Rugby World Cup Final 2019 Live UKHaving tasted success as Springboks coach already, Rassie Erasmus is now in for the biggest game of his career, as he tries to guide the team towards lifting the Webb-Ellis trophy on Saturday.
The Boks won the Rugby Championship earlier in the year, and now have their sights on the biggest prize in the game, as they square off against England in what is a repeat of the 2007 Rugby World Cup final.
Rassie Erasmus ready for England challenge
This is after edging Wales in the semifinals to book an eagerly-awaited date against Eddie Jones’ men.
For Erasmus, it’s a clash against an all-too-familiar foe, whom he has met four times in his short spell in charge of the Springboks.
15 Elliot Daly, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Manu Tuilagi, 12 Owen Farrell (captain), 11 Jonny May, 10 George Ford, 9 Ben Youngs, 8 Billy Vunipola, 7 Sam Underhill, 6 Tom Curry, 5 Courtney Lawes, 4 Maro Itoje, 3 Kyle Sinckler, 2 Jamie George, 1 Mako Vunipola
Substitutes: 16 Luke Cowan-Dickie, 17 Joe Marler, 18 Dan Cole, 19 George Kruis, 20 Mark Wilson, 21 Ben Spencer, 22 Henry Slade, 23 Jonathan Joseph
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, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Siya Kolisi (captain), 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Tendai Mtawarira
Substitutes: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 RG Snyman, 20 Franco Mostert, 21 Francois Louw, 22 Herschel Jantjies, 23 Frans Steyn