LIVE MATCH COVERAGE

Currie Cup

Thumb_griquas_graphic80x50 Griquas

24

Thumb_sharks_graphic80x50 Sharks

25
Kick-off local time : Sat, 14 September 2013 - 15h00
Kick-off : Sat, 14 September 2013 - 15h00
Venue : Kimberley
Referee : Jaco Peyper
Match status : Result
  Griquas Sharks
Tries Marnus Schoeman (37min) and Burger Schoeman (48min) Wiehahn Herbst (75min)
Penalties Francois Brummer (15min), Francois Brummer (19min), Francois Brummer (25min), and Francois Brummer (27min) Fred Zeilinga (61min) and Fred Zeilinga (66min)
Conversions Francois Brummer (49min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards Ryno Barnes (74min)
Red cards
DGs
Commentary
Minute Commentary

82

Griquas have one last throw of the dice and the Sharks record their first win in Kimberley since 2009. That is FULL-TIME here, join us in a while when we head to Loftus versfeld for the big North-South derby

80

Griquas steal the line-out, but knock on. The Sharks have a bash up in midfield and there's a knock-on.

79

The Sharks set up a line-out deep inside the Sharks 22

78

Another penalty goes to the Sharks at the tackle - offside

77

Sharks running down the clock now

76

Fred Zeilinga can't add the extras - 25-24

75

TRY - The Sharks set up a maul and the Griquas hold firm initially, before Wiehahn Herbst barges over

74

YELLOW CARD - Rayno barnes penalised for repeated breakdown offences

73

Sharks bashing away at the Griquas 22 - there is a couple of turnovers, but the Sharks have the ball again

71

Fred Zeilinga, from the halfway line and with the wind at his back, hooks it past the left upright again

70

Griquas penalised for off-side after a knock-on at a line-out

68

Sharks win a scrum penalty - that is a rarity in this game

67

Another Sharks knock-on from the restart - Griquas scrum inside the Sharks 22

66

Fred Zelinga, again from about 35m out, slots the PENALY and the lead is our points - 20-24

65

The Sharks cough up the ball again on attack - handling has been very poor from both sides. However, there is a penalty for a late tackle earlier

64

Fred Zeilinga, from about 35m out, hooks it past the left upright

63

Scrum penalty against Griquas - for deliberate wheeling

62

Handling still vry sloppy on both sides - a number of trnovers and some frantic running. It may look exciting, but it is not very constructive

61

Fred Zeilinga, from about38m out, slots the PENALTY and the gap closes to 17-24

60

Griquas penalised at the tackle again and finally the ref speaks to the Griquas captain - maybe the card is overdue

59

Fre Zeilinga's shot at goal is wide

58

It is sloppy play, the ball simply thrown back - then a poor kick catches a host of Griquas [players offside - penalty to the Sharks near the Griquas 10m line

57

Fred Zeilinga knock-on hands Griquas a scrum feed near the Sharks' 10m line

55

The Sharks bash away for a few phases and then Griquas win a penalty at the tackle

54

The line-out throw is a shocker - over the top and Griquas win a turnover - Brummer clears his lines

53

The Sharks set up another line-out - so far Griquas have dealt with it very well

52

Another penalty against Griquas at the breakdown - the card must come soon, surely

51

Another penalty against Griquas at the breakdown - Sharks now have a line-out 5m out

50

The Sharks win another breakdown penalty, just inside the Griquas half and opts to set up a line-out

49

Francois Brummer adds the CONVERSION - Griquas lead 24-14

48

TRY - Griquas shive the Sharks off their own ball and Burger Schoeman picks up, and works his way over with the help of some of his teammates.

47

Both teams still struggling with ball control - the Sharks eventually win a scrum feed inside their 22 after a couple of knock-ons by both teams

45

Andrew James slots an easy PENALTY and the gap closes to 14-17

44

The Sharks win he ball back and come charging upfield, winning another penalty inside the Griqua s22

43

Sharks win a penalty on halfway and they tap and go quickly - wasted chance, as they are held up and pushed into touch

42

Brummer clears to just on the 22m line

41

Andrew James gets the second half underway. The Sharks regather, but are held up 5m short and the ball is turned over - scrum feed Griquas

40

The Sharks look to get a last score before the break, but Griquas win a penalty as the hooter for HALF-TIME goes. Griquas will be happy with the heart they showed before the break. The Sharks will need to cut down on their error count. See you in 10 minutes.

