South Africa team to play Scotland

boksHeyneke Meyer has named a much changed line-up to take on Scotland this weekend at Murrayfield. Bakkies Botha comes into the second row for Eben Etzebeth to make his first Springbok appearance since the 2011 Rugby World Cup, while Gurthro Steenkamp and Adriaan Strauss come into the front row for Tendai Mtawarira and Bismark du Plessis respectively.

Willie le Roux starts at fullback with Pat Lambie shifting to fly-half. Final decisions on Morné Steyn and Willem Alberts will be made on Saturday, while JP Pieterson is set to win his 50th cap.

South Africa team to play Scotland:
15. Willie le Roux
14. JP Pietersen
13. Jaque Fourie
12. Jean de Villiers (captain)
11. Bryan Habana
10. Pat Lambie
9. Fourie du Preez
8. Duane Vermeulen
7. Willem Alberts/Siya Kolisi
6. Francois Louw
5. Flip van der Merwe
4. Bakkies Botha
3. Frans Malberhe
2. Adriaan Strauss (vice-captain)
1. Gurthrö Steenkamp

Replacements:
16. Bismarck du Plessis
17. Tendai Mtawarira
18. Coenie Oosthuizen
19. Eben Etzebeth
20. Marcell Coetzee
21. Ruan Pienaar
22. Morné Steyn/AN Other
23. JJ Engelbrecht