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Rugby World Cup: Key moments as New Zealand, France and Australia win - video highlights

9 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

George Bridge's try was crucial as New Zealand overcame South Africa, while Camille Lopez kicked the winning drop goal as France beat Argentina, and Australia fought back to defeat Fiji. New Zealand stand firm against South Africa in heavyweight thriller
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Why New Zealand won't be totally happy with Rugby World Cup win over South Africa - Umaga

Why New Zealand won't be totally happy with Rugby World Cup win over South Africa - Umaga

9 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

New Zealand beat South Africa in their Rugby World Cup opener.
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All Blacks hold off Springboks in Yokohama

9 monthes ago   |   By Planet Rugby

New Zealand took a giant step towards reaching the Rugby World Cup's quarter-finals when they beat South Africa 23-13 in their tournament opener in Yokohama on Saturday.
There was plenty of hype around this fixture and that was justified as the teams went at each other hammer and tongs from the kick off. The match was characterised by great physicality from both teams but New Zealand's attacking play was of a superior quality especially in the first half and that helped them to victory in the end.
The world champions eventually outscored their opponents by two tries to one with George...
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Five takeaways from New Zealand v South Africa

Five takeaways from New Zealand v South Africa

9 monthes ago   |   By Planet Rugby

Following a 23-13 win for New Zealand over South Africa in their World Cup encounter, here's our five takeaways from the clash on Saturday.
Beauden Barrett shift paying off: It's doing so for several reasons with one being how his move to 15 allows him greater freedom to run, especially off turnover ball. Barrett's pace was always something New Zealand wanted to utilise in their game and with the rise of Richie Mo'unga the decision was somewhat forced on Steve Hansen. Boy is it paying off as it's also taken away the goal-kicking responsibilities from Barrett, who has long struggled in that...
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New Zealand stand firm against South Africa in heavyweight thriller

9 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

• Springboks start and finish strongly but fall short
• Bridge and Barrett tries give All Blacks winning lead New Zealand's proud record of never having lost a Rugby World Cup pool game is still intact after a thrilling victory over South Africa. In one of the great World Cup pool matches, the All Blacks's counterattacking brilliance narrowly cancelled out the Boks' more direct and physical tactics to secure a 23-13 win their opening fixture in Japan. From 17-3 up at half-time Steve Hansen's team had to weather a determined South African fightback but held their nerve in a breathless final...
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Rugby World Cup 2019: How New Zealand skillfully exploited South Africa's greatest strength to win

9 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

New Zealand's tactical tweaks enabled them to score 17 points in less than ten minutes and turn the game their way
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New Zealand 23-13 South Africa: All Blacks begin defence with impressive win over Springboks

9 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

To end a sensational Saturday that kicked the 2019 Rugby World Cup right into life, the game that needs no introduction lived up to the hype. Three-time Champions New Zealand saw off two-time Champions South Africa 23-13 to stretch their winning run at World Cups to 15 matches across 12 years. South Africa have much to commend them, but make no mistake: New Zealand remain the team to beat.
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New Zealand 23 South Africa 13: All Blacks open their Rugby World Cup campaign in impressive style

9 monthes ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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New Zealand vs South Africa player ratings: Beauden Barrett shines in Rugby World Cup 2019 win

9 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

We run the rule over both teams after an entertaining Rugby World Cup 2019 clash
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