Rugby Championship: Springboks edge All Blacks in final-game thriller

South Africa beat New Zealand 31-29 within the last sport of the Rugby Championship

Elton Jantjies scored a penalty after the ultimate hooter as South Africa beat New Zealand 31-29 in an exhilarating last match of the Rugby Championship.

Damian de Allende and Makazole Mapimpi have been the scorers because the Springboks ended a three-match shedding streak.

Earlier, an Andrew Kellaway hat-trick helped Australia beat Argentina 32-17 to complete second behind the All Blacks, who secured the title final weekend.

It was the Wallabies’ fourth successive win of the competitors.

South Africa overturned a 20-14 half-time deficit on Gold Coast after Sevu Reece, Ardie Savea and Brad Weber scored first-half tries for New Zealand.

The All Blacks secured the title with victory over South Africa final weekend, however the world champions will now transfer again above their rivals to prime the world rankings.

Australia too sturdy for winless Argentina

Samu Kerevi and Quade Cooper of Australia
The win was Australia’s fourth successive Championship victory

The bonus-point victory for the Wallabies was sufficient to safe a second-place end behind New Zealand.

Alongside Kellaway, Folau Fainga’a and Samu Kerevi have been additionally on the scoresheet as Australia recorded 4 successive wins for the primary time within the competitors.

Kellaway, whose debut got here earlier this 12 months, now has eight tries in six begins for the Wallabies and is inside touching distance of Israel Folau’s report of 10 tries in a debut 12 months.

Thomas Gallo scored two comfort tries for Argentina within the last quarter, however they end the tour with out a win in six matches.

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