Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has released Cheetahs flank Oupa Mohoje and four other players to their provincial teams for Currie Cup duty this weekend.
The other players are Warrick Gelant (fullback), Lizo Gqoboka (prop, both Bulls), Francois Venter (centre, both Cheetahs) and Dillyn Leyds (wing, Western Province).
The five players are members of the Springbok squad who are currently fine-tuning their preparations for the weekend’s opening Castle Lager Rugby Championship match against Argentina.
They will be released to their respective Provinces on Tuesday afternoon.
Saturday’s first round fixture of the 2017 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign starts at 17h05 in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
The Springbok match day squad will be named on Thursday while the 28 man squad that leaves for Salta, Argentina on Wednesday 23 August will be announced next Tuesday, 22 August 2017.