The Springboks beat Scotland 55-6 at Port Elizabeth's Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium to close the Incoming Series with an undefeated record.
Coach Heyneke Meyer needs to know that he has strength in depth across the squad. Moreover, he needs to give consideration to transformed match days.
The South African under-20s will take to the field against England in the final of the Junior World Championships.
The South African rugby team has won the first Test of a two-game series against Wales 38-16.
Trevor Nyakane will join the Springboks in Durban as an additional member in the squad for the Incoming Series, says the South African Rugby Union.
The 36 names announced by the South African Rugby Union do not include any European-based players, as the season there is still in progress.
As overseas markets offer high pay, the departure of four players will be the first time that more Springboks will play rugby overseas than in SA.
The Springboks start the 2014 international season with a match against a World XV team with stars from the All Blacks, Wallabies and Six Nations.
Pretoria's Blue Bulls will have to move with the times, even if it means disposing of a few prime assets.
A talented French team packed with powerful forwards will be a real test for the Boks in the final rugby match of their European tour.
After a two-year absence, second row player Bakkies Botha has returned to play with the national team against Scotland.
New Zealand's superiority showed yet again despite the best efforts of South Africa in the decisive game in the Rugby Championship.
Gone are the good old days when the referee was king and the scoreboard was all that counted.
South Africa achieved a bitter-sweet 28-8 Rugby Championship victory over Australia on Saturday at Newlands in Cape Town.
The IRB said the first yellow card given to Springbok Bismarck du Plessis in the 17th minute of the match against the All Blacks was "incorrect".
Blood was spilled and both teams had players sent from the field yet New Zealand's 29-15 victory over SA was based around a simple principle.
Tries from Kieran Read helped New Zealand grab victory over South Africa, who had Bismarck du Plessis sent off for two contentious yellow cards.
The Springboks are prepared for what they call the "ultimate challenge" against the All Blacks after their historic win over Australia.
Cheetahs prop Trevor Nyakane has been dropped for repeated breaches of team protocol as coach Heyneke Meyer announced his squad to Argentina.