16 June 2007
Newlands, Cape Town
Tri-Nations Match
South Africa
22
Australia
19
Captain: John Smit Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Coach: Jake White Attendance: 50000
Team:
Combined caps: 420 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropGürthro SteenkampBlue Bulls2610 
Hooker (C)John SmitSharks2966 
Tight-head PropBJ BothaSharks278 
LockBakkies BothaBlue Bulls2733 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls3056 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerWP2429 
FlankJuan SmithCheetahs2531 
EighthmanPierre SpiesBlue Bulls228 
ScrumhalfRuan PienaarSharks238 
FlyhalfButch JamesSharks2716 
Left WingJP PietersenSharks202 
Inside CentreJean de VilliersWP2629 
Outside CentreJaque FourieLions24271 try
Right WingAshwin WillemseLions2514 
Full BackPercy MontgomerySharks33831 conversion, 3 penalties
ReserveGary BothaBlue Bulls255 
ReserveDanie RossouwBlue Bulls2922 
ReserveFrancois SteynSharks2062 dropgoals
ReserveCJ van der LindeCheetahs2635 
ReserveJohann MullerSharks2712 
Australia: 1 try, 1 conversion, 4 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Australia test

Back: Jaque Fourie, Jean de Villiers, Schalk Burger, Juan Smith, Johann Muller, Danie Rossouw, Pierre Spies, Ruan Pienaar, Gürthro Steenkamp

Middle: Michael Claassens, BJ Botha, Wynand Olivier, JP Pietersen, Ashwin Willemse, Butch James, Francois Steyn, Gary Botha

Front: CJ van der Linde, Allister Coetzee (asst coach), Percy Montgomery, Jake White (coach), John Smit (captain), Zola Yeye (manager), Victor Matfield, Gert Smal (asst coach), Bakkies Botha