Wales must take opportunities against South Africa, says Warren Gatland

• ‘We are expecting a hard encounter against a side developing some depth’
• Lood de Jager: Wales have a lot of experience and some smart players

Wales and South Africa end the autumn Test series in Cardiff on Saturday in a match that, because it is outside the official window, is called a fourth international. In this case, it could refer to players who are not first or second or even third choice getting an outing with both sides badly disrupted by injury and unavailability.

Only seven of the two starting lineups from the match between the sides a year ago remain, four in the red of Wales who have 313 of the team’s 451 caps: Leigh Halfpenny, Dan Biggar, Alun Wyn Jones and Taulupe Faletau. The South Africa captain, Eben Etzebeth, the only Springbok starter who has passed 50 caps, is one of their three survivors.

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