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As it happened: Springboks 30-32 All Blacks

2018-10-06 19:05
Last Updated at 12:54
06 Oct 19:09

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06 Oct 19:08


Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx has received the best player award.

06 Oct 19:07
06 Oct 19:03
A terrific comeback from the All Blacks! But the Boks let this one slip. Perhaps too many substitutions brought on in succession disrupted the home side's rhythm...
06 Oct 19:02
FULL-TIME: South Africa 30-32 New Zealand
06 Oct 19:02
80'- Mo'unga slots the easy CONVERSION attempt as the hooter sounds!
06 Oct 19:01
79'- TRY to the All Blacks as Ardie Savea barges over!
06 Oct 19:00
77'- Bok sub: Elton Jantjies on for Damian de Allende. Pollard will move to inside centre..
06 Oct 18:59
77'- Another All Blacks penalty and a terrific penalty clearance from Mo'unga sets up a five metre lineout...
06 Oct 18:58
77' - Can the Boks hold out for the final three minutes?
06 Oct 18:57

76'- CONVERSION slotted by Mo'unga.

SA 30-25 NZ

06 Oct 18:57
75'- TRY to the All Blacks as lock Scott Barrett barges over near the posts.
06 Oct 18:55
73' - Bok sub: Tendai Mtawarira on at prop for Steven Kitshoff.
06 Oct 18:54
73'- Another All Black penalty as Du Toit is pinged for a lifting tackle...
06 Oct 18:53

72'- Bok subs: Embrose Papier replaces Faf de Klerk at scrumhalf and Bongi Mbonambi on at hooker for Malcolm Marx.

06 Oct 18:51
71'- But the Boks do well to steal the All Blacks lineout...
06 Oct 18:50
71'- Dyantyi is penalised for a deliberate knock-down, allowing the All Blacks to set up a lineout near the Springbok 22m area...
06 Oct 18:49
70'- Bok sub: Sikhumbuzo Notshe on at No 8 for Francois Louw.
06 Oct 18:49
69'- A sniping break from Willemse brings the Boks back into the red zone... but moments later they concede a penalty...
06 Oct 18:47
68' - Ardie Savea wins a turnover on his own tryline and the All Blacks look to counter from deep...
06 Oct 18:45
66'- A crucial error from Barrett as he throws a forward pass trying to run it out from inside his own 22m area...
06 Oct 18:43
65'- Bok sub: Damian Willemse is on at fullback for Willie le Roux.
06 Oct 18:42


SA 317m

NZ 127m

06 Oct 18:41
62'- Bok sub: RG Snyman replaces Eben Etzebeth at lock.
06 Oct 18:40

62'- Mo'unga misses the conversion attempt.

SA 30-18 NZ

06 Oct 18:40
61'- TRY to the All Blacks as Rieko Ioane goes over in the corner! A simple backline move creates the man over...
06 Oct 18:38
61'- The All Blacks win a scrum penalty and set up a lineout five metres out...
06 Oct 18:38
60'- Bok sub: Vincent Koch on at prop for Frans Malherbe.
06 Oct 18:37

59'- Pollard slots the CONVERSION from the corner.

SA 30-13 NZ

06 Oct 18:36
The TMO says there was no double movement and a part of the ball had touched the chalk!
06 Oct 18:36
58'- TRY awarded to Kolbe!
06 Oct 18:34
The referee wants to check the grounding and a possible double movement from Kolbe...
06 Oct 18:34
58'- Cheslin Kolbe almost over in the corner but the TMO must decide...
06 Oct 18:32

56'- A five metre scrum for the Springboks as Barrett wins the race with Dyantyi after a clever chip kick by the Bok winger.

The upshot is at attacking scrum for the hosts...

06 Oct 18:31
Mo'unga has come on at flyhalf, with Barrett moved to fullback.
06 Oct 18:30

54'- Richie Mo'unga slots the CONVERSION.

SA 23-13 NZ

06 Oct 18:29
53'- TRY to the All Blacks! They hit right back as Aaron Smith rounds off. It was a great break on halfway from Codie Taylor.
06 Oct 18:27

52'- CONVERSION slotted by Pollard.

