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South Africa
34
21
FT
Argentina
ARG
The Rugby Championship
Saturday 18 August 2018, 11:05am EDT

South Africa v Argentina

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Key Events

  • FT
  • ConversionHandre Pollard
    70'
  • TRY!Faf de Klerk
    69'
  • ConversionNicolas Sanchez
    66'
  • TRY!Matias Moroni
    66'
  • TRY!Makazole Mapimpi
    52'
  • TRY!Makazole Mapimpi
    48'
  • ConversionHandre Pollard
    43'
  • TRY!Aphiwe Dyantyi
    41'
  • HT
  • TRY!Aphiwe Dyantyi
    31'
  • ConversionNicolas Sanchez
    28'
  • TRY!Pablo Matera
    26'
  • ConversionNicolas Sanchez
    15'
  • TRY!Nicolas Sanchez
    14'
  • TRY!Lukhanyo Am
    7'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
455
441
Metres
49
46
Carries
23
18
Defenders beaten
13
14
Clean breaks
174
161
Passes
17
12
Offloads
17
15
Turnovers conceded
13
5
Turnovers won
147
153
Tackles
18
23
Missed tackles
South Africa T C P
15 Willie Le Roux 0 0 0
14 Makazole Mapimpi 2 0 0
13 Lukhanyo Am 1 0 0
12 Andre Esterhuizen 0 0 0
11 Aphiwe Dyantyi 2 0 0
10 Handre Pollard 0 2 0
9 Faf de Klerk 1 0 0
1 Tendai Mtawarira 0 0 0
2 Malcolm Marx 0 0 0
3 Frans Malherbe 0 0 0
4 Eben Etzebeth 0 0 0
5 Pieter-Steph du Toit 0 0 0
6 Francois Louw 0 0 0
7 Siya Kolisi 0 0 0
8 Warren Whiteley 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Mbongeni Mbonami 0 0 0
17 Steven Kitshoff 0 0 0
18 Thomas du Toit 0 0 0
19 Marvin Orie 0 0 0
20 Marco van Staden 0 0 0
21 Embrose Papier 0 0 0
22 Lionel Mapoe 0 0 0
23 Damian Willemse 0 0 0
Argentina T C P
15 Emiliano Boffelli 0 0 0
14 Bautista Delguy 0 0 0
13 Matias Moroni 1 0 0
12 Bautista Ezcurra 0 0 0
11 Ramiro Moyano 0 0 0
10 Nicolas Sanchez 1 3 0
9 Gonzalo Bertranou 0 0 0
1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro 0 0 0
2 Agustin Creevy 0 0 0
3 Juan Figallo 0 0 0
4 Guido Petti Pagadizaval 0 0 0
5 Matias Alemanno 0 0 0
6 Pablo Matera 1 0 0
7 Marcos Kremer 0 0 0
8 Javier Ortega Desio 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Diego Fortuny 0 0 0
17 Santiago Garcia Botta 0 0 0
18 Santiago Medrano 0 0 0
19 Tomas Lavanini 0 0 0
20 Tomas Lezana 0 0 0
21 Martin Landajo 0 0 0
22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias 0 0 0
23 Juan Cruz Mallia 0 0 0

