1 September 1956
Eden Park, Auckland
South Africa
5
New Zealand
11
Captain: Basie Vivier Referee: Bill Fright (New Zealand)
Coach: Danie Craven Attendance: 61240
Team:
Combined caps: 101 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropHarry WalkerW-Tvl283 
HookerBertus van der MerweBoland278 
Tight-head PropJaap BekkerN-Tvl3114 
LockSalty du RandN-Tvl3020 
LockJohan ClaassenW-Tvl269 
FlankJames StarkeWP250 
FlankDaan RetiefN-Tvl318 
EighthmanButch LochnerWP256 
ScrumhalfPopeye StrydomOFS244 
FlyhalfPeewee HoweBorder241 
Left WingTheuns BriersWP276 
Inside CentrePaul JohnstoneTvl268 
Outside CentreJeremy NelWP215 
Right WingRoy DryburghNatal2651 try
Full Back (C)Basie VivierOFS2941 conversion
New Zealand: 1 try, 1 conversion, 2 penalties