2 September 2006
Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg
Tri-Nations Match
South Africa
21
New Zealand
20
Captain: John Smit Referee: Chris White (England)
Coach: Jake White Attendance: 26000
Team:
Combined caps: 346 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropOs du RandtCheetahs3368 
Hooker (C)John SmitSharks2858 
Tight-head PropBJ BothaSharks261 
LockJohann MullerSharks264 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls2952 
FlankPierre SpiesBlue Bulls212 
FlankAJ VenterSharks3323 
EighthmanPedrie WannenburgBlue Bulls25141 try
ScrumhalfFourie du PreezBlue Bulls2428 
FlyhalfAndré PretoriusLions27191 conversion, 3 penalties
Left WingBryan HabanaBlue Bulls23211 try
Inside CentreJean de VilliersWP2522 
Outside CentreWynand OlivierBlue Bulls227 
Right WingAkona NdunganeBlue Bulls253 
Full BackJaque FourieLions2324 
ReserveBreyton PaulseClermont3060 
ReserveRuan PienaarSharks221 
ReserveLawrence SephakaLions2821 
ReserveButch JamesSharks2712 
New Zealand: 2 tries, 2 conversions, 2 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Rustenburg test

Back: Akona Ndungane, Jaque Fourie, Jean de Villiers, Pedrie Wannenburg, Johann Muller, AJ Venter, Pierre Spies, Jaque Cronjé, Ruan Pienaar

Middle: Chilliboy Ralepelle, Lawrence Sephaka, BJ Botha, Butch James, Wynand Olivier, Fourie du Preez, Bryan Habana, André Pretorius

Front: Albert van den Berg, Allister Coetzee (asst coach), Breyton Paulse, Jake White (asst coach), John Smit (captain), Gert Smal (asst coach), Os du Randt, Mac Hendricks, Victor Matfield