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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 Grant Williams bursts through to advance the South Africa attack.

76'

This is dangerous for the defence as Ali Price bursts through to advance the Scotland attack.

75'

South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Grant Williams getting some game time.

74'

South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Faf de Klerk being replaced.

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Cheslin Kolbe took full advantage.

73'

A gap opened in the defence and Blair Kinghorn took full advantage.

71'

South Africa make a substitution with Willie Le Roux coming on.

68'

South Africa make a substitution with Manie Libbok coming off.

68'

Scotland make a substitution with Ali Price coming on.

66'

Scotland make a substitution with Ben White coming off.

66'

Scotland make a substitution with Cameron Redpath coming on.

66'

Scotland make a substitution with Sione Tuipulotu coming off.

66'

Scotland sub Ollie Smith comes onto the field.

64'

Darcy Graham departs for Scotland.

64'

Scotland sub Matt Fagerson comes onto the field.

64'

Rory Darge departs for Scotland.

64'

South Africa sub Marco van Staden comes onto the field.

64'

Siya Kolisi departs for South Africa.

64'

Duane Vermeulen comes on for South Africa.

59'

Jasper Wiese leaves the field.

59'

Faf de Klerk steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the left.

57'

Bongi Mbonambi comes on for South Africa.

56'

Malcolm Marx leaves the field.

56'

Scott Cummings comes on for Scotland.

55'

Grant Gilchrist leaves the field.

55'

WP Nel comes on for Scotland.

55'

Zander Fagerson leaves the field.

55'

Dave Cherry comes on for Scotland.

55'

George Turner leaves the field.

55'

Jamie Bhatti comes on for Scotland.

55'

Pierre Schoeman leaves the field.

55'

Trevor Nyakane comes on.

53'

Frans Malherbe comes off.

53'

Ox Nche comes on.

53'

Steven Kitshoff comes off.

53'

Malcolm Marx comes on.

52'

Bongi Mbonambi comes off.

52'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Faf de Klerk kicks the conversion.

51'
Try

A clever kick there by South Africa allows Kurt-Lee Arendse to collect the ball and touch down for the try.

49'

Kurt-Lee Arendse makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

49'

Manie Libbok sets up the try.

49'

South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Bongi Mbonambi getting some game time.

47'

South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Malcolm Marx being replaced.

47'

Manie Libbok has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

47'
Try

The defence are desperately trying to hold out here but it was to no avail as Pieter-Steph du Toit dots the ball down from close range.

46'

Spellbinding play by Faf de Klerk is finished off with a try.

46'

More power was needed in that penalty goal attempt by Manie Libbok as it drops short.

42'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'
Penalty Goal

Finn Russell kicks the penalty.

40'

Trouble here as Darcy Graham breaches the defence.

29'

RG Snyman comes on.

25'

Eben Etzebeth comes off.

25'
Penalty Goal

Manie Libbok adds the points for South Africa.

24'
Penalty Goal

Manie Libbok makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

12'

A gap opened in the defence and Cheslin Kolbe took full advantage.

11'

Manie Libbok steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the left.

10'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Bonus Points Awarded

Match Details

Scotland v South Africa

Rugby World Cup - Round 1
Sun 10th September 2023, 11:45am EDT
Orange Velodrome

Points Flow Chart

South Africa win +15
South Africa
Scotland
South Africa
Time in lead
Scotland
70
Mins in lead
0
88%
% Of Game In Lead
0%
42%
Possession Last 10 min
58%
0
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
de Klerk
18 - 3
51'
Arendse
16 - 3
49'
du Toit
11 - 3
46'
Half Time
Russell
40'
6 - 3
Libbok
6 - 0
24'
Libbok
3 - 0
12'
Start

Win Probability

South Africa
76%
Draw
1%
Scotland
23%
Free Kicks Conceded by

Momentum

0'
HT
FT
South Africa
Scotland

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2
6
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
0
6
Entries

Attack Profile

South Africa
Scotland
More Less More

Defence Profile

South Africa
Scotland
More Less More

Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
65%
47%
3-6 secs
26%
30%
6+ secs
8%
17%
66
Rucks Won
58

Last 5 Penalties

56'
63'
66'
68'
79'
South Africa
Scotland

Other Fixtures

Comments

5 Comments
R
Rugby 115 days ago

Bula vinaka

R
Rugby 115 days ago

this was the game the boks had to win, other than the QF, SF and final

G
Gordon 272 days ago

Get a proper flyhalf

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