LIVE MATCH COVERAGE

Internationals

Thumb_south-africa-ed South Africa

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Thumb_wales-ed Wales

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Kick-off local time : Sat, 21 June 2014 - 15h00
Kick-off : Sat, 21 June 2014 - 15h00
Venue : Nelspruit
Referee : Steve Walsh (Australia)
Match status : Result
  South Africa Wales
Tries Cornal Hendricks (34min) and Willie le Roux (72min) Jamie Roberts (19min), Alex Cuthbert (21min), and Ken Owens (45min)
Penalties Dan Biggar (13min), Dan Biggar (57min), and Dan Biggar (65min)
Conversions Dan Biggar (19min), Dan Biggar (21min), and Dan Biggar (45min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards Luke Charteris (29min) and Dan Biggar (33min)
Red cards
DGs
Commentary
Minute Commentary

81

What an intense finish here in Nelspruit. The Springboks steals a victory from the Welsh in the dying moments. That concludes our coverage of this match. Join us next week for more Rugby 365 Live Scoring.

80

There's only second left. Biggar misses a drop goal but regain the ball after the clearance. The siren sounds but Wales need points. Discipline is required from the Springboks and patience from Wales. The Springboks knock Wales backwards. Phillips almost makes it through. Biggar makes another drop goal attempt. He misses. That's the game.

79

Williams' tackle is deemed illegal.There's huge resistance from the Welsh though, after much explaining and blows the whistle. Walsh gives the PENALTY TRY! Steyn makes the CONVERSION.

78

Hendricks is almost through on the end of a pass from Le Roux. He dives for the corner but the cover tackle comes in. Walsh goes upstairs to check the legality of it.

76

The Springboks win the scrum, applying pressure on Wales. They win a penalty at the ensuing ruck and kick for the corner. Will the Wales defense hold strong?

74

The Springboks have a scrum. There's only a few minutes left but the South Africans have some fire in their eyes. It's going to be a tight finish.

72

Fourie Du Preez almost gets to the line. Wales defend well though. Repeated tackles a metre out. Le Roux shows the ball, changes angle and charges to the line. TRYTIME! Steyn kicks teh CONVERSION.

69

Hendricks receives from a scrum. He steps inside and gets through the line. Suddenly it's Wales who're scrambling backwards. Springbok lineout ten metres out.

68

The Springboks are lackluster, walking around the field. The don't seem a threat on defense or offense anymore.

65

Wales win a penalty at the scrum. Biggar hits the PENALTY over.

64

The Springboks run with the ball for a few phases. But it's called as unplayable at the ruck. Wales have the put in for a scrum in a dangerous position.

62

Wales win the penalty at the scrum and have a lineout on the Springbok 22. But the Springboks steal the ball. Steyn clears it.

61

Wales have a lineout in the Springbok half. They smell blood and are going for the jugular this match. Bismark Du Plessis steals it and Le Roux streaks up field. Mtawarira knocks it on though.

59

Wales have a lineout in the Springbok half. They smell blood and are going for the jugular this match. Bismark Du Plessis steals it and Le Roux streaks up field. Mtawarira knocks it on though.

58

Alun Wyn-Jones is played in the air. Another penalty for Wales and Walsh is going to the TMO again. It could be trouble for Van Der Merwe. He's given the YELLOW CARD!

57

After the restart the South Africans are penalised. If the Springboks plan to win this they'll need to do something drastic soon. Biggar kicks a good PENALTY.

55

Wales crowd the tackler on the ground again. It's a Springbok penalty and this time Steyn is sent to kick for poles. It's over. Successful PENALTY for Steyn.

53

The Springboks are being battered backwards still. Biggar makes a probing kick but overcooks it. Lineout for the Springboks.

52

Wales win a scrum feed as Hendricks is taken to ground. Biggar kicks to Le Roux in the Springbok 22. Le Roux clears to the halfway.

50

Jannie Du Plessis is penalised for scrumming in. Lineout for Wales on their own 22.Matfield steals. Wales are blown up for a high tackle. Du Preez takes the tap quickly, but the Springboks are being tackled backwards.

48

The Springboks drive the Welsh scrum back but knock it on as they try to retrieve the ball. Another scrum for Wales.

47

The Boks set up a drive, Steyn beats a defender, he offloads to Pietersen. The ball goes to Louw, who knocks it on on the Welsh 5 metre when Davies puts in a big tackle.

46

Steyn restarts and the Habana wins a penalty. Steyn kicks for the corner.

45

It's a Welsh lineout on the South African 5 metre. They set up a drive now. The drive is stopped and the ball recycled. Davies almost makes the line. Owens dives for the tryline. It goes to the TMO and the TRY is awarded. Biggar nails the CONVERSION.

43

The ball goes over the back of the line and Pietersen wins it back. Steyn kicks forward but it's a penalty for Wales, the chaser was in front of the kicker.

42

Samson Lee goes to ground. The Springboks have a penalty. They win their own ball in the lineout. Du Preez pops it inside to Louw who surges forward. But South Africa concede a penalty for poor discipline at the ruck.