38

Francois Brummer can't get the extras - 17-11

37

TRY - Griquas set up a strong maul and when it is collapsed a meter out, Marnus Schoem picks up and swivels over

36

Griquas launch another furious raid into the Sharks 22 and Keegan Daniel is penalised for killing the ball in the tackle

34

Brummer launches another high bomb and while the Sharks are not dealing with it well, it is a Griquas hand that knocks it on

33

Griquas swing the ball wide and look to have found spave, but a cover tackle pushes Nico Scheepers into touch.

32

JP Nel penalised for holding the ball in the tackle

31

Andrew James can't add the extras - 11-12

30

TRY - Sizo Maseko goes over after a sublime back-handed oof-load by Keegan Daniels. The call goes to the TMO and he confirms the score

29

Both sides making plenty of handling errors - very sloppy at the moment

28

Rory Arnold penalised for playing Pieter-Steph du Toit in the air

27

Francois Brummer slots the PENALTY and Griquas lead 12-6

26

Another breakdown penalty against the Sharks - that's the sixth transgression

25

Francois Brummer slots the PENALTY and Griquas lead 9-6

24

Griqua carrying the ball up forcefully and then win a penalty at the breakdown just inside the Sharks 223

22

Andrew James adds the PENALTY and it is even again - 6-all

21

Griquas penalised at the tackle and then marched 10m after a quick tap and go by Charl McLeod

19

Francois Brummer slots the PENALTY and Griquas lead 6-3

18

The Sharks launch a serious rid on the Griquas 22, only for the ball to be spilled and Griquas to hack it ahead. Louis Ludik penalised for holding on in the tackle

16

Penalty against the Sharks for playing the man in the air - Francois Brummer just pushes his attempt wide, from inside his own half

15

Francois Brummer kicks the PENALTY to level it up at 3-all

14

Sharks prop Danie Mienie penalised - Griquas clearly have an edge in the set pieces

13

The Sharks' line-out throw is skew and Griquas have an attacking scrum 5m out - scrum reset

12

Howard Mnisi steps a couple of defenders and Griquas go close, but PJ Vermeulen is just tackled short of the line and in the process fractured his angle - it looks bad and he is in agony, crying out in pain. It will take a while to get him off the field, as the medics take their time attend to the player and ensure he gets the best possible treatment.

10

This time the scrum penalty goes against the Sharks

9

Both teams employing the high bomb and neither team dealing with it very well

8

First scrum is resent and the second ends in a penalty to the Sharks

6

Forward pass by Mnisi ends a promising move just outside the Sharks 22

5

Brummer returns the favour and Mvovo hacks it into touch near his own 22

4

James drives Griquas back to their 22

3

Andrew James slots the PENALTY and the Sharks lead 3-0

2

Penalty against Griquas on their 22 - going off their feet at the ruck

1

Plenty of kicking in the opening exchanges

0

Francois Brummer gets the game underway

-5

The teams are ready to take to the field - can the Sharks get their first win in Kimberley since 2009?

-10

It is a glorious day in Kimberely, nice and warm - a bit of a breeze. It should be perfect conditions for running rugby!

-15

Welcome to Kimberley where we are gearing up for the first of two back-to-back Currie Cup matches - Griquas hosting the Sharks.
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
Sharks
Players
15 SP Marais
14 Odwa Ndungane
13 Louis Ludik
12 Frans Steyn
11 Lwazi Mvovo
10 Patrick Lambie
9 Charl McLeod
8 Keegan Daniel
7 Willem Alberts
6 Marcell Coetzee
5 Pieter-Steph du Toit
4 Peet Marais
3 Jannie du Plessis
2 Bismarck du Plessis
1 Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes
22 Heimar Williams
21 Fred Zeilinga
20 Cobus Reinach
19 Jacques Botes
18 Stephan Lewies
17 Wiehahn Herbst
16 Kyle Cooper