Springboks

Boks have historical edge at Twickenham

2016-11-11 13:00
Allister Coetzee (Gallo)

Cape Town - The Springboks, largely unfancied for Saturday's clash in Twickenham, have not lost against England in 12 attempts. 

It has been a fantastic run that dates back to 2006, but a look at South Africa's record at Twickenham paints a slightly different picture, thought the Boks still have edge. 

The sides have met on 19 occasions at the historic venue, with South Africa having won 11 of those clashes. 

Post-isolation, there have been 14 matches at Twickenham with each side having won 7.

Of course, history will count for little when the sides meet on Saturday.

England have won 9 out of 9 Tests under new coach Eddie Jones, while the Boks have won 4 out of 9 under their new boss, Allister Coetzee.

South Africa's worst defeat at Twickenham came in 2002 under Rudolf Straeuli, when the Boks were hammered 53-3.  

SA v England at Twickenham: 

2014 - England 28-31 SA

2012 - England 15-16 SA

2010 - England 11-21 SA

2008 - England 6-42 SA

2006 - England 14-25 SA

2006 - England 23-21 SA

2004 - England 32-16 SA

2002 - England 53-3 SA

2001 - England 29-9 SA

2000 - England 25-17 SA

1998 - England 13-7 SA

1997 - England 11-29 SA

1995 - England 14-24 SA

1992 - England 33-16 SA

Isolation

1969 - England 11-8 SA

1961 -  England 0-5 SA

1952 - England 3-8 SA

1932 - England 0-7 SA

1913 - England 3-9 SA

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