Wales vs South Africa | Autumn International | 24 Nov 2018
Wales v South Africa
Date: Saturday 24th November 2018
Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff
Online Streaming : Wales v South Africa Live
Kick Off: 5:20pm
Referee: Luke Pearce (England)
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Wales will face South Africa at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday 24th November during the Under Armour Series 2018. This will be the fourth and final autumn international to be played by Wales in 2018. The two teams will compete for the Prince William Cup, which was created by the WRU in 2007 to celebrate 100 years of rugby between Wales and South Africa.
Wales have beaten the Springboks in each of their last three encounters. The most recent win came during a summer tour match in Washington DC, where Wales emerged 22-20 victors.
Wales and South Africa have contested a total of 34 rugby test matches since their first meeting in 1906. Wales have won five of those matches, whilst South Africa have won 28 matches. Wales and South Africa also drew a match in 1970
Principality Stadium, Westgate Street, Cardiff, CF10 1NS
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Wales coach Warren Gatland: “It was important for us. We deserved it and it was nice to finish the autumn on a win.
“Some of the stuff we created early on could’ve taken the game out of sight in our favour but decisions we made in the second half nearly killed us.
“We need to create depth and play in certain ways against certain teams. Given the injuries we’ve had, I’m happy we’ve started developing that depth.”
On next year’s Six Nations: “We had a really close Six Nations last year and from my point of view, Scotland could make it close and everybody keeps talking about England and Ireland, so that will do me just fine.”
South Africa flanker Siya Kolisi: “We’re very disappointed. The way we started today wasn’t good enough and we didn’t have the patience. We have to be more disciplined at the end of the game and not make silly mistakes. We have to be better than this next year.”