5 Springbok records at Ellis Park

2016-06-16 13:25
Ellis Park (File)

Cape Town - Five Springbok Test records at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

· Most points - 28 by Gavin Johnson (3t, 5c, 1p) against Samoa on April 13, 1995 (the opponents were then still called Western Samoa).

· Most tries - four by Chester Williams against Samoa on April 13, 1995 (the opponents were then still called Western Samoa) and by Jongi Nokwe against Australia on August 30, 2008.

· Most conversions - nine by Butch James against Argentina on August 9, 2008.

· Most penalty goals - six by Percy Montgomery against France on June 16, 2001 and by Louis Koen against Scotland on June 14, 2003.

· Most drop goals - two by Joel Stransky against New Zealand on June 24, 1995 and by Jannie de Beer against New Zealand on July 19, 1997.

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