SOUTH Africa scored two converted tries to edge Wales 17-16 in their World Cup opener in Wellington this morning.
Substitute Francois Hougaard’s try, which was converted by Morne Steyn proved to be the difference on the day.
South Africa – Tries: Francois Steyn, Francois Hougaard. Conversions: Morne Steyn (2). Penalty: Steyn.
Wales – Try: Toby Faletau. Conversion: James Hook. Penalties: Hook (2).
The IRB Rugby World Cup fixtures
Wednesday, September 14 2011
Thursday, September 15 2011