How many times has England beaten South Africa rugby?


Since the game of rugby was invented in England, it’s no surprise that they’ve had a lot of success against South Africa on the rugby field. In fact, England has beaten South Africa a total of 28 times in international rugby matches.

This includes a string of victories in the early 1900s, when rugby was first becoming popular in South Africa. At that time, England was the clear dominant force in the sport and their team was filled with some of the best players in the world.

However, South Africa has had its fair share of success against England as well. In total, South Africa has won 18 times against England in international rugby matches.

One of the most famous moments in the history of the rivalry came in the 1995 Rugby World Cup, when South Africa defeated England in the final match. This was a huge moment for the country, as it was the first time that South Africa had won the Rugby World Cup.

Since that time, the two teams have met a total of four times in the Rugby World Cup, with England winning three of those matches.

The most recent meeting between the two teams came in November of 2016, when England defeated South Africa 37-21. This was a big win for England, as they had lost the previous two meetings between the two teams.

Looking at the overall history of the rivalry, it’s clear that England has had the upper hand for the most part. However, South Africa has had its moments of success as well.

With 28 wins against South Africa, England holds the clear advantage in the rivalry. However, South Africa has shown that they are capable of beating England on any given day. As such, the rivalry between these two teams is sure to continue for many years to come.

England and South Africa have a long and storied history when it comes to rugby. The two nations have been competing against each other since 1906, and in that time, England has come out on top more often than not. In fact, England has beaten South Africa a total of 73 times, while South Africa has only managed to win 46 times. This means that England has a winning percentage of 61% when it comes to playing against South Africa.

One of the most notable times that England came out on top was in the 2007 Rugby World Cup final. This was a hugely important match, as it was the first time that England had made it to the final since they won the tournament back in 2003. They were up against a strong South African team, but they managed to come out victorious by a score of 15-6. It was a huge victory for England, and one that will be remembered for many years to come.

So, while England and South Africa have had some close matches over the years, it is clear that England has been the more successful of the two teams. They have a better record against South Africa, and they have also won the Rugby World Cup more times than South Africa has. If the two teams were to meet again in the future, it is likely that England would once again come out on top.


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