Rugby Championship 2021 LIVE: Springboks stun All Blacks, Wallabies thump Pumas

They’ve done it. Somehow, South Africa win

An instant classic.

The All Blacks were penalised for being offside directly in front of their posts, inside their 22.

Elton Jantjies did the rest.

Springboks win.

Full time – RSA 31-29 NZL

The Springboks have one last shot

They won a penalty just inside their half with 10 seconds to play.

Francois Steyn stepped up and put the ball inside the All Blacks’ 22.

They have a lineout and the ball.

A penalty goal or try will win it.

NZL 29-28 RSA after 81 minutes

Barrett puts New Zealand back in front

This is manic.

The All Blacks won the ball from the restart and immediately earned a penalty.

Jordie Barrett did the rest, from 35 out.

NZL 29-28 RSA after 78 minutes


The Springboks are in front, again! Jantjies nails a drop goal!


As soon as the Springboks earned an advantage, the reserve playmaker snapped a shot at goal.

It sailed through the posts, and South Africa is back in front.

RSA 28-26 NZL after 77 minutes

Barrett puts All Blacks in front

The officiating in this match has been poor, to put it kindly.

Several questionable decisions have been made in the second half and one of those bizarre calls gave Jordie Barrett the chance to edge his side in front with five minutes to play.

Jordie Barrett and the All Blacks are back in front.

Jordie Barrett and the All Blacks are back in front.Credit:AP

The star fullback is quickly stamping himself as one of the best, clutch goal kickers in the world.

He made no mistake. The All Blacks lead by one.

NZL 26-25 RSA after 75 minutes

Barrett makes it a one score game

The superstar fullback is three from five off the kicking tee tonight.

The Springboks are clinging to a two-point lead.

The Springboks are clinging to a two-point lead.Credit:AP

That shot at goal was from an identical distance as his match winner this time last week, but from the right instead of the left.

There’s one kick in it.

RSA 25-23 NZL after 67 minutes


Poll: Who will finish best?

Just under 20 minutes to play

And the All Blacks are camped on the Springboks’ line.

They want seven points, not three.

RSA 25-20 NZL after 64 minutes

Jantjies puts Boks further in front

Handre Pollard’s wayward night with the kicking tee has seen the goal kicking duties handed to Elton Jantjies.

He made no mistake with his first shot of the night.

The lead is now five.

RSA 25-20 after 58 minutes


TRY! Springboks hit the front

The Springboks are in front.

Makazole Mapimpi dived over in the left corner after relentless pressure inside the All Blacks’ 22.

The opportunity was created by a brilliant Faf de Klerk pass, the territory created by a 50-22 off the boot of veteran Francois Steyn.

This is some game.

RSA 22-20 NZL after 53 minutes

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