SOUTH AFRICA 56-23 SAMOA
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19:54 - NEXT MATCH
The Springboks' next fixture will be in the Rugby Championship against Argentina in Bloemfontein on August 17 at 15:00
20:02 - TWEET FROM THE 'CHIEFS'
Congratulations to the Springboks for their win against Samoa! Final score: South Africa 56 – 23 Samoa - Kaizer Chiefs
20:01 - PICTURE
Check who just joined us in the changing room....! Just had a robot dance off! - JJ Engelbrecht
19:59 - TWEET
Jean de Villiers post-match: "Adriaan (Strauss) played his balls off tonight." - Jean Smyth
19:57 - PICTURE
Man of the match Francois 'Flo' Louw (centre), flanked by Patrick Lambie (left) and Willem Alberts (right) - South African Rugby
19:53 - PICTURE
Bryan Habana shows his delight after the Boks beat Samoa 56-23... (Gallo Images)
Click HERE for the full match report, along with the scorers and quotes
19:25 - TWEET
Flo is the man of the match. Can't think of a more deserving candidate... - Brenden Nel
19:24 - AND THE MAN OF THE MATCH IS...
Francois Louw! For his two tries and tireless work around the park
19:20 - TWEET
Well done to the Springboks for winning the Castle Lager Incoming
Series! 56-23 was a good performance! Now its back to Super Rugby! - Johan Ferreira
19:17 - FINAL SCORE
The Springboks remain unbeaten in 2013 as they record a 56-23 victory over Samoa at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.
19:17 - Patrick Lambie adds the CONVERSION and the final whistle sounds.
19:16 - TRY to Trevor Nyakane
19:10 - PICTURE
Bok supporters come in all shapes and sizes... (Gallo Images)
19:09 - Newly-wed Louw enjoying his honeymoon at Loftus as he scores his second try of the match. Lambie adds the CONVERSION
19:08 - TRY to Francois Louw!
19:02 - Centre and captain Paul Williams adds the CONVERSION for Samoa as they narrow the gap to 42-23 after 72 minutes
19:02 - Replacement scrumhalf Junior Poluleuligaga scores for Samoa
19:01 - TRY for Samoa!
19:00 - Bryan Habana gets an early shower as he's shown a yellow card for a deliberate knock-down. He won't get the chance to score his hat-trick...
19:00 - YELLOW
18:59 - PICTURE
Bjorn Basson scores his try for the Boks (Gallo Images)
18:58 - BENCH CLEARED - ALMOST
The Springboks clear their bench as Piet van Zyl and Trevor Nyakane make an appearance on the field. Only Jan Serfontein awaits his turn...
18:55 - Steyn misses the conversion - and is immediately replaced by Patrick Lambie
18:53 - Steyn rounds off a first-class Bok backline move as Samoa are unable to contain them with 14 men on the park
18:53 - TRY to Morne Steyn
18:48 - TWITTER FILTHY!
The Twitter-verse has exploded in anger at Alesana Tuilagi's stiff-arm on Jean de Villiers
You DON'T tackle OUR CAPTAIN like that and expect to get away with it!!!!! - Leila Steyn
Samoa making no friends here. Filthy bastards who do their immense rugby heritage no honour. On your way, mate. - Clinton van der Berg
Red card! Deserved. - Brenden Nel
I wonder what a club/provincial rugby match looks like in Samoa. Must be brutal... - Ryk Neethling
It's disgusting how these Samoans play - Sasha Martinengo
Walk off! And why does Jean shake his hand afterwards? The Boks simply do not need this. Bugger off Samoa! Red card not enough ... - Front Row Grunt
18:48 - HAVE A SHOT
Mrs Habana spotted in the crowd having to down a shot in celebration of her husband's half century...
18:47 - Steyn misses the conversion. The Springboks stretch their lead to 37-16 after 60 minutes
18:46 - Bryan Habana scores his 50th try for South Africa in the corner where the recently red carded Alesana Tuilagi would've been standing...
18:46 - 50 for Habana!
18:44 - Samoa down to 14 men for the final 23 minutes...
18:44 - RED CARD
18:43 - SKIPPER SURVIVES... JUST
Jean de Villiers survives near decapitation by wing Alesana Tuilagi. TMO reviewing...
18:38 - TWEET
Surely grabbing a player's balls warrants a yellow card? - Simon Borchardt
Boks should walk off ... Not like they need this shit ... Next thing someone loses an eye ... Hey IRB, you watching this? - Front Row Grunt
Citing officer should be busy in this game. A few shoulder charges, a rake against Flo's head and ball tampering... - Brenden Nel
18:37 - Penalty against Samoan fullback James So'oialo after he grabs Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss in an "indecent manner"...
