Currie Cup

Thumb_griquas_graphic80x50 Griquas


Thumb_bulls_graphic80x50 Blue Bulls

Kick-off local time : Sat, 28 September 2013 - 14h00
Kick-off : Sat, 28 September 2013 - 14h00
Venue : Kimberley
Referee : Quinton Immelman
Match status : Result
  Griquas Blue Bulls
Tries Paul Willemse (52min), Paul Willemse (64min), Jurgen Visser (70min), and Jacques du Plessis (min)
Penalties Gouws Prinsloo (40min) Handre Pollard (8min), Handre Pollard (44min), and Handre Pollard (58min)
Conversions Gouws Prinsloo (35min) Handre Pollard (25min), Handre Pollard (53min), Handre Pollard (61min), Handre Pollard (64min), and Handre Pollard (71min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards JP Nel (51min) Marcel van der Merwe (36min)
Red cards
Minute Commentary


Thank you for enjoying this Currie Cup clash with us, but do stay with us as we head to Cape Town for the big one, the test between the Boks and the Wallabies.


Pollard kicks the ball into touch as the full time siren goes off. FULL TIME the Bulls annihilate the Griquas 52-10.


The Bulls are now working their way out of the Griquas' half. A hand in the ruck by the Griquas, gives the Bulls a penalty.


The Griquas handling lets them down again, as the ball goes into touch, giving possession back to the Bulls.


The Griquas are now awarded a penalty and they hoist it into touch over the 22m line.


The Bulls pins the Griquas back into their own half again, through a kick by Visser.


A forward pass by the Bulls, sees the referee take then back for a penalty, after he called advantage. But Pollard can't find touch and the Griquas relieve the pressure with a kick down field.


Griquas wins a scrum penalty and hacks it into touch just over the 10m line, but another handling error gives the Bulls a scrum. And after a brilliant set-piece move down the right hand side, the Bulls score their seventh TRY through Jurgen Visser.


The Griquas are under siege from the Bulls. The Bulls knock it on 5m from their try line and the Griquas has a scrum.


Now Paul Willemse scores his second TRY of the game. The Griquas look out of sorts.


Bulls on the attack yet again.


The Bulls are on the rampage now, as William Small-Smith runs in for his second try of the night. Bulls 40-10


The Griquas now take the ball through the phases and wins the penalty, as Marcel van der Merwe is penalised for holding on. Griquas kicks into touch deep into the Bulls half, but they lose the line-out. Rudi Paige breaks from his own 22m line and takes the Bulls back into Griquas' half. Penalty Bulls. They opt to go for the 3 points on over and Pollard makes no mistake. 33-10 Bulls


Pollard kicks the conversation over.


TRY by Paul Willemse for the Bulls.


The Bulls now on the attack and after a brilliant line-break, they are taken into touch just before the try line. But JP Nel is YELLOW CARDED.


Griquas, who are making a lot of mistakes early in the second half, are penalised again. The Bulls set-up the line out, but the Griquas take it. Then the Bulls make a turn-over, spread it wide to the left and William Small-Smith scores the TRY. Bulls 23-10


The Bulls get a penalty as the Griquas are penalised for not releasing. Pollard converts the PENALTY. 18-10 Bulls


After a call from the touch judge, the Bulls get an attacking scrum after a slight knock on from the Griquas. But the referee pins the Bulls for illegal scrummaging. The kick into touch close to to the half way line, but the Bulls steal the ball at the back of the line-out.


Handre Pollard starts the second with kick deep into Griquas territory.


And with that kick, it's half-time. The Bulls lead 15-10.


Two quick turn-overs, first the Bulls then the Griquas take it back. The half-time hooter sounds, but the Griquas get a penalty after a late high shoulder charge by Bulls captain Jono Ross. Gouws Prinsloo kicks the PENALTY over.


The Bulls' Marcel van der Merwe gets a YELLOW CARD.


Scrum Griquas and they get a penalty. They call for another scrum and drive over the line again. TMO called in.


The ball was knocked on by the Griquas over the line, but the referee was playing advantage to the Griquas, again opts for the scrum. PENALTY TRY Griquas.


Scrum Griquas and they get a penalty. They call for another scrum. And drive over the line again. TMO called in.


The Griquas are over the try line again, but this time they are denied by Rudi Paige.


Penalty Griquas. They set-up the line-out once more. And again they are denied by Bulls over the try-line.


TMO rules the ball was held up by the Bulls. 5m scrum Griquas.


In what looks like an action replay, the Griquas again get a penalty after the line-out. This time they kick the ball into touch 5m from the try line. They go over the line and the TMO is called in.


The Griquas are awared another penalty and kicks for touch 12m from the line.


The Bulls make a rare knock-on after the restart and the Griquas have a scrum just inside their half of the field. The Bulls are pinned for binding and Brummer secures the touch finder this time.


The Bulls wins the balls back from the home side and get a penalty. The Bulls kick for touch again and 6m from the line and Jacques du Plessis scores the TRY for the Bulls


Bulls kick it deep into Griquas territory after kick-off and the Griquas return the kick, but the Bulls knock the ball on from the line-out.


The Bulls run at the Griquas defence out wide and gets a penalty. They kick into touch on the 5m line, take the line-out and muals it over the try line. TRY Bulls.


Now Griquas now win a scrum penalty, but Francois Brummer kicks the ball over the dead ball line. The Bulls have a scrum on the exact same spot as the previous one.


Bulls are going through the phases in Griquas territory, but the ref calls time-off for an injury.


The Bulls are awarded a penalty for illegal scrumming, and Pollard kicks it into touch over the 10m line


The Griquas now on attack inside the Bulls 22, but there is a slight knock-on. Scrum Bulls.


High tackle on Howard Mnisi and the Griquas get a penalty.


Griquas have a line-out.


Bulls take the line-out and get a penalty in front of the posts. Pollard going for 3 points. And he converts the PENALTY. 3-0 Bulls.


Scrum penalty to the Bulls. And Handre Pollard kicks it into touch.


The referee gives a scrum to the Bulls, after a Griquas handling error.


Bulls hack it into touch. And the Griquas take the line-out.


The Griquas win the first penalty of the game. Brummer going for posts. And he misses.


The Griquas' Francios Brummer kicks-off


The Griquas now also on the field.


The Bulls are the first team out on the field.


We are 5 minutes away from kick-off.


The weather conditions are perfect here in Kimberley. We are in for a wonderful game.


Welcome to our commentary live from Kimberley, for the match between the Griquas and the Blue Bulls.
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

22 Nico Scheepers
21 JP Nel
20 Marnus Hugo
19 Marnus Schoeman
18 Nick Schonert
17 Janro van Niekerk
16 Matthew Dobson
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