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The Ireland coaching team have announced their squad of 34 players that will prepare for the fixture against New Zealand on November 5.
Clermont lock Arthur Iturria has been called up to the French squad after an injury to Paul Jedrasiak.
Springbok assistant coach Johann van Graan said that the side are working on the ‘finer details’.
With some exuberant, young recruits joining the Springbok squad, some of the veterans will need to have a big tour to keep their jersey, while some positions are open for the taking.
Northampton Saints prop Ethan Waller says the fans play a massive part in the the way the team performs.
Munster utility-back Keith Earls has been suspended for two weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing in London.
Leicester Tigers recent signing Matt Toomua has to undergo surgery after injuring his knee.
Bath have announced that hooker Tom Dunn has signed a new, long-term contract extension with the Premiership club.
England coach Eddie Jones says that his side needs depth to topple to the Springboks for the first time since 2006.
Retired Leinster utility back Luke Fitzgerald says that Ireland should be focusing on homegrown talent.