Wellington - South African captain Siya Kolisi on Friday spoke of the great rivalry between the Springboks and the All Blacks.
Even though the New Zealanders have ruled recent meetings between the two countries, Kolisi described each fixture between the two sides as something special.
The two sides meet at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday (kick-off 09:35 SA time).
Looking forward to Saturday’s battle, Kolisi stressed the importance of taking your chances against the Kiwis.
“We want to make sure we improve every week and with every outing,” said Kolisi.
“We have to limit the individual mistakes and make sure we perform over the 80 minutes because they will punish you for those errors.
“There’s no better Test for you as a player, than to play against the best in the world. I know the guys are excited for this game and we are going to give it our best shot on Saturday. Playing the All Blacks is always something special.”
Kolisi and his Springbok team-mates completed their match preparations with the captain's run at the Westpac Stadium on Friday, under clear skies and bright sunshine.
The All Blacks will clinch the Rugby Championship if they record a bonus-point victory on Saturday.