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The Springboks kept their Rugby Championship title hopes alive with a hard-fought win over Argentina on Saturday. Photo: SA Rugby website

Springboks hold on to beat Argentina as officials ruin Rugby Championship Test

The Springboks kept their Rugby Championship title hopes alive with a hard-fought win over Argentina on Saturday.

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The Springboks kept their Rugby Championship title hopes alive with a hard-fought win over Argentina on Saturday. Photo: SA Rugby website

The Springboks kept their Rugby Championship title hopes alive with a hard-fought 36-20 bonus point win over Argentina on Saturday.

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The Springboks led 22-6 at half-time.

Sadly, the Test was yet another ruined by inept officiating by all concerned.

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The sides will do duty once again at Hollywoodbets King’s Park next Saturday, 24 September.

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TEAMS:

Argentina

15 Juan Cruz Mallia; 14 Emiliano Boffelli, 13 Jeronimo De La Fuente, 12 Matias Orlando, 11 Lucio Cinti; 10 Santiago Carreras, 9 Gonzalo Bertranou; 8 Pablo Matera, 7 Marcos Kremer, 6 Juan Martin Gonzalez; 5 Tomas Lavanini, 4 Matias Alemanno; 3 Eduardo Bello, 2 Julian Montoya (captain), 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Substitutes: 16 Agustin Creevy, 17 Thomas Gallo, 18 Joel Sclavi, 19 Guido Petti, 20 Rodrigo Bruni, 21 Tomas Cubelli, 22 Benjamin Urdapilleta, 23 Matias Moroni

South Africa

15 Willie le Roux, 14 Canan Moodie, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Damian Willemse, 9 Jaden Hendrikse, 8 Jasper Wiese, 7 Franco Mostert, 6 Siya Kolisi (captain), 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Steven Kitshoff

Substitutes: 16 Deon Fourie, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Trevor Nyakane, 19 Elrigh Louw, 20 Kwagga Smith, 21 Faf de Klerk , 22 Andre Esterhuizen, 23 Frans Steyn

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