South Africa Rugby World Cup Team 2015

2015 South Africa Fixtures & Results at Rugby World Cup

19-Sep-15 South Africa   32–34  Japan  Brighton Community Stadium, Brighton
26-Sep-15 South Africa   46-6  Samoa  Villa Park, Birmingham
3-Oct-15 South Africa   34-16  Scotland  St. James' Park, Newcastle
7-Oct-15 South Africa   64-0  United States  Olympic Stadium, London

Points Table

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA +/− BP Pts
South Africa 2 1 0 1 10 78 40 +38 3 7

2015 Team Squad

Player  Position  Date of Birth (Age)  Caps  Club/province
Schalk Brits  Hooker  16 May 1981 8 England Saracens
Bismarck du Plessis  Hooker  22 May 1984 73 Sharks
Adriaan Strauss  Hooker  18 November 1985 48 Bulls
Jannie du Plessis  Prop  16 November 1982 64 Sharks
Frans Malherbe  Prop  14 March 1991 6 Stormers
Tendai Mtawarira  Prop  1 August 1985 68 Sharks
Trevor Nyakane  Prop  4 May 1989 16 Bulls
Coenie Oosthuizen  Prop  22 March 1989 21 Cheetahs
Lood de Jager  Lock  17 December 1992 12 Cheetahs
Pieter-Steph du Toit  Lock  20 August 1992 4 Sharks
Eben Etzebeth  Lock  29 October 1991 37 Stormers
Victor Matfield  Lock  11 May 1977 123 Bulls
Willem Alberts  Flanker  11 May 1984 33 Sharks
Schalk Burger  Flanker  13 April 1983 79 Stormers
Siya Kolisi  Flanker  16 June 1991 11 Stormers
Francois Louw  Flanker  15 June 1985 36 England Bath
Duane Vermeulen  Number 8  3 July 1986 29 Stormers
Fourie du Preez  Scrum-half  24 March 1982 70 Japan Suntory Sungoliath
Rudy Paige  Scrum-half  2 August 1989 0 Bulls
Ruan Pienaar  Scrum-half  10 March 1984 84 Ireland Ulster
Pat Lambie  Fly-half  17 October 1990 44 Sharks
Handré Pollard  Fly-half  9 March 1994 13 Bulls
Morné Steyn  Fly-half  11 July 1984 59 France Stade Français
Damian de Allende  Centre  25 November 1991 7 Stormers
Jean de Villiers (c)  Centre  24 February 1981 107 Stormers
Jesse Kriel  Centre  15 February 1994 4 Bulls
Bryan Habana  Wing  12 June 1983 110 France Toulon
Lwazi Mvovo  Wing  3 June 1986 13 Sharks
JP Pietersen  Wing  12 July 1986 60 Sharks
Zane Kirchner  Fullback  16 June 1984 30 Ireland Leinster
Willie le Roux  Fullback  18 August 1989 28 Cheetahs

Facts

Union South African Rugby Union
Nickname(s) Springboks, Springbokke, Boks, Bokke
Emblem(s) Springbok and Protea (flower)
Coach(es) Heyneke Meyer
Captain(s) Jean de Villiers/Victor Matfield
Most caps Victor Matfield (123)
Top scorer Percy Montgomery (893)
Most tries Bryan Habana (58)

 

First international
Cape Colony 0 – 4 British Isles (30 July 1891)
Largest win
South Africa 134 – 3 Uruguay (11 June 2005)
Largest defeat
England 53 – 3 South Africa (23 November 2002)
World Cup
Appearances 5/7 (First in 1995)
Best result Champions, 1995 & 2007
Official website
www.sarugby.co.za

South Africa at Rugby World Cup 2011

Fixtures & Results

Date & Time Team vs Team Stadiums
11/09 - 20:30 South AfricaSouth Africa 17-16 WalesWales Wellington
17/09 - 18:00 South AfricaSouth Africa 49-3 FijiFiji Wellington
22/09 - 20:00 South AfricaSouth Africa 87-0 NamibiaNamibia Auckland
30/09 - 20:30 South AfricaSouth Africa 13-5 SamoaSamoa Auckland
09/10 - 18.00 South AfricaSouth Africa 9-11 Australia Wellington

