17 June 1995
Kingspark, Durban
World Cup Semifinal
South Africa
Captain: Francois Pienaar Referee: Derek Bevan (Wales)
Coach: Kitch Christie Attendance: 45000
Combined caps: 164 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropOs du RandtCheetahs227 
HookerChris RossouwLions253 
Tight-head PropBalie SwartLions3112 
LockKobus WieseLions315 
LockHannes StrydomLions299 
Flank (C)Francois PienaarLions2819 
FlankRuben KrugerBlue Bulls2581 try
EighthmanMark AndrewsSharks2311 
ScrumhalfJoost van der WesthuizenBlue Bulls2411 
FlyhalfJoel StranskyWP27101 conversion, 4 penalties
Left WingChester WilliamsWP2412 
Inside CentreHennie le RouxLions2715 
Outside CentreJapie MulderLions257 
Right WingJames SmallSharks2621 
Full BackAndrĂ© JoubertSharks3114 
ReserveJohan RouxLions267 
France: 5 penalties

Match pictures:

A rainstorm before the match soaked the pitch and ground staff had to "sweep" the water of the pitch.