SPECIAL MOMENT: Springbok skipper #JeandeVilliers

By Drum Digital
04 October 2014

The Springboks will meet New Zealand in their final Rugby Championship match for the year at Ellis Park on Saturday, and Bok skipper Jean de Villiers will become the first Springbok to play in 50 matches in the Tri-Nations.

The Springboks will meet world champions New Zealand in their final Rugby Championship match for the year at Ellis Park on Saturday. Springbok skipper Jean de Villiers will become the first Springbok to play in 50 matches in the Tri-Nations/Rugby Championship. Only Richie McCaw (54) and Keven Mealamu (52) have played more Rugby Championship games. He will also extend his record as the most-capped Springbok centre, with 86 Tests in this position and will captain South Africa for the 30th time, placing him third behind John Smit (83) and Gary Teichmann (38).

Kick -Off is 17h05

Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

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