Team Squad

Player Position Caps Club/province
Bismarck du Plessis Hooker 36 Natal Sharks
Bandise Maku Hooker 1 Golden Lions
Chiliboy Ralepelle Hooker 18 Blue Bulls
John Smit (c) Hooker 102 Natal Sharks
Adriaan Strauss Hooker 9 Free State Cheetahs
Jannie du Plessis Prop 24 Natal Sharks
Werner Kruger Prop 0 Blue Bulls
Tendai Mtawarira Prop 26 Natal Sharks
Coenie Oosthuizen Prop 0 Free State Cheetahs
Gurthrö Steenkamp Prop 31 Blue Bulls
CJ van der Linde Prop 69 Western Province
Andries Bekker Lock 24 Western Province
Bakkies Botha Lock 72 Blue Bulls
Alistair Hargreaves Lock 2 Natal Sharks
Victor Matfield Lock 105 Blue Bulls
Danie Rossouw Lock 54 Blue Bulls
Flip van der Merwe Lock 10 Blue Bulls
Willem Alberts Flanker 3 Natal Sharks
Heinrich Brüssow Flanker 13 Free State Cheetahs
Schalk Burger Flanker 63 Western Province
Keegan Daniel Flanker 1 Natal Sharks
Francois Louw Flanker 7 Western Province
Dewald Potgieter Flanker 6 Blue Bulls
Juan Smith Flanker 69 Free State Cheetahs
Deon Stegmann Flanker 4 Blue Bulls
Ryan Kankowski Number 8 17 Natal Sharks
Pierre Spies Number 8 40 Blue Bulls
Duane Vermeulen Number 8 0 Western Province
Fourie du Preez Scrum-half 55 Blue Bulls
Francois Hougaard Scrum-half 8 Blue Bulls
Ricky Januarie Scrum-half 47 Western Province
Charl McLeod Scrum-half 0 Natal Sharks
Sarel Pretorius Scrum-half 0 Free State Cheetahs
Peter Grant Fly-half 5 Western Province
Elton Jantjies Fly-half 0 Golden Lions
Patrick Lambie Fly-half 4 Natal Sharks
Morne Steyn Fly-half 25 Blue Bulls
Juan de Jongh Centre 6 Western Province
Jean de Villiers Centre 67 Western Province
Jaque Fourie Centre 62 Western Province
Adrian Jacobs Centre 32 Natal Sharks
Waylon Murray Centre 3 Golden Lions
Wynand Olivier Centre 32 Blue Bulls
Bjorn Basson Wing 4 Blue Bulls
Bryan Habana Wing 68 Western Province
Lionel Mapoe Wing 0 Golden Lions
Lwazi Mvovo Wing 2 Natal Sharks
Odwa Ndungane Wing 7 Natal Sharks
JP Pietersen Wing 36 Natal Sharks
Gio Aplon Fullback 13 Western Province
Zane Kirchner Fullback 14 Blue Bulls

South Africa Rugby Team Coaches

Name Tenure
Danie Craven 1949–1956
Basil Kenyon 1958
Hennie Muller 1960–1961, 1963, 1965
Boy Louw 1960–1961, 1965
Izak van Heerden 1962
Felix du Plessis 1964
Ian Kirkpatrick 1967, 1974
Avril Malan 1969–1970
Johan Claassen 1964, 1970–1974
Nelie Smith 1980–1981
Cecil Moss 1982–1989
John Williams 1992
Ian McIntosh 1993–1994
Kitch Christie 1994–1996
Andre Markgraaff 1996
Carel du Plessis 1997
Nick Mallett 1997–2000
Harry Viljoen 2000–2002
Rudolph Straeuli 2002–2003
Jake White 2004–2007
Peter de Villiers 2008–present