Ireland v South Africa

Date:

Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Referee: Romain Poite (FFR)

Attendance: 51,100

Ireland 29-15 South Africa - Post-Match Press Conference

Ireland v South Africa Match Stats

Ireland (6) 29
Tries: Ruddock, Bowe
Conversions: Sexton (2)
Penalties: Sexton (4), Madigan

South Africa (3) 15
Tries: Coetzee, Pietersen
Conversions: Pollard
Penalties: Pollard

Man of the Match: Jonathan Sexton (Ireland)

Ireland Team Line-up

Forwards

  • 1 Jack McGrath
  • 2 Sean Cronin
  • 3 Mike Ross
  • 4 Devin Toner
  • 5 Paul O'Connell (Captain)
  • 6 Peter O'Mahony
  • 7 Chris Henry
  • 8 Jamie Heaslip

Backs

  • 9 Conor Murray
  • 10 Jonathan Sexton
  • 11 Simon Zebo
  • 12 Robbie Henshaw
  • 13 Jared Payne
  • 14 Tommy Bowe
  • 15 Rob Kearney

Replacements

  • 16 Richardt Strauss
  • 17 Dave Kilcoyne
  • 18 Rodney Ah You
  • 19 Mike McCarthy
  • 20 Rhys Ruddock
  • 21 Eoin Reddan
  • 22 Ian Madigan
  • 23 Felix Jones

South Africa Team Line-up

Forwards

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

Backs

  • 9 Francois Hougaard
  • 10 Handr√© Pollard
  • 11 Bryan Habana
  • 12 Jean de Villiers (Captain)
  • 13 Jan Serfontein
  • 14 Cornal Hendricks
  • 15 Willie le Roux

Replacements

  • 16 Adriaan Strauss
  • 17 Trevor Nyakane
  • 18 Coenie Oosthuizen
  • 19 Bakkies Botha
  • 20 Schalk Burger
  • 21 Cobus Reinach
  • 22 Pat Lambie
  • 23 JP Pietersen