Rugby Championship: New Zealand beat South Africa-
In a torrid undertaking with a tall blunder check in Townsville, the All Blacks driven 13-11 at half-time and both sides exchanged penalties through the second half until Barrett landed the killer blow with two minutes remaining.
Rugby Championship: Townsville, Australia:
In a torrid undertaking with a high error count in Townsville, the All Blacks led 13-11 at half-time and both sides exchanged penalties through the second half until Barrett landed the killer blow with two minutes remaining.
It gave the unbeaten All Blacks a lead within the Rugby Championship with one round remaining.
The showdown had been a long time in the making — 100 years since 2 of the world’s incredible rivals first faced off and two years since they clashed at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Coach J.Nienaber who requested enhancement from the “too numerous blunders in each angle” shown in back to back losses to Australia.
They depended on the boot of Handre Pollard to have them in sight of victory with 2 minutes remaining, but at that point Barrett stepped up to seal the result.
In a see-saw first half, it was a attempt each within the opening five minutes, before the Springboks pulled ahead with two penalties, only for the All Blacks to land two of their own late in the half to regain the lead.
But as much as the All Blacks made opportunities, and punched gaps through the Springboks defensive line, they endured through destitute finishing and ill-discipline.
Before a near-capacity crowd of 25,000 at the Queensland Country Bank Stadium, a Codie Taylor break cleared the way for Will Jordan to score the opening attempt, with Jordie Barrett landing the conversion to have the All Blacks ahead 7 -0.
Nearly immediately, the Springboks replied when George Bridge misconceived a tall kick from Sbu Nkosi and Faf de Klerk snapped up the ball to score.
From there to the final whistle the All Blacks played assaulting rugby without compensate taking off Pollard and Barrett to exchange penalties.
In conclusion of the 100 Tests between New Zealand and South Africa, The blacks have won 60, South Africa 36 and 4 have been draw.