The Blitzboks will be without their most experienced player for the rest of the Sevens Series after Chris Dry was ruled out due to a knee injury.
The Springboks’ Rugby Championship home games for 2018 were confirmed with Pretoria, Durban and Port Elizabeth to host matches.
New Zealand were crowned winners of the Cape Town Sevens after beating Argentina 38-14 in Sunday’s Cup final at Cape Town Stadium.
Day One of the Cape Town Sevens has finished with hosts South Africa, England, Canada and USA topping their respective pools on Saturday.
Springbok Sevens back Rosko Specman can’t wait for the Cape Town Sevens to start on Saturday, as his side run out for their home event.
Springbok Malcolm Marx leads the nominations for the SA Rugby Player of the Year awards with three, with four other players nominated twice.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee remained positive despite seeing his side finish their 2017 Test campaign with a loss to Wales on Saturday.
A brace from new cap Hadleigh Parkes helped Wales beat South Africa 24-22 in their year-end Test at the Principality Stadium on Saturday.
South Africa beat New Zealand in the final of the Dubai Sevens to start the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series on a positive note on Saturday.
World Rugby’s 2017/18 Sevens Series started in Dubai on Friday, with South Africa, Fiji, New Zealand and England all topping their pools.