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Nienaber starts prepping for Bok season with camp in Pretoria

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Nienaber starts prepping for Bok season with camp in Pretoria

Coach calls up 17 players, including uncapped scrumhalf Grant Williams and prop Ntuthuko Mchunu

Sports reporter

The Springboks start preparations for the coming season with a camp involving 17 players in Pretoria on Monday.

The season begins with three Tests against Wales in Pretoria, Bloemfontein and Cape Town next month. After the matches against Wales, the Springboks will have a one-week break before gathering at Sabie in Mpumalanga to prepare for the back-to-back Rugby Championship Tests against the All Blacks in Mbombela and Johannesburg on August 6 and 13.

Coach Jacques Nienaber has invited 17 players for their preparation camp including two uncapped players in the Sharks duo of Ntuthuko Mchunu (prop) and Grant Williams (scrumhalf). Two additional injured players, Montpellier scrumhalf Cobus Reinach and Bulls flyhalf Johan Goosen, will also join the camp where they will undergo rehabilitation with an eye on possible selection later in the season and the 2023 Rugby World Cup...

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