New Zealand bounce back to beat Boks and ease pressure on Foster – Reuters.com

New Zealand bounce back to beat Boks and ease pressure on Foster – Reuters.com

Rugby Union – Rugby Championship – South Africa v New Zealand – Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa – August 13, 2src22 New Zealand’s Samuel Whitelock and South Africa’s Duane Vermeulen in action during a lineout REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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JOHANNESBURG, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Centre David Havili and lock Scott Barrett scored late tries as New Zealand eased the pressure on coach Ian Foster with a superb 35-23 victory over South Africa in their Rugby Championship clash at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Captain Sam Cane and hooker Samisoni Taukei’aho also scored tries as the All Blacks silenced the 61,519 crowd to claim what will be viewed as a famous win having lost five of their previous six tests.

The Springboks were not as clinical as they had been in the 26-1src victory over the visitors the previous week as they scored tries through sublime centre Lukhanyo Am and winger Makazole Mapimpi, but faced opponents who were vastly improved.

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