19 September 1953
Kingsmead, Durban
South Africa
18
Australia
8
Captain: Hennie Muller Referee: Chris Ackermann (South Africa)
Coach: Danie Craven Attendance: 32000
Team:
Combined caps: 64 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropHarry WalkerOFS250 
HookerWillem DelportEP327 
Tight-head PropJaap BekkerN-Tvl2841 try
LockJan PickardWP250 
LockSalty du RandN-Tvl279 
FlankBasie van WykTvl2971 try
FlankStephen FryWP297 
Eighthman (C)Hennie MullerTvl3111 
ScrumhalfHansie OelofseTvl262 
FlyhalfNatie RensTvl2403 conversions
Left WingSteve HoffmanBoland210 
Inside CentreDaantjie RossouwWP2301 try
Outside CentreRyk van SchoorWP3110 
Right WingDolf BekkerN-Tvl2601 try
Full BackJohnny BuchlerTvl237 
Australia: 1 try, 1 conversion, 1 penalty

Match pictures:

Team for the third test at Kingsmead:

Back: Harry Newton Walker, Jan Pickard, Salty du Rand, Danie Craven (coach), Basie van Wyk, Stephen Fry, Jaap Bekker

Middle: Ryk van Schoor, Johnny Buchler, Hennie Muller (captain), JW Wintle (manager), Hansie Oelofse, Tjol Lategan, Willa Delport,

Front: Natie Rens, Daantjie Rossouw, Steve Hoffman, Dolf Bekker