Currie Cup

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Kick-off local time : Sat, 21 September 2013 - 17h05
Kick-off : Sat, 21 September 2013 - 17h05
Venue : Johannesburg
Referee : Stuart Berry
Match status : Result
  Golden Lions Blue Bulls
Tries Andries Coetzee (5min), Jaco Kriel (14min), Ruan Dreyer (45min), Jacques van Rooyen (58min), and Marnitz Boshoff (62min) Rudi Paige (30min), Bjorn Basson (56min), Francois Venter (73min), and Bjorn Basson (79min)
Penalties Elton Jantjies (8min) and Marnitz Boshoff (72min)
Conversions Elton Jantjies (46min) and Elton Jantjies (62min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards Clayton Blommetjies (18min)
Red cards
Minute Commentary


As the hooter goes, there's a little knock on and the referee blows the whistle. FULL TIME here at Ellis Park 35-26, as the Lions complete the double over the Bulls. Thanks for staying with us and don't forget to join us again next week for the return of the Rugby Championship and some more Currie Cup action.


Bulls on attack and Wian Leibenberg dummies and then passes the ball to Basson who scores. TRY Bulls


Bulls get a free kick, but a kick over the top by Hattingh is collected by Elton Jantjies who clears


The Bulls wins a penalty in midfield after the Lions did not release the ball. Tony Jantjies kicks for touch, but the ball goes over the dead ball line. Scrum Lions


Bjorn Bosson sliced through the Lions defence then passed to Venter who scores a TRY for the Bulls


Penalty given to the Lions and Marnitz Boshoff kicks for goal and it's over.


Lions win the line-out and they have a penalty advantage for a high tackle.


Lions take the line-out, but Dylan Des Fountain is penalised for entry. Penalty Bulls.


The Lions get the ball and kicks it down field. Visser punches it back into touch.


The Bulls get another penalty and Tony Jantjies goes for touch again. Bulls on attack, but Jurgen Visser knocks on


Penalty to the Lions and they take it quickly. The Bulls are in over the ball and the Lions are penalised for not releasing. The Bulls kick the ball into the Lions' 22


The Bulls wins the ball after the kick-off, but they are held up by the Lions. Lions scrum


Marnitz Boshoff scores a TRY for the Lions under the posts


Lions have the ball in midfield and a break by Cronje takes them 2m short and quick recycling sees them score a TRY


Bulls secure their scrum and hacks it down field. Lions take it forward, but the Bulls make another turn over. Bulls on the attack, the ball goes wide and Bjorn Basson steps his way over the try line. TRY Bulls


Lions knock the ball on, Bulls scrum. A lot of unforced errors now creeping into the game


Bulls penalised for going off their feet and Elton Jantjies kicks it deep into the Bulls 22.


Grant Hattingh turns over the ball for the Bulls


The Lions run it out of their half of the field and into the Bulls' 22. Elton Jantjies puts in a neat chip kick but stop a certain try. The Lions get a penalty as Blommetjies came in from the side. They kick for touch


Lions 5m away from the try line and they knock it on. But the Bulls are caught offside and Ruan Dreyer goes over. TRY LIONS


Lions taking the ball through the phases. The Bulls knock it on. Lions get the scrum. Tony Jantjies back on the field.


Elton Jantjies restarts the game. Brother Tony Jantjies still in the sin bin


The Bulls now have a rare attacking opportunity, but Bjorn Basson is held up in the tackle. Scrum Lions


The half-time hooter sounds, but the Lions keep ball in hand. They then knock it on and that brings to an end the first half. Score remains 13-7


Lions taking it through the phases, but they are penalised for going off their feet at the ruck.


The Bulls kicks it into touch, wins the line-out and then kicks an up and under, which is returned beautifully by Marnitz Boshoff.


CJ van der Linde penalised for binding again.


The Bulls down to 14 men for the second time in the game


The Lions on the attack. Stopped 2m in front of the line and Tony Jantjies YELLOW CARDED for slowing the ball down.


Scrum penalty to the Bulls, as CJ van der Linde is pinned for binding. Bulls opt to go for touch. TRY Rudi Paige.


Lions knock on in midfield. Bulls scrum


A chip over the top by Helberg is collected by Tony Jantjies and the Bulls clears again. The Lions goes for territory and pins the Bulls back in their 22. But Tony Jantjies clears again.


The Bulls get another penalty and kicks for touch. The Lions take the line-out, but there was a knock on. Scrum Bulls.


The Lions are in the Bulls 22 and a little stab through sees Ndugane carry the ball back. But it doesn't count as there was a scuff from Elton Jantjies. Penalty Bulls


The Lions moves into the Bulls' 22 through Andries Coetzee, but the Bulls turn it over and clears into touch.


TMO called in as the touch judge says Clayton Blommetjies tripped Volmink. YELLOW CARD for Blommetjies


The Lions on the attack once more but a poor kick from Helberg goes directly into touch


The Lions win a free kick on a Bulls scrum feed. Both teams exchange kicks before the Lions decide to keep ball in hand which sees Jaco Kriel fly down the left side of the field to score their second TRY


The Bulls get a PENALTY after the restart and Tony Jantjies is going for posts. He misses the opportunity to put the Bulls on the scoreboard.


The Lions on the attack again after a lovely break in midfield by Marnitz Boshoff and it's advantage as the Bulls are offside. PANALTY awarded and Elton Jantjies slots it over


Try for the Lions by Andries Coetzee


The Lions make a big statement as they put in a monstrous scrum which wins them a PENALTY. Marnitz Boshoff can not covert in to points


Tony Jantjies gets the game underway


Lions kicks it into touch and the Bulls have a line-out. The Lions take it, but a knock on kills their momentum


Teams running out on the field now.


The Bulls have lost 3 for their last 5 games, a trend they would like to end today.


The game at Ellis Park sees brothers Elton and Tony Jantjies go up against each other, as both flyhalves are set to start for their respective teams


Welcome to Ellis Park, where the Bulls look turn the tide in the return leg, after the Lions defeated them earlier in the competition at Loftus Versveld.
Golden Lions
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

22 Robert de Bruyn
21 Tian Meyer
20 Warwick Tecklenburg
19 Willie Britz
18 Julian Redelinghuys
17 Jacques van Rooyen
16 Robbie Coetzee
Blue Bulls
15 Jurgen Visser
14 Akona Ndungane
13 JJ Engelbrecht
12 Jan Serfontein
11 Bjorn Basson
10 Handre Pollard
9 Rudi Paige
8 Jacques Engelbrecht
7 Jacques du Plessis
6 Jono Ross
5 David Bullbring
4 Paul Willemse
3 Frik Kirsten
2 Bongi Mbonambi
1 Marcel van der Merwe

22 Clayton Blommetjies
21 Francois Venter
20 Lohan Jacobs
19 Jean Cook
18 Grant Hattingh
17 Werner Kruger
16 Bandise Maku