South Africa Under-19 coach Eugene Eloff has invited 50 players for a training camp as he prepares his charges to defend the International Rugby Board (IRB) Under-19 World Championship title they won in Durban earlier this year.
The camp, to be held in Saldanha from December 3-9, is aimed at helping selectors identify players who will represent the country in the IRB tournament to be held in Dubai next year.
Players invited are:
Blue Bulls: Henry Bantjies, Mthunzi Mabeta, Pieter Meyer, Drew van Coller, Stefan Watermeyer, Vainon Willis.
Border: Jarryd Greyvenstein, Mathew Lutge, Musa Tukela.
Eastern Province: Kirwen Frieslaar, Lubabalo Gwavu, Christopher Juries, Marlon Lewis, Aubrey McDonald.
Border: Zander De Kock.
Free State: Josephus Oosthuizen, Francois Steyn, Kevin Stevens.
Golden Lions: Byron Godfrey, Malungisa Nkosi, Ghaliel Markus, Justin St Jerry, Johan van Deventer, Johannes Janse van Rensburg, Alred van Rooyen, Hercules Venter.
Griffons: Dabeon Draghoender, Alex van Staden.
Griquas: Riacco Eilard, Petrus Vermeulen.
KwaZulu-Natal: Christopher Mickelwood, Luzuko Vulindlu.
Leopards: Burton Francis, Johan Jackson, Edgar Maruthule, Hendrik Roodt.
Mpumalanga: Divan Kapp, Lehan Koekemoer.
South Western Districts: Conrad Britz.
Western Province: Llewellyn Adonis, Kent Hendricks, Conrad Hoffmann, Hayden Groepes, Morne Jooste, Siyasanga Mkiva, Edward Peverett, Jacques Rossouw, Jean Rossouw, Andre Smith, Clayton Stewart. - Sapa