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South Africa overwhelms Wales 43-17 in first test under new coach

South Africa overwhelms Wales 43-17 in first test under new coach

South Africa scored four tries Saturday to beat Wales 43-17 in the first test.
Springbok flyhalf Butch James got 23 points at Free States Stadium with four conversions and five penalties in a flawless kicking display under new new coach Peter de Villiers.
South Africa scored a single try through fullback Conrad Jantjes in the first half and added three more in the second half through center Jean de Villiers, No. 8 Pierre Spies and veteran fullback Percy Montgomery.
Wales scored tries through fullback Jamie Roberts late in the first half, before winger Shane Williams scored late in the second half.
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Scores:
South Africa 43 (Conrad Jantjes, Jean de Villiers, Pierre Spies, Percy Montgomery tries; Butch James 4 conversions; James 5 penalties) def. Wales 17 (Jamie Roberts, Shane Williams tries; Stephen Jones, James Hook conversions; Jones penalty). HT, 22-10.


Updated : 2021-05-09 11:37 GMT+08:00