1992 Australia rugby union tour of South Africa
Summary
P W D L
Total
04 04 00 00
Test match
01 01 00 00
Opponent
P W D L
 South Africa
1 1 0 0

The 1992 Australia rugby union tour of South Africa was a series of matches played by Australia in South Africa during August 1992. It was the first tour by the Wallabies to South Africa for 23 years.

Australia won all four matches, including the only test match.[1][2]

Results

Scores and results list Australia's points tally first.

No. Date Opposing Team Venue For Against Status
1. 11 August 1992 Western Transvaal Olën Park, Potchefstroom 46 13 Tour match
2. 14 August 1992 Northern Transvaal Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 24 17 Tour match
3. 18 August 1992 Eastern Province Boet Erasmus, Port Elizabeth 34 8 Tour match
4. 22 August 1992 South Africa Newlands, Cape Town 26 3 Test Match

Touring party

Tour matches

11 August 1992
Western Transvaal 13–46  Australia
Try: Eugene Hare, Terrence Stewart
Pen: Graeme Bouwer
Try: Tim Gavin (2), David Wilson,
Con: Marty Roebuck (2)
Pen: Marty Roebuck (4)
Olën Park, Potchefstroom
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: Freek Burger

14 August 1992
Northern Transvaal 17–24  Australia
Try: Hannes Strydom
Pen: Luke Smith (3), Gerbrand Grobler
Try: David Campese (2)
Con: Tim Kelaher
Pen: Michael Lynagh (2), Tim Kelaher (2)
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Ian Rogers

18 August 1992
Eastern Province 8–34  Australia
Try: Greg Miller
Pen: Greg Miller
Try: Darren Junee, Anthony Herbert, Paul Kahl, Peter Slattery
Con: Tim Kelaher (2)
Pen: Tim Kelaher (4)
Boet Erasmus Stadium, Port Elizabeth
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Ian Anderson

Test match

22 August 1992
South Africa  3–26  Australia
Pen: Botha
[3] Try: Campese, Carozza (2)
Con: Lynagh
Pen: Lynagh (3)
Newlands, Cape Town
Attendance: 43,000
Referee: DJ Bishop (New Zealand)
FB 15 Theo van Rensburg
RW 14 James Small
OC 13 Danie Gerber
IC 12 Pieter Muller
LW 11 Pieter Hendriks
FH 10 Naas Botha (c)
SH 9 Robert du Preez
N8 8 Jannie Breedt
BF 7 Ian MacDonald
OF 6 Wahl Bartmann
RL 5 Adolf Malan
LL 4 Adri Geldenhuys downward-facing red arrow 28'
TP 3 Lood Muller
HK 2 Uli Schmidt
LP 1 Johan Styger
Replacements:
C 16 Heinrich Füls
FH 17 Hennie le Roux
SH 18 Garth Wright
L 19 Drikus Hattingh upward-facing green arrow 28'
PR 20 Willie Hills
HK 21 Harry Roberts
Coach:
John Williams
FB 15 Marty Roebuck
RW 14 David Campese
OC 13 Jason Little
IC 12 Tim Horan
LW 11 Paul Carozza
FH 10 Michael Lynagh
SH 9 Nick Farr-Jones (c)
N8 8 Tim Gavin
OF 7 David Wilson
BF 6 Willie Ofahengaue
RL 5 John Eales
LL 4 Rod McCall
TP 3 Ewen McKenzie
HK 2 Phil Kearns
LP 1 Tony Daly
Replacements:
C 16 Anthony Herbert
FH 17 Paul Kahl
SH 18 Peter Slattery
L 19 Garrick Morgan
PR 20 Andrew Blades
HK 21 Tom Lawton
Coach:
Bob Dwyer

See also

References

  1. ^ Van Rooyen, Quintus (1993). Bankfin Annual 1993. SA Rugby Writers' Society. pp. 37–39. ISBN 0620172940.
  2. ^ Greyvenstein, Chris (1992). Springbok saga : from 1891 to the new beginning (4th ed.). Cape Town: Don Nelson. pp. 323–325. ISBN 1-86806-095-0. OCLC 105375255.
  3. ^ "South Africa v Australia". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 4 August 2020.