South Africa vs New Zealand

Date Status Team Score Team Score Venue
13/08/21   South Africa 5 New Zealand 13 Dunedin
27/08/21   South Africa 9 New Zealand 5 Auckland
17/09/21   South Africa 0 New Zealand 0 Wellington
30/06/28   South Africa 17 New Zealand 0 Durban
21/07/28   South Africa 6 New Zealand 7 Johannesburg
18/08/28   South Africa 11 New Zealand 6 Port Elizabeth
01/09/28   South Africa 5 New Zealand 13 Newlands
14/08/37   South Africa 7 New Zealand 13 Wellington
04/09/37   South Africa 13 New Zealand 6 Christchurch
25/09/37   South Africa 17 New Zealand 6 Auckland
16/07/49   South Africa 15 New Zealand 11 Newlands
13/08/49   South Africa 12 New Zealand 6 Johannesburg
03/09/49   South Africa 9 New Zealand 3 Durban
17/09/49   South Africa 11 New Zealand 8 Port Elizabeth
14/07/56   South Africa 6 New Zealand 10 Dunedin
04/08/56   South Africa 8 New Zealand 3 Wellington
18/08/56   South Africa 10 New Zealand 17 Christchurch
01/09/56   South Africa 5 New Zealand 11 Auckland
25/06/60   South Africa 13 New Zealand 0 Johannesburg
23/07/60   South Africa 3 New Zealand 11 Newlands
13/08/60   South Africa 11 New Zealand 11 Bloemfontein
27/08/60   South Africa 8 New Zealand 3 Port Elizabeth
31/07/65   South Africa 3 New Zealand 6 Wellington
21/08/65   South Africa 0 New Zealand 13 Dunedin
04/09/65   South Africa 19 New Zealand 16 Christchurch
18/09/65   South Africa 3 New Zealand 20 Auckland
25/07/70   South Africa 17 New Zealand 6 Pretoria
08/08/70   South Africa 8 New Zealand 9 Newlands
09/08/70   South Africa 14 New Zealand 3 Port Elizabeth
12/09/70   South Africa 20 New Zealand 17 Johannesburg
24/07/76   South Africa 16 New Zealand 7 Durban
14/08/76   South Africa 9 New Zealand 15 Bloemfontein
04/09/76   South Africa 15 New Zealand 10 Newlands
18/09/76   South Africa 15 New Zealand 14 Johannesburg
15/08/81   South Africa 9 New Zealand 14 Christchurch
29/08/81   South Africa 24 New Zealand 12 Wellington
12/09/81   South Africa 22 New Zealand 25 Auckland
15/08/92   South Africa 24 New Zealand 27 Johannesburg
09/07/94   South Africa 14 New Zealand 22 Dunedin
23/07/94   South Africa 9 New Zealand 13 Wellington
06/08/94   South Africa 18 New Zealand 18 Auckland
24/06/95   South Africa 15 New Zealand 12 Johannesburg
20/07/96   South Africa 11 New Zealand 15 Christchurch
10/08/96   South Africa 18 New Zealand 29 Cape Town
17/08/96   South Africa 19 New Zealand 23 Durban
24/08/96   South Africa 26 New Zealand 33 Pretoria
31/08/96   South Africa 32 New Zealand 22 Johannesburg
19/07/97   South Africa 32 New Zealand 35 Johannesburg
09/08/97   South Africa 35 New Zealand 55 Auckland
25/07/98   South Africa 13 New Zealand 3 Wellington
15/08/98   South Africa 24 New Zealand 23 Durban
10/07/99   South Africa 0 New Zealand 28 Dunedin
07/08/99   South Africa 18 New Zealand 34 Pretoria
04/11/99   South Africa 22 New Zealand 18 Cardiff
22/07/00   South Africa 12 New Zealand 25 Christchurch
19/08/00   South Africa 46 New Zealand 40 Johannesburg
21/07/01   South Africa 3 New Zealand 12 Cape Town
25/08/01   South Africa 15 New Zealand 26 Auckland
20/07/02   South Africa 20 New Zealand 41 Wellington
10/08/02   South Africa 23 New Zealand 30 Durban
19/07/03   South Africa 16 New Zealand 52 Pretoria
09/08/03   South Africa 11 New Zealand 19 Dunedin
08/11/03   South Africa 9 New Zealand 29 Melbourne
24/07/04   South Africa 21 New Zealand 23 Christchurch
14/08/04   South Africa 40 New Zealand 26 Johannesburg
06/08/05   South Africa 22 New Zealand 16 Cape Town
27/08/05   South Africa 27 New Zealand 31 Dunedin
08/07/06   South Africa 17 New Zealand 35 Wellington
26/08/06   South Africa 26 New Zealand 45 Pretoria
02/09/06   South Africa 21 New Zealand 20 Rustenburg
23/06/07   South Africa 21 New Zealand 26 Durban
14/07/07   South Africa 6 New Zealand 33 Christchurch
05/07/08   South Africa 8 New Zealand 19 Wellington
12/07/08   South Africa 30 New Zealand 28 Dunedin
16/08/08   South Africa 0 New Zealand 19 Newlands
25/07/09   South Africa 28 New Zealand 19 Bloemfontein
01/08/09   South Africa 31 New Zealand 19 Durban
12/09/09   South Africa 32 New Zealand 29 Hamilton
10/07/10   South Africa 12 New Zealand 32 Auckland
17/07/10   South Africa 17 New Zealand 31 Wellington
21/08/10   South Africa 22 New Zealand 29 Soweto
30/07/11   South Africa 7 New Zealand 40 Wellington
20/09/11   South Africa 18 New Zealand 5 Port Elizabeth
15/09/12   South Africa 11 New Zealand 21 Dunedin
06/10/12   South Africa 16 New Zealand 32 Johannesburg
14/09/13   South Africa 15 New Zealand 29 Auckland
05/10/13   South Africa 27 New Zealand 38 Johannesburg
13/09/14   South Africa 10 New Zealand 14 Wellington
04/10/14   South Africa 27 New Zealand 25 Johannesburg
25/07/15   South Africa 20 New Zealand 27 Johannesburg
17/09/16   South Africa 13 New Zealand 41 Christchurch
16/09/17   South Africa 0 New Zealand 57 Albany
07/10/17   South Africa 24 New Zealand 25 Cape Town
15/10/18   South Africa 30 New Zealand 32 Pretoria

