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Five South Africa v New Zealand facts

24 July 2015, 09:17

Johannesburg - Five South Africa and New Zealand facts ahead of a Rugby Championship second-round match at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg Saturday:

-- New Zealand and South Africa have met 89 times since 1921 with the All Blacks winning 51 Tests and the Springboks 35

-- There have been three draws with the most recent an 18-18 stalemate at Eden Park in Auckland 21 years ago

-- New Zealand achieved a record victory margin against South Africa by winning 52-16 in 2003 at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria

-- The biggest victory by the Springboks over the All Blacks was 17-0 in 1928 at Kingsmead stadium in Durban

-- South Africa won the last meeting 27-25 a year ago at Ellis Park thanks to a monster last-minute penalty from replacement fly-half Patrick Lambie

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