Heyneke Meyer has named his first side as Springbok coach, including 21-year old debutant Marcell Coetzee at openside flanker. Jean de Villiers will captain the side in the 1st Test against England in Durban on Saturday, with two other debutants in the side in Eben Etzebeth and former Northampton Saints lock Juandre Kruger.
15. Zane Kirchner, 14. JP Pietersen, 13. Frans Steyn, 12. Jean de Villiers (c), 11. Bryan Habana, 10. Morné Steyn, 9. Francois Hougaard; 1. Tendai Mtawarira, 2. Bismarck du Plessis, 3. Jannie du Plessis, 4. Eben Etzebeth, 5. Juandré Kruger, 6. Willem Alberts, 7. Marcell Coetzee, 8. Pierre Spies
16. Adriann Strauss, 17. Coenie Oosthuizen, 18. Flip Van Der Merwe, 19. Keegan Daniel, 20. Ruan Pienaar, 21. Pat Lambie, 22. Wynand Olivier