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South Africa fullback Cheslin Kolbe scored two tries to lead his team’s seven-try attack and flyhalf Handre Pollard added 14 points on four conversions and two penalty goals as the Springboks trounced Italy 49-3 on Friday at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa.

South Africa (2-1) earned five points and is tied for the Pool B lead with Italy (2-1), followed by New Zealand (2-0), which takes on Namibia on Sunday at Tokyo Stadium.

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