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Springboks to return to Soweto

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Cape Town - The Springboks will return to the FNB Stadium in Soweto for the final home Test of 2012 when they take on newly-crowned world champions New Zealand in the final encounter of the Castle Rugby Championship.

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The Springboks also host England in a three-Test series, as well as take on Australia and Argentina in the enlarged southern hemisphere showpiece in a fascinating six-Test home programme.

The venues were confirmed by the Executive Council here on Thursday.

England arrive in June for what will be the first three-Test tour to South Africa by a single country since New Zealand visited these shores in 1996. The Tests will be played at Kings Park in Durban, Coca-Cola Park in Johannesburg and the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

The full home Test schedule is as follows:

Incoming Tours

Saturday, 9 June: Springboks vs England – Kings Park, Durban
Saturday, 16 June: Springboks vs England – Coca Cola Park, Johannesburg
Saturday, 23 June: Springboks vs England – Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

The Rugby Championships


Saturday, 18 August: Springboks vs Argentina – Newlands, Cape Town
Saturday, 29 September: Springboks vs Australia – Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Saturday, 6 October: Springboks vs New Zealand – FNB Stadium, Soweto
 
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