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The Springboks have been hard at work ahead of their first end-of-year Test against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday. Photo: Twitter @Springboks

Eyes on the ball: Springboks hard at work ahead of Wales Test – PICTURES

The Springboks have been hard at work ahead of their first end-of-year Test against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday.

Springboks

The Springboks have been hard at work ahead of their first end-of-year Test against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday. Photo: Twitter @Springboks

Reigning Rugby World Cup champions, the Springboks, will take on Six Nations holders Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday, 6 November.

Kick-off is scheduled for 19:30 SA time.

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It took the Wales 93 years – from 1906 to 1999 – to record their first win over the Springboks, but in recent years their record has been far more impressive, winning five of the last seven Tests between the two countries.

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In fact, the Springboks last tasted victory in Cardiff EIGHT years ago when they won 24-15 in November 2013.

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Jacques Nienaber’s men has been hard at work this week preparing to end that victory drought.

As they say in rugby, keeping your EYE ON THE BALL at all times is essential!

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SPRINGBOKS V WALES ALL-TIME STATS:

Played – 36
SA won – 29
Wales won – 6
Draw – 1
Points for SA – 922
Points for Wales – 568
Springbok tries scored – 110
Wales tries scored – 48
Highest Springbok score – 96
Biggest Springbok win – 83 points (96-13, Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria, 27 June 1998)
Springbok win percentage – 80.6%

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