4 October 2014
Ellispark, Johannesburg
The Rugby Championship Match
South Africa
27
New Zealand
25
Captain: Jean de Villiers Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Coach: Heyneke Meyer Attendance: 61261
Team:
Combined caps: 657 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks2960 
HookerBismarck du PlessisSharks3065 
Tight-head PropJannie du PlessisSharks3159 
LockEben EtzebethWP2228 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls37116 
FlankMarcell CoetzeeSharks2321 
FlankOupa MohojeCheetahs242 
EighthmanDuane VermeulenWP2824 
ScrumhalfFrancois HougaardBlue Bulls26311 try
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls2052 tries, 3 conversions, 1 penalty
Left WingBryan HabanaToulon31102 
Inside Centre (C)Jean de VilliersWP33101 
Outside CentreJan SerfonteinBlue Bulls2115 
Right WingCornal HendricksCheetahs268 
Full BackWillie le RouxCheetahs2520 
ReserveSchalk (jnr) BurgerSuntory3172 
ReserveAdriaan StraussCheetahs2839 
ReserveJP PietersenSharks2855 
ReservePat LambieSharks23351 penalty
ReserveBakkies BothaToulon3582 
ReserveMarcel van der MerweBlue Bulls234 
ReserveCobus ReinachSharks241 
ReserveTrevor NyakaneCheetahs258 
New Zealand: 3 tries, 2 conversions, 2 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Ellispark test:

Back Row: JP Pietersen, Teboho Mohoje, Schalk Burger, Duane Vermeulen, Eben Etzebeth, Marcel Coetzee, Jannie du Plessis, Bismarck du Plessis, Adriaan Strauss

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

Second Row: The South African Sevens Blitz Bokke

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