1998 South Africa rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland

The 1998 South Africa rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland was a series of rugby matches played by the Springboks in November and December 1998. A potential Grand Slam was lost due to the defeat by England in the final Test match.

1998 South Africa rugby union tour of Britain and Ireland
Summary
P W D L
Total
08 07 00 01
Test match
04 03 00 01
Opponent
P W D L
 Wales
1 1 0 0
 Ireland
1 1 0 0
 Scotland
1 1 0 0
 England
1 0 0 1

ResultsEdit

Scores and results list South Africa's points tally first.

Opposing Team For Against Date Venue Status
Glasgow Caledonians 62 9 10 November 1998 Firhill, Glasgow Tour match
Wales 28 20 14 November 1998 Wembley, London Test match
Edinburgh Reivers 49 3 17 November 1998 Easter Road, Edinburgh Tour match
Scotland 35 10 21 November 1998 Murrayfield, Edinburgh Test match
Combined Provinces 32 5 24 November 1998 Musgrave Park, Cork Tour match
Ireland 27 13 28 November 1998 Lansdowne Road, Dublin Test match
Ireland A 50 9 1 December 1998 Ravenhill, Belfast Tour match
England 7 13 5 December 1998 Twickenham, London Test match

ReferencesEdit

  • Mick Cleary, ed. (1999). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1999-00. Headline. ISBN 0-7472-7531-9.