25 September 1981
Owl Creek Polo ground, Glenville, NY
South Africa
38
USA
7
Captain: Wynand Claassen Referee: D Morrison (USA)
Coach: Nelie Smith Attendance: 30
Team:
Combined caps: 123 tests (starting 15)
PositionPlayerProvinceAgePrev TestsScoring
Loose-head PropOckie OosthuizenN-Tvl264 
HookerRobert CockrellWP3110 
Tight-head PropFlippie van der MerweSWD242 
LockDiv VisserWP221 
LockLouis MoolmanN-Tvl3015 
FlankBurger GeldenhuysN-Tvl2521 try
FlankTheuns StofbergN-Tvl2616 
Eighthman (C)Wynand ClaassenNatal304 
ScrumhalfDivan SerfonteinWP2712 
FlyhalfNaas BothaN-Tvl23143 conversions
Left WingGerrie GermishuysTvl31192 tries
Inside CentreDanie GerberEP238 
Outside CentreColin BeckWP2221 try
Right WingRay MordtTvl24133 tries
Full BackJohan HeunisN-Tvl231 
ReserveThys BurgerN-Tvl2621 try
USA: 1 try, 1 penalty

Match pictures:

Eagles (left) and Springboks wait for lineout ball without a spectator in sight.