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RugbyU: Rugby Championship - S. Africa 73 Argentina 13

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Full result of a Rugby Championship first round match between South Africa and Argentina at Soccer City stadium in Soweto Saturday:

South Africa 73 Argentina 13

H-t: 26-6

Scorers

South Africa - Tries: penalty try, JJ Engelbrecht, Adriaan Strauss, Willem Alberts, Jean de Villiers, Fourie du Preez, Bryan Habana, Duane Vermeulen, Bismarck du Plessis. Conversions: Morne Steyn (8). Penalties: Steyn (4)

Argentina - Try: Felipe Contepomi. Convesion: Contepomi. Penalties: Contepomi (2)

Teams (15-1)

South Africa

Willie le Roux; Bjorn Basson, JJ Engelbrecht, Jean de Villiers (capt), Bryan Habana; Morne Steyn, Ruan Pienaar; Duane Vermeulen, Willem Alberts, Francois Louw; Juandre Kruger, Eben Etzebeth; Jannie du Plessis, Adriaan Strauss, Tendai Mtawarira

Replacements used: Bismarck du Plessis, Gurthro Steenkamp, Coenie Oosthuizen, Flip van der Merwe, Siya Kolisi, Fourie du Preez, Patrick Lambie, Jan Serfontein

Coach: Heyneke Meyer

Argentina

Juan Martin Hernandez; Gonzalo Camacho, Marcelo Bosch, Felipe Contepomi (capt), Juan Imhoff; Nicolas Sanchez, Martin Landajo; Leonardo Senatore, Juan Martin Leguizamon, Pablo Matera; Patricio Albacete, Manuel Carizza; Matias Diaz, Eusebio Guinazu, Juan Figallo

Replacements used: Agustin Creevy, Nahuel Lobo, Juan Pablo Orlandi, Mariano Galarza, Julio Farias Cabello, Tomas Cubelli, Santiago Fernandez, Horacio Agulla

Coach: Santiago Phelan

Sin bin

Argentina: Guinazu 30 minutes, Senatore 50 minutes

Referee: Chris Pollock (NZL)

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