#1 CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- South Africa beat Australia 28-8 to retain hope of wrestling the Rugby Championship title away from New Zealand, although the Springboks were ruing missing out on a possibly valuable four-try bonus point. [url=http://www.nationa von jokergreen0220 11.09.2019 03:01

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- South Africa beat Australia 28-8 to retain hope of wrestling the Rugby Championship title away from New Zealand, although the Springboks were ruing missing out on a possibly valuable four-try bonus point. Juan Fernando Quintero Colombia Jersey . South Africa scored 23 unanswered points in the first half after an early Wallabies penalty, but couldnt maintain that momentum at Newlands. Hooker Adriaan Strauss and fullback Zane Kirchner went over for tries inside 15 minutes against a creaking Wallabies defence and South Africa led 23-3 after 32 minutes. Yet wing Willie le Roux crossed for the third try and South Africas next points only in the 72nd and despite scrambling desperately at the end, the home team didnt find the fourth try that might have boosted its title chances. World champion New Zealand played Argentina late Saturday, after which the Springboks would know what they need to do when the two top-ranked teams meet at Johannesburgs Ellis Park in a mouthwatering tournament decider next weekend. For most of the second half at Newlands, a battling Australia, outplayed almost everywhere, held up the South Africans while never threatening to stop a losing run at the Cape Town ground that dates to 1992. The Wallabies then pounced for a late consolation score when a cross-kick found debutant Chris Feauai-Sautia free on the left flank to touch down in the 78th -- over 70 minutes after the Australians first points. South Africas players also didnt celebrate the victory as eagerly as they might have despite successive wins over Australia to win the Nelson Mandela Plate. Morne Steyn kicked 13 points in his 50th test for the Boks, who controlled the entire first half and most of the match. Strauss, starting in place of Bismarck du Plessis, powered over in the 13th minute from a succession of forward drives, and Kirchner cruised in two minutes later in a sweeping backline move from deep in their half as South Africa shrugged off Christian Lealiifanos seventh-minute penalty. But in a subdued second 40, and hampered maybe by the sin-binning of lock Flip van der Merwe right on halftime and a later yellow card to No. 8 Duane Vermeulen, South Africa never hit top gear again and the Wallabies won back some respect despite sinking to a sixth straight defeat at Newlands and a fourth loss out of five in the Rugby Championship under struggling new coach Ewen McKenzie. Australia also had two players sent to the sin-bin. Jose Izquierdo Colombia Jersey . Despite Barcelona showing the same vulnerability in defence, Messis best performance since returning from a lengthy injury layoff ensured that his side bounced back from a defeat by Valencia in the previous round. Camilo Vargas Jersey . -- Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will be out three to six weeks with a stress fracture of the third finger of his right hand. http://www.nationalcolombiafootball.com/johan-mojica-colombia-jersey/ . The announcement was made by the hall on Friday, March 14. She joins Switzerlands Denise Biellmann as this years inductees to the Hall, based in Colorado Springs, CO. INDIANAPOLIS -- Andrew Luck and Robert Mathis finally got the Colts out of their funk and back into their playoff groove Sunday. All they have to do now is keep playing this way. Luck threw two touchdown passes, Mathis broke the Colts single-season and career records for sacks by forcing a safety in the second half and the Colts rolled past Houston 25-3 in their best overall performance in two months. "We needed it," coach Chuck Pagano said. "We talked all week about coming back and even though we had clinched the division, we wanted to start building or gaining some momentum." Houston (2-12) extended its franchise-record losing streak to 12 and fell to 0-12 all-time in Indy. The timing for the Colts late-season turnaround couldnt be better. After losing 42-28 at Cincinnati last week, the Colts (9-5) learned on the bus trip home they had clinched the AFC South title when Denver beat Tennessee. At the time, it looked as if the Colts would be locked into the No. 4 seed and would have little to play for. But with Denver (11-3) losing Thursday night, New England (10-4) losing Sunday at Miami, Indy winning and Cincinnati playing Sunday night at Pittsburgh, the door has cracked just a bit -- if the Colts win their final two games. The problem, from November through Sunday, was that Indy had not played anywhere near well enough to string back-to-back wins together. Over those previous six games, Indy lost three times by at least two touchdowns and was outscored 114-24 in the first halves. Things suddenly changed dramatically. Luck went up-tempo right from the start and used a heavy dose of bubble screens to open things up down the field. It worked well. He finished 19 of 32 for 180 yards with the two first-half TD passes that gave the Colts a 20-3 halftime lead. Indy played without two starting offensive linemen, lost replacement starter Joe Reitz with a concussion on the opening series and lost running back Donald Brown with a stinger later in the first half. "We practice it," Luck said of the decision to go no-huddle early. "We have had some success with two-minute hurry up so its good to come out and do that." The defence forced punts and turnovers and got a safety on Mathis record-breaking sack. Punt returner Griff& Whalen even set up a score with a 51-yard return. Custom Colombia Jerseys. But the excitement was muted. They still settled for three field goals and Luck was picked off in the red zone when he tried to force a ball into coverage. "We looked like a team that lost 11 in a row playing a good football team," interim coach Wade Phillips said in his first game since Gary Kubiak was fired. "I thought we could compete with them, but we didnt do a good job of that." Most of Houstons problems were self-inflicted, again. Case Keenum was 18 of 34 for 168 yards with two interceptions and no touchdowns. Andre Johnson, who needed five catches for another 100-reception, caught four balls for 18 yards. Ben Tate rushed 16 times for 72 yards and was fortunate not to lose a fumble. Houston also finished with 14 penalties, 10 in the first half. "That was bad today," said Keenum, whose fumble was recovered in the end zone by left tackle Duane Brown after Mathis strip sack. "My teammates deserve better, my coaches deserve better. Our fans deserve better." Luck opened the game by throwing a 14-yard TD pass to Whalen for Indys first opening-drive touchdown since Week 3. After Houstons Randy Bullock made a 49-yard field goal, Darius Butler picked off Keenum to set up Adam Vinatieris 37-yard kick. Luck made it 17-3 when he faked another receiver screen, then flipped the ball on a shovel pass to Trent Richardson for a 9-yard score. And after Butlers second interception, Vinatieri made a 43-yard field goal and Indy led 20-3. "We played good football today, kept the mistakes to a minimum and were just able to get after it," Mathis said. "A little bit of stuff here and there we can improve on, but for the most part, good football." Notes: Mathis, the NFL sacks leader, has 16 1/2 this season and 108 in his career. Longtime teammate and close friend Dwight Freeney held the Colts previous marks, getting 16 in 2004 and 107 1/2 in his career. ... Houstons 12-game losing streak is the citys professional football record. ... The Colts have gone 29 consecutive games without back-to-back losses. ... Hall of Fame running backs Eric Dickerson and Marshall Faulk joined Indys Ring of Honor at halftime. ' ' '

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