17 June 2017
Kingspark, Durban
South Africa
37
France
15
Captain: Warren Whiteley Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)
Coach: Allister Coetzee Attendance: 35000
Team:
Combined caps: 273 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks3188 
HookerMalcolm MarxLions223 
Tight-head PropFrans MalherbeWP2616 
LockEben EtzebethWP2555 
LockFranco MostertLions268 
FlankSiya KolisiWP26171 try
FlankOupa MohojeCheetahs2616 
Eighthman (C)Warren WhiteleyLions2916 
ScrumhalfRoss CronjéLions271 
FlyhalfElton JantjiesLions26121 try, 4 conversions, 3 penalties
Left WingCourtnall SkosanLions251 
Inside CentreJan SerfonteinBlue Bulls24271 try
Outside CentreLionel MapoeLions2811 
Right WingRaymond RhuleCheetahs241 
Full BackAndries CoetzeeLions271 
ReserveJean-Luc du PreezSharks212 
ReserveSteven KitshoffBordeaux2511 
ReserveCoenie OosthuizenSharks28241 try
ReserveFrancois SteynMtpellier3054 
ReservePieter-Steph du ToitWP2421 
ReserveFrancois HougaardWorcester2940 
ReserveBongi MbonambiWP266 
ReserveDillyn LeydsWP241 
France: 2 tries, 1 conversion, 1 penalty

Match pictures:

Team for the Durban test:
Back: Frans Malherbe, Malcolm Marx, Jean-Luc du Preez, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Franco Mostert, Oupa Mohoje, Siya Kolisi, Steven Kitshoff
Middle: Andries Coetzee, Dillyn Leyds, Ross Cronjé, Lionel Mapoe, Gary Teichmann (former captain presenting jerseys), Elton Jantjies, Courtnall Skosan, Raymond Rhule, Bongi Mbonambi
Front: Jan Serfontein, Frans Steyn, Beast Mtawarira, Allister Coetzee (coach), Warren Whiteley (captain), Ian Schwartz (manager), Eben Etsebeth, Francois Hougaardt, Coenie Oosthuizen