July 18, 2019 / 2:27 PM / 5 months ago

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

JOHANNESBURG, July 18 (Reuters) - Factbox on Saturday’s Rugby Championship test between South Africa and Australia:

When: July 20, 5:05 p.m. local (1505 GMT)

Where: Ellis Park, Johannesburg (capacity: 62,567)

Referee: Paul Williams (New Zealand)

Assistant referees: Matthew Carley (England), Karl Dickson (England); TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)

SOUTH AFRICA

World ranking: 5

Coach: Rassie Erasmus

Captain: Eben Etzebeth

Team: 15-Warrick Gelant, 14-Sbu Nkosi, 13-Jesse Kriel, 12-Andre Esterhuizen, 11-Makazole Mapimpi, 10-Elton Jantjies, 9-Herschel Jantjies, 8-Francois Louw, 7-Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6-Rynhardt Elstadt, 5-Lood de Jager, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Trevor Nyakane, 2-Bongi Mbonambi, 1-Tendai Mtawarira.

Replacements: 16-Schalk Brits, 17-Lizo Gqoboka, 18-Vincent Koch, 19-Marvin Orie, 20-Marcell Coetzee, 21-Cobus Reinach, 22-Frans Steyn, 23-Dillyn Leyds.

AUSTRALIA

World ranking: 6

Coach: Michael Cheika

Captain: Michael Hooper

Team: 15-Tom Banks, 14-Dane Haylett-Petty, 13-Tevita Kuridrani , 12-Samu Kerevi, 11-Reece Hodge, 10-Bernard Foley, 9-Nic White, 8-Isi Naisarani, 7-Michael Hooper, 6-Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, 5-Rory Arnold, 4-Izack Rodda, 3-Sekope Kepu, 2-Folau Fainga’a, 1-James Slipper.

Replacements: 16-Jordan Uelese, 17-Harry Johnson-Holmes, 18-Taniela Tupou, 19-Rob Simmons, 20-Jack Dempsey, 21-Will Genia, 22-Matt To’omua, 23-Kurtley Beale.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 87

South Africa wins: 47

Draws: 3

Australia wins: 37

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2018 South Africa 23-12 Australia Port Elizabeth

2018 Australia 23-18 South Africa Brisbane

2017 South Africa 27-27 Australia Bloemfontein

2017 Australia 23-23 South Africa Perth

2016 South Africa 18-10 Australia Pretoria

Compiled by Nick Said Editing by Toby Davis

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