October 4, 2018 / 2:21 PM / 19 days ago

Factbox - South Africa v New Zealand

PRETORIA (Reuters) - Factbox on Saturday’s Rugby Championship test between South Africa and New Zealand:

When: Oct 6, 5.05 pm local (1505 GMT)

Where: Loftus Versfeld (capacity 50,000)

Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)

Assistants: Jerome Garces (France), Matthew Carley (England)

TMO: Graham Hughes (England)

SOUTH AFRICA

World ranking: 5

Coach: Rassie Erasmus

Captain: Siya Kolisi

Team: 15-Willie le Roux, 14-Cheslin Kolbe, 13-Jesse Kriel, 12-Damian de Allende, 11-Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10-Handre Pollard, 9-Faf de Klerk, 8-Francois Louw, 7-Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6-Siya Kolisi (captain), 5-Franco Mostert, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Frans Malherbe, 2-Malcolm Marx, 1-Steven Kitshoff

Replacements: 16-Bongi Mbonambi, 17-Tendai Mtawarira, 18-Vincent Koch, 19-RG Snyman, 20-Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 21-Embrose Papier, 22-Elton Jantjies, 23-Damian Willemse

NEW ZEALAND

World ranking: 1

Coach: Steve Hansen

Captain: Kieran Read

Team: 15-Ben Smith, 14-Waisake Naholo, 13-Jack Goodhue, 12-Sonny Bill Williams, 11-Rieko Ioane, 10-Beauden Barrett, 9-Aaron Smith, 8-Kieran Read (captain), 7-Sam Cane, 6-Shannon Frizell, 5-Scott Barrett, 4-Sam Whitelock, 3-Owen Franks, 2-Codie Taylor, 1-Karl Tu’inukuafe

Replacements: 16-Nathan Harris, 17-Tim Perry, 18- Ofa Tuungafasi, 19-Patrick Tuipulotu, 20-Ardie Savea, 21-TJ Perenara, 22-Richie Mo’unga, 23-Ryan Crotty

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 96

New Zealand wins: 57

South Africa wins: 36

Draws: 3

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2018 New Zealand 34 South Africa 36 (Wellington)

2017 South Africa 24 New Zealand 25 (Cape Town)

2017 New Zealand 57-0 South Africa (Auckland)

2016 South Africa 15-57 New Zealand (Durban)

2016 New Zealand 41-13 South Africa (Christchurch).

Compiled by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Toby Davis

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