Boks triumph over Argentina to keep Rugby Championship prospects alive

Boks triumph over Argentina to keep Rugby Championship prospects alive

The win in Buenos Aires was built around a forward pack that played with control and cohesion in the first half, while Damian Willemse, Damian de Allende and at times Canan Moodie mixed force with guile to stretch the Los Pumas defence.

Though the home team came out firing in the second half and the Springboks conceded too many penalties Argentina could not overturn the deficit.

Argentina came back fighting in the second half as they clawed back a 22-6 halftime deficit to put the game firmly in the balance with 12 minutes to go.

The Boks didn’t just hold on, they finished stronger with tries by De Allende and start performer Malcolm Marx, they also had the upper hand early in the game.

The first time the Boks got some proper go-forward was around the 1src-minute mark when their forwards started running onto

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