20 August 2016
Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
The Rugby Championship Match
South Africa
30
Argentina
23
Captain: Adriaan Strauss Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Coach: Allister Coetzee Attendance: 27357
Team:
Combined caps: 420 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropTendai MtawariraSharks3178 
Hooker (C)Adriaan StraussBlue Bulls3057 
Tight-head PropJulian RedelinghuysLions265 
LockEben EtzebethWP2447 
LockLood de JagerCheetahs2320 
FlankFrancois LouwBath3146 
FlankOupa MohojeCheetahs268 
EighthmanWarren WhiteleyLions2861 try
ScrumhalfFaf De KlerkLions243 
FlyhalfElton JantjiesLions2653 conversions, 3 penalties
Left WingBryan HabanaToulon33117 
Inside CentreDamian de AllendeWP2416 
Outside CentreLionel MapoeLions284 
Right WingRuan CombrinckLions2621 try
Full BackJohan GoosenRacing2461 try
ReserveVincent KochSaracens262 
ReserveSteven KitshoffBordeaux241 
ReservePieter-Steph du ToitWP2411 
ReserveJaco KrielLions261 
ReserveJuan de JonghWP2814 
ReserveJesse KrielBlue Bulls2212 
Argentina: 2 tries, 2 conversions, 3 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Nelspruit test:
Back: Lionel Mapoe, Jaco Kriel, Warren Whiteley, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Oupa Mohoje, Vincent Koch, Ruan Combrinck, Jesse Kriel
Middle: Rudy Paige, Bongi Mbonambi, Elton Jantjies, Johan Goosen, Hein Mentz (MRU president), Juan de Jongh, Steven Kitshoff, Julian Redelinghuys, Faf de Klerk
Front: Damian de Allende, Eben Etzebeth, Bryan Habana, Allister Coetzee (coach), Adriaan Strauss (captain), Ian Schwartz (manager), Tendai Mtawarira, Francois Louw, Lood de Jager