The Springboks made up for last year¡¦s history-making
loss to Italy, by beating the Italians in a whopping
35-6 victory in the European country¡¦s home territory on
Saturday, 25 November, clocking up their second win of
the Outgoing Tour. It¡¦s also SA¡¦s biggest win against
Italy in 20 years.
Eben Etzebeth recovered from
the previous week¡¦s injury to lead his team to victory
under challenging conditions in Padova as heavy rain
With powerful scrumming and mauling, the South Africans
managed to prevent the Italians from scoring a single
try, while five tries were scored by the Springboks ¡V by
Francois Louw, Bongi Mbonambi, Francois Venter, Steven
Kitshoff and Franco Mostert.
Handre Pollard pulled off five successful conversions ¡K
earning him the Man of the Match Award.