Coach Heyneke Meyer admitted he delivered a few choice words at half time to turn South Africa's 'unacceptable' performance into victory in Dublin.
Ireland's prop Cian Healy (R) is tackled by South Africa's fly half Pat Lambie (2nd L) during their Autumn International rugby union match at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland. South Africa overturned a first half deficit and ill-discipline to open their November tour of the northern hemisphere with a deserved 16-12 victory.
The Boks were fortunate not to be trailing by more than 12-3 at half time in their opening November Test match, with discipline a major issue and Ireland's Jonathan Sexton equally willing to punish any indiscretion.
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