South Africa beat Argentina in Cape Town

Argentina’s participation in an international tournament outside the Rugby World Cup will finally happen this weekend, but it might not necessarily be the welcome party they were hoping for as they go up against a strong Springbok outfit.


Match details


We are waiting for the kick-off.

 

0.00: Morne Steyn gets proceedings under way as he kicks off for the Springboks in Cape Town.

 

1.00: The Springboks gain momentum as they string together phases on half way. They set up some strong pick and drives before Francois Hougaard launches an up-and-under into Puma territory. The visitors knock-on and the Springboks will feed the first scrum of the game.

 

2.00: Bryan Habana makes a strong break up the touchline to get the home side within 10m of the try line. The visitors concede a penalty and Morne Steyn will line up a kick at goal.

 

3.00: Morne Steyn bangs over the kick, handing the Springboks an early lead.

 

5.00: Argentina are penalised for coming in at the side inside opposition territory. Morne Steyn kicks for touch.

 

8.00: Argentina gain momentum off the back of a lineout inside Springbok territory. The home team’s defence stands firm, however, and they drive the visitors back.

 

10.00: The visitors put in a strong rolling maul near half way. They punt the ball down field but the Springboks reciprocate with aerial play.

 

12.00: The Pumas are camped in opposition territory. They work through over fifteen phases as they slowly gain metres.

 

13.00: Zane Kirchner is penalised for holding on inside his own 22. Juan Martin Hernandez will line up a kick at goal from 15m out.

 

14.00: Hernandez bangs over the kick, levelling the scores.

 

15.00: The Springboks feed a scrum just 5m from the try line. They generate quick ball and Zane Kirchner is able to dot down in the corner.

 

16.00: Morne Steyn slots the conversion.

 

19.00: Jannie du Plessis is penalised for a shoulder charge inside opposition territory. Hernandez kicks for touch.

 

22.00: Argentina are penalised for playing Lwazi Mvovo in the air. Morne Steyn kicks for touch.

 

24.00: Argentina are penalised for off-side in their own 22. Morne Steyn will line up a kick at posts.

 

25.00: Morne Steyn slots the kick, extending the Springboks’ lead.

 

26.00: Argentina are penalised for hands in the ruck on half way. Morne Steyn kicks for touch.

 

27.00: Argentina are penalised inside theie own 22 for taking out the scrumhalf. The Springboks opt for a scrum.

 

28.00: Marcell Coetzee dots down for his first try.

 

29.00: Morne Steyn slots the conversion.

 

30.00: The Springboks are penalised for off-side in their own half. Juan Martin Hernandez will line up a kick at goal.

 

31.00: Hernandez bangs over the kick, reducing the deficit.

 

33.00: The Springboks apply pressure inside the Argentine 22. They lose the ball after a lineout, however, and the visitors clear.

 

34.00: The visitors are penalised for off-side on half way. Morne Steyn kicks for the corner.

 

36.00: The Springboks string together phases inside the opposition 22. They get within 10m of the line before the visitors turn over the ball.

 

37.00: The Springboks are penalised at scrum time just 5m from the try line. The visitors kick for

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