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JJ Engelbrecht passed fit to face NZ
October 04, 2013
Springbok centre JJ Engelbrecht has recovered from a contusion to his quad muscle and will line-up for South Africa against New Zealand in the final round of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Engelbrecht came through full training sessions on Wednesday and Friday as has been passed fit for his 10th Test for South Africa. As a result, Jan Serfontein will start this match on the Springboks’ bench.

The Springbok team to face New Zealand in Johannesburg is:

15. Zane Kirchner 27 caps 25 points
14. Willie le Roux 8 caps 10 points
13. JJ Engelbrecht 9 caps 20 points
12. Jean de Villiers (captain) 92 caps 115 points
11. Bryan Habana 91 caps 255 points
10. Morné Steyn 50 caps 611 points
9. Fourie du Preez 64 caps 70 points
8. Duane Vermeulen 12 caps 5 points
7. Willem Alberts 26 caps 30 points
6. Francois Louw 24 caps 25 points
5. Juandré Kruger 16 caps 0 points
4. Eben Etzebeth 19 caps 0 points
3. Jannie du Plessis 50 caps 5 points
2. Bismarck du Plessis 53 caps 40 points
1. Tendai Mtawarira 49 caps 10 points
Replacements:
16. Adriaan Strauss 29 caps 25 points
17. Gurthrö Steenkamp 45 caps 30 points
18. Coenie Oosthuizen 10 caps 5 points
19. Franco van der Merwe 0 caps 0 points
20. Siya Kolisi 7 caps 0 points
21. Ruan Pienaar 70 caps 130 points
22. Pat Lambie 28 caps 55 points
23. Jan Serfontein 8 caps 5 points

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