SKIPPER Naas Botha took his white Springbok players.

SKIPPER Naas Botha took his white Springbok players to a squalid black township yesterday in an attempt to defuse today's potentially explosive Test with Australia in Cape Town. Politics have dominated the build-up to the Springboks clash with world champions Australia. No anthems will be sung and a minute's silence for peace will be observed. If these conditions are not met, South Africa's tour to England in November will be called off by the ANC. Botha's men travelled by luxury coach to the Nyanga township. It was the first time that the national team had ever trained in a black area. After being mobbed by local rugby fans Botha said:' We have come here to prove that we are all equal and our rugby is unified. The Test is likely to be the last international outing for Nick Farr-Jones, the Australian captain. He leads his country out for a world-record 36th time and would only continue at the top if the Springboks win. He knows the South Africans are touring Australia next year and the need for revenge would keep

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