The Rugby Championship Test this year will be the 10th encounter between the two teams at Newlands.
The Springbok is alive and kicking and ready to take on anyone in its path, according to coach Allister Coetzee.
Independent Media rugby writer Wynona Louw rates the Springboks after their series whitewash against France at Ellis Park.
The secret behind the Springboks resurgence this year has as much to do with what they do off the field as what they do on the field.
Eyebrows were raised when it was learned that Eben Etzebeth was to lead the Springboks in the third Test against France at Ellis Park.
Independent Media rugby writer Jacques van der Westhuyzen lists five good reasons for the Springbok resurgence in 2017.
“Sometimes you patch up a player and make it possible for him to get through a game, but we decided it was not worth the risk.”
“Our objective must now be clear, to win three of our four Tests in November,” said Bernard Laporte.
The Springboks pulled off a 35-12 victory over France on Saturday to clinch the series 3-0.
“Is there no end to @SonnyBWilliams and his classy gestures?!” tweeted Pat McCarry, who put up the video.
“It was a bit disappointing that there were a couple of golden moments, great opportunities to score, and then we just switched off for a moment...”
The Boks’ stellar series performance firmly put to bed 2016’s awful run of form in which the side lost eight of 12 Tests – a calendar-year record.
It was always going to be a big ask for the Springboks after inspirational leader Warren Whiteley cried off before kickoff ...
Warren Whiteley has been ruled out of today's final Test against France.
“I always find it amusing when everyone tells us they’re going to beat us up in the tight five.”
Boosting their chances of doing just that is the fact eight Lions players will be in the Bok team today, and how they love ...