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Last Updated: Saturday, 4 December, 2004, 23:46 GMT
Springboks too strong for Pumas
Gaffie du Toit
Gaffie du Toit scored two tries for the Springboks
South Africa ran in five first-half tries as they easily beat Argentina 39-7 in Buenos Aires.

Full-back Gaffie du Toit, who came in for Percy Montgomery, claimed two tries as well as two conversions and four penalties for the Springboks.

Marius Joubert, Fourie Du Preez and Jacques Cronje also scored tries as they built up a 36-7 interval lead.

The Argentina side, who were weakened because of European Cup call-ups, had five newcomers and struggled.

Argentina : Juan Martin Hernandez; Pablo Gomez Cora, Manuel Contepomi, Gonzalo Tiesi, Lucas Borges, Juan de la Cruz Fernandez Miranda, Agustin Pichot (capt); Augusto Petrilli, Lucas Ostiglia, Martin Durand, Pablo Bouza, Santiago Artese, Eusebio Guinazu, Federico Mendez, Leopoldo De Chazal.
Replacements: Marcos Ayerza, Alberto Vernet Basualdo, Manuel Carizza, Martin Schusterman, Nicolas Fernandez Miranda, Miguel Avramovic, Francisco Bosch.

South Africa: Gaffie du Toit; Jaque Fourie, Marius Joubert, Wayne Julies, Bryan Habana; Jaco van der Westhuyzen, Fourie du Preez; Jacques Cronje, Danie Rossouw, Solly Tyibilika; Victor Matfield, Bakkies Botha; CJ van der Linde, John Smit (capt), Gurthro Steenkamp.
Replacements: Danie Coetzee, Os du Randt, Gerrie Britz, Joe van Niekerk, Michael Claassens, De Wet Barry, Brent Russell.

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