LIVE MATCH COVERAGE

Super Rugby

Thumb_cheetahs-logo-80x50 Cheetahs

27

Thumb_sharks-logo-80x50 Sharks

20
Kick-off local time : Sat, 05 July 2014 - 19h10
Kick-off : Sat, 05 July 2014 - 19h10
Venue : Bloemfontein
Referee : Rohan Hoffmann (Australia)
Match status : Result
  Cheetahs Sharks
Tries Torsten Van Jaarsveld (7min), Philip van der Walt (32min), and Lodewyk de Jager (49min) Cobus Reinach (22min) and Bismarck du Plessis (74min)
Penalties Johan Goosen (2min) and Johan Goosen (55min)
Conversions Johan Goosen (7min), Johan Goosen (32min), and Johan Goosen (49min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards Johan Goosen (80min)
Red cards
DGs
Commentary
Minute Commentary

81

Time UP. Cheetahs Win 27 - 20. Sharks will be disappointed with the loss.

81

Sharks attack hard for an equaliser try. Ref is going to the TMO. Try not awarded. Chavanga is in touch before ball is grounded.

79

huge push from the sharks. YELLOW CARD for the Cheetahs. Goosen offside

79

Penalty advantage sharks and they're 5m out. Shaks scrum

77

Sharks get a scrum penalty, send it into touch 10m out.

77

Sharks get a scrum penalty, send it into touch 10m out.

76

Cheetahs lineout is good, their maul gets shut down by the Sharks. Sharks scrum

76

Sharks attacking after the restart, Cheetahs applying good pressure. Sharks kick for touch

74

Sweil's conversion is good

74

Sharks maul sends them over the line for a TRY!

73

Big shove from the Sharks and they get a scrum penalty. Sharks find touch.

72

Swiel makes a small break, slips it to Steyn who knocks it forward. scrum on the halfway, Cheetahs ball

71

scrappy lineout from Cheetahs. goosen saves with a punt into touch

70

Sharks attack hard, Cheetahs defend harder, Cheetahs take possession

70

teams search for territory, sharks find touch in Cheetahs 22

68

big shove from the sharks, penalty to sharks, cheetahs collapsing. Steyn puts the ball into touch

68

Sharks lose the lineout, cheetahs kick it downfeild but Mvovo attacks.

66

cheetah lineout in Sharks half, poor hands all round lead to a shark scrum.

65

Cheetahs scrum 5m out, great pressure from sharks, cheetahs penalty. Shark hand in the ruck

64

Sharks lose it forward, ball goes over dead ball line

64

huge defense from the cheetahs, sharks send it wide and attack hard.

63

cheetahs offside, sharks penalty, they gain ground and have a lineout on the Cheetahs 5m

62

22 dropout for the cheetahs, Sharks have it now and are on the front foot

60

Cheetahs on the front foot but Sarel looses it forward

59

Sharks find touch, cheetahs lineout on Sharks 22

58

freekick to the cheetahs, taken quickly and sent wide, Mvovo cover the break and sends the cheetahs into touch

56

Sharks on the front foot inside the Cheetahs 22. knock on, Cheetahs scrum

54

Cheetahs find a gap and are in the Sharks 22. mvovo knocks the ball out of Cheetahs hand into touch

54

Goosen slots a penalty, Sharks offside.

53

good lineout for the Cheetahs, they send it wide and find a gap,

52

Sharks gaining momentum, but concede a penalty, not rolling away

52

Cheetahs find touch, lineout on halfway.

52

Steyn punts it into touch, lineout on the 22

51

Sharks steal and break through with a good kick into touch by marais

51

late tackle on Swiel by Goosen, penalty for the Sharks on their 10m

50

CHeetahs have a lineout on the Sharks 10m

49

Goosen adds the extras

49

Cheetahs have possession again and are right on the sharks try line. pushing hard for the points and it pays off TRY for de Jager

47

Lineout for the cheetahs on Sharks 22. Stong forward momentum for the cheetahs but Mvovo steals it

46

cheetahs send the ball wide, but their attack is brought down quickly. sharks penalised for going of their feet.

45

cheetahs scrum just outside their 22

45

Alberts on for the Sharks

44

strong scrum from the sharks, ball gets passed wide as sharks gain territory. cheetahs turn it over at the breakdown

43

Good defense from the cheetahs, unfortunate knock on for the cheetahs in a tackle.

42

balls goes wide to pietersen who scrambles through and makes a few meters

42

Lineout for the sharks 10m from the cheetahs line, good driving maul

41

teams exchange kicks looking for territory. Hands in the ruck by the cheetahs

40

Pietersen brings the ball into cheetahs 22. cheetahs turn it over, kick downfield is caught by mvovo who puts it into touch. HALFTIME

40

Second half underway.

39

Sharks attacking midfield and find a gap.up to the Cheetahs 10m

39

Cheetahs turn iy over at the breakdown, sharks have it again as the hooter goes for halftime.