SA 23-6 NZ

06 Oct 18:27
51'- TRY to the Springboks as Damian de Allende scores under the posts. It was set up by a great tackle bust from Kolisi!
  • 80'

    TRY, NEW ZEALAND, SAVEA! 30-30: The All Blacks secure the line-out and after five patient phases, Ardie Savea scores!

  • 80'

    CONVERSION, NEW ZEALAND, MO'UNGA! 30-32: Mo'unga slots the winning kick.

  • 80'

    FULL-TIME: SOUTH AFRICA 30-32 NEW ZEALAND. The All Blacks snatch it at the death and the Springboks only have themselves to blame. They should have done more with all of their first half possession and in the end a brilliant New Zealand team won.

  • 78'

    Vincent Koch is penalised at the breakdown and the All Blacks have a penalty. The ball goes out seven metres from the Springbok line.

  • 77'

    CONVERSION, NEW ZEALAND, MO'UNGA! 30-25: Mo'unga adds the extras and we have a five point game.

  • 76'

    TRY, NEW ZEALAND, SCOTT BARRETT! 30-23: The All Blacks string together 13 phases and then Scott Barrett scores and the All Blacks are within seven points.

  • 74'

    Pieter-Steph du Toit is guilty of a high tackle and again the Yellow Card eludes a Springbok. The All Blacks finds a good touch.

  • 73'

    The Springboks steal the line-out and then Aphiwe Dyanti spills it in the tackle. That was good All Blacks pressure.

  • 71'

    Aphiwe Dyanti is then penalised for a deliberate knock-down while going for an interception. He is lucky not to get Yellow. The All Blacks find a good touch.

  • 69'

    Damian Willemse, who just replaced Le Roux sees a gap and makes good ground. Francois Louw is then penalised at the breakdown and relief for the All Blacks.

  • 67'

    Beauden Barrett finds touch with a great long curling kick and the line-out is on the Springboks 10 metre line.

  • 66'

    The Springboks feed a scrum in the middle of the field.

  • 63'

    The difficult conversion is missed.

  • 62'

    TRY, NEW ZEALAND, IOANE! 30-18: Vincent Koch is penalised at the scrum and the All Blacks have a penalty. Beauden Barrett breaks through the defensive line following the subsequent line-out and sends Rieko Ioane away to score! Again the All Blacks hit back quickly.

  • 60'

    CONVERSION, SOUTH AFRICA, POLLARD! 30-13: Pollard adds the extras yet again and this time from the corner. Great work!

  • 59'

    TRY, SOUTH AFRICA. KOLBE! 28-13: The TMO is happy that we did not have a double-movement and the try is awarded.

  • 58'

    De Klerk collects the ball and Louw comes close. The ball is recycled and they go wide and to the right. Cheslin Kolbe scrambles to get over in the corner and the TMO is in business.

  • 57'

    The Springboks steal an All Blacks line-out. They go wide and Aphiwe Dyantyi kicks forward. The bounce favours Beauden Barrett, who carries it over for a five metre scrum.

  • 55'

    CONVERSION, NEW ZEALAND, MO'UNGA! 23-13: Richie Mo'unga adds his first points.

  • 54'

    TRY, NEW ZEALAND, AARON SMITH! 23-11: Codie Taylor sees a gap and offloads well and the rest is history, as the All Blacks hit back via Aaron Smith.

  • 53'

    CONVERSION, SOUTH AFRICA, POLLARD! 23-6: Pollard adds the extras yet again.

  • 52'

    TRY, SOUTH AFRICA, DE ALLENDE! 21-6: The All Blacks clear after the line-out and the Springboks launch a counter-attack. Kolisi bursts into a gap and offloads to Damian de Allende, who runs home to score!

  • 51'

    They secure their line-out and Jesse Kriel sees a gap and makes good ground. 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit takes it further and then De Klerk passes the ball to nobody and the All Blacks feed a line-out in their own 22.

  • 49'

    The Springboks have another penalty and Tim Perry is penalised at the line-out. They find a good touch.

  • 48'

    PENALTY, SOUTH AFRICA, POLLARD! 16-6: Rieko Ioane is guilty of not releasing the ball and the Springboks have a penalty in a good position. Great work by Le Roux. They go for goal and Pollard adds three more from long-range.

