MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS South Africa vs Australia
VENUE The Absa Stadium Durban
DATE 23 August 2008 15:00
COMPETITION Vodacom Tri-Nations
FINAL SCORE 15 - 27
TRIES 2 - 3
HALFTIME SCORE 0 - 10
CROWD 48123
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Lyndon Bray
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Bryce Lawrence
Assistant Referee Romain Poite
TMO Rob Debney
Performance Reviewer Bob Francis
SCORING SUMMARY
South Africa
Conversion Percy Montgomery 1
Penalty Butch James 1
Try Adrian Jacobs 2
 
Australia
Conversion Matt Giteau 3
Penalty Matt Giteau 2
Try Benn Robinson 1
Try Lote Tuqiri 1
Try Stirling Mortlock 1
LINE-UP
South Africa
1 Tendai Mtawarira
2 Bismarck du Plessis
3 CJ van der Linde
4 Andries Bekker
5 Victor Matfield (Captain)
6 Schalk Burger
7 Juan Smith
8 Pierre Spies
9 Fourie du Preez
10 Butch James
11 Jongi Nokwe
12 Jean de Villiers
13 Adrian Jacobs
14 JP Pietersen
15 Conrad Jantjes
 
Australia
1 Benn Robinson
2 Stephen Moore
3 Matt Dunning
4 James Horwill
5 Dan Vickerman
6 Rocky Elsom
7 George Smith
8 Wycliff Palu
9 Sam Cordingley
10 Matt Giteau
11 Lote Tuqiri
12 Berrick Barnes
13 Stirling Mortlock (Captain)
14 Peter Hynes
15 Drew Mitchell
RESERVES
South Africa
16 Adriaan Strauss
17 Brian Mujati
18 Joe van Niekerk
19 Luke Watson
20 Ricky Januarie
21 Francois Steyn
22 Percy Montgomery
 
Australia
16 Tatafu Polota-Nau
17 Al Baxter
18 Dean Mumm
19 Phil Waugh
20 Brett Sheehan
21 Timana Tahu
22 Ryan Cross
REPLACEMENTS
South Africa
45 Percy Montgomery for JP Pietersen
56 Brian Mujati for Tendai Mtawarira
56 Francois Steyn for Butch James
57 Joe van Niekerk for Pierre Spies
60 Pierre Spies for Francois Steyn
63 Ricky Januarie for Fourie du Preez
63 Luke Watson for Juan Smith
69 Francois Steyn for Pierre Spies
79 Adriaan Strauss for Bismarck du Plessis
 
Australia
20 Ryan Cross for Berrick Barnes
38 Dean Mumm for Dan Vickerman
47 Phil Waugh for Wycliff Palu
50 Wycliff Palu for Phil Waugh
55 Brett Sheehan for Sam Cordingley
55 Al Baxter for Matt Dunning
57 Timana Tahu for Peter Hynes
78 Phil Waugh for Wycliff Palu
79 Tatafu Polota-Nau for James Horwill
RUN OF PLAY
9 Penalty Matt Giteau Australia
20 Substitution (Injury) Berrick Barnes Australia
22 Missed Penalty Butch James South Africa
27 Try Benn Robinson Australia
28 Conversion Matt Giteau Australia
38 Substitution (Injury) Dan Vickerman Australia
44 Penalty Butch James South Africa
45 Substitution (Tactical) Percy Montgomery for JP Pietersen South Africa
47 Missed Penalty Matt Giteau Australia
47 Substitution (Blood) Wycliff Palu Australia
50 Penalty Matt Giteau Australia
50 Substitution (Blood bin returning) Phil Waugh Australia
55 Substitution (Tactical) Al Baxter for Matt Dunning Australia
55 Substitution (Tactical) Brett Sheehan for Sam Cordingley Australia
56 Substitution (Tactical) Brian Mujati for Tendai Mtawarira South Africa
56 Substitution (Tactical) Francois Steyn for Butch James South Africa
57 Substitution (Tactical) Timana Tahu for Peter Hynes Australia
57 Substitution (Tactical) Joe van Niekerk for Pierre Spies South Africa
60 Substitution (Blood) Francois Steyn South Africa
61 Try Lote Tuqiri Australia
62 Conversion Matt Giteau Australia
63 Substitution (Tactical) Luke Watson for Juan Smith South Africa
63 Substitution (Tactical) Ricky Januarie for Fourie du Preez South Africa
65 Try Adrian Jacobs South Africa
66 Conversion Percy Montgomery South Africa
67 Try Stirling Mortlock Australia
68 Conversion Matt Giteau Australia
69 Substitution (Blood bin returning) Pierre Spies South Africa
71 Try Adrian Jacobs South Africa
72 Missed Conversion Percy Montgomery South Africa
78 Substitution (Injury) Wycliff Palu Australia
79 Substitution (Injury) Bismarck du Plessis South Africa
79 Substitution (Injury) James Horwill Australia