The Springbok Team to face the All Blacks in Wellington

The Springboks play the All Blacks on Saturday in a Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test at the Westpac Stadium. The South African starting side shows three changes and one positional switch from the team that lost to the Wallabies last Saturday in Brisbane, Australia.

Listen to Eben Etzebeth & Jesse Kriel talking to the press below:

 

The Springbok team to face the All Blacks in Wellington (in order of name and surname, franchise/club, Test caps and points):

15. Willie le Roux (Wasps, England), 47, 55 – 11t

14. Jesse Kriel (Vodacom Bulls), 33, 45 – 9t

13. Lukhanyo Am (Cell C Sharks), 5, 5 – 1t

12. Damian de Allende (DHL Stormers), 31, 15 – 3t

11. Aphiwe Dyantyi (Emirates Lions), 6, 15 – 3t

10. Handré Pollard (Vodacom Bulls), 32, 254 – 3t, 46c, 46p, 3d

9. Faf de Klerk (Sale Sharks, England), 17, 10 – 2t

8. Warren Whiteley (Emirates Lions), 20, 15 – 3t

7. Pieter-Steph du Toit (DHL Stormers), 39, 20 – 4t

6. Siya Kolisi (captain, DHL Stormers), 34, 25 – 5t

5. Franco Mostert (Gloucester, England), 23, 5 – 1t

4. Eben Etzebeth (DHL Stormers), 70 – 15 – 3t

3. Frans Malherbe (DHL Stormers), 22, 0

2. Malcolm Marx (Emirates Lions), 17, 15 – 3t

1. Steven Kitshoff (DHL Stormers), 30, 5 – 1t

Replacements:

Bongi Mbonambi (DHL Stormers), 19, 10 – 2t

Tendai Mtawarira (Cell C Sharks), 104, 10 – 2t

Wilco Louw (DHL Stormers), 9, 0

RG Snyman (Vodacom Bulls), 5, 0

Francois Louw (Bath, England, 60, 45 – 9t

Ross Cronjé (Emirates Lions), 10, 10 – 2t

Elton Jantjies (Emirates Lions, 27, 223 – 2t, 42c, 43p

Cheslin Kolbe (Toulouse, France), 1, 0

 

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Source:  SA Rugby Communications

 

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