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