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RWC 2015 Final

New ZealandNEW ZEALAND 34 - 17 AUSTRALIAAustralia

TWICKENHAM - Saturday, 31 October 2015
KO: 16:00 HT: 16-3 Att: 80,125



NZ v ‪‎Wallabies It's all go here at Twickers after the anthems & haka!
NZ 0-0 ‪‎Wallabies 0m Nigel Owens blows whistle for KO from NZ & Aussies bring it back to 10m...
NZ 0-0 ‪‎Wallabies 1m Conrad Smith defends well & ABs secure Aussie defensive lineout outside the 22
NZ 0-0 ‪‎Wallabies 2m A knock on in the Aussie 22 & ABs have the put in ... it needs to be reset
NZ 0-0 ‪‎Wallabies 3m Scrum fed to 2nd row as per but a chip ahead is saved by Drew Mitchell...
NZ 0-0 ‪‎Wallabies 4m From under posts Will Genia gets ball to Foley to clear
NZ 0-0 ‪‎Wallabies 5m ABs come right back at Aussies & David Pocock pinged at breakdown
NZ 0-0 ‪‎Wallabies 6m ABs decide to go for points & Carter tees up from 10m in from touch outside 22
NZ 3-0 ‪‎Wallabies 7m Carter begins the scoring after Kieran Read has attention on ankle
NZ 3-0 ‪‎Wallabies 8m Restart puts Aussies in ABs 22 but not for long as it's back up to midfield...
NZ 3-0 ‪‎Wallabies 9m ...& ABs steal possession pretty much on halfway, but clear doesn't find touch
NZ 3-0 ‪‎Wallabies 10m It's frantic already & as expected, fierce at breakdown; Foley clears ABS back
NZ 3-0 ‪‎Wallabies 11m Aussies have a defensive lineout almost at halfway resulting in scrum outside ABs 22
NZ 3-0 ‪‎Wallabies 12m ABs collapse scrum - Owen Franks the culprit for binding on Scott Sio...
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 13m Bernard Foley tees up from just off centre outside the 22 & splices uprights
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 14m From restart Savea sprints but Pocock drags him towards touch & Hooper turnover
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 14m Aussies lose ball but Owens playing advantage so back for Savea knock on; time off
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 15m Kane Douglas is helped off the pitch & Dean Mumm replaces him
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 16m NZ lineout just over halfway & Stephen Moore is pinged for not rolling away at breakdown
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 17m Carter kicks to touch & sets up a lineout c.8m out from Aussies tryline
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 18m Good lineout & ABs almost under posts but pinged for holding on; Hooper magic!
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 19m All in the bounce of a ball as ABs take possession near halfway after Aussie clear
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 20m Time off for Nige to look at Sekope Kepu hit on Carter after ball had gone...
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 20m Thankfully it is Owens who looks at it in real time to see slo mo was ...
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 20m ..artificially harsh; said he had fraction of sec to pull back & didn't; penalty ABs
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 21m But NZ can't do much with it as Aussies win battle at breakdown again & win penalty
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 22m Aussies clear ABs back but they're right back into 10m area with ball in hand
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 23m The ABs have little room to manoeuvre & don't make forward gains
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 24m But Aussies pinged for a high tackle & Carter tees up again
NZ 3-3 ‪‎Wallabies 25m The guilty party again was Kepu on Carter - needs to be careful...
NZ 6-3 ‪‎Wallabies 26m Carter adds 3 while Matt Giteau is taken off for HIA; Kurtley Beale on
NZ 6-3 ‪‎Wallabies 28m From restart allows ABS to push Aussies back to midfield; Aussies ball & kick ahead
NZ 6-3 ‪‎Wallabies 29m But ball goes too far &‪ ‎NZL have a 22 drop out - chance to attack...
NZ 6-3 ‪‎Wallabies 30m NZ start to build phases heading towards 22 but it's an Aussies turnover & over halfway
NZ 6-3 ‪‎Wallabies 31m Aussies make some yards but it's no time before excellent hands & ABs right back
NZ 6-3 ‪‎Wallabies 32m From setpiece ABs attack but superb take of high ball by Beale...
NZ 6-3 ‪‎Wallabies 33m But he's quickly dragged into touch for ABs lineout at 10m...
NZ 6-3 ‪‎Wallabies 34m The lineout is good; ball is turned but there's a forward pass; penalty ABs
NZ 6-3 ‪‎Wallabies 34m Replay shows Genia offside & infringes on ball; but no TMO as not try-scoring
NZ 9-3 ‪‎Wallabies 35m Carter pops over 3 more points almost from touch to creep ahead on scoreboard
NZ 9-3 ‪‎Wallabies 36m The restart gives ‪‎NZ another attacking chance with lineout just over halfway
NZ 9-3 ‪‎Wallabies 37m Good setpiece & great teamwork puts ABs into the 22 with real intent
NZ 9-3 ‪‎Wallabies 38m ABs manage to keep hold of ball at breakdown & do what they do best...
NZ 14-3 ‪‎Wallabies 39m They find the players out wide & Nehe Milner-Skudder flies over in the corner
NZ 16-3 ‪‎Wallabies 40m Carter adds the extras; that was a perfect illustration of excellent rugby

