Australia V South Africa: Key Battles to Watch

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Australia V South Africa: Key Battles to Watch
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Australia host South Africa in the third round of the 2013 Rugby Championship on Saturday, desperate to get their first win of the tournament and to snap an unbeaten Springboks' run that is starting to gather momentum. 

Another defeat for the Wallabiesthey lost their two opening games to New Zealandand they can write off any hopes their still have of challenging for the title. 

It has been a difficult introduction for new Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie, and his side desperately need a win to properly launch the post-Robbie Deans era. 

But this South Africa side are making steady progress under Heyneke Meyer, and while they are by no means the finished article they will give nothing away. 

We take a look at the key battle that are likely to decide who finishes on top in Brisbanethe Wallabies or the Springboks.

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