Cape Town — It is either a hint of panic or — more likely — a continuation of his desire to build depth and experience that Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is set to ring the changes against the Wallabies this weekend. After losing 32-19 to the Pumas in Mendoza in their last outing‚ Erasmus would be within his rights to make changes based on performances. But he has remained steadfast that every detail (injuries notwithstanding) has been thought out and that there is a long-term plan to his team selections with a view to 2019’s World Cup. Indications from Bok training are that Erasmus could make up to half-a-dozen changes from the side that lost to the Pumas at a venue where SA has traditionally struggled. Australia at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium present a specific challenge on a pitch where the game tends to be faster. Eddie Jones called it one of the "fastest fields" in rugby when he coached the Reds and Wallabies. Since the stadium was completed in time for the 2003 World Cup, the ...

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