British and Irish Lions tour - Cape Town, 20 August 1955
South Africa (3) 25 - 9 (3) British and Irish Lions (FT)


South Africa British and Irish Lions
Tries Ackermann, Briers, Dryburgh, Rosenberg, van Vollenhoven 3 Tries Butterfield, BV Meredith
Cons Dryburgh 2 Cons none
Pens none Pens Cameron


Result South Africa won by a margin of 16 points
Ground name Newlands Stadium, Cape Town
Attendance 46000
Referee MJ Slabber
South Africa Test debuts DSP Ackermann, RG Dryburgh, W Rosenberg, AJ van der Merwe
British and Irish Lions Test debuts none
Points scoring rules try 3, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3, goal from a mark 3

Other scores

Australia tour
New Zealand 16 - 8 Australia Wellington