8 November 2008
Millenium Stadium (Cardiff Arms Park), Cardiff
South Africa
20
Wales
15
Captain: John Smit Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland)
Coach: Peter de Villiers Attendance: 74119
Team:
Combined caps: 559 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks237 
HookerBismarck du PlessisSharks2419 
Tight-head Prop (C)John SmitSharks3078 
LockBakkies BothaBlue Bulls2952 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls3177 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerWP2546 
FlankJuan SmithCheetahs2752 
EighthmanPierre SpiesBlue Bulls2316 
ScrumhalfFourie du PreezBlue Bulls2642 
FlyhalfRuan PienaarSharks24242 conversions, 2 penalties
Left WingBryan HabanaBlue Bulls2543 
Inside CentreJean de VilliersWP27431 try
Outside CentreAdrian JacobsSharks28181 try
Right WingJP PietersenSharks2221 
Full BackConrad JantjesWP2821 
ReserveAndries BekkerWP2410 
ReserveRyan KankowskiSharks234 
ReserveFrancois SteynSharks2124 
ReserveEnrico JanuarieWP2631 
ReserveJaque FourieLions2539 
ReserveBrian MujatiWP249 
ReserveG├╝rthro SteenkampBlue Bulls2718 
Wales: 5 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Wales test:

Back: Jaque Fourie, Jean de Villiers, Pierre Spies, Andries Bekker, Ryan Kankowski, Francois Steyn, Bismarck du Plessis, Ruan Pienaar

Middle: Enrico Januarie, Adrian Jacobs, Conrad Jantjes, Tendai Mtawarira, JP Pietersen, Gurthro Steenkamp, Fourie du Preez, Bryan Habana, Brian Mujati

Front row: Schalk Burger, Dick Muir (asst coach), Bakkies Botha, Peter de Villiers (coach), John Smit (captain), Arthrob Petersen (manager), Victor Matfield, Gary Gold (asst coach), Juan Smith