24 June 2017
Ellispark, Johannesburg
South Africa
35
France
12
Captain: Eben Etzebeth Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Coach: Allister Coetzee Attendance: 55820
Team:
Combined caps: 292 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks3189 
HookerMalcolm MarxLions2241 try
Tight-head PropRuan DreyerLions260 
Lock (C)Eben EtzebethWP25561 try
LockFranco MostertLions269 
FlankSiya KolisiWP2618 
FlankJaco KrielLions277 
EighthmanJean-Luc du PreezSharks213 
ScrumhalfFrancois HougaardWorcester2941 
FlyhalfElton JantjiesLions26133 conversions, 3 penalties
Left WingCourtnall SkosanLions252 
Inside CentreJan SerfonteinBlue Bulls2428 
Outside CentreJesse KrielBlue Bulls23181 try
Right WingRaymond RhuleCheetahs242 
Full BackAndries CoetzeeLions272 
ReserveSteven KitshoffBordeaux2512 
ReserveCoenie OosthuizenSharks2825 
ReservePieter-Steph du ToitWP2422 
ReserveLood de JagerBlue Bulls2428 
ReserveBongi MbonambiWP267 
ReserveRudy PaigeBlue Bulls2771 try
ReserveFrancois SteynMtpellier3055 
ReserveDillyn LeydsWP242 
France: 4 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Ellispark test:
Back: Ruan Dreyer, Jaco Kriel, Siya Kolisi, Jean-Luc du Preez, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Franco Mostert, Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff
Middle: Andries Coetzee, Dillyn Leyds, Raymond Rhule, Courtnall Skosan, Elton Jantjies, Jesse Kriel, Bongi Mbonambi, Rudy Paige
Front: Jan Serfontein, Frans Steyn, Beast Mtawarira, Allister Coetzee (coach), Warren Whiteley (original captain - late withdrawal), Ian Schwartz (manager), Eben Etsebeth (replacement captain), Francois Hougaardt, Coenie Oosthuizen
Inset: Lood de Jager (late inclusion)