Springboks 36 Scotland 16

Keo.co.za brought you detailed live commentary from the King’s Park Test.

South Africa - Tries: Schalk Burger, Breyton Paulse, Andre Snyman, Percy Montgomery. Conversions: Montgomery (2). Penalties: Montgomery (4).
Scotland - Try: Simon Webster. Conversion: Chris Paterson. Penalties: Paterson (3).

Key moments:

76min – Scotland turn possession over inside the Bok 22 and Webster scores in the left-hand corner. Paterson converts (4/4).
BOKS 36-16

76min – Scots throw a long pass out to Hall who knocks on.

75min – SUB: Shimange on for Smit.

74min – Scotland penalised for coming in from the side. The game is getting really scrappy now.

74min – Wannenburg poaches the line-out and the Boks are awarded a scrum.

73min – Montgomery takes on the Scottish defence and is penalised for holding on. Line-out 8m out from the Bok tryline.

72min – Burger runs into the defence and looses the ball forward.

70min – SUB: Pinder (making his debut) on for Blair.

69min – SUB: Muller (making his debut) on for Matfield.

68min – Scots penalised for a high tackle on Olivier. Monty kicks the penalty (6/9).
BOKS 36-9

66min – SUB: Brown on for Hogg.

65min – Scotland take the ball through several phases, only to be penalised for obstruction. Monty finds touch.

62min – Januarie darts past two defenders and offloads to Rossouw who charges into the Scottish 22. The Boks take it wide and Monty scores the try. He misses the conversion (5/8).
BOKS 33-9

61min – SUB: Du Toit on for Paulse.

60min – Scots penalised for not rolling away. Monty kicks the penalty (5/7).
BOKS 28-9

59min – SUB: Kellock on for Murray. Wannenburg on for Van Niekerk. Januarie on for Du Preez.

58min – Du Preez runs down right hand touchline but can’t find Olivier. Ball is turned over, but Scotland are taken into touch.

56min- Boks take the ball up until the Scottish 22 but make yet another handling error.

55min – SUB: Sephaka on for Du Randt.

54min – SUB: Olivier (making his debut) on for De Villiers (rib injury).

52min – De Villiers takes the gap. He has Fourie on his inside but offloads to Snyman who scores under the posts. Monty converts (4/6).
BOKS 25-9

51min – Monty takes play up into the Scottish half but the ball goes forward.

47min – Southwell, Van der Westhuyzen all fail to find touch, before the Boks drive it up again. Fourie takes it on the switch and gains 15m. Snyman picks up the ball from the ruck and his driven into touch.

46min – Rossouw wins the Bok line-out. Van der Westhuyzen kicks deep into Scottish territory, and Southwell finds touch.

43min – The Scottish forwards set up the maul. Van Niekerk is penalised for hands in the ruck. Paterson kicks the three points (3/3).
BOKS 18-9

42min – Matfield penalised for pulling down at the line-out. Parks finds touch on the Boks’ 22.

42min – Boks go blind from the scrum and Van der Westhuyzen’s grubbers goes out near the Scottish 22.

41min – Monty kicks a poor up-and-under, but Andrews comes away with it. Scots knock on and Boks get the scrum.

40min – Van der Westhuyzen kicks off and Parks finds touch.


39min – SUB: Williams on for Lamont.

38min – Bok loosies are having a great time, but the ball is knocked on inside the Scottish 22. Scotsc counterattack through Di Rollo and Blair but loose possession.

36min – The Boks turn the ball over and try to counterattack from inside their 22. De Villiers is tackled and appears to be in great pain. Van der Westhuyzen kicks – maybe the wrong option – before Burger finds touch with a great punt. De Villiers seems to be OK. Lamont, however, is struggling.

35min – Blair spots a gap, but the Scottish backs are struggling to find momentum. A Bok hand knocks the ball forward and Scotland get the scrum.

34min – Boks penalised for holding the man back. Parks’ penalty is knocked on by Snyman.

34min – Boks win the line-out and Van Niekerk crashes it up. Monty sends a grubber though that goes out inside the Scots’ 22.

33min – Scots try to go wide, but the passing is too deep and Monty drives Paterson into touch.

32min – Scots penalised at the scrum. Monty kicks the three points (3/5).

30min – The Boks take it wide again. Van der Westhuyzen, Rossouw and Van Niekerk show some great touches that sees Van der Westhuyzen break away down the left hand side. However, the ball is knocked forward.

