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SA vs Australia match underway at Newlands

The Springboks are currently taking on the Wallabies at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.

The Springboks are currently taking on the Wallabies at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Picture: Supplied.

CAPE TOWN - The game has just begun at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town where the Springboks are taking on the Wallabies.

Expresso Morning Show presenter Katlego Maboe sang the Australian national anthem while singer Kurt Darren sang the South African anthem to an eruption of cheers from Springbok supporters.

The atmosphere in the stadium is was amazing.

There's a sense of confidence amongst supporters that the Boks could pull off a win and perhaps even bag a four try bonus point as well, which they so desperately want and need.

The Springboks need to win - and preferably with a bonus point - to stand a chance of winning the Rugby Championship

The All Blacks are currently on top of the log with 18 points while the Boks are on 14 points.

New Zealand and Argentina face off at 12:40pm on Sunday morning in Buenos Aires.

TODAY'S TEAMS:

SOUTH AFRICA : 15-Zane Kirchner, 14-Willie le Roux, 13-JJ Engelbrecht, 12-Jean de Villiers, 11-Bryan Habana, 10-Morne Steyn, 9-Fourie du Preez, 8-Duane Vermeulen, 7-Willem Alberts, 6-Francois Louw, 5-Flip van der Merwe, 4-Eben Etzebeth, 3-Jannie du Plessis, 2-Adriaan Strauss, 1-Tendai Mtawarira. Replacements - 16-Bismarck du Plessis, 17-Gurthro Steenkamp, 18-Coenie Oosthuizen, 19-Juandre' Kruger, 20-Siya Kolisi, 21-Ruan Pienaar, 22-Pat Lambie, 23-Jan Serfontein.

AUSTRALIA: 15-Israel Folau, 14-Adam Ashley-Cooper, 13-Tevita Kuridrani, 12-Christian Lealiifano, 11-Joe Tomane, 10-Quade Cooper, 9-Nic White, 8-Ben Mowen, 7-Michael Hooper, 6-Scott Fardy, 5-James Horwill, 4-Rob Simmons, 3-Ben Alexander, 2-Stephen Moore, 1-James Slipper. Replacements - 16-Saia Fainga'a, 17-Benn Robinson, 18-Sekope Kepu, 19-Sitaleki Timani, 20-Ben McCalman, 21-Will Genia, 22-Matt Toomua, 23-Chris Feauai-Sautia.