Rugby Championship

You HAVE to see these Springbok, Wallaby stats

2017-09-06 12:17
Allister Coetzee (Gallo)

Cape Town - Over the years, the rivalry between the Springboks and Wallabies has been one of the most attractive match-ups in world rugby. 

From the days prior to Super 12 and the Tri-Nations, there has always been a passion and burning desire to win whenever sides from the two southern hemisphere nations have met. 

The dominance has ebbed and flowed over the years, but going into Saturday's Rugby Championship clash in Perth, the statistics make for some bizarre reading. 

Both the Springboks and the Wallabies have played 101 Rugby Championship matches. 

Of those, each side has won 42 matches, lost 57 and drawn 2

Even more bizarre is that, in all of that time, the Wallabies have conceded 2 472 Rugby Championship points to South Africa's 2 473

In the 'points for' column, the Boks have a slight advantage having amassed 2 197 points to Australia's 2 147

That's an average 24-22 defeat for both sides - thanks in main to the All Blacks' dominance over the years.

Saturday's match kicks off at 12:00 (SA time). 

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