History of rugby union matches between Italy and South Africa

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The Italy and South Africa rugby union teams first met in 1995. To date, South Africa have won all of their encounters. Their 101-0 victory in Port Elizabeth in 2001 was at the time the Springboks' largest victory,[1] and remains Italy's heaviest defeat.

Summary[edit]

Overall[edit]

Details Played Won by
 Italy
Won by
 South Africa
Drawn Italy points South Africa points
In Italy 5 0 5 0 94 210
In South Africa 7 0 7 0 51 389
Neutral venue 0 0 0 0 0 0
Overall 12 0 12 0 145 599

Record[edit]

Note: Date shown in brackets indicates when the record was or last set.

Record Italy South Africa
Longest winning streak 0 12 (12 Nov 1995–Present)
Largest points for
Home 31 (8 November 1997) 101 (19 June 1999)
Away 14 (30 June 2001) 62 (8 November 1997)
Largest winning margin
Home NA 101 (19 June 1999)
Away NA 31 (8 November 1997)

Results[edit]

No. Date Venue Score Winner Competition
12 22 November 2014 Stadio Euganeo, Padua 6 – 22  South Africa 2014 end-of-year test
11 8 June 2013 Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban 44 – 10  South Africa 2013 South African quadrangular tournament
10 26 June 2010 Buffalo City Stadium, East London 55 – 11  South Africa 2010 mid-year test
9 19 June 2010 Johann van Riebeeck Stadium, Witbank 29 – 13  South Africa 2010 mid-year test
8 21 November 2009 Stadio Friuli, Udine 10 – 32  South Africa 2009 end-of-year test
7 21 June 2008 Newlands Stadium, Cape Town 26 – 0  South Africa 2008 mid-year test
6 17 November 2001 Genoa 26 – 54  South Africa
5 30 June 2001 Boet Erasmus Stadium, Port Elizabeth 60 – 14  South Africa
4 19 June 1999 Kings Park Stadium, Durban 101 – 0  South Africa
3 12 June 1999 Boet Erasmus Stadium, Port Elizabeth 74 – 3  South Africa
2 8 November 1997 Bologna 31 – 62  South Africa
1 12 November 1995 Stadio Olimpico, Rome 21 – 40  South Africa

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