All Blacks through to another World Cup Final after tense battle with the Springboks

first_imgSunday Oct 25, 2015 All Blacks through to another World Cup Final after tense battle with the Springboks The defending champions are through to their fourth Rugby World Cup final after holding off South Africa in another epic battle between the two sides. New Zealand scored two tries to win 20-18, despite the Boks pushing them all the way at a rainswept Twickenham stadium.The Springboks persisted with the maul, kick chase game, but came up short in the creativity deparment when they needed a little more attacking threat against an organised All Blacks outfit.While young Handre Pollard kicked 5 from 5 kicks, with Pat Lambie slotting one after coming on, the defending champions scored two tries and never had their tryline threatened. New Zealand’s nous allowed them to hold off the powerful Springboks, who tested the champs for the first time in this year’s tournament.“We did it the hard way today. It was always going to be that way but we’ve got a crack at it next week,” said captain Richie McCaw. “We’ve been saying they would bring everything. There were no surprises and we had to dig deep to get the result.”A lot of the Bok troubles came from poor kicking and lost lineouts, giving them a poor platform.Coach Heyneke Meyer said they simply weren’t good enough on the day. “We believed we were good enough to beat them but we just weren’t. We wanted to make our country proud and we didn’t.”New Zealand now have a chance of becoming the first country to ever retain the title.Highlights below, plus post match interviews and pre-match anthems and HakaADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error All Blacks , Rugby World Cup , Springboks Related Articles 40 WEEKS AGO North vs South should be a permanent fixture… 40 WEEKS AGO Barrett could easily end up on All Blacks… 42 WEEKS AGO Future All Blacks? Here are the standout… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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