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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

This is dangerous for the defence as Cheslin Kolbe bursts through to advance the South Africa attack.

80'

Manie Libbok takes the conversion but it hits the upright and bounces away, kick unsuccessful.

79'
Try

Kwagga Smith goes on their own for a try.

79'

This is dangerous for the defence as Kwagga Smith bursts through to advance the South Africa attack.

79'

New Zealand go for goal with Richie Mo'unga taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

77'
Try

New Zealand are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Richie Mo'unga picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

76'

This is dangerous for the defence as Richie Mo'unga bursts through to advance the New Zealand attack.

76'

Spellbinding play by Ardie Savea is finished off with a try.

76'

New Zealand decide to make a substitution, with Caleb Clarke getting some game time.

71'

New Zealand decide to make a substitution, with Mark Telea being replaced.

71'

New Zealand decide to make a substitution, with Tupou Vaa'i getting some game time.

71'

New Zealand decide to make a substitution, with Shannon Frizell being replaced.

71'
Conversion

The New Zealand supporters go wild as Richie Mo'unga successfully kicks the conversion.

69'
Try

The kick through from New Zealand has allowed Will Jordan to touch down.

68'

A gap opened in the defence and Will Jordan took full advantage.

68'

That's a great try assist by Beauden Barrett.

68'

New Zealand make a substitution with Braydon Ennor coming on.

66'

New Zealand make a substitution with Rieko Ioane coming off.

66'

South Africa sub Manie Libbok comes onto the field.

62'

Makazole Mapimpi departs for South Africa.

62'

Cheslin Kolbe hits the right post with the conversion, failing to add the two points.

62'
Try

Great hands by South Africa leads to a try for Cheslin Kolbe

61'

The defensive line has been broken as Cheslin Kolbe goes through the gap.

61'

Spellbinding play by Willie Le Roux is finished off with a try.

61'

Vincent Koch comes on for South Africa.

59'

Frans Malherbe leaves the field.

59'

Thomas du Toit comes on for South Africa.

59'

Steven Kitshoff leaves the field.

59'

Finlay Christie comes on for New Zealand.

59'

Aaron Smith leaves the field.

59'

Tamaiti Williams comes on for New Zealand.

59'

Ethan de Groot leaves the field.

59'
Penalty Goal

Richie Mo'unga adds the points for New Zealand.

59'

What a run here by Ardie Savea as they get over the gainline!

57'

Nepo Laulala comes on.

54'

Tyrel Lomax comes off.

54'

Samisoni Taukei'aho comes on.

54'

Codie Taylor comes off.

54'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Cheslin Kolbe kicks the conversion.

54'
Try

The forward pack of South Africa will be happy with that as the rolling maul barges over for the try.

52'

Grant Williams comes on.

51'

Faf de Klerk comes off.

51'

South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Duane Vermeulen getting some game time.

46'

South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Jasper Wiese being replaced.

46'

South Africa make a substitution with Pieter-Steph du Toit coming on.

44'

South Africa make a substitution with Franco Mostert coming off.

44'

South Africa make a substitution with Malcolm Marx coming on.

43'

South Africa make a substitution with Bongi Mbonambi coming off.

43'

South Africa make a substitution with RG Snyman coming on.

43'

South Africa make a substitution with Lood de Jager coming off.

43'

Will Jordan makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

42'

New Zealand sub Dalton Papali'i comes onto the field.

40'

Sam Cane departs for New Zealand.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

42'
Penalty Goal

Richie Mo'unga has kicked a penalty goal.

37'
Penalty Goal

Faf de Klerk has kicked a penalty goal.

35'
Conversion

Richie Mo'unga converts the try.

16'
Try

A series of passes by New Zealand results in a try for Shannon Frizell

14'

A gap opened in the defence and Shannon Frizell took full advantage.

14'

Spellbinding play by Codie Taylor is finished off with a try.

14'

A gap opened in the defence and Beauden Barrett took full advantage.

14'

A gap opened in the defence and Will Jordan took full advantage.

14'
Penalty Goal

Richie Mo'unga kicks the penalty.

9'
Conversion

Richie Mo'unga has kicked a conversion.

5'
Try

Great hands by New Zealand leads to a try for Aaron Smith

4'

That's a great try assist by Will Jordan.

4'

The defensive line has been broken as Will Jordan goes through the gap.

4'

The defensive line has been broken as Mark Telea goes through the gap.

3'

The defensive line has been broken as Shannon Frizell goes through the gap.

2'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

New Zealand v South Africa

Rugby Championship - Round 2
Sat 15th July 2023, 03:05am EDT
Mt Smart Stadium

Points Flow Chart

New Zealand win +15
New Zealand
South Africa
New Zealand
Time in lead
South Africa
77
Mins in lead
0
96%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
60%
Possession Last 10 min
40%
5
Points Last 10 min
5

Key Events

Full Time
Smith
79'
35 - 20
Mo'unga
35 - 15
76'
Mo'unga
30 - 15
69'
Jordan
28 - 15
68'
Kolbe
61'
23 - 15
Mo'unga
23 - 10
59'
Kolbe
54'
20 - 10
Marx
52'
20 - 8
Half Time
Mo'unga
20 - 3
37'
de Klerk
35'
17 - 3
Mo'unga
17 - 0
16'
Frizell
15 - 0
14'
Mo'unga
10 - 0
9'
Mo'unga
7 - 0
5'
Smith
5 - 0
4'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.6
8
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
2.4
7
Entries

Attack Profile

New Zealand
South Africa
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Defence Profile

New Zealand
South Africa
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
58%
64%
3-6 secs
27%
15%
6+ secs
10%
12%
91
Rucks Won
74

Other Fixtures

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