2 June 2007
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
South Africa
55
England
22
Captain: John Smit Referee: Joël Jutge (France)
Coach: Jake White Attendance: 50000
Team:
Combined caps: 445 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropGürthro SteenkampBlue Bulls259 
Hooker (C)John SmitSharks2964 
Tight-head PropCJ van der LindeCheetahs2634 
LockBakkies BothaBlue Bulls27321 try
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls3055 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerWP24281 try
FlankJuan SmithCheetahs2530 
EighthmanPierre SpiesBlue Bulls2172 tries
ScrumhalfEnrico JanuarieLions25161 try
FlyhalfButch JamesSharks27151 conversion
Left WingBryan HabanaBlue Bulls23262 tries
Inside CentreJean de VilliersWP2628 
Outside CentreWynand OlivierBlue Bulls2313 
Right WingAkona NdunganeBlue Bulls267 
Full BackPercy MontgomerySharks33811 try, 5 conversions, 1 penalty
ReserveBobby SkinstadSharks3034 
ReserveDeon CarstensSharks275 
ReserveJohann MullerSharks2710 
ReserveGary BothaBlue Bulls253 
ReserveAshwin WillemseLions2512 
ReserveRuan PienaarSharks236 
ReserveFrancois SteynSharks204 
England: 1 try, 1 conversion, 5 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Pretoria test

Back: Jean de Villiers, Schalk Burger, Juan Smith, Johann Muller, Bakkies Botha, Pierre Spies, Francois Steyn, Gürthro Steenkamp, Akona Ndungane

Middle: Deon Carstens, Wynand Olivier, Butch James, Ruan Pienaar, Ashwin Willemse, Bryan Habana, Gary Botha, Enrico Januarie

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), Bobby Skinstad