18 June 2005
Kingspark, Durban
South Africa
30
France
30
Captain: John Smit Referee: Alan Lewis (Ireland)
Coach: Jake White Attendance: 50419
Team:
Combined caps: 368 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropOs du RandtCheetahs3253 
Hooker (C)John SmitSharks2740 
Tight-head PropEddie AndrewsWP2811 
LockAlbert van den BergSharks3126 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls2834 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerWP2214 
FlankDanie RossouwBlue Bulls278 
EighthmanJacques Cronj√©Blue Bulls2211 
ScrumhalfFourie du PreezBlue Bulls2314 
FlyhalfJaco van der WesthuyzenNEC2723 
Left WingBryan HabanaBlue Bulls2242 tries
Inside CentreDe Wet BarryWP2632 
Outside CentreMarius JoubertWP2527 
Right WingJean de VilliersWP2491 try
Full BackPercy MontgomerySharks31623 conversions, 2 penalties, 1 dropgoal
ReserveCJ van der LindeCheetahs2414 
France: 4 tries, 2 conversions, 1 penalty, 1 dropgoal

Match pictures:

Team for the first test against France:

Back: Jaco van der Westhuyzen, Jaque Fourie, Jean de Villiers, Schalk Burger, Juan Smith, Albert van den Berg, Danie Rossouw, Jacques Cronjé, CJ van der Linde.

Middle: Ricky January, Eddie Andrews, De Wet Barry, Marius Joubert, Fourie du Preez, Bryan Habana, Brent Russell, Hanyani Shimange.

Front: Joe van Niekerk, Alllster Coetzee (asst coach), Percy Montgomery, Jake White (coach), John Smit (captain), Arthrob Petersen (manager), Os du Randt, Gert Smal (asst coach), Victor Matfield.