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South Africa
22 - 8
British & Irish Lions
24th September 1955
15:30
Crusaders Ground
British & Irish Lions Tour
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
3/9/55South Africa6 - 9Lions
20/8/55South Africa25 - 9Lions
6/8/55South Africa22 - 23Lions
Captain
South Africa
Stephen Perry Fry
DOB14th Jul 1924
Caps3
Points0
Debut6th August 1955
Top overall performers in this fixture
Theunis Briers5 Tries
Keith Oxlee27 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played23
Wins10
Losses10
Draws3
Average Pts Per Game10
Biggest Win17 - 0
Heaviest Defeat8 - 17
Champions0
South Africa 22 - 8 British & Irish Lions
Saturday 24th September 1955, KO 01:00
Crusaders Ground, Port Elizabeth   Att: 37,000
Referee: Chris Ackermann
Head to head
Overall Stats
Played23
Wins10
Losses10
Draws3
Tries48
Conversions22
Penalties11
Drop Goals2
Points229
Avg. Age84
Overall Stats
Played23
Wins10
Losses10
Draws3
Tries34
Conversions15
Penalties8
Drop Goals6
Points170
Avg. Age84
 
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
17/9/55Border Bulldogs14 - 12Lions
14/9/55Junior Springboks12 - 15Lions
10/9/55Natal8 - 11Lions
Captain
Robin Thompson
Robin Henderson Thompson
DOB5th May 1931
Caps13
Points3
Debut22nd June 1955
Top overall performers in this fixture
JJ Williams4 Tries
Neil Jenkins41 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played312
Wins225
Losses67
Draws20
Average Pts Per Game14
Biggest Win71 - 3
Heaviest Defeat0 - 29
Champions0
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