12 June 2004
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
South Africa
31
Ireland
17
Captain: John Smit Referee: Tony Spreadbury (England)
Coach: Jake White Attendance: 38000
Team:
Combined caps: 179 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropOs du RandtCheetahs3139 
Hooker (C)John SmitSharks2626 
Tight-head PropEddie AndrewsWP270 
LockBakkies BothaBlue Bulls24112 tries
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls2724 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerWP213 
FlankPedrie WannenburgBlue Bulls2371 try
EighthmanJacques Cronj√©Blue Bulls210 
ScrumhalfFourie du PreezBlue Bulls220 
FlyhalfJaco van der WesthuyzenLeicester269 
Left WingHenno MentzSharks240 
Inside CentreWayne JuliesEagles2511 try
Outside CentreMarius JoubertWP2413 
Right WingBreyton PaulseWP2840 
Full BackGaffie du ToitWP2761 conversion, 3 penalties
ReserveCJ van der LindeCheetahs232 
ReserveGerrie BritzCheetahs260 
ReserveQuinton DavidsWP284 
Ireland: 1 try, 3 penalties, 1 dropgoal