Cabinet congratulates Springboks on win

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Pretoria - Cabinet has congratulated the world champion Springbok Rugby Team for their convincing victory against the Australians at the weekend. 

South Africa beat Australia 29-17 (halftime 23-10) in their Tri-Nations match at Newlands, Cape Town,on Saturday.

"This victory has consolidated our position at the top of the Tri-Nations log and places the 'die Bokke' in a better position to win the Tri-Nations Cup," Government spokesperson Themba Maseko said on Thursday, following an ordinary meeting of cabinet.

He said the meeting took the opportunity to wish the Bokke well in the away leg of the tournament.