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New Zealand 23-13 South Africa: All Blacks survive Springboks comeback in Rugby World Cup opener

9 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

The All Blacks trailed to an early penalty from Handre Pollard but responded through tries from George Bridge and Scott Barrett to lead 17-3 at half-time before surviving a stirring comeback.
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New Zealand edge past South Africa in bruising Rugby World Cup clash

New Zealand edge past South Africa in bruising Rugby World Cup clash

9 monthes ago   |   By Metro

Scott Barrett scored New Zealand's second try against South Africa
New Zealand edged past South Africa with a 23-13 win in a thrilling Pool B clash which set the bar for the Rugby World Cup .
South Africa were on top in the early stages in Yokohama, but All Blacks winger George Bridge bundled over for the opening try of the game in the 23rd minute.
Steve Hansen's side showed why they are favourites to defend their trophy as Anton Lienert-Brown burst through a gap in South Africa's defence before passing to Scott Barrett.
Barrett crossed over from close-range and Richie Mo'unga slotted...
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LIVE: Rugby World Cup, New Zealand v South Africa

LIVE: Rugby World Cup, New Zealand v South Africa

9 monthes ago   |   By Planet Rugby


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New Zealand vs South Africa LIVE score: Rugby World Cup 2019 TV channel, live stream and team news

New Zealand vs South Africa LIVE score: Rugby World Cup 2019 TV channel, live stream and team news

9 monthes ago   |   By The Mirror

The All Blacks begin the defence of their world crown in the opening game of Pool B at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with kick-off scheduled for 10:45am
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What is the Haka, what are the lyrics, and why do New Zealand All Blacks perform it before every rugby match?

What is the Haka, what are the lyrics, and why do New Zealand All Blacks perform it before every rugby match?

9 monthes ago   |   By The Irish Sun

SOUTH AFRICA have gotten used to seeing ‘the Haka' over the years and they will face it again when they take on New Zealand in Japan today.
The two teams square off a mouthwatering Rugby World Cup opener today.
The Haka involves large amounts of shouting, as well as the use of the arms and legs to intimidate the opponent Getty Images
What is the Haka?
The Haka is a traditional war cry and dance that is seen as a challenge from the Maori people, and describes the ancestors and events from the history of the tribe.
Performed by the national side before every kick-off, the dance involves the...
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New Zealand v South Africa: How to watch Rugby World Cup on TV and live stream

New Zealand v South Africa: How to watch Rugby World Cup on TV and live stream

9 monthes ago   |   By Radio Times

New Zealand take on South Africa in one of the most hotly-contested matches of the opening weekend at the Rugby World Cup.
The All Blacks are the heavy favourites to win the tournament outright, but South Africa are arguably the team most likely to stop that from happening.
The Springboks toppled hosts Japan in their most recent warm-up game after two victories over Argentina.
South Africa also held New Zealand to a 16-16 draw in July after already comprehensively beating Australia.
Rugby World Cup 2019: Fixtures, dates, times, TV and live stream schedule
They have taken big scalps in...
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New Zealand vs South Africa FREE: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and teams for massive Rugby World Cup Group B game

9 monthes ago   |   By The Sun


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New Zealand v South Africa, Rugby World Cup 2019: live score and latest updates from Yokohama

New Zealand v South Africa, Rugby World Cup 2019: live score and latest updates from Yokohama

9 monthes ago   |   By The Telegraph


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New Zealand vs South Africa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere

New Zealand vs South Africa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 match from anywhere

9 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

A day into the 2019 Rugby World Cup and we immediately have one of the most salivating encounters of the tournament. Two of the pre-tournament favourites - the All Blacks of New Zealand and the Springboks of South Africa - face off today, and frankly we're extremely excited. Assuming you are too, keep reading to discover how to get a New Zealand vs South Africa live stream, no matter where in the world you are.
New Zealand need no introduction. Reigning champions and rugby union behemoths, the All Blacks are naturally most commentators' hot tips to take the Web Ellis Cup for a third time...
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