16 June 2018
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
South Africa
23
England
12
Captain: Siya Kolisi Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Coach: Rassie Erasmus Attendance: 40000
Team:
Combined caps: 368 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks3299 
HookerBongi MbonambiWP2715 
Tight-head PropFrans MalherbeWP2717 
LockRG SnymanBlue Bulls231 
LockFranco MostertLions2719 
Flank (C)Siya KolisiWP2729 
FlankPieter-Steph du ToitWP2534 
EighthmanDuane VermeulenToulon31401 try
ScrumhalfFaf De KlerkSale2612 
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls24271 conversion, 3 penalties
Left WingAphiwe DyantyiLions231 
Inside CentreDamian de AllendeWP2629 
Outside CentreLukhanyo AmSharks242 
Right WingS'bu NkosiSharks221 
Full BackWillie le RouxWasps2842 
ReserveSteven KitshoffWP2625 
ReserveThomas du ToitSharks232 
ReserveAkker van der MerweSharks262 
ReserveJean-Luc du PreezSharks2211 
ReserveJesse KrielBlue Bulls2430 
ReserveSikhumbuszo NotsheWP252 
ReserveIvan van ZylBlue Bulls222 
Penalty Tries: 1
England: 2 tries, 1 conversion

Match pictures:

Team for the Bloemfontein test:
Back: Steven Kitshoff, Thomas du Toit, Franco Mostert, RG Snyman, Jean-Luc du Preez, Frans Malherbe, Lukhanyo Am
Middle: Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Sbu Nkosi, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Warrick Gelant, Ivan van Zyl, Akker van der Merwe
Front: Jesse Kriel, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Duane Vermeulen, Siya Kolisi (captain), Rassie Erasmus (coach) Tendai Mtawarira (100th test), Willie le Roux, Damian de Allende, Handre Pollard