Tri Nations - Johannesburg, 30 August 2008, 15:00 local, 13:00 GMT
South Africa (27) 53 - 8 (3) Australia (FT)

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Timeline

Time South Africa  Score  Australia
0 start of first half start of first half
4 0 - 3 Giteau - penalty goal
9 Bekker - try
James - conversion
7 - 3
12 Nokwe - try 12 - 3
25 Nokwe - try 17 - 3
30 James - penalty goal 20 - 3
31 Baxter - sub on
Dunning - sub off
36 Nokwe - try
James - conversion
27 - 3
40+3 end of first half end of first half
40 start of second half start of second half
44 Jacobs - try 32 - 3
45 James - conversion 34 - 3
46 Mujati - sub off
JN du Plessis - sub on
Smith - sub on
Waugh - sub off
49 Polota-Nau - sub off
Moore - sub on
50 Nokwe - try 39 - 3
51 Nokwe - sub off
Montgomery - sub on
Hynes - sub off
Mitchell - sub on
Cross - sub on
Tahu - sub off
54 Sheehan - sub on
Cordingley - sub off
56 39 - 8 Mitchell - try
57 James - sub off
Pienaar - sub on
60 Robinson - sub off
Dunning - sub on
68 du Preez - sub off
Januarie - sub on
Ndungane - sub off
Watson - sub on
Mumm - sub on
McMeniman - sub off
69 Pienaar - try
Montgomery - conversion
46 - 8
71 Strauss - sub on
BW du Plessis - sub off
73 Bekker - sub off
Rossouw - sub on
Ndungane - sub on
Watson - sub off
Jacobs - sub off
Watson - sub on
78 Ndungane - try
Montgomery - conversion
53 - 8
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 45 points
Tri Nations points South Africa 5 (1 try bonus), Australia 0
 
Ground name Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Attendance 54219
 
Referee BJ Lawrence (New Zealand)
 
South Africa Test debuts none
Australia Test debuts none

Teams

South Africa Australia
Tries Bekker (9), Nokwe (12, 25, 36, 50), Jacobs (44), Pienaar (69), Ndungane (78) Tries Mitchell (56)
Cons James (9, 36, 45), Montgomery (69, 78) Cons none
Pens James (30) Pens Giteau (4)

Match stats

South Africa   Australia
8 Tries 1
5 from 8 Conversion goals 0 from 1
1 from 1 Penalty goals 1 from 1
67.0% Kick at goal success 50.0%
0 Dropped goals 0
Kick/pass/run
49 Kicks from hand 39
0 Passes 0
87 Runs 84
522 Metres run with ball 318
Attacking
49% (60%/38%) Possession (1H/2H) 51% (40%/62%)
49% (59%/37%) Territory (1H/2H) 51% (41%/63%)
8 Clean breaks 2
8 Defenders beaten 12
19 Offloads 15
50 from 55 (90.9%) Rucks won 60 from 70 (85.7%)
3 from 3 (100.0%) Mauls won 0 from 0
11 Turnovers conceded 11
Defensive
94/10 Tackles made/missed 68/20
90.0% Tackling success rate 77.0%
Set pieces
8 won, 1 lost (88.9%) Scrums on own feed 5 won, 1 lost (83.3%)
10 won, 3 lost (76.9%) Lineouts on own throw 9 won, 7 lost (56.2%)
Discipline
10 Penalties conceded 7
0/0 Yellow/red cards 0/0

