23 Jun 2012

South Africa win U20 world rugby final

9:15 am on 23 June 2012

South Africa beat New Zealand 22-16 in the final of the Under 20 Rugby world championship in Cape Town.

The Baby Blacks led 10-9 at half-time, but South Africa rallied to seal the victory two tries to one at Newlands stadium, Capetown.

It was the first time New Zealand has failed to win the tournament since its inception in 2008.

Afterwards Jan Serfontein South Africa was named the IRB Junior Player of the Year.