15 September 2018
WestPac Stadium, Wellington
The Rugby Championship Match
South Africa
36
New Zealand
34
Captain: Siya Kolisi Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Coach: Rassie Erasmus Attendance: 34182
Team:
Combined caps: 426 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropSteven KitshoffWP2630 
HookerMalcolm MarxLions24171 try
Tight-head PropFrans MalherbeWP2722 
LockEben EtzebethWP2670 
LockFranco MostertLions2723 
Flank (C)Siya KolisiWP2734 
FlankPieter-Steph du ToitWP2639 
EighthmanWarren WhiteleyLions3020 
ScrumhalfFaf De KlerkSale2617 
FlyhalfHandre PollardBlue Bulls24324 conversions, 1 penalty
Left WingAphiwe DyantyiLions2462 tries
Inside CentreDamian de AllendeWP2631 
Outside CentreLukhanyo AmSharks245 
Right WingJesse KrielBlue Bulls2433 
Full BackWillie le RouxWasps29471 try
ReserveCheslin KolbeToulouse2411 try
ReserveElton JantjiesLions2827 
ReserveRG SnymanBlue Bulls235 
ReserveWilco LouwWP249 
ReserveTendai MtawariraSharks33104 
ReserveFrancois LouwBath3360 
ReserveBongi MbonambiWP2719 
New Zealand: 6 tries, 2 conversions

Match pictures:

Team for the Wellington test:
Back: Steven Kitshoff, Lukhanyo Am, Warren Whiteley, Franco Mostert, RG Snyman, Malcolm Marx, Frans Malherbe
Middle: Faf de Klerk, Bongi Mbonambi, Damian de Allende, Wilco Louw, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Elton Jantjies, Ross Cronjé, Cheslin Kolbe
Front: Handré Pollard, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Francois Louw, Siya Kolisi (captain), Rassie Erasmus (coach) Tendai Mtawarira, Eben Etzebeth, Willie le Roux, Jesse Kriel