World Cup: South Africa is unique in the world after its victory over New Zealand (12-11)

World Cup: South Africa is unique in the world after its victory over New Zealand (12-11)

Once again, with the All Blacks down to fourteen teams, South Africa pulled out all the stops to win the World Cup for the fourth time in their history. The Springboks are now alone at the top.

The World Cup final is like no other match. In world rugby, there is nothing more important than the Webb-Ellis Cup. Especially in New Zealand and South Africa where the oval ball is one of those things you can't joke with. On each side, many supporters exhausted their savings accounts to come and brave the autumn rains of the Dionysian night. It has to be said that the French encounter might make you want to do something crazy whether you're wearing a Springboks jersey or an All Blacks jersey over your trench coats. This final was not like any other because it simply had to consecrate the Kings. The only nation in the rugby sky. The only team to win the fourth title. And when it comes to legend, the All Blacks are never far from writing it down.

Ian Foster's men did their best to try and turn the tide of the final as they delivered absolutely nothing. Sam Cane's partners were able to find great resources to turn the tide and finally overcome a South African defense that had looked impenetrable for so long.

The elimination of Sam Kane was the turning point in the match

When the Men in Black lost their captain in the 37th minute after a decision from the dugout parked at Roland Garros, everyone told themselves that this was the turning point in the match. With a score of 15 to 15, it is easy to imagine that these blacks would have ended up overthrowing South Africa. But such exclusion, the little details that make you a world champion or not will be missed. When the New Zealanders succeeded in penetrating the opponent's defensive curtain, they missed the conversion played by Richie Mo'unga to take the lead (11-12, 58th place). On the other hand, Handre Pollard once again achieved 100% in his attempts.

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beloved World Cup Final: Fourth trophy between the All Blacks and Springboks

In the face of the men of the Erasmus-Ninaber duo, this idea is essential. You shouldn't miss anything along the way. You have to be as efficient as possible. France and England have already learned this the hard way during the previous rounds. Especially when there are six giant statues on the sidelines waiting for demolition work to be completed. Dion Fourie, seventh, came on earlier than expected (fourth), replacing Mbongeni Mbonambi, the Springboks' only professional hooker. But even this loss was of no consequence as far as the Greens' plans were concerned.

World Cup: Before the final, the numbers were largely in the All Blacks' favor against the Bucs

Once again, South Africa were far less nimble than their evening rivals. It has been severely disabled at the usual strong invasion points. But it was written somewhere that this French World Championship would be the Springboks' championship. The Dionysian can's whistles couldn't do anything either.
South Africa is now the only country in the world with four Webb-Ellis Awards in its treasury. They are also the only team to win three consecutive matches by a single point. To reach the end. But this is a great testament to the resources of this training.

Technical certificate:

Saint Denis(Stade de France). First half: 6-12. Referee: Wayne Barnes (engineer). Spectators: 80,067.
Score development.0-3 (South Africa), 0-6, 3-6, 3-9, 3-12, 6-12 (half-time), 11-12.
Points.New Zealand: One attempt B. Barrett (58); Two penalty kicks from Monga (17th, 38th). South Africa: 4 penalties for Pollard (3rd, 13th, 19th, 34th).
Temporary exceptionsNew Zealand: Frizell (3rd); South Africa: Kolisi (46), Kolbe (73).
Permanent exclusion.New Zealand: Cane (29).
New Zealand.B Barrett – Jordan (Lehnert-Brown, 70th place), Ioane, G Barrett, Tilia – (S) Monga (McKenzie, 73rd place), (C) Smith (Christie, 66th place) – Kane (Cap), Savea Frizell (Whitelock) , 55th place) – S. Barrett, Retallick (Papali, 71st) – Lomax (Lulala, 66th), Taylor (Tawakiahu, 66th), De Groot (Williams, 66th). Coach: Ian Foster.
South Africa.Willemse (Le Roux, 66th) – Arendse, Creel, De Allende, Kolbe – (S) Pollard, (C) De Klerk – Du Toit, Vermeulen (Smith, 60th), Kolisi (Kapp) (Vies, 73rd) – Mostert (Snyman, 52), Itzeth (Klein, 60) – Malherbe (Nyakane, 66), Mbonambi (Fourie, 4), Kitchove (Nshi, 52). Coach: Jack Nienaber.

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