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Matfield to set new Springbok Test record

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Veteran lock Victor Matfield will on Saturday become South Africa's most capped player when he captains the side against Wales in his 112th Test match at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit. 

South African Springbok vice-captain Victor Matfield answers journalists' questions during a press conference in Wellington, New Zealand on October 3, 2011 during the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

The 37-year-old powerhouse was named as skipper of an experienced Springbok starting line-up which shows two changes from the team which beat Wales by 38-16 in Durban last week.

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