29 Jul 2011

Young Boks fullback looks forward to "massive" occasion

9:01 am on 29 July 2011

The Springboks will be fielding a makeshift-looking team in Saturday night's Tr-Nations Test against the All Blacks in Wellington, but their assistant coach Dick Muir is tipping a fierce contest at the breakdown.

Muir says many of the team are being thrown in the deep end but he's sure they'll make the most of their opportunities.

The 20-year-old utility back Patrick Lambie will be making his first test start at fullback, and says he couldn't be more highly motivated.

Lambie can also play first five.