    Total Points: 1500   1959  
  Matches South Africa New Zealand Matches
Played Won Won Drawn
Overall Record 97 36 58 3
At South African Venues 51 25 25 1
At New Zealand Venues 46 11 33 2
At Other Venues 2 1 1 0

 

History of the epic battles between Springboks and All Blacks

Stats and facts:

Test caps:
• The total test caps for the Springbok starting line-up is 490. There are 180 caps in the backline with 310 caps amongst the forwards. On the bench there are a further 181 caps.
• The average caps per player in the backline are 26, the forwards 39 while the players on the bench average 23. The average age of the starting 15 is 26.
• Tendai Mtawarira is the most experienced Springboks against New Zealand with 17 Test matches. The following players have not played against the All Blacks before: Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Embrose Papier and Damian Willemse.

Approaching milestones and records:
• Willie le Roux will play in his 50th Test match for South Africa.
• South Africa could score their 150th try against New Zealand if they score two tries in this Test match, and New Zealand need 21 points to reach 2 000 points in Test matches against South Africa.
• Eben Etzebeth will play in his record 38th consecutive Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test match.

The stadium:
• The ground on which Loftus Versfeld is situated today was established in 1906 and was then known as the Eastern Sports Ground. The first International rugby match at this venue was played on 24 July, 1928 when the visiting All Blacks played against Pretoria. The first Test match at Loftus Versfeld was against the 1955 British & Irish Lions team, captained by Robin Thompson of Ireland.
• Saturday’s Test match against New Zealand will be the 36th Test match at Loftus. The stadium has a seating capacity of 49 861.

Record against New Zealand:
• South Africa’s Test match record at Loftus Versfeld – P: 35; W: 27; L: 8; PF: 1 140; PA: 680; TF: 135; TA: 68; Average score: 33-19; Win%: 77%.
• Notwithstanding the good overall Springbok record at this ground, New Zealand’s record against South Africa at Loftus Versfeld is impressive. The All Blacks have played five Test matches, winning four and losing only one, in 1970.
• The Springbok Test record at Loftus against New Zealand – P: 5; W: 1; L: 4; PF: 103; PA: 170; TF: 11; TA: 18; Average score: 21-34; Win%: 20%.
• Top Springbok scorers at this stadium are: Percy Montgomery, 105 (10 Tests), Morné Steyn, 62 (5 Tests) and Naas Botha, 56 (4 Tests).
• Match records are held by Percy Montgomery (31 points, 9 conversions), Danie Gerber, Pieter Rossouw and Bryan Habana (3 tries), Gerald Bosch and Braam van Straaten (6 penalty goals) and Morné Steyn (2 drop goals).
• The most points scored by South Africa against New Zealand at Loftus were 26 on two occasions (1996 and 2006), while New Zealand racked up 52 points in 2003.
• South Africa’s overall record in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship against New Zealand is: P: 48; W: 13; L: 35; PF: 917; PA: 1 392; TF: 85; TA: 148; Average score: 19-29. Win%: 27%.
• South Africa’s overall record against New Zealand is: P: 96; W: 36; L: 57; D: 3; PF: 1 518; PA: 1 979; TF: 148; TA: 218; Average score: 16-21. Win%: 38%.
• South Africa’s biggest win against New Zealand was 90 years ago in 1928 in Durban when the Springboks won 17-0.

Match officials: • The referee is Angus Gardner of Australia. Angus was born in Sydney, Australia on 24 August, 1984. His first Test match was in November, 2011 in a match between Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. To date, Gardner has refereed in 16 Test matches with four Tests matches involving South Africa. The Springboks have lost two and won two with him in charge.
• The two assistant referees are Jérôme Garcès of France and Matt Carley of England, while Graham Hughes of England will be the TMO.

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