Jacques Nienaber has announced his team for the Springboks’ fixture at Twickenham
South Africa Autumn Internationals Squad 2021 – Team to play Scotland
Jacques Nienaber has made three changes to his starting XV for South Africa‘s Test against England on Saturday.
It is the first time the two sides have met since the 2019 Rugby World Cup final and is the final autumn fixture for both the Springboks and England.
Handré Pollard and Cobus Reinach will start at half-back at Twickenham while Lood de Jager comes in for Franco Mostert in the second row.
Nienaber said: “We built up good momentum in the Tests against Wales and Scotland, and it is important for us to transfer that into our final match of the tour against England.
“England will pose different threats to Scotland, and with that in mind we have decided to start with Handré, Cobus and Lood.”
South Africa Team to Play England – Saturday 20 November
Willie le Roux; Jesse Kriel, Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi; Handré Pollard, Cobus Reinach; Ox Nché, Bongi Mbonambi, Trevor Nyakane, Eben Etzebeth, Lood de Jager, Siya Kolisi (captain), Kwagga Smith, Duane Vermeulen.
Replacements: Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Franco Mostert, Jasper Wiese, Herschel Jantjies, Elton Jantjies, Frans Steyn.
South Africa Team to Play Scotland – Saturday 13 November
Willie le Roux; Jesse Kriel, Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi; Elton Jantjies, Herschel Jantjies; Ox Nché, Bongi Mbonambi, Trevor Nyakane, Eben Etzebeth, Franco Mostert, Siya Kolisi (captain), Kwagga Smith, Duane Vermeulen.
Replacements: Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Lood de Jager, Jasper Wiese, Cobus Reinach, Handré Pollard, Frans Steyn.
South Africa Team to Play Wales – Saturday 6 November
Damian Willemse; Jesse Kriel, Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi; Handré Pollard, Herschel Jantjies; Ox Nché, Bongi Mbonambi, Trevor Nyakane, Eben Etzebeth, Lood de Jager, Siya Kolisi (captain), Kwagga Smith, Duane Vermeulen.
Replacements: Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Franco Mostert, Jasper Wiese, Cobus Reinach, Elton Jantjies, Frans Steyn.
South Africa Autumn Internationals Squad 2021
Lood de Jager (17 Dec 1992/Sale Sharks/Lock/2014 v Wales/56)
Thomas du Toit (5 May 1995/Cell C Sharks/Prop/2018 v Wales/13)
Joseph Dweba (25 Oct 1995/Bordeaux-Bègles/Hooker/2021 v Argentina/1)
Eben Etzebeth (29 Oct 1991/Toulon/Lock/2012 v England/97)
Steven Kitshoff (10 Feb 1992/Stormers/Prop/2016 v Ireland/59)
Vincent Koch (13 Mar 1990/Saracens/Prop/2015 v New Zealand/31)
Siya Kolisi (16 Jun 1991/Cell C Sharks/Back-row/2013 v Scotland/63)
Malcolm Marx (13 Jul 1994/Kubota Spears/Hooker/2016 v New Zealand/46)
Bongi Mbonambi (7 Jan 1991/Stormers/Hooker/2016 v Ireland/48)
Salmaan Moerat (6 Mar 1998/Stormers/Lock)
Franco Mostert (27 Nov 1990/Honda Heat/Lock/2016 v Ireland/51)
Ox Nché (23 Jul 1995/Cell C Sharks/Prop/2018 v Wales/9)
Trevor Nyakane (4 May 1989/Vodacom Bulls/Prop/2013 v Italy/54)
Marvin Orie (15 Feb 1993/Stormers/Lock/2018 v Wales/7)
Kwagga Smith (11 June 1993/Yamaha Júbilo/Back-row/2018 v Wales/19)
Marco van Staden (25 Aug 1995/Leicetser Tigers/Back-row/2018 v Argentina/9)
Duane Vermeulen (3 Jul 1986/Ulster/Back-row/2012 v Australia/61)
Jasper Wiese (21 Oct 1995/Leicester Tigers/Back-row/2021 v Georgia/11)
Lukhanyo Am (28 Nov 1993/Cell C Sharks/Centre/2017 v Wales/26)
Damian de Allende (25 Nov 1991/Munster/Centre/2014 v Argentina/58)
Aphelele Fassi (23 Jan 1998/Cell C Sharks/Wing/2021 v Georgia/2)
Elton Jantjies (1 Aug 1990/Docomo Red Hurricanes/Fly-half/2012 v Australia/44)
Herschel Jantjies (22 Apr 1996/Stormers/Scrum-half/2019 v Australia/21)
Jesse Kriel (15 Feb 1994/Canon Eagles/Centre/2015 v Australia/51)
Willie le Roux (18 Aug 1989/Toyota Verblitz/Full-back/2013 v Italy/72)
Makazole Mapimpi (26 Jul 1990/Cell C Sharks/Wing/2018 v Wales/25)
Sbu Nkosi (21 Jan 1996/Cell C Sharks/2018 v England/16)
Handré Pollard (11 Mar 1994/Montpellier/Fly-half/2014 v Scotland/60)
Cobus Reinach (7 Feb 1990/Montpellier/Scrum-half/2014 v Australia/21)
Frans Steyn (14 May 1987/Toyota Cheetahs/Centre/2006 v Ireland/74)
Damian Willemse (7 May 1998/Stormers/Fly-half2018 v Argentina/15)
Grant Williams (22 Jul 1996/Cell C Sharks/Scrum-half)
South Africa Autumn Internationals Fixtures 2021
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