Rugby Championship

Louw primed for Wallaby attack

2013-09-05 09:39
Francois Louw (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Springbok flank Francois Louw expects the Wallabies to “keep us running” the whole day, but has a plan of his own to make sure they don’t succeed.

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“They’re definitely going to try and compete there and try and disrupt our ball, and they will want good clean ball to attack from, so it is definitely going to be a hotly-contested area this weekend,” Louw said.

The breakdown has received a lot of attention this week with a lot of talk surrounding it. But the Boks know the only thing that matters is how they react on Saturday. Whoever dominates the breakdown will go a long way to winning the contest.

Teams:

Australia:

15 Israel Folau, 14 Nick Cummins, 13 Adam-Ashley Cooper, 12 Christian Lealiifano, 11 James O'Connor, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Will Genia (captain), 8 Ben Mowen, 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Kane Douglas, 4 Rob Simmons, 3 Sekope Kepu, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 James Slipper

Substitutes: 16 Saia Faingaa, 17 Scott Sio, 18 Ben Alexander, 19 Ben McCalman, 20 Jake Schatz, 21 Nic White, 22 Matt Toomua, 23 Jesse Mogg

South Africa:

15 Zane Kirchner, 14 Willie le Roux, 13 JJ Engelbrecht, 12 Jean de Villiers (captain), 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Morné Steyn, 9 Ruan Pienaar, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Willem Alberts, 6 Francois Louw, 5 Flip van der Merwe, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Jannie du Plessis, 2 Bismarck du Plessis, 1 Tendai Mtawarira.

Substitutes: 16 Adriaan Strauss, 17 Gurthrö Steenkamp, 18 Coenie Oosthuizen, 19 Juandré Kruger, 20 Siya Kolisi, 21 Jano Vermaak, 22 Pat Lambie, 23 Jan Serfontein

 

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