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08 Oct 2019

MATCH REPORT: Boks thrash Canada to book RWC quarter-final spot

08 Oct 2019

It was a scrappy second half by the Springboks against 14 men. But they'll be impressed with the 10 tries scored and the manner in which they started the game.

And Rassie Erasmus' charges are safely through to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup!

08 Oct 2019

FULL-TIME: South Africa 66-7 Canada

08 Oct 2019

A Canadian knock-on brings an end to proceedings...

08 Oct 2019

The official MAN-OF-THE-MATCH award goes to Springbok lock RG Snyman.

08 Oct 2019

78'- This game has somewhat fizzled out towards the end here... both teams making silly handling errors...

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77'- TURNOVERS WON

SA 6

Canada 5

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74'- Elton Jantjies misses with a relatively easy conversion attempt.

SA 66-7 Canada

08 Oct 2019

72'- TRY to the Springboks as replacement prop Frans Malherbe barges over for his first Test try!

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71'- MATCH POSSESSION

SA 60%

Canada 40%

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71'- MATCH TERRITORY

SA 64%

Canada 36%

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66'- Elton Jantjies is successful with the CONVERSION.

SA 61-7 Canada

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65'- TRY to the Springboks as fullback Damian Willemse rounds off a simple backline move! It came off a powerful Bok scrum close to the tryline.

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63' - METRES MADE ON ATTACK

SA 476m

Canada 120m

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61'- Silly errors creeping into the Springbok game in the second half. They're currently 7-all against 14 Canadians in the second period...

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60'- Bok sub: Handre Pollard is on at inside centre with Damian de Allende off, with Frans Steyn moving to outside centre.

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57' - Bok sub: Brits limps off and is replaced by Marx.

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55' - CONVERSION slotted by Elton Jantjies.

SA 54-7 Canada

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54' - TRY to the Springboks as hooker Schalk Brits side-steps a few defenders close to the tryline to dot down next to the posts!

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53'- Bok prop subs: Du Toit and Koch off, Kitshoff and Malherbe on.

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53'- PENALTIES CONCEDED

SA 4

Canada 5

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51'- Bok sub: Herschel Jantjies on at scrumhalf for Cobus Reinach.

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49'- Gelant is almost over in the corner after collecting a kick in behind the Canadian defence by De Allende.

But the Bok winger knocked it on in the tackle just before the tryline.

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47'- CONVERSION slotted by Peter Nelson.

SA 47-7 Canada

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But the try stands as referee Pearce says there was not enough of an impediment on Elton Jantjies trying to get to a Canadian defender.

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Oh wait, the referee has called on the TMO for potential obstruction in the build-up...

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46'- TRY to Canada as flank Matt Heaton barges over for a well-deserved score!

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45'- But another Canada penalty gives them another chance. The Boks have conceded three penalties inside the first five minutes after the break...

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43'- Great defence from the Springboks as they hold off several Canadian attacks near the tryline.

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42'- Another Canada penalty as Jantjies is pinged for going off his feet at a ruck.

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41'- Canada with the first penalty of the second half as lock Evan Olmstead wins the contest on the ground. It allows them to set up a lineout near the Springbok 22m area...

08 Oct 2019

Welcome back for the second half!

Elton Jantjies restarts proceedings...

08 Oct 2019

No surprise that the Boks dominated territory (77%) and possession (76%) in the first half.

08 Oct 2019

Seven Springbok tries and six conversions tell a sorry tale for the hapless Canadians who are also down to 14 men for the remainder of the match.

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HALF-TIME: South Africa 47-0 Canada

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41' - CONVERSION slotted by Jantjies.

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40'- TRY to the Springboks as Frans Steyn intercepts a Canadian pass to score!

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39'- The Boks squander a golden opportunity as flanker Kwagga Smith knocks on close to the Canadian tryline.

08 Oct 2019

35'- RED CARD for Josh Larsen as referee Luke Pearce explains that he came in with no arms into the neck area of Du Toit.

It's the correct call.

08 Oct 2019

It should be a red card - a clear shoulder charge into Du Toit's neck...
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