24 October 2015
Twickenham, London
World Cup Semifinal
South Africa
18
New Zealand
20
Captain: Fourie du Preez Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Coach: Heyneke Meyer Attendance: 80090
Team:
Combined caps: 701 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks3073 
HookerBismarck du PlessisSharks3177 
Tight-head PropFrans MalherbeWP2410 
LockEben EtzebethWP2342 
LockLood de JagerCheetahs2217 
FlankFrancois LouwBath3041 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerSuntory3284 
EighthmanDuane VermeulenWP2933 
Scrumhalf (C)Fourie du PreezSuntory3375 
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls21185 penalties
Left WingBryan HabanaToulon32115 
Inside CentreDamian de AllendeWP2311 
Outside CentreJesse KrielBlue Bulls219 
Right WingJP PietersenPanasonic2964 
Full BackWillie le RouxCheetahs2632 
ReserveWillem AlbertsSharks3136 
ReserveTrevor NyakaneBlue Bulls2621 
ReserveAdriaan StraussBlue Bulls2952 
ReserveJannie du PlessisSharks3268 
ReserveVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls38125 
ReservePat LambieSharks25481 penalty
ReserveJan SerfonteinBlue Bulls2224 
New Zealand: 2 tries, 2 conversions, 1 penalty, 1 dropgoal

Match pictures:

Team for the Semifinal against New Zealand:

Back: JP Pietersen, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen, Lood de Jager, Eben Etzebeth, Jannie du Plessis, Bismarck du Plessis, Ruan Pienaar, Adriaan Strauss.

Middle: Pat Lambie, Jesse Kriel, Jan Serfontein, Frans Malherbe, Willem Alberts, Damian de Allende, Handré Pollard, Tendai Mtawarira, Willie le Roux, Trevor Nyakane.

Front: Ricardo Loubscher (asst coach), Bryan Habana, Johann van Graan (asst coach), Fourie du Preez (captain), Heyneke Meyer (coach), Schalk Burger (vice-captain), Ian Schwartz (team manager), Victor Matfield, John McFarland (asst coach).