This Saturday the All Blacks and Springboks play the game that the entire rugby world has been waiting for for 2 years. The current world champions are measured against the best team of the moment and it will be the hundredth meeting Between both.
This time in addition to the contest, there is a special ingredient: the New Zealanders can be crowned champions Rugby Championship What must happen for this to happen?
Everything will be defined on the green carpet of the Queensland Country Bank Stadium in South Townsville, Australia. There, from 3.50 (Argentine time) and with Star + / ESPN 2 live television, New Zealand will be able to consecrate champion of the Rugby Championship. The New Zealand national team has 20 points against 10 for the Africans and a Kiwi victory will crown him as the tournament’s monarch.
However, the victory is not the only result that will bathe them in glory in the Southern Hemisphere, since it is also favored by the draw. In addition, a defeat by 7 points or less will also decree and extend the black reign for one more year. Finally, the result that will also consecrate Ian Foster’s team will be a Bok victory without a bonus point, that is to say that the South African team gets 4 points even if New Zealand does not manage to add.
In short, with a difference of 10 points in the standings and Australia (9 points) and Argentina (0) out of contention, the South Africans cannot miss any of the 10 points at stake in the 2 games against the All Blacks. For the oceanic, it will be enough to add a point in any of the 2 games to become champions of the Rugby Championship 2021.