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Twickenham goal for Bok huge weapons

The Springboks plan to area a strongest-possible lineup for his or her ultimate World Cup warm-up in opposition to New Zealand at Twickenham.

The All Blacks blitzed the Springboks within the opening quarter-hour of the Rugby Championship conflict in Auckland final week to earn a 35-20 victory, regardless of a spirited effort from South Africa within the second half.

In response to Sunday newspaper Rapport, with the intention to keep away from a repeat of what occurred on the Mount Good Stadium, Jacques Nienaber is able to ship out a full-strength lineup in opposition to the All Blacks at Twickenham on 25 August.

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The match will function the world champions’ ultimate match to fine-tune plans earlier than the 2023 Rugby World Cup kicks off in France.

Nienaber reportedly desires to offer all gamers a minimal variety of minutes earlier than the London Check, utilizing the warm-up video games in opposition to Argentina in Buenos Aires (5 August) and Wales in Cardiff (19 August) to attain this.

The intention is to make sure that, by the point of the Twickenham conflict, many of the Springboks have round 200 minutes of sport time underneath their belt.

Picture: Mark Kolbe/Getty Photos

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