1996 South Africa rugby union tour

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1996 South Africa rugby union tour
Manager A T Markgraaf
Tour captain(s) G Teichmann
Summary
P W D L
Total
10 08 00 02
Test match
05 05 00 00
Opponent
P W D L
 Argentina
2 2 0 0
 France
2 2 0 0
 Wales
1 1 0 0

The 1996 South Africa rugby union tour of Argentina and Europe was a series of rugby union matches played during November and December 1996 in Argentina, France and Wales by the South Africa national rugby union team.

At the same, the second level team, ("South Africa A") was involved in a tour of Great Britain and Ireland.

The Springboks Tour[edit]

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

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
Rosario 45 36 5 November 1996 Duendes, Rosario Tour match
Argentina 46 15 9 November 1996 Ferro Carrill Oeste Stadium, Buenos Aires Test match
Mendoza 89 19 12 November 1996 Independiente Rivadavia Stadium, Mendoza Tour match
Argentina 44 21 16 November 1996 Ferro Carrill Oeste Stadium, Buenos Aires Test match
French Barbarians 22 30 23 November 1996 Municipal Stadium, Brive Tour match
South Est 36 20 26 November 1996 Stade Gerland, Lyon Tour match
France 22 12 30 November 1996 Parc Lescure, Bordeaux Test match
French Universities 13 20 3 December 1996 Stade du Nord, Lille Tour match
France 13 12 7 December 1996 Parc des Princes, Paris Test match
Wales 37 20 15 December 1996 Cardiff Arms Park#National Stadium, Cardiff Test match

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The South Africa "A" Tour[edit]

Scores and results list Australia's points tally first.

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
Cambridge University 57 11 1 November 1996 Cambridge Tour match
South Africa A 47 21 4 November 1996 Bedford Tour match
Scotland A 19 32 8 November 1996 Hawick Tour match
Ireland A 25 28 12 November 1996 Donnybrook Tour match
Oxford University 49 12 16 November 1996 Iffley Road, Oxford Tour match
South West Counties 62 20 21 November 1996 County Ground, Exeter Tour match
London Counties 43 17 23 November 1996 London Tour match
Northern Counties 29 13 27 November 1997 Tour match
Midlands 62 7 30 November 1996 Coventry Tour match
Cardiff 40 7 9 December 1996 Cardiff Tour match
England A 35 20 11 December 1996 Gloucester Tour match
Emerging Wales 42 26 14 December 1996 St. Helen's, Swansea Tour match

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mick Cleary and John Griffiths, ed. (1997). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1997–98. London: Headline Book Publishing. ISBN 0 7472 7732 X.