SOUTH AFRICA  59 V   SAMOA  7
  COMPETITION:       RWC 2007 FINALS POOL A                                                                            Updated 11.09.2007
  VENUE:  Parc des Princes, Paris. DATE: 9 September 2007 SPECTATORS: 44 859
  REFEREE: Paul Honiss (NZ) HALFTIME: 21 - 7  
  SCORERS: SCORERS:
  TRIES: Habana (4),  Montgomery (2), Fourie, Pietersen TRIES: Williams
  CONVERSIONS: Montgomery (5) CONVERSIONS: Williams
  PENALTY GOALS: Montgomery (3) PENALTY GOALS:
  DROPPED GOALS: DROPPED GOALS:
   
15 Percy Montgomery Sharks 15 David Lemi Bristol Rugby, England
14 Jon-Paul 'JP' Pietersen Sharks 14 Lome Fa'atau (20) Glasgow Warriors, Scotland
13 Jaque Fourie Lions 13 Gavin  Williams Ponsonby, NZ
12 Jean de Villiers (22) Stormers 12 Jerry Meafou (22) SCOPA / National 7s
11 Bryan Habana Bulls 11 Alesana  Tuilagi Leicester Tigers, England
10 Butch James (22) Sharks 10 Eliota Sapolu Fuimaono (21) Bath Rugby, England
9 Fourie du Preez (20) Bulls 9 Junior Poluleuligaga North Harbour, NZ
8 Danie Rossouw (19) Bulls 8 Henry Tuilagi (18) Leicester Tigers, England
7 Juan Smith Cheetahs 7 Semo Sititi (Capt) Docomo Japan
6 Schalk Burger Stormers 6 Daniel  Leo London Wasps, England
5 Victor Matfield Bulls 5 Kane  Thompson Wests Roosters, NZ
4 Bakkies Botha (18) Bulls 4 Iosefa Tekori (19) Auckland NPC / Waitakaere, NZ
3 CJ van der Linde (1) Cheetahs 3 Cencus  Johnston Saracens, England
2 John Smit (Capt) (16) Sharks 2 Mahonri  Schwalger Wellington Hurricanes, NZ
1 Os du Randt (17) (3) Cheetahs 1 Justin  Va'a (17) Glasgow Warriors, Scotland
   
16 Bismarck du Plessis (2) Sharks 16 Tanielu Tufuga (22) Harlequins, England
17 BJ Botha (1) Sharks 17 Kasiano Lealamanua (1) Dax, France
18 Johann Muller (4) Sharks 18 Alfie To'oala Vaeluaga (8) Bristol, England
19 Wikus van Heerden (8) Bulls 19 Justin  Purdie (4) Wellington Lions, NZ
20 Ricky Januarie (9) Lions 20 Elvis  Sevealii (14) Sale Sharks, England
21 André Pretorius (10) Lions 21 Loki Crichton (10) Worcester, England
22 Francois Steyn (12) Sharks 22 Brian Pala Lima (12) (16) Bristol Rugby, England
   
  COACH: JAKE WHITE COACH: MICHAEL JONES
               
MATCH NOTES
Most capped South Africa starting line-up of all time

Brian Lima was beginning a record 5th Rugby World Cup.1 du Randt off 51' returned 67' due to (3) injury.

Scoring: 3 - 0 (Montgomery 3); 6 - 0 (Montgomery 10); 9 - 0 (Montgomery 15); 9 - 7 (T&C Williams 18); 14 - 7 (Habana 33); 21 - 7 (T&C Montgomery 40+2); HT
28 - 7 (Fourie, Montgomerie 47); 33 - 7 (Montgomery 53); 40 - 7 (Habana 56); 47 - 7 (Habana, Montgomery 66);  52 - 7 (Habana 76); 59 - 7 (Pietersen, Montgomery 80+3)

Sources
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/rugby/article2419528.ece

Compiled by Quentin Davies. Edited by Gary Carbines  rugint@bigpond.net.au