Exclusive: South Africa could select dual Test teams for opposite hemispheres

Jurie Roux, arch executive of a South African Rugby Union, has suggested that adding a Cheetahs and Kings to a Pro14 competence lead to a South African inhabitant group selecting a radically altered side for destiny European tours.

Speaking exclusively to The Sunday Telegraph, Roux suggested that since of South Africa’s past struggles to adjust fast to conditions during their autumn tours of Europe, a Springboks competence finish adult picking a opposite XV heavily involving players from a dual Pro14 sides for those fixtures in a north, compared with a group that takes partial in a Jun Tests during home and a Rugby Championship.

“I can definitely state that we perspective Pro14 and Super Rugby, in terms of gift criteria to play for a Springboks, in accurately a same light,” Roux said.

“From a rugby indicate of view, we now have a event to adjust to conditions in a north quicker. The initial diversion of a autumn is unequivocally a tough Test compare since of not being used to those conditions and a environment.

“Now in terms of scheming a players for a conditions of a north, we competence finish adult saying dual opposite Springbok sides being selected; one for inbounds (the Jun Test series) and a Rugby Championship, and one for outbounds (European tours) in conditions that are totally different, and selecting players paced for that.”

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