In Rugby Championship opener of South Africa, the strong-armed team made their way and secures a win of four-try over the Argentina.
The ground for Springboks past the Pumas 37-15 Elizabeth with Raymond Rhule, Courtnall Skosan, Pieter-Steph du Toit and Siya Kolisi in Port all crosses the whitewash.
The tries were claimed by Emiliano Boffelli and Martin Landajo for the ever Pumas who are attack-minded, but the power of Springboks was unable to contain by the visitors especially at the set-piece. Rhule and Skosan made their first tries in Test as the Springboks got their campaign up of Rugby Championship and running in style.
Meanwhile, Elton Jantjies slipped three penalties to and added to his four conversions, whereas for Nicolas Sanchez posted a penalty and Juan Martin Hernandez converted the try of Boffelli.
South Africa team was made to wait for team’s breakthroughs regardless of finally coasting home, with two penalties of Jantjies for a 6-0 lead at the first quarter’s end. Scrum-half Landajo of Pumas opened the try-scoring actually, capping an attack of typically opportune. But, Skosan once crossed, the control came at the hands of hosts, especially post half-time.
Team of South Africa at the break led just 13-5 and thus was willing to pile on the points; post interval, after their pack had got the full control. Clever miss-pass of Jan Serfontein allowed Rhule to dot down for the second half’s first try, only for Boffelli to hit back. Because, for the patient build-up the Pumas were rewarded with a neat score.
Serfontein Centre who provided the turn for the Springboks again set the hosts back on their track, however, this time he wasn’t that lucky as his neat offload allowed Kolisi to claim his try of the second Test.
And after another dominant scrum Du Toit wriggled the ball to the line as South Africa rounded off a comfortable victory.