Handre Pollard scored 31 points as the Springboks thrashed Argentina 46‑13 to win the Rugby Championship for the first time.
Australia finished second followed by the All Blacks.
The Springboks last won a competition in 2009 when they finished first in the Tri Nations.
HALF-TIME | ARGENTINA vs SOUTH AFRICA— Super Rugby/TRC (@SuperRugby) August 10, 2019
The Springboks hold a comfortable lead at the interval in Salta - can the Pumas fight back in the second half?
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Flyhalf Pollard notched two tries and kicked three conversions and five penalties in a bonus‑point victory for South Africa, who led 24‑13 at half‑time.
FULL-TIME | ARGENTINA vs SOUTH AFRICA— Super Rugby/TRC (@SuperRugby) August 10, 2019
The Springboks have won their first Rugby Championship in ten years after securing a convincing victory in Salta.
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