It was an intense game of rugby between two old foes South Africa and New Zealand.
Resist the blame game, self-flagellation or gnashing of teeth we are prone to after a Springbok defeat.
Crucial moments cost the Springboks as they conceded a 20 – 18 defeat to New Zealand.
Join us and predict the score for this weekends match.
Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis, despite having played New Zealand 13 times before, still rates Tests against the All Blacks as a dream of his childhood having come true.
Heyneke Meyer makes one change to his team to face New Zealand this weekend.
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer on Wednesday named an unchanged starting XV to face New Zealand in the first Rugby World Cup semi-final, on Saturday at Twickenham in London.
By no stretch of the imagination will the Springboks earn any odds-on favourite rating with any sober bookmaker to win Saturday’s Rugby World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks.
In some ways, there is absolutely no pressure on the Springboks when they take on the mighty All Blacks in the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham this Saturday.
Bokke leave it till the last gasp to prevail over Wales
The Springboks booked their place in the semi–finals of the Rugby World Cup after defeating a brave Wales team by 23–19 in a tantalisingly close encounter.