There will be plenty at stake when the Wallabies and Springboks face off in their Rugby Championship encounter in Brisbane on Saturday.
Although he will lead the Wallabies for a record 60th time at Test level, veteran back-row Michael Hooper is not fussing over his achievement.
The Wallabies’ first tour to the UK in three years is a step closer after Rugby Australia confirmed Tests against Scotland, England and Wales.
The Wallabies have made three changes to their starting line-up for the Rugby Championship Test with the Springboks in Brisbane on Saturday.
Trevor Nyakane will start at loosehead prop and Marvin Orie at lock for the Springboks’ match against the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday.
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Australia fly-half Quade Cooper has been hailed by former New Zealand coach Steve Hansen for how he played against South Africa on Sunday.
South Africa second-row Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg will be absent for the rest of this year’s Rugby Championship due to personal reasons.
Following victories for the All Blacks and Wallabies over the Pumas and Springboks, they dominate the Rugby Championship Team of the Week.
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