Boks Power Past Blacks – South Africa 18-5 New Zealand

The Tri-Nations match saw the All Blacks looking powerful even with 12 changes to the starting line-up as they were only deprived of a try inside the first minute by a superb tackle from Bryan Habana on Cowan. This was followed shortly after by a Jaque Fourie intercept that salvaged another dangerous situation for the under-pressure Springboks before Steyn slotted his first … [Read more...]

Tri-Nations Teams South Africa v New Zealand

South Africa host New Zealand in the home leg of their Tr-Nations 2011 match-up on the Saturday 20 August in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium at 16:00 live on SkySports4. Here are the teams: Teams South Africa: 15 Pat Lambie (The Sharks), 6 Test caps 14 JP Pietersen (The Sharks), 37 13 Jaque Fourie (DHL Western Province), 63 12 Jean de Villiers (DHL Western Province), 68 11 … [Read more...]

South Africa fail at home – South Africa 9-14 Australia

Peter De Villiers resting of key players ready for the home legs of the Tri-Nations back fired on him as Australia took the spoils in the Mr Price Stadium also known as Durban's King's Park, on Saturday. The squad have only one match left, against the in-form All Blacks next Saturday, to recover some form and momentum before they open the defence of their world crown against … [Read more...]

Teams for Tri-nations South Africa v Australia

South Africa meet Australia in the home leg of their 2011 Tri-Nations at: Kings Park, Durban on Saturday, 13 August kick-off: 1605 BST (1705 local time) with Coverage: live on Sky Sports. Peter De Villiers has made 13 changes from the travelling squad as scrum-half Fourie du Preez and flanker Heinrich Brussow make their first Test appearances in 21 months. Whilst Hooker John … [Read more...]

Clinical 1st Half wins the Bledisloe for New Zealand 30-14 Australia

In a match that was billed as close and a battle of the 10's. It was Dan Carter and New Zealand who came out on top as he was at the heart of every New Zealand attack and strong in defence. The Kiwis punished any small Australian errors and went into the break leading 17-0 thanks to tries from Ma'a Nonu and Keven Mealamu plus the boot of Carter. The second period and Australia … [Read more...]