South Africa vs Scotland

Date Status Team Score Team Score Venue
17/11/06 Test South Africa 0  Scotland 6  Hampden Park
23/11/12  Test South Africa  16  Scotland 0  Inverleigh
 16/01/32  Test South Africa  6  Scotland 3  Murrayfield
 24/11/51  Test South Africa  44  Scotland  0  Murrayfield
 30/04/60  Test South Africa  18  Scotland  10  Port Elizabeth
 21/01/61  Test South Africa  12  Scotland  5  Murrayfield
 17/04/65  Test South Africa  5  Scotland  8  Murrayfield
 06/12/69  Test South Africa  3  Scotland  6  Murrayfield
 19/11/94  Test South Africa  34  Scotland  10  Murrayfield
 06/12/97  Test South Africa  68  Scotland  10  Murrayfield
 21/11/98 Test South Africa  35 Scotland  10  Murrayfield
 03/10/99 RWC South Africa  46 Scotland  29  Murrayfield
16/11/02 Test South Africa  6 Scotland  21  Murrayfield
 07/06/03 Test South Africa  29 Scotland  25  Durban
 14/06/03 Test South Africa  28 Scotland  19  Johannesburg
 27/11/04 Test South Africa  45 Scotland  10  Murrayfield
 10/06/06 Test South Africa  36 Scotland  16  Durban
 17/06/06 Test South Africa  29 Scotland  15  Port Elizabeth
 25/08/07 Test South Africa  27 Scotland  3  Murrayfield
 15/11/08 Test South Africa  14 Scotland  10  Murrayfield
 17/11/12 Test South Africa  21 Scotland  10  Murrayfield
15/06/13 Test South Africa 30 Scotland 17  Nelspruit
17/11/13 Test South Africa 28 Scotland 0 Murrayfield
28/06/14 Test South Africa 55 Scotland 6 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
3/10/15 RWC South Africa 34 Scotland 16 St James’ Park, Newcastle
17/11/18 Test South Africa 26 Scotland 20 Murrayfield
13/11/21 Test South Africa 30 Scotland 15 Edinburgh

    Total Points: 742   321  

 

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  Matches South Africa Scotland Matches
Played Won Won Drawn
Overall Record 28 23 5 0
At South African Venues 7 7 0 0
Away Venues 19 14 5 0
Rugby World Cup 2 2 0

 
Stats and facts:

Match stats:

  • Franco Mostert and Jesse Kriel will earn their 50th Test caps when they take the field.
  • Frans Steyn needs six more points to reach 150 career points for the Springboks.
  • Bongi Mbonambi needs one try to reach 10 tries and 50 career points.

Miscellaneous:

  • The total Test caps for the Springbok starting line-up is
  • There are 283 caps in the backline with 386 caps amongst the forwards. On the bench there are a further 342
  • The average caps per player in the backline are 40, the forwards 48,while the players on the bench average 42

Records vs Scotland:
• South Africa’s overall record against Scotland at BT Murrayfield: P: 16; W: 12; L: 4; PF: 411; PA: 156; TF: 56; TA: 14; Average score: 26-10; Win%: 75%.
• The top Springbok scorers at BT Murrayfield are: Percy Montgomery (59 points, 17 conversions, 5 penalty goals); Joost van der Westhuizen (4 tries); and Jaco van der Westhuyzen (3 drop goals).
• The match records are: Percy Montgomery (26 points and 8 conversions); Six players have scored 2 tries; Morné Steyn (4 penalty goals) and Jaco van der Westhuyzen (3 drop goals).
• South Africa’s overall record against Scotland is: P: 26; W: 21; L: 5; PF: 686; PA: 286; TF: 86; TA: 28; Average score: 26-11. Win%: 81%.
• South Africa’s biggest win against Scotland (58 points) was on 6 December 1997 at BT Murrayfield when the Springboks ran in 10 tries with the final score 68-10. On the day, Percy Montgomery scored 26 points with two tries and eight conversions.
• The Springboks’ biggest loss against Scotland was on 16 November 2002 at BT Murrayfield when the visitors lost by 6-21.

The stadium:
• The first Test match at BT Murrayfield took place on 25 March 1925, when Scotland beat England 14-11 and thereby winning their first Grand Slam in the erstwhile Five Nations Championship.
• South Africa’s first Test against Scotland at BT Murrayfield took place on 6 January 1932, when Bennie Osler’s Springboks beat Scotland 6-3 in front of 74 000 spectators.
• Since that day, the Springboks have played 15 Test matches at BT Murrayfield against Scotland, plus a solitary Test against Spain as part of the 1999 Rugby World Cup tournament.
• The present seating capacity of BT Murrayfield is 67 144.

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