South Africa have moved up to fifth spot in the World Rugby Rankings after completing a 3-0 series whitewash of France over the weekend.
Stand-in Springboks captain Eben Etzebeth admitted that leading his country against France in Johannesburg was “the best day of my life”.
Allister Coetzee has praised the effort of his squad, management and supporters after the Springboks clinched a 3-0 series win over France.
South Africa wrapped up a 3-0 series whitewash of France with a 35-12 victory, running in four tries at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Springbok captain Warren Whiteley has been withdrawn from the team that will face France at Ellis Park on Saturday because of a groin injury.
The South Africa ‘A’ side clinched a 2-0 series victory over the French Barbarians courtesy of a 48-28 win in Soweto on Friday.
Springbok captain Warren Whiteley is not resting on his laurels and wants the France series to be a platform for future Bok success.
The Springboks will head to Bloemfontein for the first time since 2010 and host New Zealand at Newlands in this year’s Rugby Championship.
South Africa will be hoping to finish their three-Test series on a high when they take on France at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
South Africa have made four changes to their starting line-up that will take on France in the third and final Test at Ellis Park this Saturday.