South African Speedway International Test Matches,
- official & unofficial
Jo'burg 1950 Cape Town 1952 Durban 1957 Pretoria 1958 Brakpan 1996
SA v Britain SA v Overseas SA v England SA v Europe SA v Poland
The results of Speedway
Test Matches between South Africa and other nations, from the first
international at Ellis Park, Johannesburg in 1930 against England, up
to the Polish tour of the Republic in the '90s, are given below in
For varying reasons many matches were staged without formal SCB or MSA Test status: those known to be so are marked 'Official'. International team Challenge match data is also included. Photographs of many of the team line-ups can be found on the appropriate Gallery page.
This data is reproduced from the "International Speedway" site by kind permission of Brian Collins.
Not all match data is complete, but comprises all results to hand to date, sourced from speedway historians in all hemispheres, whose contributions are acknowledged.
A summary table of the total number of appearances and points scored, as compiled by respected SA motorsports journalist Ken MacLeod, is presented at the foot of the second page.
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Table 2: South Africa v. Holland & v. Scandinavia
Table 3: South Africa v. New Zealand
(incl'g v. British Commonwealth & v. Overseas),
Table 4: South Africa v. Europe / 'Combined Europe'.
Page 2 : S. Africa v. Rhodesia & Rhodesia (incl'g N.R & S.R.) v. S.Africa,
Southern Africa v. Overseas,
S. Africa v. USA,
S. Africa v. Hungary & S. Africa v. Poland,
+ Summary table: total appearances and points.
© = Captain ; Underlined (e.g. x )= maximum pts.