George Ford has admitted England “weren’t good enough” as they were defeated by South Africa in the Rugby World Cup final. Inspired attacking saw England streak to a 31-14 lead over the second-string All Blacks but as old habits returned their defence wilted, leaving the desperate home team scrambling to a 16th straight Twickenham win. The 23rd-minute dismissal of their lock Jannes Labuschagne, an optometry student who needs his own eyes tested if he felt his late shoulder charge on Wilkinson was justified, came immediately after the New Zealand referee Paddy O'Brien had warned both sides to calm down. SA captain Graem Smith and England last match captain Kevin Pietersen were the Man of the Series. Goals 32. To me the game's all about winning, not putting opposition players in a heap over the sideline.". The Test series will be a part of the 2019-2021 World Test Championship. South Africa: Greeff (W Province); Paulse (W Province; Russell , Pumas, 48), Fleck (W Province), James (Natal), Lombard (Free State); Pretorius (Lions; Jacobs , Falcons, 55), Conradie (W Province; Jordaan , Blue Bulls, 10); Roux (Blue Bulls), Dalton (Falcons; Van Biljon , Natal, 55), Carstens (Natal; Van der Linde , Free State, 61), Labuschagne (Lions), Venter (Natal), Krige (Western Province, capt), Wannenburg (Blue Bulls), Van Niekerk (Lions). 3:02 . "In the cold light of day everybody in the game has got to look at what went on. It was a woeful tour, a real nightmare, finished with the worst defeat in the history of the Springboks a 3–53 loss against England. England 53-3 South Africa England completed a hat-trick of wins over the southern hemisphere giants with a resounding victory over the Springboks. Find out when Rugby Greatest Games is on TV, including England v South Africa 2002. 3 June 1972 – South Africa 9 / England 18 . ), 5.Jannes Labuschagne, 4.Bakkies Botha , 3.Willie Meyer, 2.James Dalton, 1.Lawrence Sephaka, – replacements: 16.Lukas van Biljon, 17.Wessel Roux, 18.Marco Wentzel, 19.Pedrie Wannenburg, 21.Butch James, 22.Marius Joubert – No entry: 20.Bolla Conradie, Also with Scotland, the Springboks continue the "black series"[2][3], Scotland: 15.Stuart Moffat, 14.Nikki Walker, 13.Andy Craig, 12.Brendan Laney, 11.Chris Paterson, 10.Gordon Ross, 9.Bryan Redpath (capt. Test Cricket - Scorecard: 2003 England v South Africa - 4th Test - 21st August, 2003 - Headingley ), 8.Budge Pountney, 7.Simon Taylor, 6.Martin Leslie, 5.Stuart Grimes, 4.Scott Murray, 3.Bruce Douglas, 2.Gordon Bulloch, 1.Tom Smith, – replacements: 17.Dave Hilton, 18.Nathan Hines, 19.Jason White, 21.Gregor Townsend, 22.Ben Hinshelwood – No entry : 16.Steve Scott, 20.Graeme Beveridge Worse, for those who care about the game's image, was the manner in which the Boks shamed their proud heritage with their relentless head-hunting, sly elbows and calculated violence. Will Greenwood, with two artful tries either side of half-time, extended the margin and the half-century was raised via a penalty try for a high tackle on Christophers by Werner Greeff plus back-row incisions from Back, Richard Hill and Lawrence Dallaglio, a replacement for Lewis Moody who also has a damaged shoulder. ), 5.Jannes Labuschagne, 4.Marco Wentzel, 3.Deon Carstens, 2.Lukas van Biljon, 1.Wessel Roux, – replacements: 17.CJ van der Linde, 18.AJ Venter, 21.Andre Pretorius – No entry: 16.James Dalton, 19.Pedrie Wannenburg, 20.Brent Russell, 22.Bakkies Botha, A huge defeat against the English team[4][5], England: 15.Jason Robinson, 14.Ben Cohen, 13.Will Greenwood, 12.Mike Tindall, 11.Phil Christophers, 10.Jonny Wilkinson, 9.Matt Dawson, 8.Richard Hill, 7.Neil Back, 6.Lewis Moody, 5.Ben Kay, 4.Martin Johnson (capt. Catch live and detailed score report of England vs India 4th Test 2002, India tour of England only on ESPNcricinfo.com. Boland Park, Paarl. Match abandoned due to COVID-19 pandemic. South Africa vs England 2019-20 tour will officially begin with the four-match Test series. 