This Friday, August 13, 2021, it will be 100 years since the first game between the All Blacks and the Springboks.
New Zealanders and South Africans played a total of 99 encounters and on the aforementioned date the 100th anniversary was reached since that crossing in 1921 in Dunedin, which was a 13-5 victory for The Men in Black. In turn, the last match between them was in the 2019 RWC group stage, also with a 23-13 victory for the Maori side.
Being an emblematic confrontation in the world of rugby, the record between both countries is led by the oceanic team with 59 wins over 36, having also four ties each.
It is worth noting the victory by greater margin of each one of the selected ones. The All Blacks managed to impose themselves categorically on September 16, 2017, when they defeated their rival 57-0. For their part, the Springboks also achieved a win to zero. On June 30, 1928 they defeated New Zealand 17-0, while the victory with the most points scored by the South African side was on August 19, 2000, when the result was 46-40 for the last world champions.
Finally, the meeting with the most points in the history of this crossing It was in 1997, when New Zealand prevailed 55-35, that is, a total of 90 so many scored.