12 June 1971
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
South Africa
22
France
9
Captain: Hannes Marais Referee: Wynand Malan (South Africa)
Coach: Johan Claassen Attendance: 70000
Team:
Combined caps: 183 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropSakkie SauermannTvl260 
HookerPiston van WykN-Tvl274 
Tight-head Prop (C)Hannes MaraisEP2924 
LockFrik du PreezN-Tvl3533 
LockJohn WilliamsN-Tvl240 
FlankPiet GreylingTvl2919 
FlankJan EllisSWA2925 
EighthmanTommy BedfordNatal3023 
ScrumhalfJoggie ViljoenGriquas2601 try
FlyhalfPiet VisagieGriquas28201 dropgoal
Left WingGert MullerWP2381 try
Inside CentreJoggie JansenOFS234 
Outside CentrePeter Cronj√©Tvl220 
Right WingSyd NomisTvl2919 
Full BackIan McCallumWP2642 conversions, 3 penalties
France: 1 try, 2 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the Bloemfontein test:

Back: Ian McCallum, Sakkie Sauermann, Joggie Jansen, John Williams, Piet Greyling, Gert Muller, Piston van Wyk

Middle: Frik du Preez, Tommy Bedford (vice-capt), Johan Claassen (coach), Hannes Marais (capt), CJ Visser (manager), Piet Visagie, Jan Ellis

Front: Syd Nomis, Joggie Viljoen, Peter Cronjé