1960–61 South Africa rugby union tour of Europe

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1960 - 1961 South Africa tour in Europe
Type P W D L
Total: 34 31 2 1
Test match: 4 4 1 0
Opp. P W D L
 Wales 1 1 0 0
 Ireland 1 1 0 0
 England 1 1 0 0
 Scotland 1 1 0 0
 France 1 0 1 0
Statistics against Test match opponents

The 1960–61 South Africa tour of Britain, Ireland and France was a collection of friendly rugby union games undertaken by the South Africa national rugby union team against the four British Home Nation teams and France. The tour also took in several matches against British, Irish and French club, county and invitational teams. This was the fifth Springbkos tour of the Northern Hemisphere.

Results[edit]

Scores and results list South Africa's points tally first.

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
Southern Counties 29 9 22 October 1960 Brighton Tour match
Oxford University 24 5 26 October 1960 Oxford Tour match
Cardiff 13 6 29 October 1960 Cardiff Tour match
Pontypool & Cross Keys 30 3 2 November 1960 Pontypool Park, Pontypool Tour match
Midland Counties 3 3 5 November 1960 Leicester Tour match
Cambridge University 12 0 9 November 1960 Cambridge Tour match
London Counties 20 3 12 November 1960 Twickenham, London Tour match
Glasgow & Edinburgh 16 11 16 November 1960 Glasgow Tour match
South of Scotland 19 3 19 November 1960 Hawick Tour match
North West Counties 11 0 23 November 1960 Maine Road, Manchester Tour match
Swansea 19 3 26 November 1960 Swansea Tour match
Ebbw Vale & Abertillery 3 0 29 November 1960 Ebbw Vale Tour match
Wales 3 0 3 December 1960 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff Test match
South Western Counties 21 9 7 December 1960 Camborne Tour match
Western Counties 42 0 10 December 1960 Gloucester Tour match
Llanelli RFC 21 0 13 December 1960 Llanelli Tour match
Ireland 8 3 17 December 1960 Landsdowne Road, Dublin Test match
Munster 9 3 21 December 1960 Cork Tour match
Combined Services 14 5 26 December 1960 Twickenham, London Tour match
Midland Counties 16 5 28 December 1960 Birmingham Tour match
North Eastern Counties 21 9 31 December 1960 Gosforth Tour match
South Eastern Counties 24 0 3 January 1961 Bournemouth Tour match
England 5 0 7 January 1961 Twickenham, London Test match
Newport 3 0 11 January 1961 Newport Tour match
Neath and Aberavon 25 5 14 January 1961 The Gnoll, Neath Tour match
Scotland 12 5 21 January 1961 Murrayfield, Edinburgh Test match
North of Scotland 22 9 25 January 1965 Tour match
Ulster 19 6 28 January 1961 Belfast Tour match
Leinster 12 5 1 February 1961 Dublin Tour match
Barbarians 0 6 4 February 1961 National Stadium, Cardiff Tour match
South West France 29 3 8 February 1961 Tour match
France B 26 10 11 February 1961 Tour match
Cote Basque 36 9 14 February 1961 Tour match
France 0 0 18 February 1961 Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes Test match

Bibliography[edit]

  • Billot, John (1974). Springboks in Wales. Ferndale: Ron Jones Publications. 
  • Smith, David; Williams, Gareth (1980). Fields of Praise: The Official History of The Welsh Rugby Union. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. ISBN 0-7083-0766-3. 

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