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South Africa wrest gold from Kiwis

South Africa's Warren Whiteley attacks in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Photo: Skysports

South Africa’s Warren Whiteley attacks in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Photo: Skysports

South Africa made history by handing New Zealand their first ever Commonwealth Games defeat to take Gold in Glasgow.

Brilliance from the Blitzbokke, even without captain Kyle Brown for the whole contest, marked a special moment.

Cecil Afrika, who had been the flagbearer for South Africa at the opening ceremony, scored the crucial try that separated the two teams in the end.

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