26 June 2010
Basil Kenyon Stadium, East London
South Africa
55
Italy
11
Captain: John Smit Referee: Andrew Small (England)
Coach: Peter de Villiers Attendance: 13854
Team:
Combined caps: 545 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropGürthro SteenkampBlue Bulls2924 
Hooker (C)John SmitSharks3295 
Tight-head PropJannie du PlessisSharks27151 try
LockBakkies BothaBlue Bulls3066 
LockAndries BekkerWP2621 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerWP2756 
FlankFrancois LouwWP253 
EighthmanPierre SpiesBlue Bulls25301 try
ScrumhalfEnrico JanuarieWP2843 
FlyhalfMorné SteynBlue Bulls25142 tries, 5 conversions, 2 penalties
Left WingBryan HabanaWP27591 try
Inside CentreJuan de JonghWP223 
Outside CentreJaque FourieWP2756 
Right WingJean de VilliersMunster2957 
Full BackGio AplonWP273 
ReserveWynand OlivierBlue Bulls2628 
ReserveBJ BothaUlster30211 try
ReserveRuan PienaarSharks26392 conversions
ReserveFlip van der MerweBlue Bulls2511 try
ReserveDewald PotgieterBlue Bulls234 
ReserveChilliboy RalepelleBlue Bulls2311 
ReserveButch JamesBath3036 
Italy: 1 try, 2 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the East London test:

Back: Francois Louw, Dewald Potgieter, Flip van der Merwe, Andries Bekker, Pierre Spies, Gürthro Steenkamp, Jannie du Plessis, Ruan Pienaar

Middle: Enrico Januarie, Gio Aplon, BJ Botha, Butch James, Wynand Olivier, Morné Steyn, Chilliboy Ralepelle, Juan de Jongh

Front: Jaque Fourie, Bryan Habana, Dick Muir (asst coach), John Smit (capt), Peter de Villiers (coach), Bakkies Botha, Gary Gold (asst coach), Jean de Villiers, Schalk Burger