26 September 1953
Crusaders (St George's Park), Port Elizabeth
South Africa
22
Australia
9
Captain: Hennie Muller Referee: Lammie Louw (South Africa)
Coach: Danie Craven Attendance: 32000
Team:
Combined caps: 93 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropChris KochBoland26101 try
HookerWillem DelportEP328 
Tight-head PropJaap BekkerN-Tvl285 
LockJan PickardWP251 
LockSalty du RandN-Tvl2710 
FlankBasie van WykTvl298 
FlankStephen FryWP298 
Eighthman (C)Hennie MullerTvl3112 
ScrumhalfHansie OelofseTvl2631 try
FlyhalfNatie RensTvl2412 conversions, 2 penalties, 1 dropgoal
Left WingChum OchseWP286 
Inside CentreDaantjie RossouwWP231 
Outside CentreRyk van SchoorWP3111 
Right WingDolf BekkerN-Tvl261 
Full BackJohnny BuchlerTvl2381 dropgoal
Australia: 1 try, 2 penalties

Match pictures:

Team for the fourth test:

Back: Jaap Bekker, Stephen Fry, Jan Pickard, Salty du Rand, Basie van Wyk, Chris Koch

Seated: Ryk van Schoor, Danie Craven (coach), Hennie Muller (captain), JW Wintle (manager), Hansie Oelofse, Willa Delport

Front: Johnny Buchler, Natie Rens, Daantjie Rossouw, Dolf Bekker, Chum Ochse