Boks go for late training ahead of Wallabies clash in Brisbane
The Springboks have used as much science as possible to be ready for the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday.
The Rugby Championship clash is the eighth meeting between the sides at the Suncorp Stadium with the Wallabies enjoying a 6-1 winning ratio. Jet lag and travel fatigue are obvious factors that the Boks have to overcome to be at the optimum for the clash. A win would not only boost the Boks’ slim championship hopes, but also eliminate Australia from any chance of winning the title after two losses against the All Blacks already. Siya Kolisi and his teammates trained in high intensity sessions on Monday and Tuesday, with the Springbok coaches adjusting the team’s training and activity schedule in order to simulate preparations for the evening kick-off. "The travelling went well and we arrived in Brisbane on Sunday. We had two sessions on Monday and the intensity was good," assistant coach Mzwandile Stick said. "We still have a couple of days to make sure we’re completely r...