LIVE MATCH COVERAGE

Currie Cup

Thumb_griquas_graphic80x50 Griquas

32

Thumb_lions_graphic80x50 Golden Lions

38
Kick-off local time : Sat, 07 September 2013 - 15h00
Kick-off : Sat, 07 September 2013 - 15h00
Venue : Kimberley
Referee : Jason Jaftha
Match status : Result
  Griquas Golden Lions
Tries Jean Stemmet (3min), Carel Greeff (37min), and Howard Mnisi (60min) Robbie Coetzee (8min), Anthony Volmink (17min), Andries Coetzee (28min), Franco van der Merwe (53min), Marnitz Boshoff (62min), and Jaco Kriel (67min)
Penalties Francois Brummer (51min) and Francois Brummer (57min)
Conversions Francois Brummer (21min), Francois Brummer (38min), and Francois Brummer (61min) Marnitz Boshoff (9min), Elton Jantjies (54min), Elton Jantjies (63min), and Elton Jantjies (68min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards Anthony Volmink (72min)
Red cards
DGs
Commentary
Minute Commentary

81

Griquas charge at the line again and again they go close. The ball is spilled and the Lions hack it int touch for a great win. That was tense, not pretty, but entertaining right to the end. Join us when we head to Pretoria for the encounter between the Bulls and Cheetahs.

80

Griquas attack and the Lions hold them out again. The hooter goes but the ref says they must play on and he awards another scrum

79

Griquas held up less than a metre short, but the get the scrum feed. Scrum reset. This is tense

78

Lions penalised at the tackle, right in front - Griquas tap and go

77

Stuill they pick and drive, still the Lions hold firm

76

Griquas working the pick and drive now - 5m out

75

Lions penalised for early push in the scrum

74

After numerous phases ichard Lawson puts the ball down cold and the Lions get some reprieve

73

Griquas working it through the phases inside the Lions half

72

YELLOW CARD - Anthony Volmink sent to the bin for a lifting tackle. Lions down a man for the rest of the game.

71

Lions knock on behind a very messy scrum

70

Free kick to the Lions for not putting in straight at the scrum

69

Another forward pass by Jantjies - the Bok flyhalf having a mixed bag here, some sublime play and some real shockers

68

Elton Jantjies adds the CONVERSION as the Lions lead 37-32

68

Elton Jantjies adds the CONVERSION as the Lions lead 38-32

67

TRY - Lions maul it up storngly and Jaco Kriel gets up with the ball. The Lions are making a big statement here.

65

Griquas penalised at the tackle, just inside their own half

64

Willie Britz gets back to save the Lions' bacon, after a Jacques Coetze chip kick exposes the visitors' sloppy defence again

63

Elton jantjies adds the CONVERSION 31-32

62

TRY - Again the Lions hit straight back from the restart, with Marnitz Boshoff getting the five-pointer after turnover

61

Francois Brummer adds the CONVERSION and Griquas lead 32-24

60

TRY - Another shocker by Elton Jantjies, who puts the ball down cold after the Lions won a crucial turnover. The ball is hacked ahead and Howard Mnisi gets the five-pointer

58

Griquas now take it up through the forwards and expose the Lions close in to the rucks

57

Francois Brummer slots the PENALTY as Griquas reclaim the lead - 25-24

56

Penalty to Griquas, as Robert de Bruyn comes in at the side of a tackle/ruck thing

55

Another poor restart by the Lions, as the kick goes directly into touch and Griquas have an attacking line-out

54

Elton Jantjies takes over the goal-kicking and slots the CONVERSION as the Lions reclaim the lead - 24-22

53

TRY - The Lions back straight away, lock Franco van der Merwe getting the bonus-point try after some powerful charges by the forwards. Volmink started it by reclainming the restart

51

Francois Brummer slots the PENALTY and Griquas lead 22-17

50

Now a scrum penalty against the Lions f9or collapsing

48

Free kick to Griquas for a skew feed at the scrum

47

Griquas keep charging at the Lions and they are over the line, but the call goes to the TMO. He rules that there was a forward pass in the build-up.

46

Elton Jantjies puts it directly into touch - a couple of real shockers by the Bok No.10

45

Francois Brummer drives the Lions back into their half

44

Lions again work the ball upfield, only for Jantjies to throw a forward pass

43

PJ Vermeulen drives the Lions back into their own half

42

Lions start strongly, but Ruan Dreyer knocks on just outside the Griquas 22

41

Elton Jantjies gets the second half underway

40

The Lions tap and go, but a knock-on brings the half to an end - Griquas take a two-point (19-17) lead into the break. See you in 10 minutes.

