S’Busiso Nkosi powers South Africa to stunning comeback win over England


• South Africa 42-39 England
• Springboks roar back from 24-3 down in thrilling first Test

England have been involved in some eventful matches since Eddie Jones took over as their head coach two and a half years ago but none as spectacular as this. In a breathless contest they had initially dominated, the visitors were thrillingly overhauled by a youthful South African side who conjured one of the more stunning comebacks of the modern era.

The game had appeared to be all over inside the opening quarter as England stormed into a 24-3 lead thanks to three quick-fire tries from Mike Brown, Elliot Daly and Owen Farrell, all converted by Farrell, plus a monster 61-metre penalty from Daly. It proved to be a mirage as the Springboks came roaring back to condemn Jones’s side to their fourth successive Test defeat.

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Written by Robert Kitson at Ellis Park
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/09/south-africa-england-summer-international-match-report under the title “S’Busiso Nkosi powers South Africa to stunning comeback win over England”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.