New Zealand tour - Cape Town, 16 July 1949
South Africa (3) 15 - 11 (11) New Zealand (FT)

Notes

 
Result South Africa won by a margin of 4 points
 
Ground name Newlands Stadium, Cape Town
Attendance 42000
 
Referee EWN Hofmeyr
 
South Africa Test debuts JD Brewis, F du Plessis, FP Duvenage, AO Geffin, RP Jordaan, HV Koch, MT Lategan, FP Marais, C Moss, HSV Muller, LJ Strydom, BS van der Merwe, JH van der Schyff, CJ van Jaarsveld, JJ Wahl
New Zealand Test debuts LR Harvey, P Henderson, JR McNab, LT Savage, KL Skinner
 
Points scoring rules try 3, conversion 2, penalty goal 3, drop goal 3, goal from a mark 3