Nyakane at loosehead in SA changes

Date published: November 19 2014

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Springbok head coach Heyneke Meyer has made four changes to the team that defeated England for this weekend’s Test in Italy.

Springbok head coach Heyneke Meyer has made four changes to the starting XV that defeated England for this weekend’s Test in Italy.

There are additionally five changes on the bench, with uncapped players Nizaam Carr and Julian Redelinghuys in line for their Test debuts.

Trevor Nyakane will start his first Test for South Africa at loosehead prop, while Coenie Oosthuizen moves up from the bench to replace the injured Jannie du Plessis at tighthead. Teboho ‘Oupa’ Mohoje returns to the starting line-up while Johan Goosen has been selected at full-back.

Joining both Carr and Redelinghuys on the bench are Gurthr

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