3 October 2015
St James Park, Newcastle
World Cup Pool Match
South Africa
34
Scotland
16
Captain: Fourie du Preez Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Coach: Heyneke Meyer Attendance: 50900
Team:
Combined caps: 716 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks3070 
HookerBismarck du PlessisSharks3174 
Tight-head PropJannie du PlessisBath3266 
LockEben EtzebethWP2339 
LockLood de JagerCheetahs2214 
FlankFrancois LouwBath3038 
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerSuntory32811 try
EighthmanDuane VermeulenWP2930 
Scrumhalf (C)Fourie du PreezSuntory3372 
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls21152 conversions, 4 penalties, 1 dropgoal
Left WingBryan HabanaToulon321121 try
Inside CentreDamian de AllendeWP238 
Outside CentreJesse KrielBlue Bulls216 
Right WingJP PietersenPanasonic29621 try
Full BackWillie le RouxCheetahs2629 
ReserveFrans MalherbeWP247 
ReserveAdriaan StraussBlue Bulls2950 
ReserveTrevor NyakaneBlue Bulls2618 
ReservePat LambieSharks2446 
ReserveWillem AlbertsSharks3133 
ReserveJan SerfonteinBlue Bulls2221 
ReservePieter-Steph du ToitSharks235 
ReserveRuan PienaarUlster3186 
Scotland: 1 try, 1 conversion, 3 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Scotland test:

Back: JP Pietersen, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Lood de Jager, Eben Etzebeth, Jannie du Plessis, Bismarck du Plessis, Adriaan Strauss.

Middle: Pat Lambie, Jan Serfontein, Jesse Kriel, 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), Ruan Pienaar, John McFarland (asst coach).