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Ben Smith Beauden Barrett (left) and Handre Pollard (Getty)

Beauden Barrett (left) and Handre Pollard (Getty)

Cape Town – Diminutive scrumhalfHerschel Jantjiesscored a last-minute try as South Africa snatched a thrilling16-16draw with world title-holders New Zealand in the Rugby Championship on Saturday. 

The All Blacks were outplayed for most of the first half in Wellington yet still managed to turn with a 7-6 lead, scoring their only try of the game just before the break. 

The second half was all penalties until Jantjies grabbed a bouncing ball to score his try at the death, with Handre Pollard kicking the conversion under pressure to leave the scores level.

Just two months before the World Cup, star All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick left the field in pain with what appeared to be a serious arm injury midway through the second half.

With All Blacks coach Steve Hansen using the clash to test new combinations ahead of the World Cup there was no specialist lock among the re

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