25 July 2009
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Tri-Nations Match
South Africa
28
New Zealand
19
Captain: John Smit Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland)
Coach: Peter de Villiers Attendance: 37000
Team:
Combined caps: 617 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks2313 
HookerBismarck du PlessisSharks2524 
Tight-head Prop (C)John SmitSharks3184 
LockBakkies BothaBlue Bulls2957 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls3283 
FlankHeinrich BrüssowCheetahs234 
FlankJuan SmithCheetahs2757 
EighthmanPierre SpiesBlue Bulls2422 
ScrumhalfFourie du PreezBlue Bulls2746 
FlyhalfRuan PienaarSharks25301 try, 1 penalty
Left WingBryan HabanaBlue Bulls2648 
Inside CentreJean de VilliersWP2848 
Outside CentreJaque FourieLions26451 try
Right WingJP PietersenSharks2326 
Full BackFrancois SteynSharks22302 penalties
ReserveMorné SteynBlue Bulls2533 penalties
ReserveJannie du PlessisSharks267 
ReserveWynand OlivierBlue Bulls2522 
ReserveDanie RossouwBlue Bulls3138 
ReserveEnrico JanuarieWP2735 
ReserveChilliboy RalepelleBlue Bulls224 
New Zealand: 1 try, 1 conversion, 4 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Bloemfontein test

Back: Jaque Fourie, JP Pietersen, Pierre Spies, Ryan Kankowski, Danie Rossouw, Francois Steyn, Jannie du Plessis, Bismarck du Plessis, Ruan Pienaar

Middle: Enrico Januarie, Tendai Mtawarira, Heinrich Brüssow, Wynand Olivier, Morné Steyn, Bryan Habana, Fourie du Preez, Chilliboy Ralepelle

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