South Africa named a 30-man squad for its home Rugby Championship matches against Australia on Sept. 29 and New Zealand on Oct. 6.
South Africa named the following team to play Australia in the third round of the Rugby Championship on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Subiaco Oval, Perth:
South Africa added two uncapped players, Duane Vermeulen and Johan Goosen, to the squad travelling to Australia and New Zealand for rugby’s southern hemisphere championship.
Defending champion South Africa advanced to the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals as the Pool D winner after beating Samoa 13-5 in the teams’ final group match.
South Africa’s Frans Steyn will probably miss the rest of the Rugby World Cup after injuring his shoulder in yesterday’s win against Samoa, coach Peter De Villiers said.
All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter, the leading points scorer in Tests, was ruled out of the rest of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand because of a groin injury.
Defending champion South Africa scored 12 tries yesterday to defeat Namibia 87-0, the largest margin of victory at this year’s Rugby World Cup.
Following is a list of the 30-man squads selected by the 20 teams for the Sept. 9-Oct. 23 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand:
"I do not know how the injury happened."
- Frans Steyn on Oct 01, 2011