NZ 16-3 ‎Wallabies HT T: Milner-Skudder C: Carter P: Carter (3) | P: Foley

New Zealand v Australia RWC Final 2015NZ 16-3 ‪‎Wallabies HT Possession 71:29 Territory 79:21 Aussies need to buck up if they want to beat‪ NZ‎
NZ 16-3 ‪‎Wallabies HT Teams back out & Sonny Bill Williams has replaced Conrad Smith

NZ 16-3 ‪‎Wallabies 40m Aussies have long way to climb to come even close unless NZ implode *notlikely*
NZ 16-3 ‪‎Wallabies 41m ABs KO & suddenly it's all dark at Twickers from earlier glorious sunshine
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 42m SBW is brilliant in pulling in 3 defenders allowing Ma'a Nonu to sprint to tryline!
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 42m Nothing was going to Nonu who charged 35m & bat defenders to score
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 43m But Carter does miss the conversion
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 44m From the restart, ABs have the put in to a scrum just inside Aussie half...
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 45m For the 2nd time Swing Low reverberates round the stadium & Aussies turnover
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 46m Tis taking an age to set the scrum halfway into the Aussie half...
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 47m Aussies are away & over halfway from own half; great clean break but McCaw nicks it at breakdown
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 48m Hooper takes it straight back & penalty goes to Australia
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 49m A most exciting passage of play where ABs break & fly over halfway but...
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 50m ...Beale intercepts & gallops in opposite direction to make some serious yards...
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 51m Beale can't make it all the way but Aussies do break into the 22 with a vengeance
NZ 21-3 ‪‎Wallabies 51m Aussies are in touching distance & Ben Smith's tip tackle gets NZ in trouble
NZ 21-8 ‪‎Wallabies 52m Ben Smith is sent on his way for 10 minutes with yellow & Pocock claims a try
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 53m A lovely conversion from Foley & Australia are right back in this game
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 54m Charlie Faumuina for Owen Franks & Tatafu Polota-Nau for Moore
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 55m Meanwhile, Aussies are building phases & gaining territory towards the ABs 22
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 56m Aussies into the 22 & steadily make progress...but a penalty is called for ABs
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 57m Ball is cleared to midfield; Aussies kick it back & the kicking has begun...
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 58m ABs clear doesn't get to halfway & Aussies have attacking lineout...
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 58m Ben Franks for Joe Moody | James Slipper & Greg Holmes for Sio & Kepu
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 59m lineout is good but then ball is spilled inside the 10m
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 59m ABs kick to touch for lineout just inside the Aussie 22; Ben McCalman for Scott Fardy
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 60m NZ lineout doesn't go to plan & Aussies have defensive scrum just in 22...
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 61m Not the best scrum & ABs steal possession & are almost at 22...
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 62m SBW breaks in sublime fashion & gets taken down short of tryline...
NZ 21-10 ‪‎Wallabies 63m Ball bumps about & it's Beale who breaks with such fierceness....
NZ 21-15 ‪‎Wallabies 63m Aussies forced to recycle but deep in NZ 22 & Tevita Kuridrani who finds whitewash
NZ 21-17 ‪‎Wallabies 64m Foley adds extras, & is this not the BEST final ever! It's taken 8 but we're there
NZ 21-17 ‪‎Wallabies 65m Pace is still insane; no hassles with fitness here as ABs have ball in own half
NZ 21-17 ‪‎Wallabies 66m ABs kick the ball away but directly into gold hands; thumped straight back...
NZ 21-17 ‪‎Wallabies 67m Carter's kick is far improved this time & it's ABs ball outside the Aussie 22...
NZ 21-17 ‪‎Wallabies 68m They can't breach the 22 so crossfield kick but called by Beale who clears
NZ 24-17 ‪‎Wallabies 69m NZ lineout back up at 10m & somehow Carter finds the angle to drop the perfect goal!
NZ 24-17 ‪‎Wallabies 69m Barrett, Mealamu & Toomua for Milner-Skudder, Coles & Mitchell | Nick Phipps for Genia
NZ 24-17 ‪‎Wallabies 70m Mitchell had gone off for HIA - all clear so back on & Toomua off
NZ 24-17 ‪‎Wallabies 71m ABs scrum collapses on halfway; reset as Kerr-Barlow & Vito on for Aaron Smith & Kaino
NZ 24-17 ‪‎Wallabies 72m Scrum reset & Aussies pinged for ABs penalty pretty much on halfway
NZ 24-17 ‪‎Wallabies 73m Carter tees up from 50m, just off centre just inside Australian half...
NZ 27-17 ‪‎Wallabies 74m That was also perfection from Carter. Can Aussies make up 10 points in 6 minutes?
NZ 27-17 ‪‎Wallabies 75m Aussies retain ball from restart & are midway into ABs half...
NZ 27-17 ‪‎Wallabies 75m Ball goes loose but Aussies collect but going sideways not forwards...
NZ 27-17 ‪‎Wallabies 76m Aussies find the space to get over the 22 & are on far side of field...
NZ 27-17 ‪‎Wallabies 76m Aussies come back again towards near touch but there's a knock on 8m from tryline
NZ 27-17 ‪‎Wallabies 77m NZ clear the ball & the Aussies way back & Ben Smith makes the play...
NZ 27-17 ‪‎Wallabies 78m The ball is going in right direction & Barrett kicks it ahead...
NZ 32-17 ‪‎Wallabies 78m bounces up into his hands & he sprints under posts for the perfect try!
NZ 32-17 ‪‎Wallabies 79m Carter kicks the conversion with his right foot! But it was in front of posts
NZ 32-17 ‪‎Wallabies 79m And there's just a few second to go as McCaw goes off for Sam Cane to come on...
NZ 34-17 ‪‎Wallabies 80m All that's left is to kick for touch & New Zealand are ‪RWC2015 Champions - rightly so!


