9 June 2018
Ellispark, Johannesburg
South Africa
42
England
39
Captain: Siya Kolisi Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)
Coach: Rassie Erasmus Attendance: 55260
Team:
Combined caps: 320 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks3298 
HookerBongi MbonambiWP2714 
Tight-head PropWilco LouwWP236 
LockRG SnymanBlue Bulls230 
LockFranco MostertLions2718 
Flank (C)Siya KolisiWP2628 
FlankJean-Luc du PreezSharks2210 
EighthmanDuane VermeulenToulon3139 
ScrumhalfFaf De KlerkSale26111 try
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls24264 conversions, 3 penalties
Left WingAphiwe DyantyiLions2301 try
Inside CentreDamian de AllendeWP2628 
Outside CentreLukhanyo AmSharks241 
Right WingS'bu NkosiSharks2202 tries
Full BackWillie le RouxWasps28411 try
ReserveSteven KitshoffWP2624 
ReserveThomas du ToitSharks231 
ReservePieter-Steph du ToitWP2533 
ReserveAkker van der MerweSharks261 
ReserveWarrick GelantBlue Bulls233 
ReserveSikhumbuszo NotsheWP251 
ReserveIvan van ZylBlue Bulls221 
ReserveElton JantjiesLions2724 
England: 5 tries, 4 conversions, 2 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Ellispark test:
Back:Wilco Louw, Jean-Luc du Preez, Franco Mostert, RG Snyman, Thomas du Toit, Lukhanyo Am, Steven Kitshoff
Middle: Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Akker van der Merwe, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Sbu Nkosi, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Warrick Gelant, Ivan van Zyl
Front: Handré Pollard, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Duane Vermeulen, Siya Kolisi (captain), Rassie Erasmus (coach) Tendai Mtawarira, Willie le Roux, Damian de Allende, Elton Jantjies