Australia tour - Cape Town, 5 September 1953
South Africa (11) 14 - 18 (3) Australia (FT)

Teams

South Africa Australia
Tries du Rand, Koch, Ochse, van Wyk Tries Cross, Johnson, Jones, Stapleton
Cons Marais Cons Colbert 2, Stapleton

Notes

 
Result Australia won by a margin of 4 points
 
Ground name Newlands Stadium, Cape Town
Attendance 34500
 
Referee CJ Ackermann
 
South Africa Test debuts AI Kirkpatrick
Australia Test debuts SW Brown, CF Forbes
 
Points scoring rules try 3, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3, goal from a mark 3

Other scores

Brazil tour
Uruguay 0 - 3 Brazil Montevideo