Sport in Short: Rugby Union

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NICK FARR-JONES, Australia's captain, may miss his country's forthcoming tour of South Africa after 30 people died during this week's national strike in the republic.

IAN JONES, 25, a second row, will captain New Zealand for the first time against Orange Free State in Bloemfontein today.

NEW ZEALAND (v Orange Free State): M Cooper; V Tuigamala, W Little, F Bunce, E Rush; S Bachop, J Preston; S McDowell, G Dowd, G Purvis, B Larsen, I Jones (capt), D Seymour, A Earl, A Pene.