Johannesburg: Beast will extend his record as the most capped Springbok prop with 88 Caps. The test in Durban will be the 41st clash between France and SouthAfrica, with the Boks winning 23, France 11 and 6 draws.
Lionel Mapoe replaces Jesse Kriel, who is out due to a concussion sustained in last weeks match in Pretoria. Mapoe is the only change to the Match 23 for Saturdays second test in Durban.
Backs: A. Coetzee R. Rhule L. Mapoe J. Serfontein C. Skosan E. Jantjies R. Cronje
Forwards: W. Whiteley O. Mohoje S. Kolisi F. Mostert E. Etzebeth F. Malherbe M. Marx T. Mtawarira
Bench: B. Mbonambi S. Kitshoff C. Oosthuizen P-S. Du Toit J-L. Du Preez F. Hougaard F. Steyn D. Leyds