Monday, 23 September 2019 07:09

Thomas Du Toit,Cell C Sharks prop replaces the unfortunate Trevor Nyakane who tore his right calf in the 23-13 defeat by New Zealand in Yokohama.

He was on a short-term loan to Toulouse, was on standby and had been involved in preparations right up until the team’s departure for Japan.

And He is expected to join the squad in Nagoya on Tuesday afternoon.

The Springboks next Rugby World Cup campaign is against neighbours Namibia in Nagoya on Saturday (kick off 11h45 SA time).