New Zealand’s All Blacks put up a clinical performance to beat South Africa 57-0 in a rugby championship clash staged in Albany on Saturday, September 16.
Going into Saturday’s match,the South Africans had not tasted a win on New Zealand soil since 2009.
Elton Jantjies had a chance hand the Springboks an early lead but his penalty kick came off the upright.
The hosts got themselves onto the scoreboard first as Beauden Barret drilled in s penalty after a cagey first 10 minutes.
The All Blacks were 10-0 up moments later as Rieko Ioane chased onto Aaron Smith’s brilliant kick before touching down at the corner.
Manawatu Turbos’ ace Nehe Milner-Skudder would soon land All Blacks’ second try of the match before converting as All Blacks took a comfortable 17-0 lead.
All Blacks were running riot as they added two converted tries in quick succession courtesy of Brodie Retallick and Scott Barret to take a 31-0 lead at halftime.
The All Blacks continued from where they had left off as Nehe Milner-skudder grabbed his brace before Lima Sopoaga and Tu’ungafasi each touched to ensure All Blacks won 57-0.