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South Africa
25 - 9
British & Irish Lions
20th August 1955
15:00
Newlands
British & Irish Lions Tour
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
6/8/55South Africa22 - 23Lions
10/9/38South Africa16 - 21Lions
3/9/38South Africa19 - 3Lions
Captain
South Africa
Stephen Perry Fry
DOB14th Jul 1924
Caps1
Points0
Debut6th August 1955
Top overall performers in this fixture
Theunis Briers5 Tries
Keith Oxlee27 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played21
Wins9
Losses9
Draws3
Average Pts Per Game9
Biggest Win17 - 0
Heaviest Defeat8 - 17
Champions0
South Africa 25 - 9 British & Irish Lions
Saturday 20th August 1955, KO 01:00
Newlands, Cape Town   Att: 52,000
Referee: Mike Slabber
Head to head
Overall Stats
Played21
Wins9
Losses9
Draws3
Tries41
Conversions20
Penalties9
Drop Goals2
Points198
Avg. Age85
Overall Stats
Played21
Wins9
Losses9
Draws3
Tries31
Conversions15
Penalties6
Drop Goals5
Points152
Avg. Age84
 
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
16/8/55Western Province Uni17 - 20Lions
13/8/55Boland0 - 11Lions
10/8/55Central Universities14 - 21Lions
Captain
Robin Thompson
Robin Henderson Thompson
DOB5th May 1931
Caps10
Points3
Debut22nd June 1955
Top overall performers in this fixture
JJ Williams4 Tries
Neil Jenkins41 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played305
Wins221
Losses65
Draws19
Average Pts Per Game15
Biggest Win71 - 3
Heaviest Defeat0 - 29
Champions0