Rugby Championship: South Africa and New Zealand impress in openers

Rugby Championship: South Africa and New Zealand impress in openers

It has been quite some time since international rugby witnessed such an impressive pair of performances on the same day. But on Saturday New Zealand and South Africa reiterated their positions as the leading rugby nations on this planet.

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Kenny Mackinnon says...

Back comes Fourie, best scrum half on the planet ... Back comes Bismark, best hooker on the planet ... If only Frans Steyn was fit again! :)

Posted 12:27 20th August 2013

David James says...

Joubert was quite strict early on and gave the scrum halves a warning. Subsequent to the warning, the NZ scrum half in particular continued to feed, by then Joubert had lost interest in penalising him. Stuart, judge the changes after they have been tested over a season.

Posted 01:24 20th August 2013

Francois Rabie says...

Absolutely agree, cannot wait for this clash!

Posted 13:38 19th August 2013

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