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Last Updated: Monday, 7 August 2006, 17:11 GMT 18:11 UK
South Africa call up uncapped duo
Sharks scrum-half Ruan Pienaar
Sharks scrum-half Pienaar can also play at fly-half
South Africa have added the uncapped pair of scrum-half Ruan Pienaar and prop Brendan Botha to their squad for the rest of the Tri-Nations.

Centre Jean de Villiers and lock Danie Rossouw have also been recalled after injury, and fly-half Andre Pretorius earns his first call-up of the season.

De Villiers has returned to action after bruising his ribs, while Rossouw has shaken off a hamstring knock.

The Springboks face the All Blacks twice and Australia once.

South Africa are still searching for their first win of this year's Tri-Nations tournament and have lost their last four Tests.


South Africa squad:

Backs: Jean de Villiers, Fourie du Preez, Jaque Fourie, Bryan Habana, Butch James, Ricky Januarie, JP Pietersen, Percy Montgomery, Akona Ndungane, Wynand Olivier, Ruan Pienaar, Andre Pretorius.

Forwards: John Smit (capt), Eddie Andrews, Brendon Botha, Jacques Cronje, Os du Randt, Victor Matfield, Johan Muller, Chiliboy Ralepelle, Danie Rossouw, Lawrence Sephaka, Juan Smith, Pierre Spies, Solly Tyibilika, Albert van den Berg, CJ van der Linde, Joe van Niekerk.

Tri-Nations Series Table
Saturday, 11 September 2010 13:05 UK
  Team P PD PTS
1 New Zealand 6 73 27
2 Australia 6 -26 11
3 South Africa 6 -47 7

SEE ALSO
Australia 20-18 South Africa
05 Aug 06 |  Internationals
Australia 9-13 New Zealand
29 Jul 06 |  Internationals
New Zealand 35-17 South Africa
22 Jul 06 |  Internationals
Australia 49-0 South Africa
15 Jul 06 |  Internationals


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