15 August 2015
Velez Sarsfield Stadium, Buenos Aires
South Africa
26
Argentina
12
Captain: Victor Matfield Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Coach: Heyneke Meyer Attendance: 50000
Team:
Combined caps: 643 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTrevor NyakaneBlue Bulls2615 
HookerAdriaan StraussBlue Bulls2947 
Tight-head PropMarcel van der MerweBlue Bulls246 
LockEben EtzebethWP2336 
Lock (C)Victor MatfieldBlue Bulls38122 
FlankHeinrich BrüssowDocomo2922 
FlankWillem AlbertsSharks3132 
EighthmanSchalk (jnr) BurgerSuntory3278 
ScrumhalfRuan PienaarUlster3183 
FlyhalfPat LambieSharks24432 conversions, 3 penalties, 1 dropgoal
Left WingBryan HabanaToulon321091 try
Inside CentreDamian de AllendeWP236 
Outside CentreJesse KrielBlue Bulls213 
Right WingLwazi MvovoSharks29121 try
Full BackZane KirchnerLeinster3129 
ReserveSchalk BritsSaracens347 
ReserveTendai MtawariraSharks3067 
ReserveFrans MalherbeWP245 
ReserveFlip van der MerweBlue Bulls3036 
ReservePieter-Steph du ToitSharks223 
ReserveJan SerfonteinBlue Bulls2220 
ReserveHandre PollardBlue Bulls2112 
ReserveCobus ReinachSharks259 
Argentina: 4 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Buenos Aires test:

Back: Schalk Brits, Frans Malherbe, Damian De Allende, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Eben Etzebeth, Flip van der Merwe, Willem Alberts, Marcel van der Merwe, Adriaan Strauss

Middle: Pat Lambie, Lwazi Mvovo, Heinrich Brüssow, Zane Kirchner, Jesse Kriel, Handré Pollard, Jan Serfontein, Tendai Mtawarira, Trevor Nyakane, Cobus Reinach

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