South Africa Rugby
Brussow back in Boks squad
August 7, 2011
Heinrich Brussow is back in contention to start for the Springboks against Australia © Getty Images
South Africa have added flanker Heinrich Brussow to their squad for their Tri-Nations clash with Australia.
Brussow made a successful comeback from a hamstring in the Currie Cup match between the Cheetahs and the Western Province on Saturday and joined up with the rest of the Springboks squad in Durban on Sunday.
The South Africa side to face Australia at Kings Park in Durban on August 13 will be named on Tuesday as the Springboks look to hit back from successive defeat to the Wallabies and New Zealand. They then face the All Blacks again at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth a week later.
South Africa squad:
Backs: Gio Aplon, Frans Steyn, JP Pietersen, Bryan Habana, Jaque Fourie, Juan de Jongh, Jean de Villiers, Morne Steyn, Butch James, Ruan Pienaar, Fourie du Preez, Francois Hougaard.
Forwards: Pierre Spies, Jean Deysel, Danie Rossouw, Bakkies Botha, Victor Matfield Gerhard Mostert, John Smit (captain), Bismarck du Plessis, Tendai Mtawarira, Jannie du Plessis, Gurthrö Steenkamp, CJ van der Linde
Injured players: Schalk Burger (hand), Juan Smith (Achilles), Andries Bekker (ankle), Willem Alberts (shoulder), Johann Muller (hamstring) and Duane Vermeulen (knee).
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