Six West Australians selected in South African squad

Six Western Australian players and coaches have been selected to represent the South African Rhinos in a World Cup Qualifier against the Cook Island Kukis at Ringrose Park in Sydney on Friday night (June 21).

Will Smith, Eddie Proudler, Jean-Charl Smith (South Perth Lions), Shane Gillham (former West Coast Pirate and Willagee Bears captain), Darren O’Donovan (West Scarborough) and Assistant Coach Isaac Thomas (South Perth Lions) will don the white, green and black of the Rhinos as they look to qualify for the 2021 World Cup in England.

South Africa last qualified for the World Cup in 2000.

The game kicks off at 5pm WST with a live stream available via the RILF Website.