NZ 34-17 ‪‎Wallabies FT Man of the Match is Dan Carter


NZ 34-17 ‪‎Wallabies FT Carter & McCaw sublimely gracious in their win. Moore & Cheika - such respect all round

New Zealand v Australia RWC Final 2015

New Zealand15 Ben Smith 14 Nehe Milner-Skudder 13 Conrad Smith 12 Ma’a Nonu 11 Julian Savea 10 Daniel Carter 9 Aaron Smith 1 Joe Moody 2 Dane Coles 3 Owen Franks 4 Brodie Retallick 5 Sam Whitelock 6 Jerome Kaino 7 RICHIE MCCAW (C) 8 Kieran Read BENCH: 16 Keven Mealamu 17 Ben Franks 18 Charlie Faumuina 19 Victor Vito 20 Sam Cane 21 Tawera Kerr-Barlow 22 Beauden Barrett 23 Sonny Bill Williams

SCORERS T: Milner-Skudder, Nonu, Barrett C: Carter (2) P: Carter (4) DG: Carter Yellow Card Ben Smith

Australia15 Israel Folau 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper 13 Tevita Kuridrani 12 Matt Giteau 11 Drew Mitchell 10 Bernard Foley 9 Will Genia 1 Scott Sio 2 STEPHEN MOORE (C) 3 Sekope Kepu 4 Kane Douglas 5 Rob Simmons 6 Scott Fardy 7 Michael Hooper 8 David Pocock BENCH: 16 Tatafu Polota-Nau 17 James Slipper 18 Greg Holmes 19 Dean Mumm 20 Ben McCalman 21 Nick Phipps 22 Matt Toomua 23 Kurtley Beale

SCORERS T: Pocock, Kuridrani C: Foley (2) P: Foley

Man of the Match: Dan Carter (New Zealand)

Referee: Nigel Owens (WRU) Asst. Referees: Jérôme Garcès (FFR), Wayne Barnes (RFU) TMO: Shaun Veldsman (SARU)




