Scotland 10 Springboks 21
17 Nov 2012
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Full-time: SCOTLAND 10 SPRINGBOKS 21
79 min: Scotland win another scrum penalty and take it quickly. The Boks turn over possession, though, and Pienaar kicks upfield. The Boks win a penalty when Scotland come in from the side. Game over.
78 min: Denton charges up to within inches of the line, but Visser knocks on.
77 min: Scotland win the lineout and a penalty. Flip van der Merwe gets a YELLOW CARD for coming in from the side.
76 min: Van der Linde goes down at the scrum and Scotland win a penalty and kick for touch.
75 min: Scotland lose the ball in the tackle. Bok scrum.
74 min: Steyn replaces Lambie.
74 min: Van der Linde is penalised at scrum time and Scotland kick for touch.
71 min: Scotland win the lineout. Jackson kicks into the deadball area and Kirchner dots down for a 22 drop out.
70 min: Scotland win a free kick at the scrum and take it quickly. They then win a penalty inside the 22 and kick for the corner.
67 min: The Boks win a lineout near halfway and set up the maul. Kirchner kicks an up and under and the ball is tapped back into the hands of Brown. Scotland are awarded a scrum inside the Bok half.
65 min: This time the Boks get a free kick for the same offence.
64 min: The Boks are penalised for an early scrum engagement. Scotland take a 5m scrum.
61 min: The throw is not straight from Ford and the Boks are let off the hook.
61 min: Scotland kick for touch and set up a 5m lineout.
61 min: Heinke van der Merwe comes on for Steenkamp.
60 min: Lambie’s kick is charged down and the Scots get to within inches of the Bok tryline. Hamilton looks certain to score but Van der Linde drives him back. The Boks are penalised for offsides.
57 min: Scotland win the lineout and create some momentum. Kellock surges forward as the Scots get into the Bok 22. Laidlaw kicks possession away and Kirchner takes the mark. Poor decision after all that hard work.
56 min: Scotland win a penalty at the scrum.
52 min: Van der Linde and Coetzee on to the field.
51 min: TRY Pyrgos. CONVERSION: Laidlaw (2/3). Scotland win the lineout at the back and Pyrgos, who’s only just come onto the field, scores a simple try in his second Test. SCOTLAND 10 SPRINGBOKS 21
50 min: Scotland again take the ball through the phases without making much ground. They win a penalty when the Boks go offsides and Laidlaw kicks for touch and sets up a 5m lineout.
46 min: TRY Strauss. CONVERSION Lambie (4/5). Second try for the hooker who intercepts a poor pass from Blair and dives over under the posts. SCOTLAND 3 SPRINGBOKS 21
45 min: De Villiers gains good ground. But the Boks lose the ball in the contact and Scotland kick into the Bok 22. Alberts takes play up to the Scottish 10m and Lambie kicks.
44 min: Scotland win a penalty at the ruck inside their 22 and kick for touch.
42 min: The Boks win the lineout, Etzebeth takes the ball up and takes out the referee. Lambie kicks and the ball almost goes backwards but the Boks win the ball back. Pienaar kicks the ball into the deadball area. Scotland 22 drop out.
41 min: Scotland kick to touch from the kick-off.
Half-time: SCOTLAND 3 SPRINGBOKS 14
39 min: The Boks win another four-man lineout and Etzebeth surges ahead. Lambie puts it on the boot, Louw recovers the ball but Du Plessis knocks on. Scotland, though, also cough it up. The Boks attack again, kick an up and under and knock on.
38 min: De Jongh breaks a tackle as the Boks get going again. Lamont is penalised for hands in the ruck and Lambie kicks for touch.
36min: Laidlaw throws a huge forward pass near halfway. Boks scrum.
34 min: Scotland win the lineout and attack with their forwards. Scotland take the ball through multiple phases but gain little ground and Louw wins a penalty for the Boks.
33 min: The Boks are penalised for hands in the ruck and Scotland turn down the three points and kick into the corner.
31 min: PENALTY Lambie (3/4). SCOTLAND 3 SPRINGBOKS 14
30 min: Louw makes a strong run and the referee penalises Scotland for coming in from the side.