  • 45'

    CONVERSION, SOUTH AFRICA, POLLARD! 13-6: Pollard adds the extras.

  • 44'

    TRY, SOUTH AFRICA, KRIEL! 11-6: Willie Le Roux breaks the line and offloads well. Steven Kitshoff runs into space and sends Jesse Kriel away for a try after seven phases. A good team try and Loftus erupts.

  • 43'

    The All Blacks steal the line-out ball and all the work is undone.

  • 42'

    The Springboks have a penalty after Kieran Read fails to release the ball at the breakdown. Great work Marx! Pollard finds touch near the 22.

  • 41'

    Kick-off! We are back underway in the second half. Can the Springboks turn all their possession into points? It is now dark in Pretoria. Sam Cane has failed his HIA and has been replaced by Ardie Savea.

  • 40'

    HALF-TIME: SOUTH AFRICA 6-6 NEW ZEALAND. The All Blacks will be the happier team going into the break, as they have soaked up all the Springboks pressure. Please join with for the second half soon.

  • 39'

    The Springboks string together 16 patient phases, before being shoved into touch. Great All Blacks defending.

  • 36'

    PENALTY, NEW ZEALAND, BARRETT! 6-6: Francois Louw is penalised for going off his feet at the breakdown and Beauden Barrett levels the score. Sam Cane is off for a HIA.

  • 34'

    A good move from the Springboks that started in their own 22, ends with Dyantyi being forced into touch.

  • 32'

    Aaron Smith is forced to kick the ball into touch after a promising All Blacks rolling maul.

  • 31'

    Faf De Klerk tries the box-kick again and Ben Smith is somewhat out of position.

  • 29'

    Relief for the Springboks on their own goal-line. Karl Tu'inukuafe is penalised for not releasing the ball.

  • 27'

    Willie Le Roux fails to release the ball and we have another All Blacks penalty. Barrett finds a good touch.

  • 26'

    PENALTY, NEW ZEALAND, BARRETT! 6-3: Eben Etzebeth is penalised at the breakdown and the All Blacks have a penalty in their own 22. Eben Etzebeth is then penalised again following the line-out for collapsing the maul. They go for goal and Beauden Barrett narows the gap.

  • 20'

    The All Blacks turn a Springbok ball over and somehow Marx steals it back. De Klerk then kicks for the corner and the line wins the battle.

  • 18'

    A rare mistake from Beauden Barrett, who sends a kick straight into touch. Pressure!

  • 17'

    Kolisi is into a gap and makes good ground before losing the ball forward.

  • 16'

    Sonny Bill Williams is now penalised for being offside.

  • 15'

    PENALTY, SOUTH AFRICA, POLLARD! 6-0: Pollard adds an easy three points.

  • 14'

    The Springboks secure the line-out and drive forward.They come close but then secure another penalty for offside. It is Scott Barrett again.

  • 13'

    Scott Barrett is penalised for foul play and is lucky to get away with no yellow card. Pollard goes for the corner.

  • 11'

    Aaron Smith is off his feet at the breakdown and the Springboks have another penalty. Pollard finds a good touch.

  • 10'

    Eben Etzebeth is penalised at the line-out and some relief for the All Blacks in their own 22.

  • 8'

    Mostert secures the subsequent line-out and then Pollard kicks for territory and finds touch.

  • 7'

    A good shove at the scrum by the Springboks and Kieran Read is offside again after the ball is knocked-on by Aaron Smith.

  • 6'

    The All Blacks feed a scrum inside the Springboks 22 in the middle of the field.

  • 5'

    PENALTY, SOUTH AFRICA, POLLARD! 3-0: Pollard opens his account with a good kick from just over 55 metres.

  • 4'

    Kieran Read is offside and the first penalty is awarded to the Springboks. They will have a shot at goal.

  • 2'

    An attempted kick-through from Le Roux hits an All Black hand and the Springboks feed a scrum just inside the All Blacks half.

  • 1'

    Kick-off! We are off here in Pretoria.

  • 0'

    Welcome to Loftus Versveld in Pretoria for our live coverage of this Rugby Championship clash between South Africa and New Zealand.

  • 0'

    The last time these teams met a few weeks ago the Springboks managed to inflict the first defeat on the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship since 2015.

