24 June 2006
Newlands, Cape Town
South Africa
26
France
36
Captain: John Smit Referee: Stuart Dickinson (Australia)
Coach: Jake White Attendance: 48500
Team:
Combined caps: 479 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropOs du RandtCheetahs3363 
Hooker (C)John SmitSharks2853 
Tight-head PropEddie AndrewsWP2918 
LockDanie RossouwBlue Bulls2815 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls2947 
FlankJoe van NiekerkWP2642 
FlankJuan SmithCheetahs2423 
EighthmanPedrie WannenburgBlue Bulls2512 
ScrumhalfFourie du PreezBlue Bulls2423 
FlyhalfJaco van der WesthuyzenNEC2830 
Left WingBryan HabanaBlue Bulls2316 
Inside CentreDe Wet BarryWP2838 
Outside CentreWynand OlivierBlue Bulls222 
Right WingBrent RussellSharks26221 try
Full BackPercy MontgomerySharks32757 penalties
ReserveCJ van der LindeCheetahs2525 
ReserveGaffie du ToitCheetahs2913 
ReserveWayne JuliesLions278 
ReserveEnrico JanuarieLions2410 
ReserveJacques Cronj√©Blue Bulls2321 
France: 4 tries, 2 conversions, 2 penalties, 2 dropgoals

Match pictures:

Team for the test against France

Back: Brent Russell, Jaco van der Westhyzen, De Wet Barry, CJ van der Linde, Juan Smith, Albert van den Berg, Danie Rossouw, Pedrie Wannenburg, Jacques Cronjé

Middle: Enrico Januarie, Wayne Julies, Eddie Andrews, Gaffie du Toit, Wynand Olivier, Fourie du Preez, Bryan Habana, Gary Botha

Front: Joe Van Niekerk, Allister Coetzee (asst coach), Percy Montgomery, Jake White (coach), John Smit (captain), Gert Smal (asst coach),Os du Randt, Mac Hendricks (manager), Victor Matfield