Wales v South Africa

Date:

Venue: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Referee: John Lacey (IRFU)

Attendance: 58,235

Wales v South Africa Match Reports

Wales finally beat one of the southern hemisphere's big three, ending a run of 22 successive defeats against them, with a 12-6 victory over South Africa at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. A selection of match reports is listed below:

Wales 12-6 South Africa - Match Highlights

Wales v South Africa Match Stats

Wales (3) 12
Penalties: Halfpenny (4)

South Africa (3) 6
Penalties: Lambie (2)

Man of the Match: Dan Biggar (Wales)

Wales Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Gethin Jenkins
  • 2 Scott Baldwin
  • 3 Samson Lee
  • 4 Jake Ball
  • 5 Alun Wyn Jones
  • 6 Dan Lydiate
  • 7 Sam Warburton (Captain)
  • 8 Taulupe Faletau

Backs

  • 9 Rhys Webb
  • 10 Dan Biggar
  • 11 Liam Williams
  • 12 Jamie Roberts
  • 13 Jonathan Davies
  • 14 Alex Cuthbert
  • 15 Leigh Halfpenny

Replacements

  • 16 Emyr Phillips
  • 17 Aaron Jarvis
  • 18 Rhodri Jones
  • 19 Luke Charteris
  • 20 James King
  • 21 Mike Phillips
  • 22 Rhys Priestland
  • 23 Scott Williams

South Africa Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Tendai Mtawarira
  • 2 Bismarck du Plessis
  • 3 Coenie Oosthuizen
  • 4 Eben Etzebeth
  • 5 Victor Matfield
  • 6 Marcell Coetzee
  • 7 Teboho 'Oupa' Mohoje
  • 8 Duane Vermeulen

Backs

  • 9 Cobus Reinach
  • 10 Pat Lambie
  • 11 Lwazi Mvovo
  • 12 Jean de Villiers (Captain)
  • 13 Jan Serfontein
  • 14 Cornal Hendricks
  • 15 Willie le Roux

Replacements

  • 16 Adriaan Strauss
  • 17 Trevor Nyakane
  • 18 Julian Redelinghuys
  • 19 Lood de Jager
  • 20 Nizaam Carr
  • 21 Francois Hougaard
  • 22 Handr√© Pollard
  • 23 Damian de Allende
 
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