Rugby Championship - Dunedin, 15 September 2012, 19:35 local, 07:35 GMT
New Zealand (5) 21 - 11 (3) South Africa (FT)

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Summary

Time Score  
17 0 - 3

PENALTY: Morne Steyn gives South Africa the lead from the kicking tee

18 5 - 3

TRY: Great hands and feet creates the space for Israel Dagg to cross in the corner.

47 5 - 8

Habana - try

51 8 - 8

PENALTY: Aaron Cruden has no trouble from the kicking tee to level the scores

59 13 - 8

TRY: Aaron Smith spots a gap and speeds through the Boks' defence to touch down for a try.

60 15 - 8

CONVERSION: Cruden adds the extras to give the All Blacks some more breathing room

69 15 - 11

PENALTY: Great kick from Goosen brings the Boks back within range

74

PENALTY: Cruden edges the All Blacks nearer victory with his second victory

74 18 - 11

PENALTY: Cruden edges the All Blacks nearer victory with his second victory

80+1 21 - 11

PENALTY: Cruden sets the seal on the All Blacks' win in the final act of the game

Timeline

Time New Zealand  Score  South Africa
0 start of first half start of first half
17 0 - 3 M Steyn - penalty goal
18 Dagg - try 5 - 3
40 Bekker - sub on
van der Merwe - sub off
40+2 end of first half end of first half
40 start of second half
AL Smith - sub on
Weepu - sub off
start of second half
42 van der Merwe - sub on
Bekker - sub off
47 5 - 8 Habana - try
49 Hore - sub off
Mealamu - sub on
Romano - sub off
Retallick - sub on
50 Mtawarira - sub off
Greyling - sub on
51 Cruden - penalty goal 8 - 8
53 Kruger - sub off
Bekker - sub on
59 AL Smith - try 13 - 8 Goosen - sub on
M Steyn - sub off
60 Cruden - conversion 15 - 8
61 Coetzee - sub on
Alberts - sub off
63 Greyling - yellow card
69 Faumuina - sub on
Franks - sub off
15 - 11 Goosen - penalty goal
74 Cruden - penalty goal 18 - 11 Liebenberg - sub on
Strauss - sub off
Kirchner - sub off
Lambie - sub on
80+1 Cruden - penalty goal
end of second half
end of half
21 - 11 end of second half
end of half
0
81 Cruden - penalty goal 21 - 11

Notes

 
Result New Zealand won by a margin of 10 points
Rugby Championship points New Zealand 4, South Africa 0
 
Ground name Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Attendance 28982
 
Referee GJ Clancy (Ireland)
 
New Zealand Test debuts none
South Africa Test debuts none

Teams

New Zealand South Africa
Tries Dagg (18), AL Smith (59) Tries Habana (47)
Cons Cruden (60) Cons none
Pens Cruden (51, 74, 80) Pens M Steyn (17), Goosen (69)

Match stats

New Zealand   South Africa
2 Tries 1
1 from 2 Conversion goals 0 from 1
3 from 5 Penalty goals 2 from 8
57.0% Kick at goal success 22.0%
0 Dropped goals 0 (1 missed)
Kick/pass/run
28 Kicks from hand 27
104 Passes 82
81 Runs 81
326 Metres run with ball 224
Attacking
49% (51%/47%) Possession (1H/2H) 51% (49%/53%)
46% (48%/43%) Territory (1H/2H) 54% (52%/57%)
3 Clean breaks 2
15 Defenders beaten 15
4 Offloads 2
61 from 68 (89.7%) Rucks won 60 from 64 (93.8%)
0 from 1 (0.0%) Mauls won 9 from 9 (100.0%)
14 Turnovers conceded 9
Defensive
99/14 Tackles made/missed 92/15
88.0% Tackling success rate 86.0%
Set pieces
6 won, 0 lost (100.0%) Scrums on own feed 4 won, 2 lost (66.7%)
12 won, 1 lost (92.3%) Lineouts on own throw 13 won, 5 lost (72.2%)
Discipline
11 Penalties conceded 16
0/0 Yellow/red cards 1/0

