Rugby sevens teams in their Pool B match at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

South Africa and Wales have competed against each other in rugby union since 1906. Of the 40 matches played to date, South Africa have won 32, with one draw and seven wins for Wales. Wales won their first away match against South Africa in 2022. Since 2007, the winner has been awarded the Prince William Cup, which was created to celebrate 100 years of rugby between the two nations.

Summary

Overview

Details Played Won by
South Africa
Won by
Wales
Drawn South Africa points Wales points
In South Africa 13 12 1 0 489 212
In Wales 22 16 5 1 423 337
Neutral venue 5 4 1 0 107 93
Overall 40 32 7 1 1019 642

Records

Note: Date shown in brackets indicates when the record was or last set. Source:[1]

Record South Africa Wales
Longest winning streak 16 (26 Nov 2000 – 29 Nov 2014) 4 (26 Nov 2016 – 27 Oct 2019)
Largest points for
Home 96 (27 Jun 1998) 36 (6 Nov 2004)
Away 38 (6 Nov 2004) 30 (21 Jun 2014)
Largest winning margin
Home 83 (27 Jun 1998) 14 (26 Nov 2016)
Away 22 (24 Nov 2007) 2 (2 Jun 2018)

Results

No. Date Venue Score Winner Competition
1 1 December 1906 St. Helen's, Swansea 0–11  South Africa 1906–07 South Africa tour of Europe
2 14 December 1912 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff 0–3  South Africa 1912–13 South Africa tour of Europe
3 5 December 1931 St. Helen's, Swansea 3–8  South Africa 1931–32 South Africa tour of Great Britain and Ireland
4 22 December 1951 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff 3–6  South Africa 1951–52 South Africa tour of Europe
5 3 December 1960 National Stadium, Cardiff 0–3  South Africa 1960–61 South Africa tour of Europe
6 23 May 1964 Kings Park, Durban 24–3  South Africa 1964 Wales tour of Kenya and South Africa
7 24 January 1970 National Stadium, Cardiff 6–6   draw 1969–70 South Africa tour of Great Britain and Ireland
8 26 November 1994 National Stadium, Cardiff 12–20  South Africa 1994 South Africa tour of Great Britain and Ireland
9 2 September 1995 Ellis Park, Johannesburg 40–11  South Africa Wales tour of South Africa
10 15 December 1996 National Stadium, Cardiff 20–37  South Africa 1996 South Africa tour of Argentina and Europe
11 27 June 1998 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 96–13  South Africa 1998 Wales tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa
12 14 November 1998 Wembley Stadium, London, England 20–28  South Africa 1998 South Africa tour of Great Britain and Ireland
13 26 June 1999 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 29–19  Wales
14 26 November 2000 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 13–23  South Africa 2000 South Africa tour of Argentina, Great Britain and Ireland
15 8 June 2002 Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 34–19  South Africa 2002 Wales tour of South Africa
16 15 June 2002 Newlands, Cape Town 19–8  South Africa
17 26 June 2004 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 53–18  South Africa Wales tour of Argentina and South Africa
18 6 November 2004 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 36–38  South Africa 2004 end-of-year test
19 19 November 2005 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 16–33  South Africa 2005 end-of-year test
20 24 November 2007 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 12–34  South Africa 2007 end-of-year test
21 7 June 2008 Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 43–17  South Africa 2008 Wales tour of South Africa
22 14 June 2008 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 37–21  South Africa
23 8 November 2008 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 15–20  South Africa 2008 end-of-year test
24 5 June 2010 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 31–34  South Africa 2010 mid-year test
25 13 November 2010 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 25–29  South Africa 2010 end-of-year test
26 11 September 2011 Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand 17–16  South Africa 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool match
27 9 November 2013 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 15–24  South Africa 2013 end-of-year test
28 14 June 2014 Kings Park, Durban 38–16  South Africa 2014 Wales tour of South Africa
29 21 June 2014 Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit 31–30  South Africa
30 29 November 2014 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 12–6  Wales 2014 Autumn International
31 17 October 2015 Twickenham Stadium, London, England 23–19  South Africa 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter-final
32 26 November 2016 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 27–13  Wales 2016 end-of-year test
33 2 December 2017 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 24–22  Wales 2017 end-of-year test
34 2 June 2018 RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C., United States 20–22  Wales 2018 mid-year test
35 24 November 2018 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 20–11  Wales 2018 end-of-year test
36 27 October 2019 International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan 16–19  South Africa 2019 Rugby World Cup Semi-final
37 6 November 2021 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff 18–23  South Africa 2021 Autumn International
38 2 July 2022 Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria 32–29  South Africa 2022 Wales tour of South Africa
39 9 July 2022 Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 12–13  Wales
40 16 July 2022 Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town 30–14  South Africa

List of series

Played Won by
South Africa
Won by
Wales
Drawn
6 6 0 0
Year South Africa Wales Series winner
South Africa 1964 1 0  South Africa
South Africa 1995 1 0  South Africa
South Africa 2002 2 0  South Africa
South Africa 2008 2 0  South Africa
South Africa 2014 2 0  South Africa
South Africa 2022 2 1  South Africa

References

  1. ^ "Pick And Go – Rugby Union Test & Super14 Results And Statistics". lassen.co.nz. Retrieved 1 November 2019.