  • 0'

    As a result of that victory the Springboks head into this match with confidence, but they know that the All Blacks will not sit back and a win on home soil for the South Africans are not at all guaranteed.

  • 0'

    Willie le Roux is set to play his 50th Test for South Africa this afternoon. Damian de Allende, Francois Louw and Steven Kitshoff are all back in the Springbok starting line-up after missing out against Australia last week. The most significant change is the inclusion of Francois Louw at number eight, which means that Sikhumbuzo Notshe, shifts to the bench.

  • 0'

    Team South Africa: 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cheslin Kolbe, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10 Handré Pollard, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Francois Louw, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Siya Kolisi (c), 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Steven Kitshoff. Replacements: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Tendai Mtawarira, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 RG Snyman, 20 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 21 Embrose Papier, 22 Elton Jantjies, 23 Damian Willemse.

  • 0'

    New Zealand have made four changes to their team. Owen Franks returns at prop and Kieran Read will start at number eight. Aaron Smith returns to start at scrum-half with Jack Goodhue named at outside centre. TJ Perenara, Ryan Crotty, Ofa Tuungafasi and Ardie Savea will strengthen the bench.

  • 0'

    Team New Zealand: 15 Ben Smith, 14 Waisake Naholo, 13 Jack Goodhue, 12 Sonny Bill Williams, 11 Rieko Ioane, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Kieran Read (c), 7 Sam Cane, 6 Shannon Frizell, 5 Scott Barrett, 4 Samuel Whitelock, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 Karl Tu?inukuafe. Replacements: 16 Nathan Harris, 17 Tim Perry, 18 Ofa Tuungafasi, 19 Patrick Tuipulotu, 20 Ardie Savea, 21 TJ Perenara, 22 Richie Mo?unga, 23 Ryan Crotty.

  • 0'

    Our referee is Angus Gardner. He will be assisted by Jérôme Garcès and Matthew Carley. The Television match official is Graham Hughes.

  • 0'

    The Teams are out on the park and it is now time for the National Anthems. We have a late change for the All Blacks. The injured Jack Goodhue has been replaced by Ryan Crotty.

  • 0'

    It is now time for the All Blacks to perform the Haka!

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South Africa New Zealand
  • 3 Tries 4
    • 43' Jesse Kriel
    • 51' Damian de Allende
    • 58' Cheslin Kolbe
    • 53' Aaron Smith
    • 61' Rieko Ioane
    • 75' Scott Barrett
    • 78' Ardie Savea
  • 3 Conversions 3
    • 44' Handre Pollard
    • 52' Handre Pollard
    • 59' Handre Pollard
    • 54' Richie Mo''unga
    • 75' Richie Mo''unga
    • 80' Richie Mo''unga
  • 3 Penalties 2
    • 3' Handre Pollard
    • 12' Handre Pollard
    • 47' Handre Pollard
    • 25' Beauden Barrett
    • 35' Beauden Barrett
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Steven Kitshoff
  • Malcolm Marx
  • Frans Malherbe
  • Eben Etzebeth
  • Franco Mostert
  • Siya Kolisi
  • Pieter-Steph du Toit
  • Francois Louw
  • Faf de Klerk
  • Handre Pollard
  • Aphiwe Dyantyi
  • Damian de Allende
  • Jesse Kriel
  • Cheslin Kolbe
  • Willie Le Roux
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  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Karl Tuinukuafe
  • Codie Taylor
  • Owen Franks
  • Sam Whitelock
  • Scott Barrett
  • Shannon Frizell
  • Sam Cane
  • Kieran Read
  • Aaron Smith
  • Beauden Barrett
  • Rieko Ioane
  • Sonny Bill Williams
  • Ryan Crotty
  • Waisake Naholo
  • Ben Smith
  • Mbongeni Mbonami
  • Tendai Mtawarira
  • Vincent Koch
  • RG Snyman
  • Sikhumbuzo Notshe
  • Embrose Papier
  • Elton Jantjies
  • Damian Willemse
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Nathan Harris
  • Tim Perry
  • Ofa Tuungafasi
  • Patrick Tuipulotu
  • Ardie Savea
  • TJ Perenara
  • Richie Mo'unga
  • Anton Lienert-Brown

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