jannie du Plessis Cell C Sharks

2 Bismarck du Plessis Cell C Sharks

1 Tendai Mtawarira Cell C Sharks

Replacements:

16 Adriaan Strauss Vodacom Bulls

17 Trevor Nyakane Vodacom Bulls

18 Vincent Koch DHL Stormers

19 Flip van der Merwe Vodacom Bulls

20 Warren Whiteley Emirates Lions