SA stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Jantjes 0/1 0 11/0/12 93 0 0 5 0 6/2 1/0 1 0/0
W Ndungane 1/2 5 1/0/7 53 1 0 0 2 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
C Jacobs 1/0 5 0/0/1 40 1 1 0 0 5/2 0/0 1 0/0
C de Villiers 0/2 0 1/0/7 46 2 2 1 1 4/1 0/0 0 0/0
W Nokwe 4/0 20 1/0/5 32 0 0 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
FH James 0/1 9 12/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
SH du Preez 0/0 0 13/0/1 0 0 1 1 1 4/1 1/0 1 0/0
P Mtawarira 0/0 0 0/0/2 6 0 0 1 0 9/1 0/0 1 0/0
H BW du Plessis 0/0 0 0/0/3 8 0 0 1 0 5/1 0/0 1 0/0
P Mujati 0/0 0 0/0/1 2 0 0 0 1 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Bekker 1/0 5 0/0/6 26 1 0 0 0 5/1 2/0 0 0/0
L Matfield 0/0 0 0/0/4 4 0 0 1 0 5/0 4/1 0 0/0
F Burger 0/0 0 1/0/10 55 0 0 3 0 10/0 1/0 1 0/0
F Smith 0/0 0 0/0/8 34 0 0 3 2 16/0 0/1 0 0/0
N8 Spies 0/0 0 0/0/10 52 1 1 2 1 5/0 1/0 0 0/0
(H) Strauss 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) JN du Plessis 0/0 0 0/0/3 14 0 0 0 1 1/1 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Rossouw 0/1 0 0/0/1 15 1 1 1 0 0/0 0/0 0 0/0
(W) Watson 0/0 0 0/0/1 16 0 0 0 0 3/0 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Januarie 0/0 0 1/0/1 8 0 0 0 0 5/0 0/0 0 0/0
(FH) Pienaar 1/0 5 6/0/1 15 1 2 0 0 5/0 0/1 0 0/0
(W) Montgomery 0/0 4 1/0/2 3 0 0 0 2 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

Aust stats

Pos   T/A Pts K/P/R MR CB DB OL TO Tack LO Pen Y/R
FB Ashley-Cooper 0/0 0 10/0/6 33 0 1 0 2 0/1 0/0 1 0/0
W Hynes 0/0 0 2/0/2 2 0 1 0 0 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
C Mortlock 0/0 0 2/0/4 12 0 0 0 0 6/2 0/0 0 0/0
C Tahu 0/0 0 1/0/3 16 0 1 1 1 3/3 0/0 0 0/0
W Tuqiri 0/0 0 6/0/11 59 0 3 2 2 2/1 1/0 0 0/0
FH Giteau 0/1 3 13/0/3 43 1 1 2 1 6/0 1/0 1 0/0
SH Cordingley 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 1 0/2 0/0 0 0/0
P Robinson 0/0 0 0/0/3 18 0 1 0 0 1/0 0/0 0 0/0
H Polota-Nau 0/0 0 0/0/2 6 0 0 1 0 2/1 0/0 0 0/0
P Dunning 0/0 0 0/0/2 0 0 0 0 0 4/0 0/0 0 0/0
L Horwill 0/0 0 0/0/6 12 0 0 2 0 5/1 2/1 0 0/0
L McMeniman 0/0 0 0/0/7 12 0 0 2 1 4/0 0/1 0 0/0
F Elsom 0/0 0 0/0/6 6 0 0 1 1 5/1 3/0 0 0/0
F Waugh 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 1 1 7/0 0/0 3 0/0
N8 Palu 0/0 0 0/0/12 29 0 0 1 1 10/1 1/0 0 0/0
(H) Moore 0/0 0 0/0/5 9 0 0 1 0 2/0 0/0 0 0/0
(P) Baxter 0/0 0 0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 1/1 0/0 0 0/0
(L) Mumm 0/0 0 0/0/1 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 1/0 0 0/0
(F) Smith 0/0 0 1/0/1 18 1 1 0 0 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
(SH) Sheehan 0/0 0 0/0/4 7 0 1 0 0 1/1 0/0 2 0/0
(C) Cross 0/0 0 1/0/3 29 0 2 0 0 3/1 0/0 0 0/0
(W) Mitchell 1/0 5 1/0/1 7 0 0 1 0 0/2 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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