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Wessels thrilled to make Bok debut with family in support

Saturday will be a special day for Jan-Hendrik Wessels, who said he was thrilled about making his Springbok debut in Bloemfontein, where he went to school, when South Africa host Portugal in the closing game of the Castle Lager Incoming Series in front of a sell-out crowd at the Toyota Stadium.

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Erasmus cuts Bok squad before Portugal Test

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus reduced his squad from 41 to 25 players for the Portugal Test after the expanded squad wrapped up their main preparations for the closing match of the Castle Lager Incoming Series.

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RWC Trophy Blitz hits Bloem in historic Test week

Five members of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup squad – including local heroes Ox Nche and Cobus Reinach – will take the Webb Ellis Cup on its fourth stop of the RWC Trophy Blitz, at Loch Logan Mall in Bloemfontein on Thursday.

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Moerat to lead new-look Bok team in Bloem

Salmaan Moerat will take over the Springbok captaincy for the first time when he leads a squad featuring seven uncapped players in a first Test with emerging nation Portugal in the final match of the Castle Lager Incoming Series in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

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Boks determined to return to their standards

Springbok assistant coach Deon Davids emphasised the importance of the team returning to their high standard of play when they line up against Portugal in the final match of the Castle Lager Incoming Series in Bloemfontein on Saturday.