South Africa Team Squad for Rugby World Cup 2015

You can get South Africa Team squad for Rugby World Cup 2015. The officials have announced team squad for the Rugby World Cup 2015. Here is the list of players of South Africa national rugby crew that will participate in the upcoming event to be played in England. Get the complete list of players of South Africa that will take part from South Africa team in Rugby World Cup 2015 RWC2015.

The coach of South African rugby team Heyneke Meyer has named 31-Man squad for the Rugby World Cup 2015. Victor Matfield will be the captain of South Africa this big event. Schalk Brits, Bismarck du Plessis along with Adriaan Strauss are standing at the “Hooker” position. Prop acquired by Jannie du Plessis, Vincent Koch, Frans Malherbe, Tendai Mtawarira and Trevor Nyakane.

South African team got a perfect combination of young and experienced players in their team. Warren Whiteley will be standing at Number 8 position on the field while there are total 5 players lie Heinrich Brussow, Schalk Burger, Marcell Coetzee, Francois Louw and Oupa Mohoje are standing at “Flanker” position

List of players along with their position, numbers of caps and the club/province from which they belong are mentioned in the table given below.

PlayerPositionDate of Birth (Age)CapsClub/province
Schalk BritsHooker(1981-05-16) 16 May 1981 (age 34)7England Saracens
Bismarck du Plessis ‡Hooker(1984-05-22) 22 May 1984 (age 31)72South Africa Sharks
Adriaan Strauss ‡Hooker(1985-11-18) 18 November 1985 (age 29)46South Africa Bulls
Jannie du Plessis ‡Prop(1982-11-16) 16 November 1982 (age 32)64South Africa Sharks
Vincent KochProp(1990-03-13) 13 March 1990 (age 25)1South Africa Stormers
Frans MalherbeProp(1991-03-14) 14 March 1991 (age 24)5South Africa Stormers
Tendai Mtawarira ‡Prop(1985-08-01) 1 August 1985 (age 30)66South Africa Sharks
Trevor NyakaneProp(1989-05-04) 4 May 1989 (age 26)14South Africa Bulls
Heinke van der MerweProp(1985-05-03) 3 May 1985 (age 30)5France Stade Français
Lood de JagerLock(1992-12-17) 17 December 1992 (age 22)11South Africa Cheetahs
Eben Etzebeth ‡Lock(1991-10-29) 29 October 1991 (age 23)35South Africa Stormers
Victor Matfield (c) ‡Lock(1977-05-11) 11 May 1977 (age 38)122South Africa Bulls
Flip van der MerweLock(1985-06-06) 6 June 1985 (age 30)36South Africa Bulls
Heinrich BrüssowFlanker(1986-07-21) 21 July 1986 (age 29)21South Africa Cheetahs
Schalk BurgerFlanker(1983-04-13) 13 April 1983 (age 32)77South Africa Stormers
Marcell Coetzee ‡Flanker(1991-05-08) 8 May 1991 (age 24)27South Africa Sharks
Francois LouwFlanker(1985-06-15) 15 June 1985 (age 30)36England Bath
Oupa MohojéFlanker(1990-08-03) 3 August 1990 (age 24)8South Africa Cheetahs
Warren WhiteleyNumber 8(1987-09-18) 18 September 1987 (age 27)3South Africa Lions
Rudy PaigeScrum-half(1989-08-02) 2 August 1989 (age 25)0South Africa Bulls
Ruan PienaarScrum-half(1984-03-10) 10 March 1984 (age 31)82Ireland Ulster
Cobus ReinachScrum-half(1990-02-07) 7 February 1990 (age 25)8South Africa Sharks
Handré PollardFly-half(1994-03-11) 11 March 1994 (age 21)11South Africa Bulls
Pat Lambie ‡Fly-half(1990-10-17) 17 October 1990 (age 24)42South Africa Sharks
Morné SteynFly-half(1984-07-11) 11 July 1984 (age 31)59France Stade Français
Damian de Allende ‡Centre(1991-11-25) 25 November 1991 (age 23)5South Africa Stormers
Jesse KrielCentre(1994-02-15) 15 February 1994 (age 21)2South Africa Bulls
Lionel MapoeCentre(1988-07-13) 13 July 1988 (age 27)1South Africa Lions
Jan Serfontein ‡Centre(1993-04-15) 15 April 1993 (age 22)20South Africa Bulls
Bryan HabanaWing(1983-06-12) 12 June 1983 (age 32)108France Toulon
Cornal Hendricks ‡Wing(1988-04-18) 18 April 1988 (age 27)12South Africa Cheetahs
Lwazi MvovoWing(1986-06-03) 3 June 1986 (age 29)11South Africa Sharks
JP PietersenWing(1986-07-12) 12 July 1986 (age 29)60South Africa Sharks
Willie le Roux ‡Fullback(1989-08-18) 18 August 1989 (age 25)27South Africa Cheetahs

The following players were either previously selected in an extended squad or ruled out for selection due to injury

PlayerPositionDate of Birth (Age)CapsClub/province
Scarra NtubeniHooker(1991-02-18) 18 February 1991 (age 24)0South Africa Stormers
Steven KitshoffProp(1992-02-10) 10 February 1992 (age 23)0South Africa Stormers
Coenie Oosthuizen ‡Prop(1989-03-22) 22 March 1989 (age 26)21South Africa Cheetahs
Marcel van der MerweProp(1990-10-24) 24 October 1990 (age 24)5South Africa Bulls
Franco MostertLock(1990-11-27) 27 November 1990 (age 24)0South Africa Lions
Pieter-Steph du ToitLock(1992-08-20) 20 August 1992 (age 22)2South Africa Sharks
Willem Alberts ‡Flanker(1984-05-11) 11 May 1984 (age 31)32South Africa Sharks
Siya Kolisi ‡Flanker(1991-06-16) 16 June 1991 (age 24)10South Africa Stormers
Duane Vermeulen ‡Number 8(1986-07-03) 3 July 1986 (age 29)29South Africa Stormers
Faf de KlerkScrum-half(1991-10-19) 19 October 1991 (age 23)0South Africa Lions
Fourie du PreezScrum-half(1982-03-24) 24 March 1982 (age 33)70Japan Suntory Sungoliath
Elton JantjiesFly-half(1990-08-01) 1 August 1990 (age 25)2South Africa Lions
Jaque FourieCentre(1983-03-04) 4 March 1983 (age 32)72Japan Kobe Steelers
Jean de Villiers ‡Centre(1981-02-24) 24 February 1981 (age 34)106South Africa Stormers
François SteynCentre(1987-05-14) 14 May 1987 (age 28)53South Africa Sharks
Zane KirchnerFullback(1984-06-16) 16 June 1984 (age 31)29Ireland Leinster

The following players are centrally contracted by SARU, but failed to be selected in the squad:

PlayerPositionDate of Birth (Age)CapsClub/province
JJ Engelbrecht ‡Centre(1989-02-22) 22 February 1989 (age 26)12South Africa Bulls

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