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South Africa
19 - 6
British & Irish Lions
27th July 1968
15:15
Ellis Park
British & Irish Lions Tour
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
13/7/68South Africa11 - 6Lions
22/6/68South Africa6 - 6Lions
8/6/68South Africa25 - 20Lions
Captain
South Africa
David Jacobus de Villiers
DOB10th Jul 1940
Caps5
Points3
Debut21st July 1962
Top overall performers in this fixture
Theunis Briers5 Tries
Keith Oxlee27 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played31
Wins16
Losses10
Draws5
Average Pts Per Game11
Biggest Win34 - 14
Heaviest Defeat8 - 17
Champions0
South Africa 19 - 6 British & Irish Lions
Saturday 27th July 1968, KO 01:00
Ellis Park, Johannesburg   Att: 62,000
Referee: Dr Bertie Strasheim
Head to head
Overall Stats
Played31
Wins16
Losses10
Draws5
Tries65
Conversions33
Penalties23
Drop Goals3
Points341
Avg. Age73
Overall Stats
Played31
Wins10
Losses16
Draws5
Tries41
Conversions18
Penalties18
Drop Goals7
Points230
Avg. Age71
 
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
22/7/68North-East Districts12 - 40Lions
20/7/68Orange Free State3 - 9Lions
17/7/68Border Bulldogs6 - 26Lions
Captain
Tom Kiernan
Thomas Joseph Kiernan
DOB7th Jan 1939
Caps22
Points90
Debut30th May 1962
Top overall performers in this fixture
JJ Williams4 Tries
Neil Jenkins41 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played426
Wins307
Losses91
Draws28
Average Pts Per Game16
Biggest Win71 - 3
Heaviest Defeat0 - 29
Champions0