MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS South Africa vs British Lions
VENUE Newlands Stadium, Cape Town
DATE 20 August 1955 15:00
COMPETITION British Lions Tour
FINAL SCORE 25 - 9
TRIES 7 - 2
HALFTIME SCORE 3 - 3
CROWD 46000
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Mike Slabber
SCORING SUMMARY
South Africa
Conversion Roy Dryburgh 2
Try Dawie Ackermann 1
Try Roy Dryburgh 1
Try Theuns Briers 1
Try Tom Van Vollenhoven 3
Try Wilf Rosenberg 1
 
British Lions
Penalty Angus Cameron 1
Try Bryn Meredith 1
Try Jeff Butterfield 1
LINE-UP
South Africa
1 Chris Koch
2 Bertus Van der Merwe
3 Jaap Bekker
4 Salty Du Rand
5 Johan Claassen
6 Stephen Fry (Captain)
7 Dawie Ackermann
8 Daan Retief
9 Tommy Gentles
10 Clive Ulyate
11 Tom Van Vollenhoven
12 Wilf Rosenberg
13 Des Sinclair
14 Theuns Briers
15 Roy Dryburgh
 
British Lions
1 Billy Williams
2 Bryn Meredith
3 Courtenay Meredith
4 Rhys Williams
5 Robin Thompson (Captain)
6 Russell Robins
7 Jim Greenwood
8 Tom Reid
9 Dickie Jeeps
10 Cliff Morgan
11 Gareth Griffiths
12 Phil Davies
13 Jeff Butterfield
14 Tony O`Reilly
15 Angus Cameron
RESERVES
 
REPLACEMENTS
 
RUN OF PLAY
0 Penalty Angus Cameron British Lions
1 Try Tom Van Vollenhoven South Africa
2 Missed Conversion Roy Dryburgh South Africa
3 Missed Penalty Angus Cameron British Lions
41 Try Tom Van Vollenhoven South Africa
42 Missed Conversion Roy Dryburgh South Africa
43 Try Tom Van Vollenhoven South Africa
44 Missed Conversion Clive Ulyate South Africa
45 Try Wilf Rosenberg South Africa
46 Missed Conversion Clive Ulyate South Africa
47 Try Roy Dryburgh South Africa
48 Conversion Roy Dryburgh South Africa
49 Try Theuns Briers South Africa
50 Missed Conversion Roy Dryburgh South Africa
51 Missed Penalty Angus Cameron British Lions
52 Try Jeff Butterfield British Lions
53 Missed Conversion Angus Cameron British Lions
54 Try Dawie Ackermann South Africa
55 Conversion Roy Dryburgh South Africa
56 Try Bryn Meredith British Lions
57 Missed Conversion Angus Cameron British Lions