Date set for Bok EOYT squad announcement

Cape Town - The Springbok squad for their four-Test end-of-year tour to the northern hemisphere will be named the day after this season's Currie Cup final.

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SA Rugby on Thursday confirmed that Allister Coetzee's squad for matches against Ireland (November 11, Dublin), France (November 18, Paris), Italy (November 25, Padova) and Wales (December 2, Cardiff) will be named on Sunday, October 29.

This year's Currie Cup final will be contested on Saturday, October 28.

The squad will assemble in Johannesburg on Tuesday, October 31.

Meanwhile, it was confirmed that the contracted group of Springboks will assemble in Stellenbosch from Monday, October 23 for a four-day training, assessment and conditioning camp in preparation of the tour.