NZ stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Dagg 1/0 5 10/9/9 74 1 3 1 1 0/0 1/0 1 0/0
W Jane 0/0 0 1/2/7 21 0 2 0 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
C CG Smith 0/0 0 0/2/7 41 0 0 0 0 5/2 0/0 2 0/0
C Nonu 0/0 0 1/2/7 31 0 4 0 1 5/1 0/0 0 0/0
W Savea 0/0 0 1/4/4 23 0 1 0 1 2/1 0/0 1 0/0
FH Cruden 0/0 11 4/12/2 0 0 0 1 2 8/3 0/0 0 0/0
SH Weepu 0/0 0 4/27/0 0 0 0 0 2 2/1 0/0 0 0/0
P Woodcock 0/0 0 0/3/1 0 0 0 0 0 10/1 0/0 3 0/0
H Hore 0/0 0 0/1/6 6 0 0 0 1 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Franks 0/0 0 0/1/2 1 0 0 0 0 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Romano 0/0 0 0/2/3 3 0 0 0 1 7/1 2/1 2 0/0
L Whitelock 0/0 0 0/3/4 8 0 1 1 0 9/0 2/3 0 0/0
F Messam 0/0 0 0/3/8 16 0 0 0 3 7/0 1/0 0 0/0
F McCaw 0/0 0 0/2/7 46 1 1 0 2 10/1 1/0 0 0/0
N8 Read 0/1 0 0/9/6 20 0 0 1 0 10/1 2/0 1 0/0
(H) Mealamu 0/0 0 0/0/3 6 0 0 0 0 1/1 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Faumuina 0/0 0 0/1/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Retallick 0/0 0 0/0/2 3 0 0 0 0 4/0 2/0 0 0/0
(SH) AL Smith 1/0 5 7/21/3 27 1 3 0 0 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

SA stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Kirchner 0/0 0 1/2/2 8 0 0 0 0 3/4 0/0 0 0/0
W Habana 1/0 5 1/0/7 71 1 3 0 2 4/1 0/0 1 0/0
C de Villiers 0/0 0 2/3/3 11 0 0 0 2 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
C FPL Steyn 0/0 0 2/4/7 19 1 5 1 0 6/2 0/0 0 0/0
W Hougaard 0/0 0 3/0/6 18 0 1 0 0 2/1 0/0 1 0/0
FH M Steyn 0/0 3 6/11/2 9 0 1 0 0 6/0 0/0 1 0/0
SH Pienaar 0/0 0 11/48/1 1 0 1 0 0 9/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Mtawarira 0/0 0 0/2/4 3 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 1 0/0
H Strauss 0/0 0 0/3/9 15 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
P du Plessis 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 7/0 0/0 0 0/0
L van der Merwe 0/0 0 0/1/6 5 0 0 0 1 13/2 4/0 3 0/0
L Kruger 0/0 0 0/0/2 1 0 0 0 1 5/0 1/0 0 0/0
F Louw 0/0 0 0/0/8 11 0 0 0 0 6/0 0/0 3 0/0
F Alberts 0/0 0 0/0/5 10 0 0 0 1 6/2 0/0 0 0/0
N8 Vermeulen 0/0 0 0/1/9 7 0 0 0 1 5/0 2/0 0 0/0
(H) Liebenberg 0/0 0 0/0/1 1 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Greyling 0/0 0 0/1/1 5 0 1 1 1 0/1 0/0 3 1/0
(L) Bekker 0/0 0 0/1/3 4 0 1 0 0 2/0 4/0 1 0/0
(F) Coetzee 0/0 0 0/0/2 0 0 0 0 0 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Goosen 0/0 3 1/5/3 25 0 2 0 0 1/2 0/0 0 0/0
(FB) Lambie 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
Key T/A Tries / Try Assists Pts Points scored
K/P/R Kick / Pass / Run MR Metres Run with ball
CB Clean Breaks DB Defenders Beaten OL OffLoads TO TurnOvers
Tack Tackles made / missed LO LineOuts won on throw / stolen on opp throw
Pen Penalties conceded Y/R Yellow / Red cards

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