Rugby Championship

Boks v All Blacks sold out

2014-10-01 13:01
Jean de Villiers (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Saturday's Rugby Championship Test between the Springboks and All Blacks at Ellis Park in Johannesburg has been sold out.

The Golden Lions Rugby Union on Wednesday announced via their official website that the stadium will be at maximum capacity, with all 62 000 tickets sold out.

Golden Lions CEO Rudolf Straeuli was thrilled with the uptake of tickets.

“It is wonderful for us to once again fill Ellis Park for this encounter,” said Straeuli.

“We are looking forward to successfully hosting rugby supporters from far and wide on Saturday and would like to thank the board, Exco members, sponsors and staff of the Golden Lions Rugby Union and SARU, as well as all associated stakeholders. To the supporters, thank you for the continuous support for both the Golden Lions and the Springboks.”

Kick-off for Saturday's Test is scheduled for 17:05.

Teams:

South Africa:

15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Jan Serfontein, 12 Jean de Villiers (captain), 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Handre Pollard, 9 Francois Hougaard, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Teboho Mohoje, 6 Marcell Coetzee, 5 Victor Matfield, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Jannie du Plessis, 2 Bismarck du Plessis, 1 Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes: 16 Adriaan Strauss, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Marcel van der Merwe, 19 Bakkies Botha, 20 Schalk Burger, 21 Cobus Reinach, 22 Pat Lambie, 23 JP Pietersen

New Zealand:

TBA

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