South Africa end-of-year tour to Europe: A factfile

Time of article published Oct 29, 2018

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JOHANNESBURG – The South African Springboks departed Johannesburg for their end-of-year tour on Saturday.

Here is a factfile for South Africa's tour of Europe during November (all kick-off times GMT):


November 3

At Twickenham, London

England v South Africa (1300)

November 10

At Stade de France, Paris

France v South Africa (2005)

November 17

At Murrayfield, Edinburgh

Scotland v South Africa (1720)

November 24

At Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Wales v South Africa (1720)

The Springboks arrived at their Kensington hotel in London on Sunday. Photo: @Springboks on twitter

The South Africa squad is:

Forwards (20)

Eben Etzebeth, Steven Kitshoff, Siya Kolisi (capt), Wilco Louw, Frans Malherbe, Bongi Mbonambi, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, JD Schickerling, Pieter-Steph du Toit (all Western Province), Lood de Jager, Trevor Nyakane, RG Snyman (all Blue Bulls), Malcolm Marx, Franco Mostert, Warren Whiteley (all Golden Lions), Schalk Brits (unattached), Vincent Koch (Saracens/ENG), Francois Louw (Bath/ENG), Duane Vermeulen (Kubota Spears/JPN), Thomas du Toit (Sharks)

Backs (16)

Damian de Allende, Ruhan Nel, Sergeal Petersen, Damian Willemse (all Province), Jesse Kriel, Embrose Papier, Handre Pollard, Ivan van Zyl (all Bulls), Andre Esterhuizen, Sibusiso Nkosi, Louis Schreuder (all Sharks), Aphiwe Dyantyi, Elton Jantjies (both Lions), Gio Aplon (Toyota Verblitz/JPN), Cheslin Kolbe (Toulouse/FRA), Wille le Roux (Wasps/ENG)

Coach: Johan 'Rassie' Erasmus (RSA)

The Springboks arrived in two groups at their Kensington hotel in London on Sunday. Photo: @Springboks on twitter

South Africa away Test records 

(played, won, drawn, lost, points scored, points conceded):

England    21 11 1 9 338 364

France      19 13 1 5 363 273

Scotland   18 13 0 5 427 162

Wales       20 15 1 4 389 299

World rankings

3. Wales, 4. England, 5. South Africa, 6. Scotland, 8. France

Agence France-Presse (AFP)

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