5 July 2008
WestPac Stadium, Wellington
Tri-Nations Match
South Africa
8
New Zealand
19
Captain: John Smit Referee: Stuart Dickinson (Australia)
Coach: Peter de Villiers Attendance: 36568
Team:
Combined caps: 546 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropGürthro SteenkampBlue Bulls2715 
Hooker (C)John SmitSharks3077 
Tight-head PropCJ van der LindeCheetahs2750 
LockBakkies BothaBlue Bulls2848 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls3170 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerWP2540 
FlankJuan SmithCheetahs2645 
EighthmanJoe van NiekerkLions2847 
ScrumhalfEnrico JanuarieWP2624 
FlyhalfButch JamesBath28281 penalty
Left WingBryan HabanaBlue Bulls25391 try
Inside CentreJean de VilliersWP2736 
Outside CentreAdrian JacobsSharks2712 
Right WingOdwa NdunganeSharks271 
Full BackConrad JantjesWP2814 
ReserveBismarck du PlessisSharks2413 
ReserveBrian MujatiWP232 
ReserveLuke WatsonWP244 
ReserveAndries BekkerWP243 
ReserveFrancois SteynSharks2119 
ReservePercy MontgomeryWP3496 
ReserveBolla ConradieWP3017 
New Zealand: 1 try, 1 conversion, 4 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Wellington test

Back: Conrad Jantjes, Jean de Villiers, Schalk Burger, Andries Bekker, Juan Smith, Joe van Niekerk, Bismarck du Plessis, Francois Steyn

Middle: Bolla Conradie, Brian Mujati, Gürthro Steenkamp, Butch James, Odwa Ndungane, Luke Watson, Bryan Habana, Adrian Jacobs, Ricky Januarie

Front: CJ van der Linde, Dick Muir (asst coach), Percy Montgomery, Peter de Villiers (coach), John Smit (captain), Andy Marinos, Victor Matfield, Gary Gold (asst coach), Bakkies Botha