39

Marnus Schoeman again penalised at the breakdown

38

Francois Brummer slots the CONVERSION and Griquas lead 19-17

37

TRY - Carel Greeff busts over from the back of the scrum. Great work by the No.8, as the Griquas scrum was retreating

36

Griquas maul it again and this time they are held up over the line - that looked like a collapsed maul, but the ref gives the feed to Griquas

34

Griquas set up a line-out and a maul, then Willie Britz is penalised

32

Griquas win a heel against the head and Robert de Bruyn is penalised for offside

31

Forward pass by Howard Mnisi gives the Lions a scrum near their own 10m line

30

This time the Lions' restart collection is better

29

Marnitz Boshoff again wide with the kick - 17-12 to the Lions

28

TRY - Lions attacking relentlesly, putting the ball through the hands with some sublime offloading. Andries Coetzee gets the five-pointer after about 12 phases

26

Marnitz Boshoff, from about 40m out, hooks it wide

25

Marnus Schoeman penalised for gouing off his feet at the tackle, near the Griquas 10m line

23

Lions attack hard and with some sublime offloading work their way into the Griquas 22, but Willie Britz is forced into touch just 10m out

21

Francois Brummer adds the CONVERSION - 12-all

20

TRY - PJ Vermeulen coasts in under the uprights as the Lions' flimsy defence gets exposed on the outside again

18

Boshoff can't add the extras - 12-5

17

TRY - Anthony Volmink gets the Lions' second five-pointer, but his foot was into touch. Still, the score stands.

16

Another penalty against Griquas at the breakdown - this time near halfway

15

Griquas can't control the line-out and then Griquas get penalised for a breakdown offence

13

Griquas win a penalty just outside the Lions 22, as the referee spots an infringement

12

Griquas turn the ball over inside the Lions 22 and Jantjies can clear his lines

10

Lions again struggling with the restarts - eventually cleared to their 10m line, but that was not clever play

9

Marnitz Boshoff slots the CONVERSION as the Lions take the lead - 7-5

8

TRY - Robbie Coetzee, coming after Griquas fail to clear their lines and the Lions attack from the 10m line. Some good hands and great support play creates the five-pointer

6

Lions set up a line-out 5m out, but Griquas disrupts well and then win a scrum feed from a forward pass

5

Penalty to the Lions after Brummer played the ball from an offside position

4

Francois Brummer hits the upright - 5-0

3

TRY - Jean Stemmet strolls over after Howard Mnisi went through a huge hole in midfield

1

Early knock-on by the Lions - some sloppy passing. Griquas get scrum feed just inside the Lions half

0

Francois Brummer gets us underway.

-2

Lions out first - Griquas to follow

-5

The teams are getting ready to take to the field! It is a boiling 28 degrees C, with a strong wind blowing across the field

-10

It is a very hot and dry day - the conditions will suit Griquas

-15

Welcome to Kimberley for the first of our three back-to-back Currie Cup matches, between Griquas and the Golden Lions.
Griquas
Players
15 Gouws Prinsloo
14 Willie le Roux
13 Jean Stemmet
12 Howard Mnisi
11 Rocco Jansen
10 Francois Brummer
9 Jacques Coetzee
8 Carel Greeff
7 Burger Schoeman
6 RJ Liebenberg
5 Patrick O'Brien
4 Rynhard Landman
3 Lourens Adriaanse
2 Ryno Barnes
1 Steph Roberts

Substitutes
22 Nico Scheepers
21 JP Nel
20 Marnus Hugo
19 Marnus Schoeman
18 Nick Schonert
17 Janro van Niekerk
16 Matthew Dobson
Golden Lions
Players
15 Marnitz Boshoff
14 Chrysander Botha
13 Lionel Mapoe
12 Andries Coetzee
11 Anthony Volmink
10 Elton Jantjies
9 Ross Cronje
8 Warren Whiteley
7 Derick Minnie
6 Jaco Kriel
5 Franco van der Merwe
4 Chris van Zyl
3 Ruan Dreyer
2 Willie Wepener
1 CJ van der Linde

Substitutes
22 Robert de Bruyn
21 Tian Meyer
20 Warwick Tecklenburg
19 Willie Britz
18 Julian Redelinghuys
17 Jacques van Rooyen
16 Robbie Coetzee