18:36 - Kolisi back on, Kruger off...
18:33 - PICTURE
Injured flank Arno Botha supporting the Boks with mates - Arno Botha
18:29 - Siya Kolisi leaves the field after taking a heavy knock in the lead-up to Samoa's try. He's replaced by Bulls local Juandré Kruger
18:27 - To their credit Samoa have come out firing in the opening minutes of the second half. They score a deserved try under the poles by lock Filo Paulo. Fullback James So'oialo adds the CONVERSION and Samoa narrow the deficit to 32-16 after 48 minutes
18:27 - TRY by Samoa!
18:22 - TWEET
Spies gone, Kolisi on. Thank god. - Craig Ray
Spies off? Was he on? - Sportbilly
Go for a quick shower, come back & Spies is gone. How long was I in the shower for? Is it Christmas already?? #bokke #SAvSAM - Ingrid Rose
18:21 - PICTURE
Bryan Habana scores for the Springboks (Gallo Images)
18:20 - SPRINGBOK CHANGE
Pierre Spies is yanked by coach Heyneke Meyer and replaced by Siya Kolisi...
That's a Bulls player at Loftus being replaced by a Stormers player... #justsaying
18:19 - Second half about to start...
18:10 - TWEET
Samoa... The Griquas of international rugby! - Egon Seconds
18:08 - HALF-TIME
The Springboks lead 32-9 at the break against Samoa at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.
18:06 - Steyn adds the touchline CONVERSION as the Boks take a 32-9 lead on the stroke of half-time
18:05 - The Boks are running riot in Pretoria! Hardly recognisable from the shambles that was the performance against Scotland in Nelspruit seven days ago
18:05 - TRY to Bjorn Basson!
18:02 - TWEET
JJ has more gas to burn than the Karoo - Sportbilly
18:01 - Steyn pushes the conversion wide to the right for his second miss of the match. The Boks lead 25-9 after 35 minutes
18:00 - The Bok backline run hard and straight and Engelbrecht beats one, two, three... 17 tackles to go over in the corner for his third try in the Green and Gold
18:00 - TRY by centre JJ Engelbrecht!
17:58 - PICTURE
Springbok skipper Jean de Villiers lines up Samoan hooker Ole Avei (Gallo Images)
17:57 - Samoa close the gap as fullback James So'oialo converts his third PENALTY of the match
17:56 - TWEET
Think I found a use for Pierre Spies #LineoutForward - Sportbilly
17:54 - PENALTY by Steyn as he pushes the Boks out to a 20-6 lead after 29 minutes
17:53 - Things go from bad to worse for Samoa as tighthead Logovi'i Mulipola gets his marching orders
17:53 - YELLOW
17:52 - Steyn adds the CONVERSION and the Boks are out to a handy 17-6 lead after 27 minutes
17:51 - Pierre Spies takes at the back of the lineout and the Bok forwards pile in and drive over the Samoan tryline. Louw emerges with the ball, but chalk that one up to a team effort
17:51 - TRY by the newly-wed Francois Louw!
17:49 - Wave after wave of attack by the Boks. Penalty awarded in the corner. Samoa warned by referee Pascal Gauzère of France. Highly doubtful they understood a word...
17:45 - BRAVE BUT STUPID?
Samoa centre Johnny Leota collects Eben Etzebeth's knee and hits the ground like the proverbial you-know-what... replaced by Seilala Mapusua
17:43 - TWEETS
Willie le Roux: space creator. Such a crucial asset - Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing
Willie was brilliantly unselfish - Front Row Grunt
17:42 - PICTURE
Springbok fan at Loftus (Gallo Images)
17:41 - Steyn adds the CONVERSION and the Boks take a 10-6 lead after 20 minutes
17:40 - The Boks are awarded a penalty, but they elect to kick for tough and set up the lineout. They swing it wide to Willie le Roux who draws and passes to Habana who goes in for his 49th Test try for South Africa, and his sixth against Samoa.
17:40 - TRY by Bryan Habana!
17:39 - TWEET
This isn't pretty by the Boks... - Kevin McCallum
17:37 - STRANSKY BLOOPS
"Samoa have taken a well-deserved three point lead after having 66% of the percentage thus far..."
Possession maybe, Joel?
17:36 - PENALTY by James So'oialo gives Samoa a deserved 6-3 lead after 15 minutes
17:35 - RED HOT
Samoa look like they've come to play this afternoon. Magnificent break from their own 22m right down to the Boks' tryline. Heyneke Meyer's men will have to bring their 'A' game today...
