Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has dropped halves Kurtley Beale and Nic White for Bernard Foley and Nic Phipps for the Springboks clash.
Skipper John Sutton returns for South Sydney's round 26 clash with the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium.
Michael Clarke is adamant the right decision was made for him to play in Zimbabwe and that retirement is certainly not on his agenda.
Serena Williams is trying to keep a lid on expectations as she edges ever closer an historic 18th grand slam title at the US Open.
Central Pulse have signed former Silver Ferns shooter Irene van Dyk and young defender Jess Bourke for next year's trans-Tasman netball league.
France coach Didier Deschamps admits there's unlikely to be much experimentation with his team in Thursday's friendly against Spain at the Stade de France.
Wildcats import DeAndre Daniels could miss his team's season opener against New Zealand on October 10 after undergoing elbow surgery.