**South Africa will play their first Test since winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup when they host Georgia in the first of two warm-up matches ahead of the British and Irish Lions series.** \n\nThe Springboks have been inactive since Siya Kolisi lifted the Webb Ellis Cup in Yokohama following their victory over England in the final. \n\nWith Rassie Erasmus having returned to the role of directory of rugby since that triumph and Jacques Nienaber taking on head coach duties, the new formula will need to click quickly as the first Lions Test – on July 24 – fast approaches. \n\n**The breakdown** \n\nSouth Africa’s lead-in to this fixture has not been ideal, with the squad forced into isolation as a precaution last weekend after three positive coronavirus tests were returned. \n\nThey were cleared to resume training on Monday and will be looking to hit the ground running against a team they have played on only one previous occasion, winning 46-19 at the 2003 World Cup.