History on New Zealand's side
August 15, 2011
All Blacks winger Cory Jane celebrates his try against South Africa in their win on July 30 © Getty Images
New Zealand will target a fifth successive victory over South Africa when they travel to Port Elizabeth to take on their Tri-Nations rivals on Saturday.
That recent run of success has stretched New Zealand's advantage in the all-time stats with the All Blacks now boasting 46 victories to South Africa's 33 - with the last of the three draws an 18-18 stalemate in 1994. However, South Africa claimed the spoils in the most high-profile of their previous meetings with a 15-12 victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final staged at Ellis Park.
South Africa have never played at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium following its opening in 2009. The British & Irish Lions met the Southern Kings in the stadium's first rugby clash, winning a tense affair 20-8.
All-time record: South Africa won 33, New Zealand 46, drawn 3
Biggest winning margin: SA: 17, 17-0 at Durban, 1928; NZ: 36, 52-16 at Pretoria, 2003
Highest score: SA: 46 (46-40) at Johannesburg, 2000; NZ: 55 (55-35) at Auckland, 1997
Most tries: SA: 6 (46-40) at Johannesburg, 2000 ; NZ: 7 (55-35) at Auckland, 1997
Longest winning sequence: SA: 6 (1937-1949); NZ: 7 (2001-2004)
Most points (individual): SA: Percy Montgomery 106; NZ: Dan Carter 231
Most tries (individual): SA: 6 Joost van der Westhuizen; NZ: 10 Christian Cullen
Most points in a Test: SA: 31 Morne Steyn at Durban, 2009, NZ: 25 Carlos Spencer at Auckland, 1997
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