News24.com | Kolisi rues missed bonus points in Wallaby, All Black defeats as Boks ponder what could have been

News24.com | Kolisi rues missed bonus points in Wallaby, All Black defeats as Boks ponder what could have been
  • Springbok captain Siya Kolisi admitted that the margins of defeats in their Rugby Championship losses cost them the title.
  • The Springboks lost to the All Blacks and the Wallabies by 12 and eight points respectively, denying them the losing bonus points that would’ve come in handy after their win against the Pumas on Saturday.
  • Their 38-21 triumph at a packed Kings Park was not enough to secure the title.

In Durban

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi ruefully admitted that the manner of their defeats in the Rugby Championship cost them dearly in the long run.

The 35-23 Ellis Park loss to the All Blacks and the 25-17 defeat to the Wallabies denied the Boks crucial losing bonus points that would have come in handy for them

They were one point behind the All Blacks after their 38-21 win against Argentina at Kings Park, but they needed to win by a clear 39 points and get a bonus point while doing so.

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