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World Rugby have named the match official appointments for the 2018 Rugby Championship which starts at ANZ Stadium in Sydney in August.
The Sharks have confirmed that Sbu Nkosi will face a spell of eight to 12 weeks out after scans revealed a syndesmosis sprain on his left ankle.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell has named a side laden with international experience for the Sevens World Cup in San Francisco next weekend.
Lions scrum-half Ross Cronjé has put pen to paper on a two-year contract extension to stay at the Ellis Park side until the end of 2020.
Springbok loosehead prop Ox Nche has staved off interest from a number of clubs by extending his contract with the Cheetahs.