Erasmus names Bok squad for Australia, New Zealand Tests

The Springboks take on Australia in the Rugby Championship at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth next weekend.

FILE: Rassie Erasmus. Picture: @Springboks/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Springbok coach Johan "Rassie" Erasmus named a 30-man squad Sunday for Rugby Championship home matches against Australia on 29 September and New Zealand on 6 October:

Forwards (16)

Schalk Brits, Eben Etzebeth, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Siya Kolisi (capt), Wilco Louw, Frans Malherbe, Malcolm Marx, Bongi Mbonambi, Franco Mostert, Tendai Mtawarira, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, RG Snyman, Marco van Staden, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Warren Whiteley.

Backs (14)

Aphiwe Dyantyi, Andre Esterhuizen, Elton Jantjies, Faf de Klerk, Cheslin Kolbe, Jesse Kriel, Lionel Mapoe, Ruhan Nel, Sibusiso Nkosi, Embrose Papier, Handre Pollard, Willie le Roux, Damian Willemse, Ivan van Zyl.