Wednesday, 18 September 2019 09:32

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged team for their World Cup clash against the All Blacks in Yokohama on Saturday.

The squad is unchanged from the one that beat Japan in the final warm-up match earlier this month.

Springboks – 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cheslin Kolbe, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Handre Pollard, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Siya Kolisi (c), 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Steven Kitshoff.
Subs: 16 Bongi Mbonambi17 Tendai Mtawarira, 18 Trevor Nyakane, 19 RG Snyman, 20 Francois Louw, 21 Herschel Jantjies, 22 Frans Steyn, 23 Jesse Kriel.

This will be the fifth meeting between the teams at a World Cup. The Springboks won the 1995 final and 1999 bronze-medal match, while All Blacks took the 2003 quarter-final and 2015 semi-final.