Rugby Championship

3 Boks in 'top' starting XV

2013-09-19 12:45
Jean de Villiers (File)
Cape Town - Four matches down, two to go in this year's Rugby Championship.

Who would make YOUR Team of the Tournament with 160 minutes to play?

Here's the starting XV that the SANZAR rugby website suggests have been the best in their respective positions to date.

The split between the four nations?

New Zealand - 9
South Africa - 3
Australia - 2
Argentina - 1

HAVE YOUR SAY: Do you agree with the team below? If not, send Sport24 your Team of the Tournament to date - and we'll hit the publish button!


15 – Israel Folau (Wallabies)
14 – Ben Smith (All Blacks)
13 – Conrad Smith (All Blacks)
12 – Jean de Villiers (Springboks)

11 – Julian Savea (All Blacks)
10 – Nicolas Sanchez (Pumas)
9 – Aaron Smith (All Blacks)


8 – Kieran Read (All Blacks)
7 – Michael Hooper (Wallabies)
6 – Steven Luatua (All Blacks)
5 – Sam Whitelock (All Blacks)
4 – Eben Etzebeth (Springboks)
3 – Owen Franks (All Blacks)
2 – Bismarck du Plessis (Springboks)

1 – Tony Woodcock (All Blacks)

Read more on:    springboks  |  rugby championship  |  rugby


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.


Did the Springboks' performance against the All Blacks in Wellington change your belief in who will win the Rugby World Cup?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.