41

Walsh blows the whistle for the start of the second. Van Der Merwe receives and Steyn send the ball to the other end. It's sent back, suddenly a few errors cause the ball to be loose. But a Welsh knock on relieves the pressure and they set for a Springbok scrum on the 5 metre.

40

Charteris comes back onto the field as seconds remain on the clock for the first half. They win their ball. The whistle is blown for the end of the first half. This has been a riveting 40 minutes of rugby.

38

The Springboks have turned it on now. They're attacking with intention finally. Van Der Merwe is penalised for being in an offside position.

34

JP Pietersen runs from deep. He's through the line. It's off to Le Roux. He plays to Hendricks who scores in the corner! It's a TRY! Steyn kicks a good CONVERSION.

33

Mean in green push the driving maul toward the line. They're 10 metres out. Now 5! It's collapsed. Biggar is given a yellow and a PENALTY TRY is awarded. Steyn is successful with the CONVERSION.

31

The Springboks kick for the corner for the third time. But they lose the ball at the lineout. The clearance means another lineout inside the 22.

29

The Springboks are unchallenged ten metres out and the Springboks drive. Win the penalty after the maul is collapsed a metre out from the line. Charteris is give a yellow. The Springboks kick for the corner.

28

Louw makes a good steal, earning a penalty. The Springboks win their lineout and set up a drive. It's a penalty for collapsing the maul. They kick for the corner.

23

Steyn leaves for a blood replacement, replaced by Pienaar. This isn't going well for the South Africans.

21

The Welsh heap the pressure on with some great offensive play. The Springboks bounce off Welsh players before Cuthbert scores a good TRY. Biggar makes the CONVERSION.

19

It's a good scrum from the men in red. Cuthbert switches with Biggar, bursting through the line. He pops off to Roberts who scores a great TRY! Biggar knocks the CONVERSION over with ease.

18

Dan Biggar puts in an up and under for Cuthbert to chase. Le Roux is under it, but he takes his eye off the ball and knocks it on. Welsh scrum outside the 22.

17

Biggar takes the dropout and Hendricks receives. Steyn sees a gaping hole behind Wales' backline. He overcooks the kick though and Wales have a lineout in line with his kick.

16

The Springboks win a penalty after the kickoff. Now it's Steyn's turn to take a kick. He pulls it wide though. The Welsh retain the lead.

13

The Welsh win a penalty. Biggar lines up the kick. It's a successful PENALTY! Wales takes the lead.

7

The Boks spin it wide and Habana is in some apce, he looks to turn it on the inside to Pietersen but he knocks on so Wales have a scrum. Massive shove from Mtwawarira and Steyn kicks for the corner

3

Wales on the attack this time and the Boks look to run it out of their 22 but Serfontein holds on too long on the ground. Biggar has a shot at goal but pushes it wide.

0

The Boks kick off and take the ball deep into Welsh territory, but a ahndling error from Vermeulen means that Wales can clear the danger.

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The warm, dry conditions at Mbombela stadium will hopefully produce another game that's both quick and skillful.

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Warren Gatland has also made two changes to the Welsh side, also both in the forwards. Samson Lee starts in the front row this week after coming on as a replacement. Josh Turnbull also starts on the flank this week.

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The South African side has only had a pair of changes, Flip van der Merwe comes in to replace Bakkies Botha and Tendai Mtawarira comes in to the front row for Guthro Steenkamp. On the bench Wynand Olivier replaces the injured Johan Goosen. The strong squad promises another good performance from the Springboks.

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Welcome to Rugby 365 Live Scoring for the second international between South Africa and Wales in the June International window. The sun is out in Nelspruit, which bodes well for this exciting clash.
South Africa
Players
15 Willie le Roux
14 Cornal Hendricks
13 Jan Serfontein
12 Jean de Villiers
11 Bryan Habana
10 Handre Pollard
9 Ruan Pienaar
8 Duane Vermeulen
7 Marcell Coetzee
6 Francois Louw
5 Victor Matfield
4 Eben Etzebeth
3 Jannie du Plessis
2 Adriaan Strauss
1 Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes
23 Damian de Allende
22 Patrick Lambie
21 Francois Hougaard
20 Warren Whiteley
19 Lodewyk de Jager
18 Marcel van der Merwe
17 Trevor Nyakane
16 Bismarck du Plessis
Wales
Players
15 Liam Williams
14 Alex Cuthbert
13 Jonathan Davies
12 Jamie Roberts
11 George North
10 Dan Biggar
9 Mike Phillips
8 Toby Faletau
7 Josh Turnbull
6 Dan Lydiate
5 Alun Wyn Jones
4 Luke Charteris
3 Samson Lee
2 Ken Owens
1 Gethin Jenkins

Substitutes
23 Matthew Morgan
22 James Hook
21 Gareth Davies
20 Dan Baker
19 Jake Ball
18 Aaron Jarvis
17 Paul James
16 Matthew Rees