RWC 2015 Bronze Final

 South AfricaSOUTH AFRICA 24-13 ARGENTINAArgentina

Olympic Stadium - Friday, 30 October 2015
KO: 20:00 HT: 13-0 Att: 55,925



Boks v Pumas Teams are getting ready to take the field for the anthems ‪
Boks v Pumas Anthems done. Kick-off is imminent 
Boks 0-0 Pumas 0m Lacey blows his whistle and we are off 
Boks 0-0 Pumas 0m SA on the attack, just over half way 
Boks 0-0 Pumas 1m But Argentina have turned it over, they make metres but still in own half 
Boks 0-0 Pumas 2m Scrum just outside the ‪Argentina 10m line to South Africa ‪
Boks 0-0 Pumas 2m SA take the ball from the scrum, and make their way downfield towards line 
Boks 0-0 Pumas 2m Le Roux sends a pass loose but Burger mops it up. Then turned over immediately 
Boks 0-0 Pumas 4m Lacey has sent Cubelli to the bin for slowing the ball down 
Boks 0-0 Pumas 5m The Boks have crossed the line but Lacey is going to the TMO, was he in touch? 
Boks 5-0 Pumas 5m After just 2 looks at the footage JP Pietersen is given the try 
Boks 7-0 Pumas 6m And the conversion is good 
Boks 7-0 Pumas 7m Argentina have the ball, sent to touch with a great little kick by Amorosino 
Boks 7-0 Pumas 8m Lineout won by South Africa, kicked clear straight to ‪Argentina hands, resulting play hands Lineout to South Africa 
Boks 7-0 Pumas 9m Lineout won by SA and they are on the charge 
Boks 7-0 Pumas 9m Le Roux dinks the ball forward, Habana is there but an ‪Argentina hand was there 1st 
Boks 7-0 Pumas 10m 22 drop out as a result of that and South Africa are back on the attack 
Boks 7-0 Pumas 10m South Africa are dominating here but Pumas are in possession deep in own half 
Boks 7-0 Pumas 11m Sanchez clears the ball from the ruck and sends it down field. 
Boks 7-0 Pumas 12m Bit of aerial ping pong leads to a South Africa Lineout and then a penalty given for obstruction 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 13m Penalty right in front of the posts goes over with ease for Pollard 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 14m Knock on from South Africa hands ‪Argentina possession but we are stopped for blood treatment 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 14m Blood substitution as Figallo is replaced by Noguera
Boks 10-0 Pumas 15m Cubelli's sin bin is over just in time for the scrum ‪
Boks 10-0 Pumas 15m Penalty given at the scrum to Springboks 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 16m Kicked long but misses touch, sent straight back to South Africa and they send it high 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 16m Argentina in possession, just on own 10m line 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 17m It has been turned over, and South Africa work through the hands from 10m 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 18m Another turnover, Argentina have the ball on their own 10m through Cubelli 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 18m Ball pops out, Habana grabs it but ball is dislodged ‪
Boks 10-0 Pumas 19m Scrum on the ‪Argentina 22 and it is bought down, Lacey says it’s to be reset 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 20m Lacey having a chat with both front rows as the scrum goes down again 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 20m Free kick awarded to Pumas after multiple attempts at the scrum fail 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 21m Figallo is back on after his blood replacement ‪
Boks 10-0 Pumas 22m Lineout to South Africa deep in their own half, results in a maul ‪
Boks 10-0 Pumas 23m Burger called offside at Pinaar's kick. Resulting penalty sent to touch on SA 22 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 24m Kicked through but bounces into touch, South Africa Lineout right on their own line 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 25m Clearance kick only makes it as far as the 10m line. Lineout sent to back 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 24m Cubelli makes a break, Argentina are back on the South Africa 5m line 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 26m Argentina still on the attack, they have been driven back 10m 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 26m Lacey gives a penalty to South Africa. Taken quickly with a tap & go 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 27m Pinaar kicks through following advantage but it is collected & sent to touch by‪ Argentina 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 28m Lineout sent to middle of the line by SA 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 28m Pollard makes a break, passes to Habana but he fumbles it, that was a sure try 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 29m Scrum to ‪Argentina just short of their own 5m line 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 29m ‪Argentina take the ball from the scrum but South Africa do not want to let them through 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 30m Cubelli eventually sends the ball high & to touch on own 10m line 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 31m Lineout taken well, South Africa on the attack again and handed a penalty as ‪Argentina enter from side 
Boks 10-0 Pumas 32m They are going for the posts 
Boks 13-0 Pumas 32m Pollard slots it over, adding another 3 to the board ‪
Boks 13-0 Pumas 33m Argentina on the attack following the restart, a bit of aerial ping pong ensues 
Boks 13-0 Pumas 34m Habana gets the ball, pings it through but clips Sanchez's heel & ends up on floor 
Boks 13-0 Pumas 34m Lineout to Argentina on own 22, they take it well & begin attacking phases 
Boks 13-0 Pumas 35m Pass very close to being intercepted by South Africa but good hands by ‪Argentina keep possession 
Boks 13-0 Pumas 36m Moroni breaks, looks to offload but there was no-one there, South Africa clear long 
Boks 13-0 Pumas 37m Lineout to Argentina following another lot of back & forth kicks
Boks 13-0 Pumas 38m Offside at the line out hands SA a penalty which is sent to the corner 
Boks 13-0 Pumas 39m Lineout is taken well, attempt at a driving maul fails but South Africa still on attack 
Boks 13-0 Pumas 39m Argentina slow the ball down, Lacey plays advantage. Pulled back for the pen 
Boks 16-0 Pumas 32m Pollard slots it over on stroke of HT & becomes highest RWC scorer this tournament

