Oct 30, 2015 at 8pm UK at ‚ÄčOlympic Stadium

24-13

Pietersen (6'), Etzebeth (43')
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Result: South Africa finish third at World Cup
Result: South Africa finish third at World Cup
Eben Etzebeth and JP Pietersen score tries to lead South Africa to a 24-13 win over Argentina in the third-place playoff at the Rugby World Cup.
Reaction
South Africa's flanker Schalk Burger (L) celebrates after scoring a try with South Africa's lock Eben Etzebeth during a Pool B match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between South Africa and Scotland at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England
Bryan Habana heaps praise on "phenomenal" Schalk Burger
South Africa winger Bryan Habana pays tribute to Schalk Burger following the flanker's retirement from international rugby.
Oct 31, 03:21
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe of Argentina makes a lineout call during The Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at McLean Park on September 6, 2014
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe hails Argentina improvement
Argentina back-row Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe tells Sports Mole that his side's inclusion in the Rugby Championship has helped them to "massively" improve.
Oct 31, 03:10
Head coach Heyneke Meyer looks on during a South African Springboks training session at Hale School on September 2, 2014
Heyneke Meyer pays tribute to retiring South Africa players
Springboks head coach Heyneke Meyer heaps praise upon South Africa's old guard as a number of them call time on their international careers following the World Cup.
Oct 31, 02:58
Victor Matfield of South Africa wins the line out ball during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Bronze Final match between South Africa and Argentina at the Olympic Stadium on October 30, 2015
Bryan Habana: 'Victor Matfield is a colossus of the game'
South Africa winger Bryan Habana tells Sports Mole that Victor Matfield will go down as a modern great having called time on his record-breaking 127-cap career.
Oct 31, 02:44
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe of Argentina makes a lineout call during The Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at McLean Park on September 6, 2014
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe plays down Rugby Championship chances
Argentina back-row Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe tells Sports Mole that his side still have a way to go before challenging for the Rugby Championship title.
Oct 31, 02:36
South Africa's wing Bryan Habana waves before a Pool B match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between South Africa and Japan at the Brighton community stadium in Brighton, south east England on September 19, 2015
Bryan Habana: 'Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger are greatest ever Springboks'
South Africa winger Bryan Habana pays tribute to retiring pair Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger, proclaiming them the two greatest Springboks of all time.
Oct 31, 02:25
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe of Argentina makes a lineout call during The Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at McLean Park on September 6, 2014
Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe hails "fantastic" World Cup for Argentina
Argentina's Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe tells Sports Mole that his side have enjoyed a "fantastic" World Cup campaign following their fourth-place finish.
Oct 31, 02:00
Head coach Heyneke Meyer looks on during a South African Springboks training session at Hale School on September 2, 2014
Heyneke Meyer predicts "invincible" South Africa team in coming years
South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer tells Sports Mole that the new crop of Springbok players could forge an "invincible" team in the coming years.
Oct 31, 01:38
The Match
Match Report
Eben Etzebeth and JP Pietersen score tries to lead South Africa to a 24-13 win over Argentina in the third-place playoff at the Rugby World Cup.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of South Africa's 24-13 victory over Argentina, as the Springboks secured third place at the Rugby World Cup.
HT Report
South Africa open up a 16-0 lead in the first half of the Rugby World Cup third-place playoff match against Argentina at the Olympic Stadium.
Head to Head
Aug 15, 2015 8.40pm
Aug 8, 2015 4.05pm
South Africa
25-37
Argentina
De Jager (36'), Le Roux (49'), Habana (79')
Bosch (1'), Imhoff (23', 32', 43')
Aug 23, 2014 8.40pm
Argentina
31-33
South Africa
Montero (26'), Cubelli (47'), Tuculet (52')
Habana (32'), Hendricks (60'), Coetze (69')



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