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AUS
Australia
23
18
FT
South Africa
RSA
The Rugby Championship
Saturday 08 September 2018, 6:00am EDT

Australia v South Africa

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Key Events

  • FT'
  • Penalty GoalMatt Toomua
    68'
  • Penalty GoalMatt Toomua
    54'
  • HT'
  • Penalty GoalReece Hodge
    40+2'
  • Penalty GoalElton Jantjies
    38'
  • ConversionMatt Toomua
    33'
  • TRY!Matt Toomua
    32'
  • TRY!Makazole Mapimpi
    27'
  • ConversionElton Jantjies
    15'
  • TRY!Mbongeni Mbonami
    13'
  • Penalty GoalElton Jantjies
    6'
  • ConversionMatt Toomua
    2'
  • TRY!Michael Hooper
    1'

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
253
225
Metres
47
40
Carries
16
17
Defenders beaten
10
3
Clean breaks
108
112
Passes
6
3
Offloads
12
17
Turnovers conceded
5
5
Turnovers won
103
117
Tackles
17
16
Missed tackles
Australia T C P
15 Dane Haylett-Petty 0 0 0
14 Jack Maddocks 0 0 0
13 Reece Hodge 0 0 1
12 Matt Toomua 1 2 2
11 Marika Koroibete 0 0 0
10 Kurtley Beale 0 0 0
9 Will Genia 0 0 0
1 Scott Sio 0 0 0
2 Tatafu Polota-Nau 0 0 0
3 Allan Alaalatoa 0 0 0
4 Rory Arnold 0 0 0
5 Izack Rodda 0 0 0
6 Lukhan Tui 0 0 0
7 Michael Hooper 1 0 0
8 Peter Samu 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Folau Fainga'a 0 0 0
17 Tom Robertson 0 0 0
18 Taniela Tupou 0 0 0
19 Rob Simmons 0 0 0
20 Ned Hanigan 0 0 0
21 Joe Powell 0 0 0
22 Bernard Foley 0 0 0
23 Thomas Banks 0 0 0
South Africa T C P
15 Willie Le Roux 0 0 0
14 Makazole Mapimpi 1 0 0
13 Jesse Kriel 0 0 0
12 Damian de Allende 0 0 0
11 Aphiwe Dyantyi 0 0 0
10 Elton Jantjies 0 1 2
9 Faf de Klerk 0 0 0
1 Steven Kitshoff 0 0 0
2 Mbongeni Mbonami 1 0 0
3 Frans Malherbe 0 0 0
4 Eben Etzebeth 0 0 0
5 Franco Mostert 0 0 0
6 Siya Kolisi 0 0 0
7 Pieter-Steph du Toit 0 0 0
8 Warren Whiteley 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Malcolm Marx 0 0 0
17 Tendai Mtawarira 0 0 0
18 Wilco Louw 0 0 0
19 RG Snyman 0 0 0
20 Francois Louw 0 0 0
21 Embrose Papier 0 0 0
22 Handre Pollard 0 0 0
23 Cheslin Kolbe 0 0 0

Standings

The Rugby Championship

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
2 Australia 74 8
1 South Africa 90 12
Live Commentary
Match Feed
  • It's all over! The referee has blown his whistle to end the game.
    80+2'
  • Matt Toomua has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    80+2'
  • Michael Hooper has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    79'
  • Lukhan Tui has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    78'
  • Australia make a substitution with Ned Hanigan coming on.
    76'
  • Australia make a substitution with Rory Arnold coming off.
    76'
  • South Africa have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    76'
  • Australia sub Reece Hodge comes onto the field.
    75'
  • Marika Koroibete departs for Australia.
    75'
  • Tatafu Polota-Nau comes on for Australia.
    71'
  • Folau Fainga'a leaves the field.
    71'
  • Tom Robertson comes on.
    69'
  • Scott Sio comes off.
    69'
  • Thomas Banks comes on.
    68'
  • Reece Hodge comes off.
    68'
  • Penalty Goal
    Matt Toomua adds the points for Australia.
    Sock
    68'
  • Rory Arnold comes on.
    67'
  • Izack Rodda comes off.
    67'
  • South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Handre Pollard getting some game time.
    64'
  • South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Elton Jantjies being replaced.
    64'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Marika Koroibete goes through the gap.
    63'
  • Australia make a substitution with Bernard Foley coming on.
    61'
  • Australia make a substitution with Jack Maddocks coming off.
    61'
  • South Africa sub Francois Louw comes onto the field.
    61'
  • Warren Whiteley departs for South Africa.
    61'
  • RG Snyman comes on for South Africa.
    60'
  • Eben Etzebeth leaves the field.
    60'
  • Izack Rodda comes on.
    58'
  • Rory Arnold comes off.
    58'
  • Wilco Louw comes on.
    57'
  • Frans Malherbe comes off.
    57'
  • Tendai Mtawarira comes on.
    57'
  • Steven Kitshoff comes off.
    57'
  • Penalty Goal
    Matt Toomua does the business as his penalty goal attempt goes over.
    Sock
    54'
  • Australia have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    52'
  • Damian de Allende has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    52'
  • Frans Malherbe has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    52'
  • South Africa have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    50'
  • Australia decide to make a substitution, with Taniela Tupou getting some game time.
    47'
  • Australia decide to make a substitution, with Allan Alaalatoa being replaced.
    47'
  • Franco Mostert has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    46'
  • Pieter-Steph du Toit has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    44'
  • Australia have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    43'
  • What a run here by Will Genia as they gets over the gainline!.
    42'
  • Australia make a substitution with Rob Simmons coming on.
    41'
  • Australia make a substitution with Izack Rodda coming off.
    41'
  • The second half is underway.
    40'
  • The half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.
    40+2'
  • Penalty Goal
    Reece Hodge makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.
    Sock
    40+2'
  • Penalty Goal
    Elton Jantjies kicks the penalty.
    Sock
    38'
  • Siya Kolisi makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
    35'
  • South Africa sub Malcolm Marx comes onto the field.
    34'
  • Mbongeni Mbonami departs for South Africa.
    34'
  • Fabulous play by South Africa has led to Willie Le Roux being able to wriggle through a gap.
    34'
  • Cheslin Kolbe comes on for South Africa.
    33'
  • Makazole Mapimpi leaves the field.
    33'
  • Folau Fainga'a comes on.
    33'
  • Tatafu Polota-Nau comes off.
    33'
  • Conversion
    Matt Toomua makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.
    Sock
    33'
  • Trouble here as Matt Toomua breaches the defence.
    33'
  • Try
    Matt Toomua scores the try from close range.
    Sock
    32'
  • Australia have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    31'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Kurtley Beale bursts through to advance the Australia attack.
    31'
  • Elton Jantjies has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.
    29'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Makazole Mapimpi took full advantage.
    28'
  • Faf de Klerk sets up the try.
    27'
  • Try
    Great hands by South Africa leads to a try for Makazole Mapimpi.
    Sock
    27'
  • South Africa have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    27'
  • Matt Toomua can consider himself unlucky as he sees the ball hit the left upright and bounce away.
    22'
  • Conversion
    Elton Jantjies converts the try.
    Sock
    15'
  • Try
    The South Africa pack has powered over for Mbongeni Mbonami to score the try.
    Sock
    13'
  • Penalty Goal
    Elton Jantjies has kicked a penalty goal.
    Sock
    6'
  • Conversion
    Matt Toomua has kicked a conversion.
    Sock
    2'
  • Try
    Australia are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Michael Hooper touching down.
    Sock
    1'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Reece Hodge goes through the gap.
    0'
  • We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
    0'

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