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South Africa team to face New Zealand in Rugby Championship

South Africa team to face New Zealand in Rugby Championship
FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - South Africa Captains Run - Twickenham Stadium, London, Britain - November 2, 2018 South Africa's Duane Vermeulen during the captains run Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs Copyright PAUL CHILDS(Reuters)
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WELLINGTON (Reuters) - South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus named the following team on Wednesday for the Rugby Championship match against New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday.

South Africa: 15-Willie le Roux, 14-Cheslin Kolbe, 13-Lukhanyo Am, 12-Damian de Allende, 11-Makazole Mapimpi, 10-Handre Pollard, 9-Faf de Klerk, 8-Duane Vermeulen (captain), 7-Pieter Steph du Toit, 6-Kwagga Smith, 5-Franco Mostert, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Frans Malherbe, 2-Malcom Marx, 1-Steven Kitshoff

Replacements: 16-Bongi Mbonambi, 17-Tendai Mtawarira, 18-Trevor Nyakane, 19-RG Snyman, 20-Francois Louw, 21-Herschel Jantjies, 22-Frans Steyn, 23-Jesse Kriel

(Writing by Greg Stutchbury; Editing by Nick Mulvenney)

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