26 May 2007
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
South Africa
58
England
10
Captain: John Smit Referee: Steve Walsh (New Zealand)
Coach: Jake White Attendance: 31000
Team:
Combined caps: 418 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropDeon CarstensSharks274 
Hooker (C)John SmitSharks2963 
Tight-head PropBJ BothaSharks276 
LockBakkies BothaBlue Bulls2731 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls3054 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerWP24271 try
FlankJuan SmithCheetahs2529 
EighthmanDanie RossouwBlue Bulls2920 
ScrumhalfEnrico JanuarieLions2515 
FlyhalfButch JamesSharks2714 
Left WingBryan HabanaBlue Bulls23252 tries
Inside CentreJean de VilliersWP26271 try
Outside CentreWynand OlivierBlue Bulls2312 
Right WingAshwin WillemseLions25111 try
Full BackPercy MontgomerySharks33807 conversions, 3 penalties
ReserveCJ van der LindeCheetahs26331 try
ReserveJohann MullerSharks269 
ReserveGürthro SteenkampBlue Bulls258 
ReserveFrancois SteynSharks2031 try
ReservePierre SpiesBlue Bulls216 
ReserveRuan PienaarSharks235 
ReserveGary BothaBlue Bulls252 
England: 1 try, 1 conversion, 1 penalty

Match pictures:

Team for the Bloemfontein test

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

Middle: Deon Carstens, BJ Botha, Wynand Olivier, Butch James, 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), Mac Hendricks, Victor Matfield, Gert Smal (asst coach), Bakkies Botha