Juan de Jongh was named captain of the SA ‘A’ team by coach Johan Ackermann as the squad settled in their training routine in Durban.
Junior Springbok backline coach Mzwandile Stick said England would pose a different challenge to Argentina in the World Rugby U20 Championship semis.
The Chiefs handed defending Super Rugby champions the Hurricanes their first home defeat of the season on Friday.
MTN was revealed as the new headline sponsor of the Springboks on Friday.
Springbok coach coach Allister Coetzee says the new boys in the starting line up for Saturday's France Test can stake a claim for a permanent place.
Independent Media's rugby writers have stuck their necks out with predictions for the first Test between the Springboks and France at Loftus.
Crusaders flyhalf Richie Mo'unga has been compared to All Black great Dan Carter ahead of Saturday's clash with the British and Irish Lions.
Allister Coetzee's Springboks side, showing four uncapped players, will be an unknown quantity at least until the end of Saturday's Test.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee would have never envisaged handing out four debuts and having a locally based outfit running out against France.
Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux remained humble as his team romped to an 11-try 72-14 bonus-point victory against Argentina.
Former Springbok coach Jake White has recruited four South Africans to join his Japanese side Toyota Verblitz.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has picked five new caps in the match-23 for Saturday’s first Test against France in Pretoria.
Steve Hansen also selected bullocking inside centre Ngani Laumape after his scintillating season with the Hurricanes.
The composer of the Blues' haka says the throat-slitting gesture in the war dance was not meant to offend victims of the London terror attacks.
There'll be at least one “shock” on Thursday when Springbok coach Allister Coetzee announces his starting line-up for Saturday's Test against France.
Junior Springboks coach Chean Roux has made three changes to his side to face Argentina, with Curwin Bosch set to start at flyhalf.