Late Steyn penalty earns Springboks sequence win

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Veteran Morne Steyn kicked over a last-gasp penalty at hand South Africa a slender 19-16 victory over British & Irish Lions within the third and remaining check on Saturday to seal a 2-1 sequence victory.

The 37-year-old reprised his heroics from 12 years in the past when he did the identical for the Springboks to win the 2009 sequence over the vacationers.

After Ken Owens had gone over for the Lions within the first half, a second-half strive from Cheslin Kolbe noticed the house facet battle again from 10-6 down at half-time on the Cape City Stadium.

Handre Pollard additionally kicked two penalties and Steyn one whereas Finn Russell transformed Owens’ try to added three penalties for the Lions.

The Lions had gained the primary check 22-17 however the Springboks have been 27-9 victors within the second conflict.

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