Rugby Championship: the Springboks dominate the All Blacks, beaten for the 3rd time in a row

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on 06.08.2022 at 7:23 p.m.

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New Zealand hooker Samisoni Taukei’aho is tackled by his South African counterpart Malcolm Marx (l) and prop Frans Malherbe, during their test match on August 6, 2022 at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit


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New Zealand, which remained on two losses in a row against Ireland in July, suffered a third consecutive defeat against South Africa, winner 26-10, Saturday in Nelspruit at the opening of the Rugby Championship.

The Springboks scored a half-time try, fly-half Handré Pollard kicking all the other points for the hosts. The All Blacks, completely dominated, did not respond only with a weakness from Jordie Barrett just before half-time and a try at the very end of the match as South Africa were reduced to 14 after Kurt was sent off. – Lee Arendse for dangerous play.

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