Rugby Championship

Were the Boks wilting more?

2013-10-07 13:26
Jean de Villiers (Gallo)
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.

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