27 September 2014
Newlands, Cape Town
The Rugby Championship Match
South Africa
28
Australia
10
Captain: Jean de Villiers Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Coach: Heyneke Meyer Attendance: 44955
Team:
Combined caps: 616 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks2959 
HookerAdriaan StraussCheetahs2838 
Tight-head PropJannie du PlessisSharks3158 
LockEben EtzebethWP2227 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls37115 
FlankMarcell CoetzeeSharks23201 try
FlankOupa MohojeCheetahs241 
EighthmanDuane VermeulenWP2823 
ScrumhalfFrancois HougaardBlue Bulls2630 
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls2041 penalty
Left WingBryan HabanaToulon31101 
Inside Centre (C)Jean de VilliersWP331002 tries
Outside CentreJan SerfonteinBlue Bulls2114 
Right WingCornal HendricksCheetahs267 
Full BackWillie le RouxCheetahs2519 
ReserveJP PietersenSharks2854 
ReserveSchalk (jnr) BurgerSuntory3171 
ReservePat LambieSharks23341 try, 1 conversion, 1 dropgoal
ReserveBismarck du PlessisSharks3064 
ReserveBakkies BothaToulon3581 
ReserveMarcel van der MerweBlue Bulls233 
ReserveTrevor NyakaneCheetahs257 
ReserveCobus ReinachSharks240 
Australia: 1 try, 1 conversion, 1 penalty

Match pictures:

Team for the Newlands test:

Back: Teboho Mohoje, JP Pietersen, Schalk Burger (Jnr), Duane Vermeulen, Eben Etzebeth, Marcell Coetzee, Jannie du Plessis, Bismarck du Plessis, Adriaan Strauss

Middle: Pat Lambie, Cornal Hendricks, Jan Serfontein, Handre Pollard, Marcel van der Merwe, Tendai Mtawarira, Willie le Roux, Francois Hougaard, Trevor Nyakane, Cobus Reinach

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