Jonathan Sexton's five penalties proved enough for Ireland as they edged out South Africa at a misty Croke Park.
Brian O'Driscoll's massive hit on Zane Kirchner ensured the vital injury-time turnover as the Irish completed a famous victory.
Sunday, November 29, 2009
After being dominated for all of the final quarter, the world champions produced frantic late pressure with Tendai Mtawarira charging to within inches of the Irish line
SHOOT: Ireland edged the Boks 15-10. The Boks tackled like crazy, because they lost possession throughout the game. Since the kicking was off, so was a win for the world champs. Not much of a victory tour but it has to be said they were in it at the death after a very long, tough season.