17:34 - TWEET
HellsBells ...these VIP hospitality seats offer a great view of the Bok scrum hammering the Samoans - Front Row Grunt
17:32 - INSTAGRAM
In other semi-related news, Blitzbokke star Ryno Benjamin tries out the Gautrain...
17:30 - PENALTY by Samoan fullback James So'oialo - the brother of 62-Test All Black legend Rodney - levels the scores at 3-3 after 11 minutes
17:28 - Shock, shock, horror! Morne Steyn hooks a penalty away to the left after Samoa are penalised at scrum time
17:28 - LATE CHANGE
No Census Johnstone for Samoa, who is replaced at tighthead by Logovi'i Mulipola
17:23 - PENALTY to the Springboks who take an early 3-0 lead through Morne Steyn after as many minutes...
17:21 - PICTURE
Breyton Paulse's view of the match. Go find him!
Loftus is reg,Komaan Bokke maak ons trots!Lets get behind our boys!#bokke - Breyton Paulse
17:21 - Formalities finally over and Morne Steyn kicks off for the Springboks
17:18 - Goose 'pimple' stuff says Hugh Bladen.
Not goose bump maybe, Blades?
17:16 - Nicholis Louw to sing Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika
Ever heard of him?!
17:15 - TWEET
Judging by all the empty seats at Loftus, the ticket prices weren't dropped enough - Simon Borchardt
Click HERE to read what Simon's referring to
17:14 - ANTHEMS
Anthem time at Loftus...
17:14 - TWEET
Come on BOKKE!!! All the best of luck boys lets go. - JP Pietersen
17:06 - PICTURE
Proud South African fan at Loftus (Gallo Images)
17:02 - TWEET
Owen Nkumane asks Bob Skinstad: 'Can the Boks win this one?' Does he know we are playing Samoa at Loftus? - Simon Borchardt
16:54 - PICTURE
Sweet box to be in this one - The Bounce (at Loftus)
16:51 - WHO'S YOUR FAVOURITE COMMENTATOR?
Former Proteas spinner Pat Symcox rates Bob Skinstad (see below) as a rugby commentator, but who is YOUR favourite? SA, Australian, New Zealand... really doesn't matter, let us know at email@example.com
16:51 - TWEET
Gearing for the rugger!Should be great!hope that @BobSkinstad is on air today#addsvaluetopic - Pat Symcox
16:49 - PICTURE
Good luck to the Boiz for today!!! Supporting u guys big time @BryanHabana @mornesteyn @flipvandermerwe @FloLouw - Francois Hougaard
16:45 - TWEET
Come on the BOKKE!!!! - Leila Steyn
16:40 - SCORE PREDICTION
My prediction is the boks by 20 points or more, and not make the same mistakes as against Scotland - Naaem February
16:38 - REPLACEMENT BOK FRONT ROW?
Via email - Bryan Antolik
16:16 - TWEET
Everybody ready for the @bokrugby game today?? #SAvsSAM score predictions? #Springboks - Zane Kirchner
16:14 - PICTURE
Fans young and old show their support for the Boks in Pretoria... (Gallo Images)
15:43 - TWEET
Boks arrive at Loftus to a fantastic reception ... Headphones on though - Front Row Grunt
15:39 - PREDICTIONS?
Easy win for the Springboks? Samoa to upset the Boks? Send your predictions to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll publish them below!
Quick recap of today's Test matches...
Pascal Gauzère of France will handle proceedings today and will be assisted by Nigel Hennessy (Wales), JP Doyle (England). Deon van Blommestein (South Africa) is the TMO
Substitutes: 16 Bismarck du Plessis, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Coenie Oosthuizen, 19 Juandré Kruger, 20 Siya Kolisi, 21 Piet van Zyl, 22 Pat Lambie, 23 Jan Serfontein
15 James So'oialo, 14 Alapati Leiua, 13 Paul Williams (captain), 12 Johnny Leota, 11 Alesana Tuilagi, 10 Tusi Pisi, 9 Jeremy Su'a, 8 Taiasina Tuifu'a, 7 Jack Lam, 6 Ofisa Treviranus, 5 Daniel Leo, 4 Filo Paulo, 3 Logovi'i Mulipola, 2 Ole Avei, 1 Sakaria Taulafo
Substitutes: 16 Ti'i Paulo, 17 Census Johnstone, 18 James Johnston, 19 Kane Thompson, 20 Junior Poluleuligaga, 21 Brando Va'aulu, 22 Seilala Mapusua, 23 Alafoti Fa'osiliva