Wales and South Africa meet in Cardiff with the Rugby World Cup drawing ever nearer.
It is now just some weeks earlier than the 2 sides start their event efforts, with this encounter coming at a vital level of their preparations.
For these in Welsh crimson, this can be a remaining alternative to press their case for choice with Warren Gatland set to call his remaining World Cup squad of 33 on Monday.
The Springboks have already confirmed their choice for the event in France, however a near full-strength facet chosen by Jacques Nienaber know they might want to step up their depth after a combined summer time to date.
Here’s the whole lot you might want to know.
When is Wales vs South Africa?
Wales vs South Africa is because of kick off at 3.15pm BST on Saturday 19 August on the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.
How can I watch it?
Viewers within the United Kingdom will have the ability to watch the Summer Nations Series match stay on Amazon Prime Video. Coverage on the streaming service begins at 2.55pm BST, with a Welsh language broadcast commencing ten minutes later.
Warren Gatland once more mixes youth and expertise in his Welsh choice. Jac Morgan returns to captain the facet having additionally been skipper two weeks in the past in opposition to England in Cardiff, whereas props Corey Domachowski and Keiron Assiratti equally earn one other alternative after lacking out at Twickenham final weekend. Dan Biggar and Liam Williams had been because of begin at ten and 15 however had been scratched from the facet on Thursday because of a again irritation and hamstring situation respectively; Sam Costelow and debutant Cai Evans are the beneficiaries.
Lock Teddy Williams can also be prone to make a debut from the bench to try to pressure his approach into Gatland’s World Cup plans. Taine Basham can also be included among the many replacements having been cleared of concussion regardless of failing an HIA throughout final weekend’s defeat in opposition to England.
South Africa, in the meantime, are boosted by the return of Siya Kolisi within the again row, with the flanker having made a fast restoration from an damage that at one time appeared to threaten his participation within the defence of the World Cup crown. Eben Etzebeth will get every week off at lock however the second row is suitably sizeable with Jean Kleyn and RG Snyman paired, whereas Jasper Wiese will get the nod at quantity eight.
With Lukhanyo Am and Handre Pollard damage absentees from Jacques Nienaber’s World Cup squad, Jesse Kriel and Manie Libbok are probably event starters, and the identical is perhaps true for Canan Moodie with Makazole Mapimpi and Kurt-Lee Arendse additionally vying for a wing place. Jaden Hendrikse begins within the absence of Faf de Klerk whereas the bench features a acquainted six forwards, two backs break up.
Wales XV: Corey Domachowski, Elliot Dee, Keiron Assiratti; Ben Carter, Will Rowlands; Dan Lydiate, Jac Morgan (capt.), Aaron Wainwright; Kieran Hardy, Sam Costelow; Rio Dyer, Johnny Williams, Mason Grady, Alex Cuthbert; Cai Evans.
Replacements: Sam Parry, Nicky Smith, Henry Thomas, Teddy Williams, Taine Basham; Tomos Williams, Max Llewellyn, Tom Rogers.
South Africa XV: Steven Kitshoff, Malcolm Marx, Frans Malherbe; Jean Kleyn, RG Snyman; Siya Kolisi (capt.), Pieter-Steph du Toit, Jasper Wiese; Jaden Hendrikse, Manie Libbok; Cheslin Kolbe, Damian de Allende, Jesse Kriel, Canan Moodie; Willie le Roux.
Replacements: Bongi Mbonambi, Ox Nche, Vincent Koch, Franco Mostert, Marco van Staden, Duane Vermeulen; Grant Williams, Damian Willemse.
Wales win 3/1
South Africa win 4/11
South Africa by ten factors