27min – The Boks go blind, Snyman breaks away and finds Du Preez who is bumped into touch on the corner flag. Scotland get the 22 drop out.

24min – Smit knocks on for the second time in the game, Scotland scrum. Scots kick into the Bok 22, Monty doesn’t find touch and Matfield is penalised for playing the ball in an offsides position. Paterson (2/2).

23min – Scots penalised for holding on. Bok loosies are dominating the breakdown. Monty’s penalty attempt goes wide (2/4).

22min – Boks penalised for truck and trailer, but Parks doesn’t find touch with the penalty. Paulse’s kick rolls over the tryline and the Scots dot it down for the 22 drop out.

21min – The Boks are playing with more and more confidence. Monty finds Van Niekerk who passes to Fourie.

18min – The Boks storm back onto the attack from kick off. Du Preez finds Paulse on the right wing who is ankle tapped, before getting back to his feet and scoring in the right-hand corner. Referee refers to the TMO again … replays suggest his right foot was in the air … and the TMO awards the try. Monty misses the conversion (2/3).
BOKS 15-3

16min – Van Niekerk picks and goes from the scrum and is tackled just short of the tryline. Burger bashes his way over the line and appears to score. The referee refers to the TMO … Burger seems to have placed the ball just short of the tryline and then placed the ball in a double movement. But the TMO disagrees and awards the try. Monty converts (2/2).
BOKS 10-3

14min – Smith wins the line-out, the Boks set up the maul and gradually work their way over the tryline. The maul collapses and the referee refers to the TMO. Replays seem inconclusive … 5m scrum to the Boks.

13min – Hinds penalised for pulling Matfield down at the line-out. Gets a warning from the referee. Monty finds touch on the Scottish 22.

12min – Boks win a tighthead scrum and Du Preez breaks into the Scottish half, but his pass to Paulse goes behind the winger and momentum is lost. Matfield then throws a long pass to Snyman who drops it. That’s the Boks fourth handling error of the game.

10min – Boks win clean line-out ball via Matfield, but Smit knocks on. Parks finds touch inside the Bok half.

9min – The Boks knock it on from the line-out. The Scots win the scrum but are going backwards. Parks finds touch on the 22.

8min – Scots lose the ball forward from the kick off. The Boks go left from the scum and win a line-out inside the Scots’ 22.

5min – Scots maul it up and kick an up-and-under that Monty fails to collect. The Scots regain possession and Lermont breaks away down the left-hand side. Van Niekerk is penalised for an early tackle on White. Paterson levels the scores (1/1).

4min – Du Randt penalised on the ground and Parks kicks for touch.

3min – Van Niekerk wins the line-out, Van der Westhuyzen takes the gap and is tackled. Macfadyen penalised for coming from the side. Monty kicks the penalty (1/1)
BOKS 3-0

2min – Burger bashes it up, Hinds doesn’t roll away and is penalised. Monty kicks for touch and sets up the line-out inside Scotland’s 22.

1min – Parks kicks off.


South Africa: 15 Percy Montgomery, 14 Breyton Paulse, 13 Jaque Fourie, 12 Jean de Villiers, 11 André Snyman, 10 Jaco van der Westhuyzen, 9 Fourie du Preez, 8 Joe van Niekerk, 7 Juan Smith, 6 Schalk Burger, 5 Victor Matfield, 4 Danie Rossouw, 3 Eddie Andrews, 2 John Smit (captain), 1 Os du Randt.
Replacements: 16 Hanyani Shimange, 17 Lawrence Sephaka, 18 Johan Muller, 19 Pedrie Wannenburg, 20 Enrico Januarie, 21 Wynand Olivier, 22 Gaffie du Toit.

Scotland: 15 Hugo Southwell, 14 Chris Paterson, 13 Marcus Di Rollo, 12 Andrew Henderson, 11 Sean Lamont, 10 Dan Parks, 9 Mike Blair, 8 Allister Hogg, 7 Donnie Macfadyen, 6 Jason White (captain), 5 Scott Murray, 4 Nathan Hines, 3 Bruce Douglas, 2 Scott Lawson, 1 Gavin Kerr.
Replacements (from): Dougie Hall, Craig Smith, Alastair Kellock, Jon Petrie, Kelly Brown, Sam Pinder, Gordon Ross, Simon Webster.