Springbok and Wales Teams Named for Millennium Stadium 2010

Rugby Union - Wales v South Africa Invesco Perpetual Series 2008 - Millenium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales - 8/11/08.Ryan Kankowski of South Africa (R) in action with James Hook (C) and Ryan Jones Photo via Newscom

Wales v South Africa

The Springbok and Wales teams have been named for their test at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff on Sat 13 Nov 14:30 (local time).

South Africa:

15 Gio Aplon, 14 Bjorn Basson, 13 Frans Steyn, 12 Jean de Villiers, 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Morne Steyn, 9 Ruan Pienaar, 8 Pierre Spies, 7 Juan Smith, 6 Deon Stegmann, 5 Victor Matfield (captain), 4 Bakkies Botha, 3 Jannie du Plessis, 2 Bismarck du Plessis, 1 Beast Mtawarira

Replacements: 16 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17 CJ van der Linde, 18 Flip van der Merwe, 19 TBA, 20 Francois Hougaard, 21 Zane Kirchner, 22 Pat Lambie


15 Lee Byrne, 14 George North, 13 Tom Shanklin, 12 James Hook, 11 Shane Williams, 10 Stephen Jones, 9 Mike Phillips, 8 Jonathan Thomas, 7 Martyn Williams, 6 Dan Lydiate, 5 Bradley Davies, 4 Alun-Wny Jones, 3 Adam Jones, 2 Matthew Rees, 1 Gethin Jenkins.

Replacements: 16 Huw Bennett, 17 Paul James, 18 Ryan Jones, 19 Andy Powell, 20 Richie Rees, 21 Andrew Bishop, 22 Chris Czekaj.

Stephen Jones, the Welsh fly half has been named to start his 93rd test. He will become the fourth most capped Wales player behind Gareth Thomas, Martyn Williams and Colin Charvis.

Wales have not beaten the Springboks since 1999 and will be keen to break the drought. South Africa will be looking for their first successful Grand Slam in fifty years after they narrowly kept their chance alive with a victory over Ireland last week.

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