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Gio Aplon shines as South Africa thrash France

Bryan Habana passes the ball as referee Bryce Lawrence takes a tumble
Bryan Habana passes the ball as the referee takes a tumble

Gio Aplon scored two tries and Morne Steyn kicked 15 points as world champions South Africa crushed France 42-17 in Cape Town on Saturday.

Tries from Pierre Spies, Aplon and Gurthro Steenkamp helped the Boks into a 25-10 half-time lead, Aurelien Rougerie grabbing a try for France.

After the break Aplon scored a length of the field try for South Africa.

Francois Louw added the fifth try for the Boks before Marc Andreu's late consolation for the visitors.

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