1961 Australia rugby union tour of South Africa

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1961 Australia rugby union tour of South Africa
Tour captain(s) Ken Catchpole
Summary
P W D L
Total
6 3 1 2
Test match
2 0 0 2
Opponent
P W D L
South Africa
2 0 0 2

The 1961 Australia rugby union tour of Southern Africa was a series of six rugby union matches played by the Wallabies in July and August 1961.[1][2][3][4]

The test series was won by the Springboks with two wins from two matches.[1]

Matches[edit]

Scores and results list Wallaibies' points tally first.

Opposing Team    For    Against Date Venue Status
South-West Africa 14 14 27 July 1961 Windhoek Tour Match[1]
Boland 11 3 30 July 1961 Wellington, Western Cape Tour Match[2]
North Eastern Cape 34 3 2 August 1961 Burgersdorp Tour Match[3]
South Africa 3 28 5 August 1961 Johannesburg Test Match[1]
Border 17 9 9 August 1961 East London Tour Match[4]
South Africa 11 23 12 August 1961 Port Elizabeth Test Match[1]

Touring party[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Dowse best points scorer of tour". The Canberra Times. 16 August 1961. p. 32. Archived from the original on 1 June 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Wallabies in strong win". The Canberra Times. 31 July 1961. p. 14. Archived from the original on 1 June 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Wallabies hit form". The Canberra Times. 16 August 1961. p. 32. Archived from the original on 1 June 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Wallabies spirit undampened". The Canberra Times. 8 August 1961. p. 20. Archived from the original on 1 June 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Surprise in Wallaby Test Team". The Canberra Times. 4 August 1961. p. 24. Archived from the original on 1 June 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Test Team". The Canberra Times. 10 August 1961. p. 32. Archived from the original on 1 June 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013.