Cape Town – It will be some time before South Africa can again
question the All Blacks’ ability to perform at high altitude ... supposedly a
factor that is deemed worth a few extra points to the Springboks.
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Such vulnerability may well still apply to several Bok foes,
particularly those from northern climes.
Then two years later the New Zealanders’ second wind was
again a decisive factor: they had actually trailed 16-12 at the break but
registered 20 unanswered second-half points to romp to a bonus-point triumph.