18 July 2015
Suncorp Stadium (Lang Park), Brisbane
The Rugby Championship Match
South Africa
20
Australia
24
Captain: Victor Matfield Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Coach: Heyneke Meyer Attendance: 37633
Team:
Combined caps: 767 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks2964 
HookerBismarck du PlessisSharks3170 
Tight-head PropJannie du PlessisSharks3262 
LockEben EtzebethWP23331 try
Lock (C)Victor MatfieldBlue Bulls38121 
FlankFrancois LouwBath3034 
FlankMarcell CoetzeeSharks2426 
EighthmanSchalk (jnr) BurgerSuntory3275 
ScrumhalfRuan PienaarUlster3180 
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls2192 conversions, 2 penalties
Left WingBryan HabanaToulon32106 
Inside CentreDamian de AllendeWP233 
Outside CentreJesse KrielBlue Bulls2101 try
Right WingJP PietersenPanasonic2959 
Full BackWillie le RouxCheetahs2525 
ReserveFrans MalherbeWP244 
ReserveLood de JagerCheetahs229 
ReserveOupa MohojeCheetahs247 
ReserveAdriaan StraussBlue Bulls2944 
ReserveHeinke van der MerweFrancais304 
ReserveLwazi MvovoSharks2910 
ReservePat LambieSharks2440 
ReserveCobus ReinachSharks256 
Australia: 3 tries, 3 conversions, 1 penalty

Match pictures:

Team for the Brisbane test:

Back: JP Pietersen, Teboho “Oupa” Mohoje, Francois Louw, Lood de Jager, Eben Etzebeth, Jannie du Plessis, Bismarck du Plessis, Adriaan Strauss

Middle: Pat Lambie, Lwazi Mvovo, Jesse Kriel, Handré Pollard, Damian De Allende, Marcell Coetzee, Frans Malherbe, Tendai Mtawarira, Willie le Roux, Heinke van der Merwe, Cobus Reinach

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