Boks on Tour

Barbarians have upper hand

2010-12-04 17:16
Elton Jantjies (Gallo Images)
London - The Barbarians are leading the Springboks 19-3 at half time at a sparse and cold Twickenham in London on Saturday.

An error-strewn first half by Peter de Villiers’ young-guns has allowed the Barbarians to run the Springboks ragged, with 3 tries in the first half coming via Australian duo Drew Mitchell (2) and James O’Connor.

O’Connor slotted 2 conversions whilst young Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies, starting his first game of the tour, scored South Africa’s only points of the first half with a confident penalty in the 10th minute.

Scorers:

Barbarians:

Tries: Mitchell (2), O'Connor
Conversions: O'Connor (2)
Penalties:

South Africa:

Tries:
Conversions:
Penalties: Elton Jantjies

Teams:

Barbarians: James O'Connor; Joe Rokocoko, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Ma'a Nonu, Drew Mitchell; Matt Giteau (capt), Will Genia; Colin Bourke, Martyn Williams, Rodney So'oialo, Chris Jack, Anton van Zyl, Neemia Tialata, Stephen Moore, Salvatore Perugini.

Replacements: Keven Mealamu, John Yapp, Quintin Geldenhuys, Daniel Braid, Andrew Ellis, Stephen Donald, Seru Rabeni

South Africa: Patrick Lambie; Odwa Ndungane, Adrian Jacobs, Andries Strauss, Lwazi Mvovo; Elton Jantjies, Francois Hougaard; Ryan Kankowski, Juan Smith (capt), Willem Alberts, Alistair Hargreaves, Bakkies Botha, CJ van der Linde, Adriaan Strauss. Coenie Oosthuizen.

Replacements: Bandise Maku, Tendai Mtawarira, Werner Kruger, Flip van der Merwe, Keegan Daniel, Charl McLeod, Gio Aplon.
Referee: Pascal Gauzere (FRA)

NEXT ON SPORT24X

Sharks test new halfback duo

2015-07-30 13:55

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 @00:00
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
Vote

After winning 10 of their 12 Tests this year, how successful was the Springboks' season in your book?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.