Springboks to take on Wales in final game of the UK and France Tour

The South African national rugby team the Springboks are preparing to take on Wales at the Principality Stadium on Saturday at 19:30. The Boks have won 8 and lost 3 matches played at the Principality Stadium as reported by sport24.co.za.

The match will be the last in their UK and France Tour, and the Springboks are looking to end the tour on a high note, after securing victory against Scotland last Saturday (20-26). The Boks are aim at keeping their consistency going with one defeat so far in the tour against England.

South Africa’s UK and France tour which started off with a narrow loss against England at Twickenham Stadium (12-11) on 3 November.  The loss caused a shakeup in the teams selections, the Springboks then took on the French at the Stade de France gaining a victory against the French (26-19).

Teams:

Wales

15 Liam Williams, 14 George North, 13 Jonathan Davies, 12 Hadleigh Parkes, 11 Josh Adams, 10 Gareth Anscombe, 9 Gareth Davies, 8 Ross Moriarty, 7 Justin Tipuric, 6 Dan Lydiate, 5 Alun Wyn Jones (captain), 4 Adam Beard, 3 Tomas Francis, 2 Ken Owens, 1 Nicky Smith

Substitutes: 16 Elliot Dee, 17 Rob Evans, 18 Dillon Lewis, 19 Cory Hill, 20 Ellis Jenkins, 21 Tomos Williams, 22 Dan Biggar, 23 Owen Watkin

South Africa

15 Willie le Roux, 14 S’bu Nkosi, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10 Handre Pollard, 9 Embrose Papier, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Siya Kolisi (captain), 5 Franco Mostert, 4 RG Snyman, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Steven Kitshoff

Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Thomas du Toit, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 Eben Etzebeth, 20 Francois Louw, 21 Ivan van Zyl, 22 Elton Jantjies, 23 Cheslin Kolbe

 

 

By Mokgethi Mtezuka

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