Boks 16-0 Pumas HT T: Pietersen C: Pollard P: Pollard (3) | YC Cubelli ‪

South Africa v Argentina Bronze Final RWC 2015Boks 16-0 Pumas HT The teams are back out on the pitch ready for the 2nd half
Boks 16-0 Pumas 40m Argentina in possession from the restart. Attacking from the South Africa 22 
Boks 16-3 Pumas 41m Sanchez sits back in the pocket & gets a great drop goal. 3 points on the board 
Boks 16-3 Pumas 42m South Africa on the attack, ball goes wide to Etzebeth and Lacey goes to TMO 
Boks 21-3 Pumas 42m The TMO awards the try, no sign of Eztebeth being in touch 
Boks 21-3 Pumas 43m Pollard doesn't make the conversion 
Boks 21-3 Pumas 44m SA on the attack again through Eztebeth. Le Roux sends it high to clear 
Boks 21-3 Pumas 44m Clearance goes as far as the South Africa 22, Lineout to ‪Argentina is taken well 
Boks 21-3 Pumas 45m Handling error hands South Africa the ball but another error gives a scrum to ‪Argentina 
Boks 21-3 Pumas 45m Scrum goes well but the resulting play leads to a penalty to the Boks 
Boks 21-3 Pumas 46m Mtawarira was subbed at HT for Nyakane and Alemanno has just gone off for Petti 
Boks 21-3 Pumas 47m Offside by Argentina gives Pollard another chance at the posts 
Boks 24-3 Pumas 47m Pollard adds another 3 to the board as Strauss replaces du Plessis 
Boks 24-3 Pumas 48m Strauss offside at the kick so Sanchez sends resulting penalty to corner 
Boks 24-3 Pumas 49m Montoya's throw is pinched by Strauss & cleared away 
Boks 24-3 Pumas 50m Pumas are on the attack, advantage being played as Cubelli clears it from a ruck 
Boks 24-3 Pumas 51m Advantage still being played, South Africa off feet so Sanchez lines up the pen 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 51m Sanchez slots it over as Isa replaces Lobbe & Landajo replaces Cubelli 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 52m Burger is leaving the field to huge applause as Alberts replaces him 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 53m Argentina in possession, Sanchez floats ball out to Desio
Boks 24-6 Pumas 54m Herrera is replaced by Orlandi as ‪Argentina knock the ball on. Scrum South Africa 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 56m Scrum is just inside the‪ Argentina half, turned but ball out and taken by Pumas 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 56m The ball is lost in the tackle, cleared long by South Africa 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 57m Lacey playing advantage to South Africa as they mount an attack from deep in ‪Argentina half 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 58m Argentina in possession following a territorial kick from South Africa. Jus on half way 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 59m Penalty given to South Africa. Sent to touch by Pinaar ‪
Boks 24-6 Pumas 60m Burger is back on the field as Louw is off for some treatment
Boks 24-6 Pumas 60m Du Plessis has come on for Malherbe 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 61m SA are on the attack, just 5m out 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 62m Argentina manage to defend well but handbags have ensued and can't be broken up 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 62m That handbags session was nothing but shirt grabbing. Lacey talking to both Captains 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 62m Matfield leaves the field 7 is replaced by De Jager ‪
Boks 24-6 Pumas 62m We are finally back to play after that knock on. Scrum to ‪Argentina on own 5m 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 62m Penalty at the scrum to Argentina after a none straight drive 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 63m Missed touch, resulting play gives ‪Argentina another pen. Sanchez gets treatment on floor 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 63m Lambie comes on for Le Roux
Boks 24-6 Pumas 64m Argentina on the attack, playing the ball through hands deep in SA half 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 64m Springboks manage to turn it over and clear it downfield
Boks 24-6 Pumas 66m Scrum to South Africa, taken well from the base & sent to touch. Lineout taken quickly 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 66m Ball lost forward by Argentina. Habana leaves the field without the record try 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 67m Habana replaced by Serfontein 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 68m penalty awarded to South Africa and Pollard lines it up for the posts 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 69m He misses it. It hit the upright & Argentina claim it ‪
Boks 24-6 Pumas 69m Another penalty for South Africa as‪ Argentina do not release. He misses touch much to crowd’s delight 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 70m Penalty for South Africa again as the maul is pulled down. This time Pollard makes touch 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 51m South Africa in possession just outside the ‪Argentina 22 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 72m Despite the score line the Argentinian fans are in fine voice
Boks 24-6 Pumas 72m Scrum to Argentina just inside their own 10m line ‪
Boks 24-6 Pumas 73m Argentina on the attack but the SA defence is very tough to break through 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 74m They get a penalty as a player is tackled without the ball
Boks 24-6 Pumas 75m Argentina send it to touch. Resulting Lineout is taken well
Boks 24-6 Pumas 75m Argentina still in possession, just short of South Africa 22m line 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 76m South Africa bundle Argentina into touch ending their attacking phase 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 77m Lineout spoilt by ‪Argentina and Isa on the attack 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 77m Montoya off, replaced by Garcia Botta who gets his 1st RWC cap 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 78m Argentina still on the attack but they are not going very far 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 79m Argentina are determined to get this try. penalty awarded. Tap & go 
Boks 24-6 Pumas 80m Pumas are just 5m out and they get another pen. Taken quickly but from wrong place 
Boks 24-11 Pumas 80+1m They did it. Every single member of both teams are pleased with that try 
Boks 24-13 Pumas 80+1m The conversion of Orlandi's try is good. The whistle goes. All over. 

