Steven Luatua receives straight red card

Mike Brown opens up on his anger issues

Skipper says testicles are why they won

Mic'd up Andrew Walker is 44-years-young

Ben Youngs crying out in pain is awful

Fraser McKenzies blocks, gets KO'd

World Rugby admit wrong decision

Bizarre moment coach slaps another!

Chiefs win entertaining Brisbane 10s

Monday, October 03, 2016

Morne Steyn kicks Springboks to victory over the Wallabies

Morne Steyn kicked South Africa to a 18-10 win over Australia in Pretoria on Saturday, breaking their string of successive defeats. The Wallabies scored the only try of the match, while Steyn returned to the starting lineup to kick four penalties and two drop goals.

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee said the Springboks' win was an important boost to the team's confidence for the remainder of the season.

"It was an important win, not only for our confidence, but also self-belief," said Coetzee. "I am a very happy man and will never underestimate any test win. For a team that had their backs to the wall, a win like this means a lot and is a definite confidence booster."

"Our defence was outstanding and our set-piece delivered the needed pressure on them when we needed it, which resulted in points for us at crucial times,” he said.

"Morné [Steyn] justified his inclusion. He showed he is still a test match player. He remains proud to play for the Springbok and that showed."

The victory sees them move up to second on the overall Rugby Championship table, with the Wallabies in third ahead of their historic match against Argentina at Twickenham. Tickets are still available via ticketmaster for £20

The Springboks now travel to Durban, where they will play New Zealand on Saturday.

Watch extended highlights (15 mins) of this match on page two

Page: 12View All

Don't miss out on rugby's biggest stories and most
popular videos with the new Rugbydump Daily

Posted by Rugbydump at 8:46 am | View Comments (5)

Posted in Springboks

No Comments

Viewing {[{ comments.length }]} Comments Refresh


{[{c.num_likes}]}👍· Reply · Report

Register or Login to share your thoughts as a comment

Register or Login to share your thoughts as a comment