Tri Nations - Pretoria, 23 August 1997, 17:00 local, 15:00 GMT
South Africa (18) 61 - 22 (15) Australia (FT)

Teams

South Africa Australia
Tries Andrews, Brosnihan, Dalton, de Beer, Erasmus, Montgomery 2, Rossouw Tries Knox, Little, Roff
Cons de Beer 6 Cons Knox 2
Pens de Beer 3 Pens Knox

Notes

 
Result South Africa won by a margin of 39 points
Tri Nations points South Africa 5 (1 try bonus), Australia 0
 
Ground name Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria
Attendance 49000
 
Referee PD O'Brien (New Zealand)
 
South Africa Test debuts S Bekker, WG Brosnihan, WW Els
Australia Test debuts RST Kefu

Other scores

Allied Dunbar Premiership
Bath Rugby 13 - 20 Newcastle Falcons Bath
Gloucester Rugby 35 - 13 Bristol Bears Gloucester
Northampton Saints 23 - 26 Harlequins Northampton
Richmond 32 - 12 London Irish Richmond