Aaron Smith may be missing from the All Blacks this weekend but Springbok halfback Faf de Klerk says TJ Perenara will be just as strong in tomorrow night's Rugby Championship Test in Townsville.
Going into the 100th Test between the two sides, the All Blacks are one win away from securing the Championship title, but de Klerk believes South Africa can make life difficult if they can deliver an accurate performance.
De Klerk says Perenara is a special player and it's great to play against him.
He says Perenara is a threat with his running game, so they will need to do some homework on him before the game.
After South Africa's two losses to Australia, de Klerk stated the need for his side to be better and step up their game.
He says they have to rectify the errors they did and deliver a performance that people can be proud of.
He adds their main focus is to get back on track in this competition and force themselves to be in contention to win the competition.
The Springboks will face the All Blacks at 7.05pm tomorrow and the Wallabies meet Argentina at 10.05pm tomorrow.
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