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South Africa
26 - 22
British & Irish Lions
31st May 1980
Newlands
British & Irish Lions Tour
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
27/7/74South Africa13 - 13Lions
13/7/74South Africa9 - 26Lions
22/6/74South Africa9 - 28Lions
Captain
South Africa
Morne du Plessis
DOB21st Oct 1949
Caps2
Points0
Debut8th June 1974
Top overall performers in this fixture
Theunis Briers5 Tries
Keith Oxlee27 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played36
Wins17
Losses13
Draws6
Average Pts Per Game11
Biggest Win34 - 14
Heaviest Defeat9 - 28
Champions0
South Africa 26 - 22 British & Irish Lions
Saturday 31st May 1980
Newlands, Cape Town   Att: 50,000
Referee: Francis Palmade
Head to head
Overall Stats
Played36
Wins17
Losses13
Draws6
Tries70
Conversions35
Penalties32
Drop Goals5
Points394
Avg. Age
Overall Stats
Played36
Wins13
Losses17
Draws6
Tries51
Conversions21
Penalties27
Drop Goals11
Points315
Avg. Age60
 
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
27/5/80SAR Federation XV6 - 15Lions
24/5/80Orange Free State17 - 21Lions
21/5/80SA Invitation19 - 22Lions
Captain
Bill Beaumont
William Blackledge Beaumont
DOB9th Mar 1952
Caps13
Points8
Debut22nd June 1977
Top overall performers in this fixture
JJ Williams4 Tries
Neil Jenkins41 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played507
Wins378
Losses99
Draws30
Average Pts Per Game17
Biggest Win97 - 0
Heaviest Defeat0 - 29
Champions0
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