5 August 1961
Ellispark, Johannesburg
South Africa
28
Australia
3
Captain: Johan Claassen Referee: RW Burmeister (South Africa)
Coach: Boy Louw Attendance: 57000
Team:
Combined caps: 119 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropFanie KuhnTvl268 
HookerRonnie HillRhodesia263 
Tight-head PropPiet du ToitBoland2512 
LockFrik du PreezN-Tvl252 
Lock (C)Johan ClaassenW-Tvl31222 conversions
FlankHugo van ZylWP2812 
FlankMartin PelserTvl2791 try
EighthmanDoug HopwoodWP2781 try
ScrumhalfPiet UysN-Tvl234 
FlyhalfKeith OxleeNatal2671 try
Left WingHennie van ZylTvl2583 tries
Inside CentreMannetjies RouxN-Tvl221 
Outside CentreJohn GainsfordWP23101 try
Right WingJannie EngelbrechtWP2261 try
Full BackLionel WilsonWP287 
Australia: 1 penalty

Match pictures:

Team for the Ellispark test:

Back: Ronnie Hill, John Gainsford, Frik du Preez, Hennie van Zyl, Doug Hopwood, Jannie Engelbrecht, Lionel Wilson

Seated: Martin Pelser, Piet du Toit, Johan Claassen (captain), Boy Louw (coach), Hugo van Zyl, Fanie Kuhn, Keith Oxlee

Front: Piet Uys, Mannetjies Roux