WATCH | Absolute scenes! Bok skipper Kolisi joins Gwijo Squad in song welcoming Dweba

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Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, not one to miss out on a chance to break into song, joined the Gwijo Squad outside the team hotel in Johannesburg on Thursday night in a singalong welcoming hooker Joseph Dweba.

Dweba was named to start at hooker in what will be his third Test after Bongi Mbonambi suffered an injury in training ahead of the second Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks at Ellis Park on Saturday (17:05). 

Malcolm Marx remains on the bench despite his man-of-the-match performance last weekend.

Kolisi has often joined the Springbok supporters who are famous for singing traditional isiXhosa songs and chants before and after games. 

The Gwijo Squad travelled to Mbombela last weekend for the first time post-Covid to witness South Africa beat New Zealand at home for the first time in eight years.

Teams:

South Africa

15 Damian Willemse, 14 Jesse Kriel, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Handre Pollard, 9 Jaden Hendrikse, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Siya Kolisi (captain), 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Joseph Dweba, 1 Ox Nche

Substitutes: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 Franco Mostert, 20 Jasper Wiese, 21 Kwagga Smith, 22 Herschel Jantjies, 23 Willie le Roux

New Zealand

15 Jordie Barrett, 14 Will Jordan, 13 Rieko Ioane, 12 David Havili, 11 Caleb Clarke, 10 Richie Mo'unga, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Ardie Savea, 7 Sam Cane (captain), 6 Shannon Frizell, 5 Scott Barrett, 4 Sam Whitelock, 3 Tyrell Lomax, 2 Samson Taukei'aho, 1 Ethan de Groot

Substitutes: 16 Codie Taylor, 17 George Bower, 18 Fletcher Newell, 19 Tupou Vaa'i, 20 Akira Ioane, 21 Finlay Christie, 22 Beauden Barrett, 23 Quinn Tupaea


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