Ireland tour - Durban, 6 June 1981
South Africa (6) 12 - 10 (7) Ireland (FT)

Teams

South Africa Ireland
Tries none Tries O'Brien
Pens Botha Pens Quinn 2
Drops Botha 3 Drops none

Notes

 
Result South Africa won by a margin of 2 points
 
Ground name Kings Park Stadium, Durban
Attendance 38600
 
Referee F Palmade (France)
 
South Africa Test debuts none
Ireland Test debuts none
 
Points scoring rules try 4, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3

Other scores

England tour
Argentina 6 - 12 England Buenos Aires
United States of America tour
Canada 6 - 3 USA Calgary