7 October 2015
Olympic Stadium, London
World Cup Pool Match
South Africa
64
USA
0
Captain: Fourie du Preez Referee: Pascal Gauzère (France)
Coach: Heyneke Meyer Attendance: 54658
Team:
Combined caps: 623 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks3071 
HookerBismarck du PlessisSharks31751 try
Tight-head PropFrans MalherbeWP248 
LockEben EtzebethWP2340 
LockLood de JagerCheetahs2215 
FlankFrancois LouwBath30392 tries
FlankSchalk (jnr) BurgerSuntory3282 
EighthmanDuane VermeulenWP2931 
Scrumhalf (C)Fourie du PreezSuntory3373 
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls21164 conversions
Left WingLwazi MvovoSharks29141 try
Inside CentreDamian de AllendeWP2391 try
Outside CentreJesse KrielBlue Bulls2171 try
Right WingBryan HabanaToulon321133 tries
Full BackWillie le RouxCheetahs2630 
ReserveJan SerfonteinBlue Bulls2222 
ReserveWillem AlbertsSharks3134 
ReserveTrevor NyakaneBlue Bulls2619 
ReserveSchalk BritsSaracens349 
ReserveMorné SteynFrancais31593 conversions
ReserveCoenie OosthuizenCheetahs2622 
ReserveRudy PaigeBlue Bulls260 
ReservePieter-Steph du ToitSharks236 
Penalty Tries: 1
USA:

Match pictures:

Team for the USA Test:

Back: Schalk Brits, Francois Louw, Duane Vermeulen, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Lood de Jager, Eben Etzebeth, Willem Alberts, Frans Malherbe, Coenie Oosthuizen.

Middle: Rudy Paige, Morné Steyn, Lwazi Mvovo, Jan Serfontein, Jesse Kriel, Damian de Allende, Handré Pollard, Tendai Mtawarira, Willie le Roux, Trevor Nyakane.

Front: Ricardo Loubscher (asst coach), Bryan Habana, Johann van Graan (asst coach), Schalk Burger (vice-captain), Heyneke Meyer (coach), Fourie du Preez (captain), Ian Schwartz (team manager), Bismarck du Plessis, John McFarland (asst coach).