22 August 1896
Wanderers, Johannesburg
South Africa
8
Britain
17
Captain: Ferdie Aston Referee: Gordon Beves (South Africa)
Attendance: 5000
Team:
Combined caps: 4 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
ForwardToski SmithTvl251 
ForwardJim CrosbyTvl230 
ForwardCharlie DevenishGriquas220 
ForwardAllan BeswickBorder260 
ForwardTom MellettGriquas240 
ForwardBen AndrewTvl260 
ForwardScraps WesselsWP211 
ForwardPaul ScottTvl231 
HalfbackLong George DevenishTvl250 
HalfbackAlf LarardTvl250 
Left WingTheo SamuelsGriquas2302 tries
Inside CentreSpanner ForbesTvl230 
Outside CentreBill TabererGriquas240 
Right Wing (C)Ferdie AstonTvl241 
Full BackDavey CopeTvl1901 conversion
Britain: 3 tries, 2 conversions, 1 dropgoal

Match pictures:

Team for the second test

Back: Davey Cope, Allan Beswick, Jim Crosby, Scraps Wessels, Theo Samuels, Long George Devenish, Paul Scott, Bill Taberer

Front: Ben Andrew, Charlie Devenish, Alf Larard, Ferdie Aston (captain), Spanner Forbes, Toski Smith, Tom Mellett