"Tactically, I got it wrong and that surprised the team", Erasmus said.
His reign began with back-to-back Six Nations triumphs in 2016 and 2017, including a Grand Slam in his first campaign, but Ireland deposed them as champions this year and they suffered defeats against Scotland, France, Ireland and the Barbarians before they set off for a three-Test series against South Africa this month.
Saracens' Maro Itoje and Leicester Tigers' Jonny May both scored tries late on but South Africa managed to hold on and complete an wonderful turnaround. "We were almost very, very good, so hopefully we can string a few things together and get that 80 minute performance next week".
Pollard added another penalty but May scored a stunning try with two minutes to go, cutting in from the right and sprinting clear.
Both teams scored five tries, while South Africa flyhalf Handre Pollard kicked 17 points, punishing England in the second half for its high penalty count and kicking a final penalty four minutes from fulltime that was ultimately enough to get South Africa home.
Still, we will have to try a few things next week and we will have to make big calls going forward, which probably means we'll lose some matches, but we have to get players exposed to Test rugby and see if they have what it takes to make it at this level.
'The way we played in the first 20 minutes is the way we want to play all the time.
He praised the senior players around him for helping pull South Africa together after the disastrous start: "We took charge and told the guys to calm down".
England’s Brad Shields and Ben Youngs are dejected after South Africa’s victory
Today, Siya Kolisi will follow in Madiba's footsteps down the same tunnel to lead the Springboks into a new dawn.
England's Mike Brown scores a try during the first test against South Africa, at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.
From George Ford's poor kicking to Maro Itoje's concession of too many penalties to Elliot Daly's kick out over the end line, and the forwards' inability to get any sort of foothold, the Red Rose wilted as the game progressed.
"There were a lot of young guys involved against a very experienced England side and it could have gone really badly for us", Erasmus said.
The dream debut continued when he popped up on the opposite wing after a clever run from Le Roux created the space for fellow debutant Aphiwe Dyantyi to send him over.
Kiwi-born flanker, Hurricanes captain Brad Shields, endured a rough start to his worldwide career for England.
It was the ideal outcome to celebrate a landmark moment in South African history after back row Siya Kolisi had become the first black captain of their Test team.
England finished the stronger of the sides as Itoje stretched over the ruck to reduce South Africa's lead to 39-32 and then May ran though the home defence to leave the Boks three points ahead with one minute left.
Trump's announcement appeared to catch the Pentagon and officials in Seoul off guard, and some South Koreans were alarmed. He added that it would be impossible to verify completely whether North Korea completely denuclearized.
Most officials also expect the Fed will have to raise rates at least three times in 2019 and then at least once in 2020. The Fed's new projection for the pace of rate hikes shows four this year , three in 2019 and one in 2020.
A customer views the new iPhone 7 smartphone inside an Apple Inc. store in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 16, 2016. There is also expected to be a larger iPhone X Plus with 6.5-inch screen plus an affordable iPhone X with 6.1-inch screen.
US presidents have always faced a predicament in balancing national security and geopolitical priorities with democratic values. This means that North Korea is independent from all other nations, and refuses any global involvement from foreign countries.
Health officials stress that person-to-person transmission is extremely rare and this case was not a risk to others. Common symptoms of plague in humans include sudden onset of fever, chills, headache, and weakness.
Kim and Trump will sit down for discussions over North Korea's nuclear arms program on Tuesday. Flanked by bodyguards, Kim also visited the Marina Bay Sands resort.
Jaguar E-Pace updated with new engine, bound for Oz
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Russian women should not sleep with World Cup guests, warns MP
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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to launch in early August in NY
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India v/s Afghanistan Test match
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Agent charged over wedding dance gunshot
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Sony Is Making God of War Harder
During an interview with GamingBolt back in May, Barlog said that; " New Game Plus is something I wanted so badly, right? ". Unfortunately, the company didn't provide an exact date, so fans should keep an eye out for any announcements from Sony.
US Toddlers Are Getting Too Much Sugar Too Early
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George Lucas had a bad idea for Star Wars sequel trilogy
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U.S., Mexico, & Canada to Host 2026 World Cup
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