4 Test Matches series played in England. Lucas Radebe, playing his last ever game for South Africa, and keen to impose himself physically on Michael Owen, dragged the England striker down as soon as they came into physical contact. Games W/D/L 11 / 5 / 9. Games total 25. ), 3.Phil Vickery, 2.Phil Vickery, 1.Jason Leonard, – replacements: 18.Danny Grewcock, 19.Lawrence Dallaglio, 20.Andy Gomarsall, 21.Austin Healey, 22.Tim Stimpson – No entry : 16.Mark Regan, 17.Robbie Morris Along with the cricketer, two more players are believed to have come in close contact with him. 6° 0554 Set off From Newcastle 0803 Tipshelf – Comfort stop and refreshment - I drove from Tipshelf to Toddington – just typical that I had the driving rain and spray from the lorries when it was my turn!! Even with 15 men the Boks had looked doomed once Ben Cohen completed a remarkable full set of tries against the leading nations by escaping Fleck's tackle in the right corner. South Africa: 15.Werner Greeff, 14.Breyton Paulse, 13.Adrian Jacobs, 12.Robbie Fleck, 11.Friedrich Lombard, 10.Butch James, 9.Bolla Conradie, 8.Joe van Niekerk, 7.Pierre Uys, 6.Corne Krige (capt. Dry/ Cold Day Temp. England 53 South Africa 3 England's autumn of excellence is confirmed. Embed. Engand force follow-on to South Africa in first Test, but South Africa successfully end with draw and second & third Test match won by South Africa and last Test won by England. Word was that the Wallabies had lost their bounce but they led by 12 points in to the final quarter before Jonny Wilkinson's boot and Ben Cohen's try sealed a win which showed England have the guts to match their guile. Look back at England's 50-point victory over South Africa from November 2002. Their first meeting, held in Bordeaux, was on 11 January 1913, and was won 38-5 by South Africa. Post a Comment. The South African cricket team toured England in the 2003 season to play a five-match Test series against England.The two teams also took part in a triangular … The 2002 South Africa rugby union tour of France Scotland and England was a series of matches played in November 2002 in France Scotland and England by South Africa national rugby union team. Goals against/Match 1.16 Most Goals Scored 5 Bernard Parker. By Josh Fordham 26th November 2020, 8:00 pm. Amid all the flying fur, it should be remembered this was a world-record 18th successive win at a single venue and a fourth English victory over South Africa in 29 months. 23rd Nov, 2002 - England v South Africa. South Africa were made to pay. The national rugby union teams of France and South Africa (the Springboks) have been playing each other in Test rugby since 1913. England kept their composure, to their credit, even though scarcely one of their players did not resemble a road accident victim. Mirror Now | 06 Dec 2020, 02:25 PM IST. But spare a thought for the return home of … 2002: England 53-3 South Africa. England vs South Africa: First ODI called off. There were a lot of cheap shots. Episode guide, trailer, review, preview, cast list and where to stream it on demand, on catch up and download. Episode guide, trailer, review, preview, cast list and where to stream it on demand, on catch up and download. The limited-overs series comprises of three T20 Internationals (T20Is) and as many One Day Internationals (ODIs). Find out when Rugby Greatest Games is on TV, including England v South Africa 2002. Three Percy Montgomery penalties to one from Jonny Wilkinson saw South Africa, who had hammered England in the group stages, lead 9-3 at the break in Paris. England vs South Africa 2020: COVID-19 threat looms over much-anticipated series . England has dominated in the limited-overs format for quite some time now, and they should emerge winners despite missing some key players. On the flip side it is hard to recall an England team so visibly shattered after 65 minutes, despite the advantage presented by Labuschagne becoming the first Springbok to be dismissed at Twickenham. The national rugby union teams of England and South Africa (the Springboks) have been … England are all set to face hosts South Africa in the white-ball series starting from November 27. "It's very difficult to do that