FACTBOX-Rugby-South Africa v British & Irish Lions – third test


FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Second Test - South Africa v British and Irish Lions - Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa - July 31, 2021 British and Irish Lions' Tadhg Furlong in action with South Africa's Steven Kitshoff and Pieter-Steph Du Toit REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Factbox on Saturday's third and final test between South Africa and British & Irish Lions:

When: Aug. 7, 6 p.m. (1600 GMT)

Where: Cape Town Stadium (no spectators)

Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)

Assistant referees: Nic Berry (Australia), Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)

TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

SOUTH AFRICA

Coach: Jacques Nienaber

Captain: Siya Kolisi

Team: 15–Willie le Roux, 14–Cheslin Kolbe, 13–Lukhanyo Am, 12–Damian de Allende, 11–Makazole Mapimpi, 10–Handre Pollard, 9–Cobus Reinach, 8–Jasper Wiese, 7–Franco Mostert, 6–Siya Kolisi, 5–Lood de Jager, 4–Eben Etzebeth, 3-Frans Malherbe, 2–Bongi Mbonambi, 1–Steven Kitshoff

Replacements: 16–Malcolm Marx, 17–Trevor Nyakane, 18–Vincent Koch, 19–Marco van Staden, 20–Kwagga Smith, 21–Herschel Jantjies, 22–Morne Steyn, 23–Damian Willemse.

BRITISH & IRISH LIONS

Coach: Warren Gatland

Captain: Alun Wyn Jones

Team: 15-Liam Williams, 14-Josh Adams, 13-Robbie Henshaw, 12-Bundee Aki, 11-Duhan van der Merwe, 10-Dan Biggar, 9-Ali Price, 8-Jack Conan, 7-Tom Curry, 6-Courtney Lawes, 5-Alun Wyn Jones (captain), 4-Maro Itoje, 3-Tadhg Furlong, 2-Ken Owens, 1-Wyn Jones

Replacements: 16-Luke Cowan-Dickie, 17-Mako Vunipola, 18-Kyle Sinckler, 19-Adam Beard, 20-Sam Simmonds, 21-Conor Murray, 22-Finn Russell, 23-Elliot Daly.

OVERALL RECORD

Played: 48

South Africa wins: 24

Draws: 6

British & Irish Lions wins: 18

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

2021 South Africa 27-9 British & Irish Lions Cape Town

2021 South Africa 17-22 British & Irish Lions Cape Town

2009 South Africa 9-28 British & Irish Lions Johannesburg

2009 South Africa 28-25 British & Irish Lions Pretoria

2009 South Africa 26-21 British & Irish Lions Durban

(Compiled by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Toby Davis)

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