South Africa rugby head coach Rassie Erasmus named his 31-man Springbok squad to compete in the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan
On 26 August 2019, South Africa named their 31 squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. On 23 September 2019, Trevor Nyakane withdrew through injury and was replaced by Thomas du Toit. On 1 October, Damian Willemse replaced Jesse Kriel, after he was injured in the team’s opening match against New Zealand.
South Africa outclassed and overpowered England in Yokohama to claim their third World Cup.