A late fightback hasn’t been sufficient to keep the Tall Blacks from rout to Australia in the elimination rounds of the Asia Cup.
Following by 12 going into the last quarter, New Zealand combat back to inside four focuses with four minutes left in Jakarta.
Be that as it may, it wasn’t exactly enough, the Boomers hanging on for a 86-75 bring home to progress to the championship decider.
Large man Sam Timmins drove the way for the Tall Blacks, pouring in 16 focuses (remembering 10 for the fourth) and sacking eight bounce back
Jordan Hunt likewise had 16 focuses, inclduing four-from-four from three-point range, while Flynn Cameron had a bustling night with 15 places, seven bounce back and four helps.
The Tall Blacks play Jordan in the season finisher for third later on Sunday night, while Australia face Lebanon in the last.
Boks review experienced couple
South Africa have reviewed experienced couple Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn as they get ready to have the under tension All Blacks to begin the Rugby Championship.
Number eight Vermeulen (knee) and utility back Steyn (hamstring), who both won the World Cup with the Springboks in 2019, have recuperated from wounds that kept them out of the 2-1 home series prevail upon Wales this month.
Fullback Aphelele Fassi and free forward Marcell Coetzee have been set free from the crew, while Kolbe is recuperating from the messed up jaw he supported against Wales and will be accessible for choice in the future in September.
The Boks play consecutive tests against New Zealand in Nelspruit on August 6 and Johannesburg seven days after the fact, before they head to Australia for two matches.
South Africa crew:
Props: Thomas du Toit, Steven Kitshoff, Vincent Koch, Frans Malherbe, Ntuthuko Mchunu, Ox Nche, Trevor Nyakane
Prostitutes: Joseph Dweba, Malcolm Marx, Bongi Mbonambi
Locks: Lood de Jager, Eben Etzebeth, Salmaan Moerat, Ruan Nortje, Marvin Orie
Free advances: Pieter-Steph du Toit, Siya Kolisi, Elrigh Louw, Evan Roos, Kwagga Smith, Jasper Wiese, Duane Vermeulen
Utility advances: Rynhardt Elstadt, Deon Fourie, Franco Mostert
Scrumhalves: Faf de Klerk, Jaden Hendrikse, Herschel Jantjies, Grant Williams
Flyhalves: Elton Jantjies, Handre Pollard
Midfielders: Lukhanyo Am, Damian de Allende, Andre Esterhuizen, Jesse Kriel
Outside Backs: Warrick Gelant, Willie le Roux, Makazole Mapimpi
Utility Backs: Kurt-Lee Arendse, Frans Steyn, Damian Willemse
Tonga book World Cup compartment
Tonga have progressed to the following year’s Rugby World Cup finals subsequent to squashing Hong Kong 44-22 on Australia’s Sunshine Coast.
Sonatane Takulua scored a full go-around of attempts as the Tongans guaranteed the last compartment in Pool B, where they will confront reigning champs South Africa, Ireland, Scotland and Romania.
The Tongans were predominant all through, seeing two chances to open the scoring upset by the video official before William Havili opened over a punishment for the Pacific Islanders.
Takulua broadened Tonga’s benefit when Solomone Funaki demolished through the Hong Kong protection to set up the scrumhalf for the primary attempt.
Hong Kong answered rapidly when Gregor McNish delivered Alex Post to score in the corner and lessen the shortfall to five places, however the Tongans were before long back in all out attack mode.
Takulua guaranteed his second attempt from the rear of a ruck on the Hong Kong attempt line before McNish and Havili exchanged punishments after Tongan prop Siua Maile had been shown the yellow card.
Tonga featured the bay in class in the last part, nonetheless, with Takulua finishing his full go-around not long after the restart.
Further attempts from Sigfried Fisihoi, Telusa Veainu and Anzelo Tuitavuki expanded Tonga’s lead before Matt Worley got two late relief goes after for Hong Kong.