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05.August.2006

Australia v South Africa

Sydney

10:00 PM

20-18

Springboks seeking credibility

South Africa's assistant coach Gert Smal says the Springboks are desperate for revenge when they face Australia in their Philips Tri-Nations Test in Sydney on Saturday night.
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Elsom wary of 'Boks

Wallabies flanker Rocky Elsom has warned not to underestimate the South Africans in the weekend's Philips Tri-Nations clash in Sydney, saying they can play four times better than the side Australia crushed 49-0 three weeks ago.
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Connolly to unearth 120kg flanker for Springboks clash in Sydney

Wallabies Coach John Connolly has made two changes to his starting lineup for Saturday night's second Philips Tri Nations and Mandela Plate clash with South Africa.
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Australia snatches late win

The Wallabies have escaped with a 20-18 win over a gallant South Africa outfit in a topsy-turvy Philips Tri Nations clash at Telstra Stadium in Sydney.
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Mortlock's kick does it

Australian hero Stirling Mortlock joined the select company of goalkickers who have landed late kicks in matches to seal victories for their side with his conversion of Mat Rogers' try to beat South Africa 20-18 in Sydney on Saturday night.
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All to play for - Connolly

Wallabies coach John Connolly believes victory this weekend against the Springboks will keep Australia in with a real chance of stealing the Philips Tri Nations trophy from the unbeaten All Blacks.
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All Blacks Test took toll of Australia

Wallabies skipper George Gregan said Australia showed a lot of character to come away with a win despite struggling to find its rhythm in Saturday night's Philips Tri Nations clash with South Africa at Telstra Stadium in Sydney.
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Smit helps rookie

Springboks skipper John Smit can blame himself if he loses his Test hooking spot to up-and-coming star Chiliboy Ralepelle, as it was he who gave the youngster his chance to play rugby.
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Jones wants changes

Former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has called for selectors to seriously consider making changes to Australia's veteran halves combination after Saturday night's disappointing victory over South Africa.
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