38

penalty scrum to sharks, Steyn puts it way down field. lineout on Sharks 10m

37

Cheetahs knock it on, Sharks scrum. 5m from their line

35

Huge contest from the sharks but Cheetahs find an opening.

35

cheetahs kick into touch for a lineout in the sharks 22

34

Sharks kick it down for a lineout just in their half, penalty to cheetahs, Sharks knocked it on

32

Advantage Cheetahs just meters away, Van der Walt Crashes over for a TRY

32

Goosen gets the conversion

31

short throw in, Cheetahs are picking and driving closer to the line.

30

Cheetahs kick a long one down to the sharks 5m for a chance at the line

29

Cheetahs lineout and the maul goes to ground. sharks steal it awy and run it wide gaining a lot of ground. cheetahs turn it over on their 10m

28

small break for the sharks but a slip pass goes nowhere and cheetahs have the ball. penalty to cheetahs, Steyn offside.

27

Cheetahs lineout just in Sharks half, Sharks turn it over and run it wide.

26

Swiel slots it and thats another 3 points for the Sharks

25

sharks have a strong maul, penalty against Cheetahs for collapsing. Just inside the cheetahs 10m

24

Steyn tries a drop goal, but the balls flies over the dead ball line

22

Swiel adds the extra 2, Scores are tied

22

cheetahs kick it into touch, sharks lineout at halfway, Reinach breaks through and goes all the way! TRY time

20

Lineout for the Cheetahs, they fummble Sharks have the ball

19

Teams exchange kicks, Cheetahs find touch and the lineout is taken quickly.

18

Swiel gets the 3 points

17

good take at the lineout for the cheetahs, they clear the ball downfield but Sithole brings it right back to their 10m. Penalty to sharks, tackling off the ball.

16

Sharks gain some ground, Marais sneaks through but puts a foot in touch 10m from the Cheetahs line

14

sharks strong at the break down, pass out wide, Pietersen finds a small gap but is brought down. slow ball for the Sharks

13

Freekick for the Cheetahs, Sharks penalised for going for the ball in the scrum

13

Cheetahs kick it high, sharks get possession after cheetahs are off their feet at breakdown. long kick down for a lineout on the 22

12

First scrum goes to the Cheetahs after a knock on by the sharks just in the Cheetahs 10m

11

Scrappy lineout from the Cheetahs, sharks take possession and are well in the Cheetahs half

10

Sharks clear the ball downfield to relieve some pressure

9

Le Roux gets the ball in the Cheetahs 22 and punts it for a lineout 10m from the Sharks line

7

Goosen converts it.

7

a huge maul from the cheetahs that steams all the way to the line for a TRY from 30m out.

6

Clean lineout for the sharks, the decide to punt it downfield, lineout to the cheetahs

5

Cheethave possession midfield and bounce the ball into touch on the sharks 5m

4

Cheetahs make a break down the side. but penalised, sharks kick it into touch for a lineout

3

Cheetahs knock it on from the restart. Swiel misses the kick and the cheetahs are back on attack

2

Cheetahs draw first blood. 3 points

2

Cheetahs keep possession . penalty against sharks, playing the man without the ball. Goosen lines up for the uprights

1

Cheetahs kick off and Sharks immediately attack, Sharks try to find youch

-5

No rain in Bloem, but bitterly cold -1C at the stadium tonight.

-10

A late change to Sharks line-up, Kankowski is out on injury, Mtembu is in at 8, Oosthuizen is on the bench.

-15

Welcome to live coverage of the Sharks vs. Cheetahs in a South African derby in Bloemfontein
Cheetahs
Players
15 Willie le Roux
14 Cornal Hendricks
13 Johann Sadie
12 Ryno Benjamin
11 Raymond Rhule
10 Johan Goosen
9 Sarel Pretorius
8 Philip van der Walt
7 Teboho Mohoje
6 Torsten Van Jaarsveld
5 Francois Uys
4 Lodewyk de Jager
3 Coenie Oosthuizen
2 Adriaan Strauss
1 Caylib Oosthuizen

Substitutes
23 Hennie Daniller
22 Elgar Watts
21 Henco Venter
20 Shaun Venter
19 Jean Cook
18 Carl Wegner
17 Luan De Bruin
16 Kevin Stevens
Sharks
Players
15 SP Marais
14 JP Pietersen
13 Paul Jordaan
12 Frans Steyn
11 Lwazi Mvovo
10 Patrick Lambie
9 Cobus Reinach
8 Ryan Kankowski
7 Jean Deysel
6 Marcell Coetzee
5 Stephan Lewies
4 Willem Alberts
3 Jannie du Plessis
2 Bismarck du Plessis
1 Thomas Du Toit

Substitutes
23 Tonderai Chavhanga
22 S'bura Sithole
21 Charl McLeod
20 Tera Mtembu
19 Etienne Oosthuizen
18 Jacobie Adriaanse
17 Dale Chadwick
16 Kyle Cooper