Wales v South Africa

Date:

Venue: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Referee: Alain Rolland (IRFU)

Attendance: 66,490

Wales v South Africa Match Reports

Wales' winless run against tri-nations opposition extended to 17 matches as South Africa won a pulsating Test match by 24 points to 15 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. South Africa also won the try count, scoring 3 unanswered tries. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Wales v South Africa - Story of the day - Match Highlights

Wales v South Africa Match Statistics

WALES (6) 15
Penalties: Halfpenny 5

SOUTH AFRICA (17) 24
Tries: De Villiers, Du Plessis, Du Preez
Conversions: Steyn 2, Lambie
Penalties: Steyn

Man of the Match: Fourie du Preez (South Africa)

Wales v South Africa Team Line-ups

Wales Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1. Gethin Jenkins
  • 2. Richard Hibbard
  • 3. Adam Jones
  • 4. Bradley Davies
  • 5. Alun Wyn Jones
  • 6. Dan Lydiate
  • 7. Sam Warburton (Captain)
  • 8. Toby Faletau

Backs

  • 9. Mike Phillips
  • 10. Rhys Priestland
  • 11. Liam Williams
  • 12. Scott Williams
  • 13. Jonathan Davies
  • 14. George North
  • 15. Leigh Halfpenny

Replacements

  • 16. Ken Owens
  • 17. Paul James
  • 18. Scott Andrews
  • 19. Luke Charteris
  • 20. Justin Tipuric
  • 21. Lloyd Williams
  • 22. James Hook
  • 23. Ashley Beck

South Africa Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1. Tendai Mtawarira
  • 2. Bismarck du Plessis
  • 3. Frans Malberhe
  • 4. Eben Etzebeth
  • 5. Flip van der Merwe
  • 6. Francois Louw
  • 7. Willem Alberts
  • 8. Duane Vermeulen

Backs

  • 9. Fourie du Preez
  • 10. Morné Steyn
  • 11. Bryan Habana
  • 12. Jean de Villiers (Captain)
  • 13. Jaque Fourie
  • 14. JP Pietersen
  • 15. Pat Lambie

Replacements

  • 16. Adriaan Strauss
  • 17. Gurthrö Steenkamp
  • 18. Coenie Oosthuizen
  • 19. Pieter-Steph du Toit
  • 20. Siya Kolisi
  • 21. Ruan Pienaar
  • 22. JJ Engelbrecht
  • 23. Willie le Roux
 
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