22 November 2014
Stadio Euganeo, Padua
South Africa
22
Italy
6
Captain: Jean de Villiers Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Coach: Heyneke Meyer Attendance: 24500
Team:
Combined caps: 610 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTrevor NyakaneCheetahs2511 
HookerAdriaan StraussCheetahs2942 
Tight-head PropCoenie OosthuizenCheetahs25191 try
LockEben EtzebethWP2331 
LockVictor MatfieldBlue Bulls37119 
FlankMarcell CoetzeeSharks2324 
FlankOupa MohojeCheetahs245 
EighthmanDuane VermeulenWP2827 
ScrumhalfCobus ReinachSharks2441 try
FlyhalfPat LambieSharks24381 penalty
Left WingBryan HabanaToulon311051 try
Inside Centre (C)Jean de VilliersWP33104 
Outside CentreJan SerfonteinBlue Bulls2118 
Right WingJP PietersenPanasonic2858 
Full BackJohan GoosenRacing225 
ReserveBismarck du PlessisSharks3068 
ReserveGürthro SteenkampToulouse3352 
ReserveHandre PollardBlue Bulls2072 conversions
ReserveNizaam CarrWP230 
ReserveWillie le RouxCheetahs2523 
ReserveJulian RedelinghuysLions250 
ReserveFrancois HougaardBlue Bulls2633 
ReserveLood de JagerCheetahs217 
Italy: 2 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Italy test:

Back: JP Pietersen, Gurthrö Steenkamp, Duane Vermeulen, Eben Etzebeth, Lodewyk de Jager, Teboho Mohoje, Marcell Coetzee, Coenie Oosthuizen, Adriaan Strauss

Middle: Cobus Reinach, Pat Lambie, Julian Redelinghuys, Jan Serfontein, Handre Pollard, Johan Goosen, Willie le Roux, Francois Hougaard, Nizaam Carr, Trevor Nyakane

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 (manager), Bismarck du Plessis, John McFarland (asst coach)