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Boks Ready to Conquer: Outgoing Tour Fixtures Unveiled

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In a thunderous declaration of their world supremacy, the Springboks, reigning champions of the Rugby World Cup, have set their sights on the Northern Hemisphere giants: Scotland, England, and Wales. The Castle Lager Outgoing Tour promises an exhilarating showcase of rugby prowess as the Boks prepare to defend their crown in November.

Commencing their campaign on November 10th in Edinburgh, the Springboks will renew their rivalry with Scotland, a team they vanquished in a commanding display during the opening match of their triumphant 2023 Rugby World Cup journey. The clash promises to be a test of wills as the Boks seek to extend their dominance over the Scots.

The battleground then shifts to London on November 16th, where the double world champions will face off against England, their old adversaries at Twickenham. Memories of their victorious showdown in 2022 still echo through the hallowed grounds, igniting anticipation for another epic encounter.

Venturing into the dragon's lair, the Boks will conclude their tour in Cardiff on November 23rd, where they'll lock horns with Wales at the Principality Stadium. This will mark their second encounter with the Welsh in the same year, following their earlier clash at Twickenham in June.

Coach Rassie Erasmus, the mastermind behind the Boks' resurgence, expressed eagerness for the forthcoming battles, stating, "Facing Scotland, Wales, and England on the year-end tour, two of which we faced in the World Cup, will be fantastic for the team and the players."

Indeed, the tour represents a golden opportunity for the Boks to gauge their mettle against the finest in the Northern Hemisphere. With a thrilling season ahead, including home Test series against Ireland and New Zealand, as well as clashes against Portugal, Australia, and Argentina, the Boks are poised to conquer new frontiers and etch their indomitable legacy in the annals of rugby history.

As the world watches with bated breath, the Springboks stand ready to defend their title and showcase the relentless spirit that has made them champions of the rugby universe.

Springbok fixtures:
Saturday, 22 June: SA vs Wales (Twickenham, London)
Saturday, 6 July: SA vs Ireland (Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria)
Saturday, 13 July: SA vs Ireland (Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban)
Saturday, 20 July: SA vs Portugal (Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein)
Saturday, 10 August: Australia vs SA (Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane)
Saturday, 17 August: Australia vs SA (Optus Stadium, Perth)
Saturday, 31 August: SA vs New Zealand (Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg)
Saturday, 7 September: SA v New Zealand (DHL Stadium, Cape Town)
Saturday, 21 September: Argentina v SA (venue TBC)
Saturday, 28 September: SA v Argentina (Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit)
Sunday, 10 November: Scotland vs SA (Murrayfield, Edinburgh)
Saturday, 16 November: England vs SA (Twickenham, London)
Saturday, 23 November: Wales vs SA (Principality Stadium, Cardiff)

[Submitted by Kevin Rademeyer]

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