Wales may be spared the prospect of facing giant Wallaby Wendell Sailor after the wing was forced out of the game against Ireland early with a rib injury.
The former rugby league star went off after an hour of Saturday's success and the Wallaby management insisted he will not be risked against Wales if he is not fully fit.
However another former rugby league star Matt Rogers came though his comeback game from injury for club side Southern Districts over the weekend and is expected to be back in the frame for the Sydney clash.
Meanwhile, Test veteran Matt Burke was also set to join the Australia squad today after sitting out the Ireland game with a knee injury.
The 68-times capped full-back, who has scored 833 points in Test rugby, has been troubled by a medial ligaments problem but will be given his chance this week to prove his fitness in time for Saturday.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series