16 August 2014
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
The Rugby Championship Match
South Africa
13
Argentina
6
Captain: Jean de Villiers Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
Coach: Heyneke Meyer Attendance: 30453
Team:
Combined caps: 604 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks2955 
HookerBismarck du PlessisSharks3060 
Tight-head PropJannie du PlessisSharks3154 
LockBakkies BothaToulon3479 
LockLood de JagerCheetahs213 
FlankFrancois LouwBath2930 
FlankMarcell CoetzeeSharks2316 
EighthmanDuane VermeulenWP2819 
ScrumhalfRuan PienaarUlster30761 try
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls2011 conversion, 1 penalty
Left WingBryan HabanaToulon3197 
Inside Centre (C)Jean de VilliersWP3396 
Outside CentreDamian de AllendeWP220 
Right WingCornal HendricksCheetahs263 
Full BackWillie le RouxCheetahs2415 
ReserveEben EtzebethWP2223 
ReserveMorné SteynFrancais30561 penalty
ReserveAdriaan StraussCheetahs2834 
ReserveFrans MalherbeWP232 
ReserveTrevor NyakaneCheetahs254 
Argentina: 2 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Pretoria Test:

Back: Frans Malherbe, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen, Eben Etzebeth, Lodewyk de Jager, Willem Alberts, Jannie du Plessis, Adriaan Strauss, Ruan Pienaar

Middle: Morné Steyn, Cornal Hendricks, Damian de Allende, Handré Pollard, Jan Serfontein, Marcell Coetzee, Tendai Mtawarira, Willie le Roux, Francois Hougaard, Trevor Nyakane

Front: Ricardo Loubscher (asst coach), Bryan Habana, Johann van Graan (asst coach), Jean de Villiers (captain), Heyneke Meyer (coach), Bismarck du Plessis (vice capt), Ian Schwartz (team manager), Bakkies Botha, John McFarland (asst coach)