South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus lavished praise on scrum-half Herschel Jantjies following his impressive performance in the Rugby Championship opening game against Australia in Johannesburg.
South Africa scored five tries including a double from debutant from Herschel Jantjies as they completed a 35-17 bonus point win over Australia at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
South Africa will miss the experience of skipper Siya Kolisi for the upcoming Rugby Championship opening game against Australia in Johannesburg on 21st July after the Stormers flanker failed to recover from a knee injury.
Australia successfully overcame a red card to Michael McDonald as they defeated Argentina 13-34 in the semi-final while France resisted South Africa in the other knock-out game as the finalists were confirmed in the World Rugby U20 Championship. Here are highlights from the semi-finals.