It was a fantastic performance by the home team, who celebrated the 100th anniversary of Eben Etzebeth.th international performance and 50th anniversary of Bongi Mbonambith the best way.
However, the Springbok coaching staff would have a few concerns after the Boxers saw three tries in the match chalked and missed many chances that could have left them off the court by halftime.
Instead, Wales remained in the match, managing to close the gap to three points early in the second half before the pits pulled away.
The first 40 minutes were half a missed opportunity for the Boxes as they went into the break with a nine-point lead, going two to one but missing several tries in the park.
It was an exciting start to the match as the Boxes attacked from the start, pushing their way to the Welsh at 22m where outside center Lujanyo Am landed the perfect corner kick for striker Macazol Mapimpi to catch and pass, just for him. exit with a canceled attempt.
However, a penalty in formation allowed midfielder Handra Pollard to knock down the first points of the game, putting them 3–0 up five minutes later.
Three minutes later, it was center Damian de Allende’s turn to think he had scored after getting a short ball from a maul, but TMO thought he was short.
Finally, the “boxes” tried to earn absolute dominance in the 15th round.th minutes as after a series of huge scrambles and penalties in Wales’ 22m scrum, a quick touch sent the ball flying and Mouldre Pollard smashed a flatball and scored before knocking down a conversion to take a 10-0 lead.
Then, despite the course of the game, Wales hit back, using their first piece of territory in the 22-meter box to earn some space when Tommy Reffell from the wing scored a missed 10-5 try in the 19th minute.
The home team then lost striker Cheslin Kolbe to injury in the 21st match.st. minute before missing out on a few more chances, allowing Wales to close the gap to two points in the 34thth a minute through a penalty to Dan Biggar’s flyhaf.
Boxes thankfully finished the half at the top, lining up a lineout deep in the Welsh 22m zone and the maul was close to prostitute Bongi Mbonambi being interrupted and outplayed, with additional Pollards making it 17-8 at half-time.
Just after the start of the second half, Wales earned a penalty and Biggar took it down to take them to a converted try, while Bok continued to squander their chances as Lujanyo Am thought he had scored, only for it to count. turned off due to passing forward in formation.
Another Biggar penalty in ’47th Then a minute brought the visitors three points behind and they were very lucky as they could easily be 20 points behind.
Boxing finally regained a decent lead in run 53.rd minute, when they attacked from the 5-meter lineout, swinging the ball in one direction and back in the other, where the winger Sia Kolisi received it at the line and took the shot, and Pollard’s conversion made the score 24-14.
After what happened before, after what happened before, after Wales and Boxing blew their chances, it was something of a quiet end to the game until Pollard added icing on the cake with two penalties in the last three minutes, including including an excellent shot from a long distance. a full time horn to drive the crowd crazy.
Springbox: Tries – Khandre Pollard, Bongi Mbonambi, Sia Kolisi; Transformations – Pollard (3); Penalty – Pollard (3)
Wales: Try – Tommy Reffell; Penalties – Dan Biggar (3)