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Event Details

07.August.2005

South Africa v New Zealand

Cape Town

1:00 AM

22-16

Boks will test All Blacks - Jones

Wallabies coach Eddie Jones believes the All Blacks are heading for a reality check when they open their Philips Tri Nations campaign against a resurgent South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday.
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Piri Weepu

Dear Diary, up at 5.45am this morning because I was meant to go for a run with T but he wasn’t there so I went by myself.
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All Blacks team to play Springboks

The All Blacks team to play the Springboks in Cape Town this weekend has been unveiled to reveal a familiar 15 used throughout the DHL NZ Lions Series.
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McCaw primed for breakdown battle

Star flanker Richie McCaw eased fears of another hard luck tour of South Africa by confidently declaring his ability to complete the All Blacks formidable Philips Tri-Nations assignment against the Springboks in Cape Town on Saturday.
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White slams All Blacks lineout

The All Blacks have been accused of cheating in the lineouts as the Philips Tri Nations mind games began ahead of Sunday's (NZT) Test against the Springboks in Cape Town.
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Greg Somerville

Dear Diary, I was up pretty early today because the old body clock is still trying to come right and it’s good to get up early when the weather is so good.
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Boks hold on in Cape Town

It was helter-skelter rugby in Cape Town this morning (NZT) as the Springboks unleashed a tirade of attacking rugby in the first 10 minutes, and then did enough to hold on to a 22-16 win.
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Weepu not half bad as Byron's back up

From the opening seconds rookie All Blacks Piri Weepu and Luke McAlister sat slack-jawed, marvelling at the special intensity generated by Tests between New Zealand and South Africa.
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Concern over Kelleher, Umaga

The All Blacks were contemplating a potentially serious injury toll after coming off second best in the first leg of their Philips Tri Nations road trip against the Springboks at Newlands yesterday.
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Kelleher out of Bledisloe Cup Test

Concussed All Blacks halfback Byron Kelleher has been ruled out of Saturday's Philips Tri Nations Test against the Wallabies and captain Tana Umaga is doubtful, dealing a double setback to New Zealand's defence of the Bledisloe Cup.
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