when the cheap shots are coming in.". Copy URL. England (3) 6 Pens: Wilkinson 2 South Africa (9) 15 Pens: Montgomery 4, Steyn. "The Springboks went a mile over the line today," said England's assistant coach Phil Larder, struggling to recall a game of similar brutality in either union or league. South African Football Association. South Africa vs England, 2nd ODI. Average Goals/Match 1.28 Avg. The series will start from 26 December with the first Test being played in Centurion. The first one-day international between England and South Africa has been called off after two members of hotel staff tested positive for coronavirus. ), 8.Imanol Harinordoquy, 7.Olivier Magne, 6.Serge Betsen, 5.Olivier Brouzet, 4.Fabien Pelous, 3.Pieter de Villiers, 2.Raphael Ibanez, 1.Jean-Jacques Crenca, – replacements: 16.Sylvain Marconnet, 17.Jean-Baptiste Rue, 18.Thibault Privat, 19.Sebastien Chabal, 22.Xavier Garbajosa – No entry : 20.Dimitri Yachvili, 21.Gerald Merceron South Africa was on … 2002-01-15 South Africa: Angola: 1:0 c. Friendly All Time Records. It was England's 18th consecutive victory at home, and their fifth in a row over South Africa since June 2000. 08:00 AM GMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL. Remarkably, England were ahead after only 36 seconds. "We were always prepared for our key players to be put under pressure but I was surprised by the severity of it. There are legitimate big hits and there are gratuitous cheap shots, but no international touring team in modern times have crossed the line as blatantly as the Springboks on Saturday. Find the complete scorecard of England vs India 4th Test Online. Never mind the scoreline, a record defeat which should embarrass everyone connected with South African rugby. I select this test as the most shocking not for the fact that there was shocking incidents, fighting or poor rugby but because the result was so unexpected and shocking for the South African public. 2001-2002 South Africa v. Australia: 22/02/2002 3 Australia 2-1: 2002-2003 Pakistan v. Australia: 03/10/2002 3 Australia 3-0: 2002-2003 Australia v. England: 07/11/2002 5 Australia 4-1: 2002-2003 West Indies v. Australia: 10/04/2003 4 Australia 3-1: 2003-2004 Australia v. … England v South Africa: the 'Battle of the Bok' 2002 Watch our video playlist of the famous 'Battle of the Bok' at Twickenham in 2002, when South Africa lost all … Subsequently Wilkinson, Jason Robinson, Matt Dawson and Phil Christophers all suffered nasty blows to the head and, despite England's seven tries, the strong-arm tactics of Butch James, Robbie Fleck and the Springbok captain Corne Krige left the deepest impression. England: Robinson (Sale); Cohen (Northampton), Greenwood (Harlequins; Stimpson , Leicester, 70), Tindall (Bath), Christophers (Bristol); Wilkinson (Newcastle; Healey , Leicester, 44), Dawson (Northampton; Gomarsall , Gloucester, 57); Leonard (Harlequins), Thompson (Northampton), Vickery (Gloucester), Johnson (Leicester, capt), Kay (Leicester; Grewcock , Bath, 70), Moody (Leicester; Dallaglio , Wasps, 15), Back (Leicester), Hill (Saracens). South Africa: 15.Werner Greeff, 14.Breyton Paulse, 13.Jean de Villiers, 12.Adrian Jacobs, 11.Brent Russell, 10.Andre Pretorius, 9.Neil de Kock, 8.Joe van Niekerk, 7.AJ Venter, 6.Corne Krige (capt. South Africa vs England: Archer and Wood pace bowling, Morgan’s big decisions and Rabada among key things to watch out for. Even on the streets of Bloemfontein or Pretoria there should be scant pity for the South Africans at having to play three-quarters of the game with 14 players. Rugby Test Match 2002 -- England vs. South Africa - YouTube • South Africa’s biggest win against England (48 points) was in 2007 in Bloemfontein when the Springboks ran in seven tries to register a comprehensive win of 58-10. • The Springboks’ biggest loss to England was on 23 November, 2002 at Twickenham when the home team ran out winners 53-3. England's management, though, constantly stress the dangers of retaliation. Clive Woodward felt the same, as concerned about rugby spiralling into general