Wales secures November sweep with 20-11 win over Springboks

Wales Jonathan Davies makes a break during the rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, ...
Welsh fans wait for the start of the rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Sat...
South Africa's Handre Pollard watches the video screen as he waits for a try ruling during the rugby union international match between Wales and South...
Wales Elliot Dee is tackled by South Africa's Cheslin Kolbe during the rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Principal...
Wales Rob Evans, right, and South Africa's Eben Etzebeth tussle during the rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Princ...
Wales head coach Warren Gatland watches his players warm-up ahead of he rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Principa...

Wales Jonathan Davies makes a break during the rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, ...

Welsh fans wait for the start of the rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Sat...

South Africa's Handre Pollard watches the video screen as he waits for a try ruling during the rugby union international match between Wales and South...

Wales Elliot Dee is tackled by South Africa's Cheslin Kolbe during the rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Principal...

Wales Rob Evans, right, and South Africa's Eben Etzebeth tussle during the rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Princ...

Wales head coach Warren Gatland watches his players warm-up ahead of he rugby union international match between Wales and South Africa at the Principa...

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Wales scored two early tries to beat South Africa 20-11 and secure its first clean sweep in a November rugby series on Saturday.

Prop Tomas Francis and fullback Liam Williams went over for the Welsh tries inside the first 20 minutes, setting up a fourth straight win over the Springboks and a ninth straight for Wales against all opposition.

That run is Wales' best in 19 years.

South Africa came back briefly to close it to 14-11 in Cardiff with a try in the corner by center Jesse Kriel and a penalty by replacement Elton Jantjies.

But Dan Biggar came off the bench to kick two late penalties to give Wales four out of four in the autumn internationals for the first time, which also included another big southern hemisphere scalp in Australia.

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