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As it happened: Springboks 37-14 France

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10 Jun 2017

MATCH REPORT: Boks too strong for French at Loftus

10 Jun 2017

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Next weekend we head to Durban for the second Test at Kings Park.

Stay tuned to Sport24 for reaction after the Springbok victory!

10 Jun 2017

A great start to the year from the Boks! But it's imperative that they not get too carried away. The French team will be an improved one next week, with several of their Top 14 finalists back in action...

10 Jun 2017

MAN-OF-THE-MATCH

Hooker Malcolm Marx deservedly receives the best player award!

10 Jun 2017

Now that was better! A far cry from the misery of 2016...

10 Jun 2017

FULL-TIME: South Africa 37-14 France

10 Jun 2017

81'- After several phases of French attack, the Boks force a turnover to make a final statement as the game ends!

10 Jun 2017

80' - One final chance for France near the South African tryline...

10 Jun 2017

79'- The Boks have dominated all facets today and thoroughly deserve their win!

10 Jun 2017

78'- CLEAN BREAKS

SA 11

France 4

10 Jun 2017

75' - Coetzee kicks out on the full, handing the French a lineout just outside the South African 22m area. Can they salvage some pride in the last five minutes?

10 Jun 2017

73'- Bok sub: Dillyn Leyds makes his Test debut, replacing Raymond Rhule at wing.

10 Jun 2017

72'- METRES MADE ON ATTACK

SA 527m

France 392m

10 Jun 2017

71'- Boks looking to run the French ragged now, with Hougaard especially looking good at scrumhalf!

10 Jun 2017

69'- CONVERSION slotted by Jantjies.

SA 37-14 France

10 Jun 2017

Jan Serfontein scores near the corner! It was started from deep inside the Boks' own half when Hougaard launched a counter-attack. He off-loaded to Coetzee, who sprinted up-field, before off-loading to Serfontein...

10 Jun 2017

67' - TRY to the Springboks!

10 Jun 2017

66' - CLEAN BREAKS

SA 9

France 4

10 Jun 2017

65'- Etzebeth times his jump to perfection to steal a French lineout five metres from the South African tryline!

10 Jun 2017

63'- The Boks have brought on several substitutions: Francois Hougaard, Bongi Mbonambi, Coenie Oosthuizen and Pieter-Steph du Toit all on.

10 Jun 2017

It was a great set move which allowed Cronje to score on his debut! He is the 50th Springbok scrumhalf...

10 Jun 2017

61'- CONVERSION slotted by Jantjies.

SA 30-14 France

10 Jun 2017

60'- TRY to the Springboks as scrumhalf Ross Cronje scores after breaking through a lineout. A great move which saw him take a pass from Whiteley...

10 Jun 2017

60' - Bok sub: Jean-Luc du Preez is on at flank for Oupa Mohoje.

10 Jun 2017

59'- It's also a YELLOW CARD for France fullback Brice Dulin who had taken out Skosan without the ball.

10 Jun 2017

59'- No conversion is needed in case of a penalty try so South Africa lead by 23-14.

10 Jun 2017

59'- A PENALTY TRY is awarded for South Africa as referee Jackson determines Skosan was taken out without the ball!

10 Jun 2017

59'- TMO CALL

Skosan chases a chip in behind the French defence but knocks on with the tryline begging. However, he is claiming he was tackled without the ball.

The TMO is called into action... Penalty try coming up?

10 Jun 2017

57'- But the Boks quickly win a turnover which brings some relief...

10 Jun 2017

57' - A terrible error from Jantjies as he drops a high ball, handing France a scrum inside South African territory...

10 Jun 2017

56'- Steyn will play inside centre, with Serfontein moving to the outside.

It's Steyn's first Test since 2012...

10 Jun 2017

56' - Bok sub: Frans Steyn replaces Jesse Kriel at centre.

10 Jun 2017

55'- CONVERSION slotted by Plisson.

SA 16-14 France

10 Jun 2017

Replacement scrumhalf Baptiste Serin scores his first Test try! He executed a great dummy close to the tryline, beating Etzebeth...

10 Jun 2017

54'- TRY to France!

10 Jun 2017

53'- The French are ringing the changes up front now, with three players off in as many minutes...

10 Jun 2017

51' - METRES MADE ON ATTACK

SA 364m

France 300m

10 Jun 2017

51' - Kriel gets himself isolated out wide which allows the French to win a penalty. They kick up-field into South African territory...

10 Jun 2017

49'- After another scrum penalty to the Springboks, Cronje takes a quick tap to launch an attack. The Boks then surge into the red zone, before a vital intercept from French winger Huget...

10 Jun 2017

46' - France sub: Baptiste Serin is on at scrumhalf for Maxime Machenaud.

10 Jun 2017

A scrum penalty for South Africa allows them to bring relief down-field. That is now the 6th penalty conceded by France.

10 Jun 2017

44'- PENALTIES CONCEDED

SA 3

France 5

10 Jun 2017

44' - France's attempted driving maul goes awry as Etzebeth does well to win a turnover for South Africa!
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