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Match report – Scotland 15 – 30 South Africa

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Makazole Mapimpi and Stuart Hogg scored two tries each for South Africa and Scotland respectively, but Elton Jantjies scored three penalties with Handre Pollard adding two and Frans Steyn also adding a long-range shot to punish Scotland

Last updated: 11/13/21 15:05


Springbok skipper Siya Kolisi leads from the front

South Africa’s dominance of set and break set pieces set the stage for a convincing 30-15 win against Scotland Murrayfield on Saturday.

South African winger Makazole Mapimpi scored two tries, but it was the tourist striker’s dominance that laid the groundwork for a resounding 30-15 win against Scotland in the fall game of the international series at Murrayfield on Saturday.

The Springbok pack put up a powerful set-kick performance and broke into an impressive show of brute force.

Home captain Stuart Hogg scored two excellent tries to become the national team’s all-time top scorer, while opener Finn Russell added a penalty and a transformation, but also missed a series of simple shots on goal.

World champion Boks, who was down 10-8 at half-time, has won two consecutive fall series victories after defeating Wales last weekend and finishing against England at Twickenham next weekend, while Scotland host Japan.

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