As the June International tests against England come closer, Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has announced that he will have three planning camps with players from various Super Rugby franchises, in an attempt the prepare for the three test series.
The first of these camps will be attended by only Cheetahs and Lions players, and will take place in next week, from 16 to 19 April, as both these teams have byes that following weekend.
The second camp will be held in Pretoria from 23 to 26 April, and will be attended by players from the Bulls and the Sharks, and lastly the third camp will be in Cape Town, where the Stormers will meet from 1 to 3 May.
Players invited to the first Springbok Planning Camp:
Forwards: Coenie Oosthuizen, Caylib Oosthuizen, Pat Cilliers, CJ van der Linde, WP Nel, Adriaan Strauss, Bandise Maku, Callie Visagie, Izak van der Westhuizen, Davon Raubenheimer, Franco van der Merwe, Heinrich Brüssow, Derick Minnie, Pieter Labuschagne, Ashley Johnson, Juan Smith, Josh Strauss, Philip van der Walt.
Backs: Piet van Zyl, Michael Bondesio, Johan Goosen, Elton Jantjies, Butch James, Willie le Roux, Andries Strauss, Doppies La Grange, Robert Ebersohn, Alwyn Hollenbach, Lionel Mapoe, Jaco Taute, Hennie Daniller.Tweet