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South Africa
35 - 16
British & Irish Lions
5th July 1997
17:15
Ellis Park
British & Irish Lions Tour
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
28/6/97South Africa15 - 18Lions
21/6/97South Africa16 - 25Lions
12/7/80South Africa13 - 17Lions
Captain
South Africa
Gary Hamilton Teichmann
DOB9th Jan 1967
Caps2
Points0
Debut21st June 1997
Top overall performers in this fixture
Theunis Briers5 Tries
Keith Oxlee27 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played42
Wins20
Losses16
Draws6
Average Pts Per Game12
Biggest Win34 - 14
Heaviest Defeat9 - 28
Champions0
South Africa 35 - 16 British & Irish Lions
Saturday 5th July 1997, KO 17:15
Ellis Park, Johannesburg   Att: 52,400
Referee: Wayne Erickson
Head to head
Overall Stats
Played42
Wins20
Losses16
Draws6
Tries86
Conversions41
Penalties40
Drop Goals6
Points502
Avg. Age43
Overall Stats
Played42
Wins16
Losses20
Draws6
Tries60
Conversions23
Penalties48
Drop Goals13
Points426
Avg. Age44
 
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
1/7/97Northern Free State39 - 67Lions
28/6/97South Africa15 - 18Lions
24/6/97Orange Free State30 - 52Lions
Captain
Martin Osborne Johnson
DOB9th Mar 1970
Caps9
Points0
Debut16th June 1993
Top overall performers in this fixture
JJ Williams4 Tries
Neil Jenkins41 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played575
Wins428
Losses117
Draws30
Average Pts Per Game19
Biggest Win97 - 0
Heaviest Defeat6 - 38
Champions0
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