South Africa v Argentina Bronze Final RWC 2015

South Africa15 Willie le Roux 14 JP Pietersen 13 Jesse Kriel 12 Damian De Allende 11 Bryan Habana 10 Handré Pollard 9 Ruan Pienaar 1 Tendai Mtawarira 2 Bismarck du Plessis 3 Frans Malherbe 4 Eben Etzebeth 5 VICTOR MATFIELD (C) 6 Francois Louw 7 Schalk Burger 8 Duane Vermeulen BENCH: 16 Adriaan Strauss 17 Trevor Nyakane 18 Jannie du Plessis 19 Lodewyk de Jager 20 Willem Alberts 21 Rudy Paige 22 Pat Lambie 23 Jan Serfontein

Scorers: T: Pietersen, Etzebeth C: Pollard P: Pollard (4)

Argentina15 Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino 14 Santiago Cordero 13 Matias Moroni  12 Jeronimo De La Fuente 11 Horacio Agulla 10 NICOLAS SANCHEZ (C) 9 Tomas Cubelli  1 Juan Figallo 2 Julian Montoya 3 Ramiro Herrera 4 Matias Alemanno 5 Tomas Lavanini 6 Javier Ortega Desio  7 Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe 8 Juan Manuel Leguizamón BENCH: 16 Lucas Noguera 17 Juan Pablo Orlandi 18 Santiago García Botta 19 Guido Petti 20 Facundo Isa  21 Martin Landajo 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias 23 Juan Pablo Socino

Scorers: T: Orlandi C: Sanchez DG: Sanchez P: Sanchez Yellow Card Cubelli

Referee: John Lacey (IRFU) Asst Referees: Glen Jackson (NZRU), Chris Pollock (NZRU) TMO: Graham Hughes (RFU)