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FACTBOX-Rugby-South Africa v Australia - Rugby Championship test
September 28, 2017 / 1:42 PM / in 20 days

FACTBOX-Rugby-South Africa v Australia - Rugby Championship test

BLOEMFONTEIN, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Factbox on Rugby Championship test between South Africa and Australia:

When: Sept. 30, 5:05 p.m. local (1505 GMT)

Where: Free State Stadium (Capacity: 46,000)

Referee: Ben O‘Keeffe (New Zealand)

Assistant referees: Jerome Garces (France), Shuhei Kubo (Japan)

TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)

SOUTH AFRICA

World ranking: 3

Coach: Allister Coetzee

Captain: Eben Etzebeth

Team: 15-Andries Coetzee, 14-Dillyn Leyds, 13-Jesse Kriel, 12-Jan Serfontein, 11-Courtnall Skosan, 10-Elton Jantjies, 9-Ross Cronje, 8-Uzair Cassiem, 7-Francois Louw, 6-Siya Kolisi, 5-Franco Mostert, 4-Eben Etzebeth (captain), 3-Ruan Dreyer, 2-Malcolm Marx, 1-Tendai Mtawarira.

Replacements: 16-Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17-Steven Kitshoff, 18-Trevor Nyakane, 19-Pieter-Steph du Toit, 20-Jean-Luc du Preez, 21-Rudy Paige, 22-Handre Pollard, 23-Damian de Allende.

AUSTRALIA

World ranking: 5

Coach: Michael Cheika

Captain: Michael Hooper

Team: 15-Israel Folau, 14-Marika Koroibete, 13-Tevita Kuridrani, 12-Kurtley Beale, 11-Reece Hodge, 10-Bernard Foley, 9-Will Genia, 8-Sean McMahon, 7-Michael Hooper (captain), 6-Jack Dempsey, 5-Adam Coleman, 4-Izack Rodda, 3-Sekope Kepu, 2-Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1-Scott Sio.

Replacements: 16-Stephen Moore, 17-Tom Robertson, 18-Allan Alaalatoa, 19-Rob Simmons, 20-Ned Hanigan, 21-Lukhan Tui, 22-Nick Phipps 23-Samu Kerevi, 24-Henry Speight.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 84

Australia wins: 36

South Africa wins: 46

Draws: 2

LAST FIVE MEETINGS 2017 Australia 23-23 South Africa, Perth 2016 South Africa 18-10 Australia, Pretoria 2016 Australia 23-17 South Africa, Brisbane 2015 Australia 24-20 South Africa, Brisbane 2014 South Africa 28-10 Australia, Cape Town (Compiled by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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