Rugby Championship

South Africa power past New Zealand to pile pressure on head coach Ian Foster

5 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Rugby Championship: South Africa 26-10 New Zealand Defeat in Nelspruit is All Blacks' fifth in last six matches South Africa ground down an out-of-form New Zealand to win 26-10 in the Rugby Championship opener on Saturday and pile the pressure on the All Blacks with their fifth defeat in six matches. The Springboks scored two tries at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, one at the start by wing Kurt-Lee Arendse and one right at the end. Replacement Willie le Roux crossed over as the All Blacks launched a desperate late attack deep in their own 22 in an attempt to salvage some pride.
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South Africa 26-10 New Zealand: All Blacks fall to fifth defeat in last six Tests

5 days ago   |   By BBC

New Zealand fall to a fifth defeat in their last six Tests as they go down 26-10 against South Africa in their Rugby Championship opener in Nelspruit.
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