South Africa Aims to Pile More Pressure on New Zealand in Rugby Championship at Emirates Airlines Park

South Africa Aims to Pile More Pressure on New Zealand in Rugby Championship at Emirates Airlines Park

  • South Africa will take on New Zealand in their second Rugby Championship game on Saturday at Emirates Airline Park
  • The All Blacks were outclassed by the Springboks in the Mbombela test as South Africa won 26-10
  • New Zealand have lost 5 of their last 6 test matches and will be looking to bounce back against the Springboks

South Africa will look to heap more misery upon New Zealand when the two sides meet in the Rugby Championship this weekend.

The Springboks and All Blacks will contest the second test match at the Emirates Airline Park on Saturday afternoon.

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South Africa will be looking to beat the All Blacks once again when the two sides meet in the Rugby Championship at Emirates Airlines Park. Images By: William Loock
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The Boks are coming off a big win in the first test match last weekend when they beat the All Blacks 26-10 in Mbombela, SuperSport confirmed.

The victory was the largest win for South Africa win over New Zealand since 1928. It also was New Zealand’s fifth loss in six test matches, The Telegraph reported.

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The Boks bullied the All Blacks during the game and ran out comfortable winners, despite playing the final stages of the game with only 14 men.

The visitor’s recent poor form has also seen them drop down the official world rankings. The All Blacks dropped one place and are now behind England. Ireland currently are the number one ranked team in the world.

The top five teams in the official rankings are:

POSITIONTEAMPOINTS
1Ireland90.3
2France89.41
3South Africa89.41
4England86.25
5New Zealand86.13

Australia are currently sixth but did beat Argentina in the other Rugby Championship fixture.

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