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South Africa
22 - 23
British & Irish Lions
6th August 1955
15:15
Ellis Park
British & Irish Lions Tour
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
10/9/38South Africa16 - 21Lions
3/9/38South Africa19 - 3Lions
6/8/38South Africa26 - 12Lions
Captain
South Africa
Stephen Perry Fry
DOB14th Jul 1924
Caps0
Points0
Top overall performers in this fixture
Theunis Briers5 Tries
Keith Oxlee27 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played20
Wins9
Losses8
Draws3
Average Pts Per Game9
Biggest Win17 - 0
Heaviest Defeat8 - 17
Champions0
South Africa 22 - 23 British & Irish Lions
Saturday 6th August 1955, KO 01:00
Ellis Park, Johannesburg   Att: 90,000
Referee: Ralph Burmeister
Head to head
Overall Stats
Played20
Wins9
Losses8
Draws3
Tries37
Conversions18
Penalties7
Drop Goals2
Points176
Avg. Age
Overall Stats
Played20
Wins8
Losses9
Draws3
Tries26
Conversions11
Penalties6
Drop Goals5
Points129
Avg. Age83
 
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
30/7/55Rhodesia12 - 16Lions
27/7/55Rhodesia14 - 27Lions
23/7/55Transvaal13 - 36Lions
Captain
Robin Thompson
Robin Henderson Thompson
DOB5th May 1931
Caps7
Points3
Debut22nd June 1955
Top overall performers in this fixture
JJ Williams4 Tries
Neil Jenkins41 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played301
Wins217
Losses65
Draws19
Average Pts Per Game14
Biggest Win71 - 3
Heaviest Defeat0 - 29
Champions0
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