Meyer tells Boks to forget about bonus point
Sportal.co.nz 24 Sep 2013 Getty Images
Meyer said at a press conference on Monday in Cape Town: "I have told the players to focus on the basics and forget about the bonus point.
"We can't look part this game, if we don't at least win it then we are out of the championship.
"There are a lot of scenarios but if you try to work them all out, add and subtract bonus points, then you lose focus on what is important which is working hard on our own game."
After their 38-12 win over Australia in Brisbane, the Springboks could expect to be a chance of a four-try bonus point in the return game.
"We will play positive, attack and hopefully score tries. I have been very proud of our attacking level this season.
"We have scored the most tries and recently recorded our highest winning margins against Argentina and Australia away and that speaks for itself," Meyer said.
Chances of a wet ground in Cape Town could affect the game but Meyer said while in the now that would be a frustration, it was, in the longer view, useful to get match practice in rain ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Most popular News:
AIG brings live streaming of All Blacks v USA Test to 127 territories30.Oct.2014
Broadcasting / local transport schedule for USA v All Blacks01.Nov.2014
Editorial: Let’s get to know Chicago, their sports, and a little bit about NZ01.Nov.2014
Maori All Blacks down Japan in Kobe01.Nov.2014
Crockett replaced by Franks in All Blacks reserves01.Nov.2014
Royal replaces Edmonds on the Maori All Blacks bench01.Nov.2014