Springbok lock Salmaan Moerat has been named as the new Stormers captain ahead of the 2023/24 season.
Coach Hawies Fourie announced his team for the first of four Toyota Challenge matches against the Western Force on Friday, 25 August in Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein.
Former Springbok and two-time British and Irish Lions series winner Morne Steyn joins the Lions ahead of the 2023/24 United Rugby Championship and EPCR Challenge Cup season.
Grant Williams said on Sunday the Springboks would take a few positives from their 35-20 defeat against the All Blacks in Auckland on Saturday.
The Springboks are asking the entire South African nation to literally 'gear up' for a display of unity and pride in support of the national team's campaign on Fridays.
The United Rugby Championship has released its fixtures for the 2023/24 season, with South African teams set to receive some welcome relief from their hectic traveling schedules.