News24.com | Composed Boks deliver heroics at the death to keep Rugby Championship race thoroughly alive

News24.com | Composed Boks deliver heroics at the death to keep Rugby Championship race thoroughly alive

Malcolm Marx was the Boks' hero. (Photo Juan Jose Gasparini/Gallo Images)

Malcolm Marx was the Boks’ hero. (Photo Juan Jose Gasparini/Gallo Images)

The Springboks managed to cut out much of the noise emanating from a tough week off the field to keep their Rugby Championship title hopes alive with a 36-20 victory over the Pumas in Buenos Aires on Saturday night.

Yet, in a clash typical of the seesawing nature of this fixture over the past decade, the world champions had to overcome the adversity of two second-half yellow cards and a stirring comeback from the hosts before brilliantly scoring two tries in the final seven minutes to sensationally claim a full house of five log points.

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It leaves the Boks level on 14 points with the All Blac

…. to be continued
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