History of rugby union matches between South Africa and the Barbarians

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South Africa and the Barbarians have played each other on eight occasions. The first encounter was in January 1952 and saw South Africa win 17–3 at the Cardiff Arms Park. More recently, the two teams have played in a "Final Challenge" match in the end-of-year rugby union tests, which is often played at Twickenham.

Overall summary[edit]

Details Played Won by South Africa Won by Barbarians Drawn South Africa points Barbarians points
In South Africa 0 0 0 0 0 0
Neutral venue 8 3 4 1 150 154
Overall 8 3 4 1 150 154

Matches[edit]

Date Venue Score Victor Comments
26 January 1952 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff 3–17  South Africa
4 February 1961 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff 6–0 Barbarians
31 January 1970 Twickenham, London 12–21  South Africa
3 December 1994 Lansdowne Road, Dublin 23–15 Barbarians
10 December 2000 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 31–41  South Africa
1 December 2007 Twickenham, London 22–5 Barbarians 2007 end of year test
4 December 2010 Twickenham, London 26–20 Barbarians 2010 end of year test
5 November 2016 Wembley Stadium, London 31–31 Draw 2016 November tests

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