29 min: The Boks kick and Scotland’s forwards are penalised for not leaving the 1om circle. The Boks kick into the Scot’s 22. The ref speaks to both teams about a lack of discipline.
28 min: The Boks are under pressure at the scrum and Kircher kicks with three men on his outside.
27 min: Scotland take the ball through half a dozen phases but make little ground before Denton knocks on.
26 min: PENALTY MISS Laidlaw (1/2). SCOTLAND 3 SPRINGBOKS 11
25 min: The Boks are penalised for playing the ball off their feet and Laidlaw will go for goal.
24 min: Pienaar breaks away but is penalised for holding on.
22 min: CONVERSION MISS Lambie (2/3). SCOTLAND 3 SPRINGBOKS 11
21 min: TRY Strauss. The Boks win the lineout and set up the maul. Strauss goes over for the try. SCOTLAND 3 SPRINGBOKS 11
20 min: The Boks win the lineout and are awarded a penalty after Etzebeth is interfered with. The Boks turn down three points again and kick for touch.
18 min: Scotland get a free kick for an early Bok engagement and find touch near their 10m line.
17 min: Another lineout win for the Boks. Lambie kicks into the corner and Hogg does well under pressure. Scotland are awarded a scrum 5m out from their line.
15 min: Scotland win a lineout. De Luca’s kick ahead gives possession away. The Boks kick up field and Scotland find touch on their 10m line.
14 min: PENALTY Lambie (2/2). SCOTLAND 3 SPRINGBOKS 6
13 min: The Boks win the lineout and the Boks get another kickable penalty as Laidlaw is offsides.
12 min: The Boks win a lineout on halfway. Du Plessis is not released in the tackle and the Scots are penalised. The Boks find touch on the Scottish 10m line.
10 min: PENALTY Laidlaw (1/1). SCOTLAND 3 SPRINGBOKS 3
9 min: Scotland win a penalty at a ruck and Laidlaw will have a shot at goal.
8 min: The Boks claim posssion from the restart but lose it forward when De Villiers goes to ground. Scotland scrum.
7 min: PENALTY Lambie (1/1). SCOTLAND 0 SPRINGBOKS 3
6 min: Louw forces a turnover and wins a penalty. This one will be kicked at goal.
4 min: The Boks win the lineout and maul towards the tryline, but are penalised for obstruction.
3 min: The Boks win the lineout and the referee plays advantage for offsides. The Boks turn down the three points as Lambie kicks for touch.
2 min: Lambie kicks cross-field for Pietersen, who claims it. Lambie kicks an up and under which Hogg collects. Laidlaw kicks for touch and we have the first lineout of the game.
1 min: KICK-OFF. Scotland get the game under way. Pienaar kicks and Scotland are diven into touch. There was a knock on first, though. Bok scrum.
Scotland – 15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Sean Lamont, 13 Nick De Luca, 12 Matt Scott, 11 Tim Visser, 10 Greig Laidlaw, 9 Mike Blair, 8 David Denton. 7 Kelly Brown (c), 6 Alasdair Strokosch, 5 Jim Hamilton, 4 Richie Gray, 3 Euan Murray, 2 Ross Ford, 1 Ryan Grant.
Subs – 16 Dougie Hall, 17 Kyle Traynor, 18 Geoff Cross, 19 Alastair Kellock, 20 John Barclay, 21 Henry Pyrgos, 22 Ruaridh Jackson, 23 Peter Murchie.
Springboks – 15 Zane Kirchner, 14 JP Pietersen, 13 Juan de Jongh, 12 Jean de Villiers (c), 11 Francois Hougaard, 10 Pat Lambie, 9 Ruan Pienaar, 8 Duane Vermuelen, 7 Willem Alberts, 6 Francois Louw, 5 Juandre Kruger, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Jannie du Plessis, 2 Adriaan Strauss, 1 Gurthro Steenkamp.
Subs: 16 Schalk Brits, 17 Heinke van der Merwe, 18 CJ van der Linde, 19 Flip van der Merwe, 20 Marcell Coetzee, 21 Morne Steyn, 22 Jaco Taute, 23 Lwazi Mvovo.