Bakkies, Spies to face Japan

Bakkies Botha and Pierre Spies will play for a World XV against Japan in Tokyo on Saturday.

Botha will captain the side, with another South African, prop Petrus du Plessis, on the bench.

The match will be broadcast from 11am on SuperSport 6.

World XV – 15 James O'Connor, 14 Taqele Naiyaravoro, 13 Ben Tapuai, 12 Christian Lealiifano, 11 Nick Cummins, 10 Berrick Barnes, 9 Andy Ellis, 8 Pierre Spies, 7 Liam Gill, 6 Adam Thomson, 5 Bakkies Botha (c), 4 Ali Williams, 3 Carl Hayman, 2 Andrew Hore, 1 Benn Robinson.
Subs: 16 Tolu Latu, 17 Ben Alexander, 18 Petrus du Plessis, 19 Luke Jones, 20 Sean McMahon, 21 Luke Burgess, 22 Mike Harris, 23 Dom Shipperley.

Photo: Japan Rugby magazine

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Simon Borchardt