Hapless Boks hand victory to All Blacks on a plate

2008-08-17 00:00

THE Springboks, quite literally, played into eager All Blacks hands in losing Saturday’s Test at Newlands 19-0, and the world champions now have little hope of adding the Tri-Nations title to their trophy cabinet.

The All Blacks, at Newlands, defended superbly around the fringes, but created little of their own — not that they had to as the Boks presented them with possession and tries, gift-wrapped, which allowed them to seal a comfortable win.

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