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All Blacks beat brave Namibia

2015-09-24 22:55
Nehe Milner-Skudder (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Defending champions New Zealand have beaten a brave Namibian side in their Rugby World Cup clash in London.

As it happened: New Zealand v Namibia

The All Blacks won 58-14 after leading 34-6 at half-time.

The All Blacks have now won their second straight match at this year's tournament after opening with a 26-16 victory over Argentina.

Namibia, playing in their first match, now look forward to their second match against Tonga next Tuesday, while New Zealand will tackle Georgia on Friday, October 2.


New Zealand

Tries: Victor Vito, Nehe Milner-Skudder (2), Malakai Fekitoa, Beauden Barrett, Julian Savea (2), Ben Smith, Codie Taylor

Conversions: Barrett (5)

Penalty: Barrett


Try: Johan Deysel

Penalties: Theuns Kotzé (3)



15 Johan Tromp, 14 David Philander, 13 JC Greyling, 12 Johan Deysel, 11 Conrad Marais, 10 Theuns Kotzé, 9 Eugene Jantjies, 8 Leneve Damens, 7 Tinus du Plessis, 6 Jacques Burger (captain), 5 Pieter-Jan van Lill, 4 Tjiuee Uanivi, 3 Johannes Coetzee, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Jaco Engels

Replacements: 16 Louis van der Westhuizen, 17 Casper Viviers, 18 Raoul Larson, 19 Renaldo Bothma, 20 Janco Venter, 21 Rohan Kitshoff, 22 Eneill Buitendag, 23 Chrysander Botha

New Zealand

15 Colin Slade, 14 Nehe Milner-Skudder, 13 Malakai Fekitoa, 12 Sonny Bill Williams, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Sam Cane (captain), 6 Liam Messam, 5 Samuel Whitelock, 4 Luke Romano, 3 Charlie Faumuina, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 Ben Franks

Replacements: 16 Keven Mealamu, 17 Wyatt Crockett, 18 Tony Woodcock, 19 Kieran Read, 20 Richie McCaw, 21 Tawera Kerr-Barlow, 22 Ma'a Nonu, 23 Ben Smith

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