The All Blacks take on South Africa in a titanic Pool B clash to start their respective Rugby World Cup campaigns in Japan.
The contest in Yokohama will be the fifth between the two nations at the World Cup – their last meeting was the 2015 semi-final the All Blacks won 20-18 at Twickenham in London.
- New Zealand vs South Africa
- Saturday 21 September 2019
- Kick off :- 18:45 Local, 09:45 GMT | 9:45pm (NZ time)
- International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama City
All Blacks Teams:– Beauden Barrett, Sevu Reece, Anton Lienert-Brown, Ryan Crotty, George Bridge, Richie Mo’unga, Aaron Smith; Kieran Read (c), Sam Cane, Ardie Savea, Scott Barrett, Samuel Whitelock, Nepo Laulala, Dane Coles, Joe Moody.
Reserves: Codie Taylor, Ofa Tuungafasi, Angus Ta’avao, Patrick Tuipulotu, Shannon Frizell, TJ Perenara, Sonny Bill Williams. Ben Smith.
South Africa Teams:- Willie Le Roux, Cheslin Kolbe, Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi, Handré Pollard, Faf de Klerk; Duane Vermeulen, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Siya Kolisi (c), Franco Mostert, Eben Etzebeth, Frans Malherbe, Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff.
Reserves: Mbongeni Mbonambi, Tendai Mtawarira, Trevor Nyakane, RG Snyman, Francois Louw, Herschel Jantjies, Francois Steyn, Jesse Kriel.