For the last day of the Rugby Championship, South Africa take on the Jaguars on Saturday (5:05 p.m.) by Mario Ledesma. Deprived of injured fly-halves Damian Willemse and Handre Pollard, as well asElton Jantjies, returned to South America for non-sporting problemsthe coach of the world champion Springboks called on veteran Frans Steyn (77 caps) to put on number 10.
At 35, the former Montpellier opener, who honored his first selection in 2006, is the last active 2007 world champion. More often center, even back, he had not started in 10 with the Springboks since a meeting against Italy in … 2008.
The Springboks, tied for second on points with the All Blacks, are in the running to win the Rugby Championship for the first time since 2019.