Wales vs South Africa Rugby Preview 2018 Autumn Internationals| Nov 24
Do you know Wales v South Africa kick off time has already been revealed for the final rugby match of the Autumn Internationals 2018 at Cardiff? The match featured from the Welsh Rugby Union Team side as Under Armour Series. The two sides will be battling out for the Prince William Cup that celebrates over a hundred years of international rugby between South Africa vs Wales Rugby. So, let’s deal here with the Wales vs South Africa Rugby Preview 2018, game prediction, game day schedule, how to watch.
Springboks at Welsh Rugby Fixture 2018 Autumn Internationals, Kickoff Time, How to Watch
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Wales will be looking to continue with the impressive winning form that has seen them win seven of their last matches, including a morale-boosting win over their nemesis, Australia. Having lost to All Blacks and England in a row, the Springboks avoided a third straight defeat after leaving it late to Beat France. Wales v South Africa kick off time, venue, what channel is the game on are as follows.
- What: South Africa v Wales Rugby 2018 Autumn Test
- When: Saturday, 24th of November
- Where: Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
- Kickoff: 17:20 GMT
- How to Watch: BBC 2, S4C
- Referee: Luke Pearce (England)
- Assistant Referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Karl Dickson (England)
- Television Match Official (TMO): Simon McDowell (Ireland)
What was the last game of Wales Rugby Team v Wallabies (9-6)?
Before this Saturday Wales v South Africa kick off time, Wales beat Australia in a tryless an error-strewn game. Though fans have seen Welsh dominance over Tonga in Week 3, WRU had a nail-biting finish against the Aussies just before that clash. Both sides went into the break with a 3-3 tie after Halfpenny and Foley had scored penalties for Wales and Australia respectively. Halfpenny put another penalty over in the second half. But Toomua responded with a well-taken penalty seven minutes later to tie the game for the second time. However, Biggar put another penalty over three minutes from time and it proved to be the match-winning kick.
Welsh Rugby Union Team Key Players
Through Wales vs South Africa Rugby Preview 2018, we’ve found that Gareth Anscombe has been a joy to watch in this edition of Autumn Internationals. His inclusion in the starting lineup has given Gatland a lot of options. The Playmaker has not let him down. Anscombe will again take center stage when they face the Boks. He will be a thrill to watch on the 24th.
How SA Rugby scored against France (29-26)?
As a part of the Wales vs South Africa Rugby Preview 2018, let’s stare at their previous crucial game where Les Bleus Welcome the Springboks. The Boks avoided a shock defeat to France in their previous game after coming from behind to register a win. Serin scored two penalties while Pollard put three over to give the Springboks a 9-6 lead with a third of the game gone. However, Guirado crossed the line and Lopez added a drop goal to give France a lead at the break. The French side picked from where they left and Bastareaud scored a try very early in the second half. However, Nkosi pulled one back with a try two minutes later. Pollard scored two more penalties to set the Boks onto a dramatic comeback win.
Springboks Key Players to Watch
Mbonambi may have stolen headlines in their clash against France but Pollard and Kolisi have been marvelous. Mbonambi is in good form while Pollard has picked from where he left in the rugby championship by being so effective with the boot. Meanwhile, Kolisi has been giving the leadership that the Boks need. He will get a chance to showcase his credentials on the 24th against the Welsh side.
Wales vs South Africa Rugby Preview 2018 and Score Prediction
Before coming Saturday’s Wales v South Africa kick off time these two sides have met 34 times with the Boks winning 28 times against 5 from the Welsh nationals. However, three of those five wins for Wales have come from the past three straight matches. In their most recent meeting, Gatland’s side beat the Boks by 22-20. Amos, Williams, and Elias scored tries for Wales while Ismaiel and Mapimpi crossed the line for South Africa. Du Perez added penalty but it wasn’t enough as they lost the game by a narrow 2-points margin. Wales are carrying a good momentum into this Autumn Internationals game and will continue their recent good form over the Springboks.
Prediction: Wales 25-23 South Africa
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