19 July 2008
Subiaco Oval, Perth
Tri-Nations Match
South Africa
9
Australia
16
Captain: Victor Matfield Referee: Bryce Lawrence (New Zealand)
Coach: Peter de Villiers Attendance: 41828
Team:
Combined caps: 482 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropG├╝rthro SteenkampBlue Bulls2717 
HookerSchalk BritsWP272 
Tight-head PropCJ van der LindeCheetahs2752 
LockBakkies BothaBlue Bulls2850 
Lock (C)Victor MatfieldBlue Bulls3172 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerWP2542 
FlankJuan SmithCheetahs2647 
EighthmanPierre SpiesBlue Bulls2311 
ScrumhalfEnrico JanuarieWP2626 
FlyhalfButch JamesBath28301 penalty
Left WingBryan HabanaBlue Bulls2541 
Inside CentreJean de VilliersWP2738 
Outside CentreFrancois SteynSharks21212 penalties
Right WingJP PietersenSharks2217 
Full BackConrad JantjesWP2816 
ReserveAdriaan StraussCheetahs220 
ReserveTendai MtawariraSharks222 
ReserveBrian MujatiWP234 
ReserveAndries BekkerWP245 
ReserveRyan KankowskiSharks223 
ReserveRuan PienaarSharks2422 
ReservePeter GrantWP234 
Australia: 2 tries, 1 penalty, 1 dropgoal