anarchy as the prospect of these two teams resuming hostilities in their World Cup pool game in Perth on October 18 next year. This was an afternoon, though, to test even the most diplomatic of men and Wilkinson, for one, felt he had been deliberately targeted. South Africa ended England's reign as world champions as they claimed the World Cup for the second time. Sat. ), 5.AJ Venter, 4.Jannes Labuschagne , 3.Deon Carstens, 2.James Dalton, 1.Wessel Roux, – replacements: 16.Lukas van Biljon, 17.CJ van der Linde, 20.Norman Jordaan, 21.Adrian Jacobs, 22.Brent Russell – No entry: 18.Marco Wentzel, 19.Pierre Uys, "France (12) 30 – 10 (3) South Africa (FT)", "Scotland (6) 21 – 6 (6) South Africa (FT)", "England (18) 53 – 3 (3) South Africa (FT)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2002_South_Africa_rugby_union_tour_of_Europe&oldid=976859928, South Africa national rugby team tours of Europe, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 5 September 2020, at 13:54. It was a woeful tour, a real nightmare, finished with the worst defeat in the history of the Springboks a 3–53 loss against England. Greeff was cited yesterday for the high tackle by the French match commissioner Paul Mauriac and the full-back's case, along with Labuschagne's, will be heard tomorrow. Goals against 29. Pens: Wilkinson 2. The sweep of the southern hemisphere superpowers came with a record rout of the Springboks who could not stop England's rolling momentum - the result of which was a devastating display of running rugby. Test rugby is a physical contact sport and England, like all top sides, fully understand the law of the jungle. The series will be especially crucial for South Africa cricket teamas they are yet to score any points in the World Test Championship. This is England’s first tour post-COVID-19 pandemic. South African won by 2-1. Click … Prediction: England to win South Africa vs England 2020, 1st ODI: Preview, predicted XIs, match prediction, live … LIVE ON TALKSPORT 2. The players won't say anything, because they're not that sort of team, but I can.". "We have got to be very careful as a sport," said England's head coach. Woodward fears for game's image in the wake of South Africa's violent tactics. England 53 - 3 South Africa The sweep of the southern hemisphere superpowers came with a record rout of the Springboks who could not stop England's rolling momentum - … Records include the following current or recent matches: England v South Africa at Twickenham, Nov 23, 2002 [ 53-3 FT] England v Australia at Twickenham, Nov 16, 2002 [ 32-31 FT] England v New Zealand at Twickenham, Nov 9, 2002 [ 31-28 FT] South Africa: 15.Werner Greeff, 14.Breyton Paulse, 13.Robbie Fleck, 12.Butch James, 11.Friedrich Lombard, 10.Andre Pretorius, 9.Bolla Conradie, 8.Joe van Niekerk, 7.Pedrie Wannenburg, 6.Corne Krige (capt. In the first test, Springboks were defeated by a great French team[1], France: 15.Nicolas Brusque, 14.Vincent Clerc, 13.Thomas Castaignede, 12.Damien Traille, 11.Cedric Heymans, 10.Francois Gelez, 9.Fabien Galthie (capt. ! This was their third significant victory against southern hemisphere opposition and if … Jonny Wilkinson's left arm hung in a black sling to protect a damaged shoulder joint which needs further assessment today, Neil Back's right eye was almost completely shut and even the face of the replacement fly-half Austin Healey carried more than the usual scars of his trade. Tries: Cohen, Greenwood 2, penalty try, Back, Hill, Dallaglio. Cons: Wilkinson, Dawson, Gomarsall 2, Stimpson 2. From there the teams will travel to Cape Town to play the second matc… "It could have all taken off and there could have been fireworks but we still managed to play some good rugby," said the coach Andy Robinson. South Africa vs England, 1st ODI. Newlands, Cape Town. Cricket South Africa in an official statement confirmed the reports of a Proteas player testing positive for the virus ahead of the England series. The four-match Test series will have 30 points for winning a match. 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