The All Blacks are penalized for offside in front of the post and Elton Jantjies knocks over the game winner in time.
The Springboks won 31-29 and the lead has changed four times in the last five minutes!
“The Springboks achieve a famous win, an instant classic!” Andrew Swain says on Stan Sport.
New Zealand had already won the Rugby Championship, but there is no such thing as dead rubber between these two great rivals.
South Africa has somewhat silenced the ‘boring Boxing’ critics with that display.
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi is typically graceful in the win and congratulates New Zealand on their tournament win.
“That’s what this team is about, we never stop fighting,” added halfback Faf de Klerk to Stan Sport.
“It’s a classic, classic game between number 1 and number 2 in the world.”
Indeed, the Springboks will reclaim the top spot in the rankings when World Rugby updates their official list.