All Blacks ready for match against Springboks

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New Zealand are focused on avoiding another loss to South Africa, after a brief celebration on winning a third successive Rugby Championship title.

The All Black’s 35-17 win over Argentina in Buenos Aires ensured another southern hemisphere championship for the All Blacks but that will not lead to any slacking off against the Springboks in Pretoria.

After arriving in South Africa, the New Zealanders seem to be settling in nicely, as winning the Rugby Championship seems to have improved their mood.

The visitors are not worried – if anything they seem to sleeping a lot better after the horror of Wellington.

They are still very wary of the hosts, as they are the only team to beat them this season.

All Black’s hooker, Codie Taylor, says they’ve done their homework: “We previewed pretty much the whole team and we are looking at their strengths. Springboks captain, Siya Kolisi is a huge threat to us, he’s fast and very quick with the ball. He’s also in top form, when he has the ball he’s in total control. He’s a huge asset to his team and a huge confidence booster for them.”

The teams will face each other on Saturday afternoon in Pretoria.