Sporting Digest: Rugby Union

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The Independent Online
SOUTH AFRICA'S new coach, Kitch Christie, has made 10 changes for his first Test in charge against Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. In the pack, only the captain, Francois Pienaar, and lock Mark Andrews survive from the Test against New Zealand. There are three new caps - the Transvaal centre Christiaan Scholtz, and the props Os Durandt, of Free State, and Tommy Loubscher of Western Province.

SOUTH AFRICA (v Argentina, Port Elizabeth, 8 October): G Johnson; J Small, B Venter, C Scholtz, C Williams; J Stransky, J Roux; P Durandt, U Schmidt, T Loubscher, D Hattingh, M Andrews, F Pienaar (capt), R Straeuli, T Strauss.

TOUR MATCH (Brakpan, SA): South Africa A 56 Argentina 12.