Italy tour - Cape Town, 21 June 2008, 15:00 local, 13:00 GMT
South Africa (14) 26 - 0 (0) Italy (FT)

Match coverage:  Report

Timeline

Time South Africa  Score  Italy
0 start of first half start of first half
6 Steyn - try
Steyn - conversion
7 - 0
16 du Plessis - try 12 - 0
17 Steyn - conversion 14 - 0
36 Kankowski - sub off
van Niekerk - sub on
Masi - sub off
sub on
del Fava - yellow card
40 end of first half end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
43 du Plessis - try 19 - 0
47 Rizzo - sub off
Fernandez-Rouyet - sub on
56 Mtawarira - try
Watson - sub off
Burger - sub on
Steyn - conversion
26 - 0
57 Grant - sub on
Jantjes - sub off
63 Canavosio - sub on
Picone - sub off
64 Botha - sub off
Bekker - sub on
van der Linde - sub off
Mujati - sub on
65 Brits - sub on
du Plessis - sub off
Januarie - sub off
Pienaar - sub on
67 Marcato - sub off
Pavan - sub on
Erasmus - sub on
Dellape - sub off
72 Ghiraldini - sub off
Ongaro - sub on
Reato - sub on
Garcia - sub off
76 van der Linde - sub on
Mtawarira - sub off
80 end of second half
end of half
end of second half
end of half
0
80

Notes

 
Result South Africa won by a margin of 26 points
 
Ground name Newlands Stadium, Cape Town
Attendance 36623
 
Referee GJ Clancy (Ireland)
 
South Africa Test debuts SB Brits, OM Ndungane
Italy Test debuts I Fernandez-Rouyet, GM Garcia, LJ McLean, R Pavan

Teams

South Africa Italy
Tries Steyn (6), du Plessis (16, 43), Mtawarira (56) Tries none
Cons Steyn (6, 17, 56) Cons none

Match stats

South Africa   Italy
4 Tries 0
3 from 4 Conversion goals 0 from 0
0 from 1 Penalty goals 0 from 0
60.0% Kick at goal success 0.0%
0 Dropped goals 0 (1 missed)
Kick/pass/run
45 Kicks from hand 48
0 Passes 0
71 Runs 53
480 Metres run with ball 115
Attacking
7 Clean breaks 2
9 Defenders beaten 0
7 Offloads 5
53 from 56 (94.6%) Rucks won 53 from 56 (94.6%)
9 from 10 (90.0%) Mauls won 3 from 4 (75.0%)
22 Turnovers conceded 8
Defensive
62/0 Tackles made/missed 74/7
100.0% Tackling success rate 91.4%
Set pieces
8 won, 1 lost (88.9%) Scrums on own feed 14 won, 1 lost (93.3%)
12 won, 0 lost (100.0%) Lineouts on own throw 15 won, 6 lost (71.4%)
Discipline
13 Penalties conceded 9
0/0 Yellow/red cards 1/0

SA stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Jantjes 0/0 0 4/0/3 25 0 0 0 1 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Ndungane 0/0 0 3/0/3 5 0 0 1 4 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Bobo 0/0 0 0/0/2 15 0 0 0 1 4/0 0/0 2 0/0
C de Villiers 0/0 0 1/0/4 68 2 3 0 1 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Habana 0/1 0 2/0/7 85 1 3 2 1 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH Steyn 1/0 11 16/0/8 70 2 0 1 1 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH Januarie 0/0 0 9/0/5 47 1 1 1 1 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Mtawarira 1/0 5 0/0/4 18 1 0 0 1 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
H du Plessis 2/0 10 0/0/6 14 0 0 0 2 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
P van der Linde 0/0 0 0/0/1 2 0 0 0 1 1/0 0/0 1 0/0
L Botha 0/0 0 0/0/2 2 0 0 0 1 6/0 3/0 1 0/0
L Matfield 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 5/2 0 0/0
F Watson 0/0 0 0/0/4 4 0 0 1 1 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
F Smith 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 1/1 1 0/0
N8 Kankowski 0/0 0 0/0/3 23 0 1 1 1 6/0 0/0 1 0/0
(H) Brits 0/0 0 0/0/2 11 0 1 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Mujati 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
(L) Bekker 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 2/0 0 0/0
(N8) van Niekerk 0/0 0 0/0/11 63 0 0 0 2 4/0 0/0 1 0/0
(F) Burger 0/0 0 0/0/1 4 0 0 0 0 2/0 1/0 1 0/0
(FB) Grant 0/0 0 2/0/2 18 0 0 0 1 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Pienaar 0/0 0 0/0/1 6 0 0 0 2 0/0 0/0 1 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

Italy stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Marcato 0/0 0 15/0/2 0 0 0 0 2 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Robertson 0/0 0 2/0/2 39 1 0 1 1 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Masi 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 2/0 0/0 1 0/0
C Garcia 0/0 0 1/0/6 13 0 0 0 0 6/0 0/0 0 0/0
W Pratichetti 0/0 0 0/0/1 20 1 0 0 1 4/0 0/0 1 0/0
FH McLean 0/0 0 12/0/2 0 0 0 0 0 6/2 0/0 0 0/0
SH Picone 0/0 0 7/0/3 0 0 0 2 1 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Rizzo 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 1 0/0
H Ghiraldini 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
P Nieto 0/0 0 0/0/2 0 0 0 1 0 3/0 2/0 1 0/0
L Dellape 0/0 0 0/0/2 9 0 0 0 0 5/0 2/0 0 0/0
L del Fava 0/0 0 0/0/6 1 0 0 0 1 4/1 5/0 2 1/0
F Zanni 0/0 0 0/0/1 5 0 0 0 0 3/0 3/0 0 0/0
F Barbieri 0/0 0 0/0/5 8 0 0 0 0 13/3 1/0 0 0/0
N8 Sole 0/0 0 0/0/5 5 0 0 1 0 7/0 2/0 2 0/0
(H) Ongaro 0/0 0 0/0/5 3 0 0 0 1 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Fernandez-Rouyet 0/0 0 0/0/2 0 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Reato 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Erasmus 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Canavosio 0/0 0 1/0/2 12 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(C) Patrizio 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FB) Pavan 0/0 0 1/0/1 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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