Standings

The Rugby Championship

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
2 South Africa 78 15
4 Argentina 65 8
Live Blog
Match Feed
  • It's all over! The referee has blown his whistle to end the game.
    80'
  • Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias comes on.
    79'
  • Bautista Ezcurra comes off.
    79'
  • Guido Petti Pagadizaval has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    79'
  • Matias Moroni has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    79'
  • Eben Etzebeth has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    77'
  • Warren Whiteley has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    76'
  • Argentina have won 80 rucks so far this game.
    75'
  • South Africa have won 100 rucks so far this game.
    74'
  • Embrose Papier comes on.
    73'
  • Aphiwe Dyantyi comes off.
    73'
  • South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Lionel Mapoe getting some game time.
    72'
  • South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Lukhanyo Am being replaced.
    72'
  • Argentina make a substitution with Diego Fortuny coming on.
    71'
  • Argentina make a substitution with Agustin Creevy coming off.
    71'
  • Conversion
    Handre Pollard adds the two points for South Africa.
    Sock
    70'
  • Try
    The pressure has finally told as Faf de Klerk scores from close range.
    Sock
    69'
  • Lukhanyo Am has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    66'
  • Conversion
    Nicolas Sanchez does the business as his conversion attempt goes over.
    Sock
    66'
  • Matias Moroni makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
    66'
  • Try
    Matias Moroni intercepts the pass to race ahead and score the try for Argentina.
    Sock
    66'
  • South Africa sub Mbongeni Mbonami comes onto the field.
    64'
  • Malcolm Marx departs for South Africa.
    64'
  • Fabulous play by Argentina has led to Bautista Delguy being able to wriggle through a gap.
    63'
  • Damian Willemse comes on for South Africa.
    62'
  • Andre Esterhuizen leaves the field.
    62'
  • Santiago Medrano comes on.
    62'
  • Juan Figallo comes off.
    62'
  • Martin Landajo comes on.
    62'
  • Gonzalo Bertranou comes off.
    62'
  • Marco van Staden comes on.
    59'
  • Francois Louw comes off.
    59'
  • Trouble here as Gonzalo Bertranou breaches the defence.
    59'
  • Argentina have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    59'
  • South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Thomas du Toit getting some game time.
    57'
  • South Africa decide to make a substitution, with Frans Malherbe being replaced.
    57'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Bautista Delguy bursts through to advance the Argentina attack.
    56'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Ramiro Moyano took full advantage.
    56'
  • Conversion attempt from Handre Pollard has the distance but not the direction.
    53'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Makazole Mapimpi goes through the gap.
    53'
  • Aphiwe Dyantyi sets up the try.
    53'
  • Argentina make a substitution with Tomas Lavanini coming on.
    53'
  • Argentina make a substitution with Matias Alemanno coming off.
    53'
  • Try
    A series of passes by South Africa results in a try for Makazole Mapimpi.
    Sock
    52'
  • South Africa have won 80 rucks so far this game.
    52'
  • South Africa sub Steven Kitshoff comes onto the field.
    51'
  • Tendai Mtawarira departs for South Africa.
    51'
  • Tomas Lezana comes on for Argentina.
    50'
  • Pablo Matera leaves the field.
    50'
  • Santiago Garcia Botta comes on.
    50'
  • Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro comes off.
    50'
  • Handre Pollard curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.
    49'
  • What a run here by Makazole Mapimpi as they gets over the gainline!.
    48'
  • Faf de Klerk sets up the try.
    48'
  • Try
    South Africa are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Makazole Mapimpi picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.
    Sock
    48'
  • Juan Figallo has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    48'
  • Conversion
    Handre Pollard makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.
    Sock
    43'
  • Faf de Klerk sets up the try.
    42'
  • Try
    What a kick! Aphiwe Dyantyi takes full advantage to score for South Africa.
    Sock
    41'
  • Argentina have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    41'
  • The second half is underway.
    40'
  • The half-time whistle blows and both teams’ head for the dressing rooms.
    40'
  • Handre Pollard steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the right.
    38'
  • Marcos Kremer has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    37'
  • South Africa have won 60 rucks so far this game.
    35'
  • Pablo Matera has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    35'
  • Pieter-Steph du Toit has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    34'
  • Handre Pollard has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.
    32'
  • Spellbinding play by Willie Le Roux is finished off with a try.
    32'
  • Aphiwe Dyantyi makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.
    31'
  • Try
    The kick through from South Africa has allowed Aphiwe Dyantyi to touch down.
    Sock
    31'
  • Matias Alemanno has made 10 good tackles so far this game.
    30'
  • Conversion
    Nicolas Sanchez converts the try.
    Sock
    28'
  • Ramiro Moyano played a key part in that try.
    27'
  • Fabulous play by Argentina has led to Ramiro Moyano being able to wriggle through a gap.
    27'
  • Trouble here as Siya Kolisi breaches the defence.
    26'
  • Try
    Great hands by Argentina leads to a try for Pablo Matera.
    Sock
    26'
  • South Africa have won 40 rucks so far this game.
    25'
  • This is dangerous for the defence as Bautista Delguy bursts through to advance the Argentina attack.
    25'
  • A gap opened in the defence and Makazole Mapimpi took full advantage.
    22'
  • Conversion
    Nicolas Sanchez has kicked a conversion.
    Sock
    15'
  • That's a great try assist by Gonzalo Bertranou.
    14'
  • Try
    Nicolas Sanchez scores the try from close range.
    Sock
    14'
  • Argentina have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    14'
  • South Africa have won 20 rucks so far this game.
    12'
  • Handre Pollard has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.
    8'
  • The defensive line has been broken as Handre Pollard goes through the gap.
    8'
  • Faf de Klerk sets up the try.
    7'
  • Try
    South Africa are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Lukhanyo Am touching down.
    Sock
    7'
  • We are underway as the referee blows his whistle.
    0'

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