Herschel Jantjies, who scored two tries on his debut towards Australia final week, ran onto Cheslin Kolbe’s chip earlier than outmuscling Aaron Smith and touching down. Handre Pollard added the conversion to make sure his aspect completed the competition degree.
Main 7-6 on the interval courtesy of Jack Goodhue’s strive, the house aspect had seemed good for the win till Jantjies late intervention.
And whereas delighted with the end result, South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus mentioned his staff received “pretty fortunate in a giant approach.”
“For the primary 35 minutes we performed very well. Within the second half I feel they completely dominated besides the final minute,” Erasmus instructed reporters. “So, pretty fortunate in a giant approach.”
For New Zealand there could but be extra disappointment to come back with star participant Brodie Retallick having been taken to hospital with a dislocated shoulder. Retallick now faces a race to be match for the beginning of the Rugby World Cup in September
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says he’ll now should “sit and wait” for information on Retallick, however he refused to be downbeat after watching his aspect give up victory so late on.
“The final couple of seconds was fairly robust to look at however we have completed that to loads of sides ourselves so typically you have to take your individual medication,” Hansen instructed reporters
“However there have been sufficient indicators there to say that if we preserve working away, get our timing higher, get our execution higher then we will harm some groups. So we’re not going to panic.
“We needed to discover some issues out, we have discovered them out which is nice and we’re fairly completely satisfied, not a lot with the efficiency however we’re proud of what we’re seeing and the place we all know we are able to go.”
Within the day’s different sport, Australia defeated Argentina 16-10 in Brisbane.