LIVE MATCH COVERAGE

Currie Cup

Thumb_wp_graphic80x50 Western Province

36

Thumb_lions_graphic80x50 Golden Lions

23
Kick-off local time : Sat, 05 October 2013 - 14h00
Kick-off : Sat, 05 October 2013 - 14h00
Venue : Cape Town
Referee : Stuart Berry
Match status : Result
  Western Province Golden Lions
Tries Damian de Allende (32min), Deon Fourie (40min), Gerhard van den Heever (45min), and Michael Rhodes (81min) Derick Minnie (57min) and Derick Minnie (65min)
Penalties Demetri Catrakilis (21min), Demetri Catrakilis (26min), Demetri Catrakilis (43min), and Kurt Coleman (68min) Marnitz Boshoff (2min), Marnitz Boshoff (6min), and Marnitz Boshoff (27min)
Conversions Demetri Catrakilis (40min) and Demetri Catrakilis (45min) Marnitz Boshoff (57min) and Marnitz Boshoff (65min)
Penalty tries
Yellow cards Siyabonga Ntubeni (73min)
Red cards
DGs
Commentary
Minute Commentary

80

Western Province storms forward after the hooter sounds, and Michael Rhodes dives over for their bonus point TRY. Coleman misses the conversion. Final score 36-23 to Western Province.

80

That's it from us here at Newlands. Thank you for enjoying the game with us. Please stay with us as we head to Ellis Park for the deciding match of the Rugby Championship between the Springboks and the All Blacks.

75

Referee playing advantage to the Lions, as 14-men Western Province went off-side. Penalty given.

74

The Lions take the ball through the phases inside Western Province's 22. They get a penalty and kick for touch.

70

The Lions carry the ball up after kick-off and win a penalty, as Western Province was caught off-side. Boshoff kick it deep into Province's territory, but his a grubber kick after the line-out doesn't pay off.

67

They game's being played at a high tempo now. Western Province enters the Lions 22 on the right side of the field once again and they get a penalty.

65

TRY. Derick Minnie over for his second of the game. Boshoff converts. Lions back in the game. 23-28

64

The Lions are 2 meters short of the try-line. They claim the try.The referee call in the TMO.

64

TMO rules the Lions were short. But they did have an advantage and they get the penalty.

63

Cinical by Gio Aplon, who kicks the ball away after the whistle.

61

Scrum Penalty to Western Province. They clear. Scarra Ntabeni make some valuable meters as they move into Lions territory. They knock and the Lions counter. Volminck beats a few defenders but is brought down by Kolbe

59

The Lions going forward through another driving maul, but it collapses and Western Province get the scrum feed.

57

TRY Lions. Captain Derrick Minnie scores the try after an excellent driving maul which started outside Western Province's 22.

57

Boshoff adds the conversion. 28-18

54

The Lions take it forward through captain Derrick Minnie. Western Pronvince concede a penalty as Scarra Ntabeni went off his feet.

53

Western Province exit their own half with a brilliant counter attack. But they are penalised.

52

Western Province' defence stands firm though. Lions knock on. Scrum Western Province.

51

Lions now taking the ball through the phases.

49

The Lions again moves into the Western Province 22, but they are penalised for offside.

48

The Lions work it nicely into Western Province 22 but Cheslin Kolbe steals the ball and Catrakilis clears.

44

Lions concede another penalty for playing the ball on the ground.

44

TRY Western Province. Van Den Heever runs straight through the Lions defence to score a brilliant try.

43

Scrum penalty to Western Province right in front. And Catrakilis slots it over.

42

Western Province attacking early in the second half. The Lions turn it over, but Western Province get a scrum inside the Lions 22.

41

Lions clear through fullback Andries Coetzee.

41

Catrakilis restarts the second half.

40

TRY to Deon Fourie and Western Province on the stroke of half-time. Catrakilis adds the extra two. Half-time:Western Province leads 18-9

39

Deon Fourie goes over the try line. TMO called in.

38

Scrum to Western Province on the 5m line on the. The Lions looking to withstand this attack as half-time approaches.

36

Western Province are now piling on the pressure. They are inside the Lions 22 again, but the referee blows his whistle for a collapsed maul.

32

TRY to Western Province as De Allende goes over in the corner after some quick hands got the ball out wide.

29

More and more unforced errors creeping into the game now.

27

Excellent up and under by Andries Coetzee. The Lions win a penalty and Boshoff nails it over the crossbar. 9-6 Lions

26

Catrakilis converts the PENALTY. Scores level at 6 all.

24

Catrakilis converts the PENALTY. Scores level at 6 all.

21

Western Province knock the ball on directly after the restart.Boshoff goes for the drop goal and misses. The Lions on attack once more

20

Province wins a penalty and Catrakilis converts. 6-3.

16

As the Western Province go inside the Lions 22, they make another mistake. Knock-on.

14

Lions' Lionel Mapoe runs straight at the Western Province defence. A little knock-on halts their attack.

14

Solid scrum from the home side, but the Lions kill their attack as Derrick Minnie holds the ball up.

13

Line-out just over the half-way line, but it's not in straight. Scrum Western Province.

11

The Lions turn the ball over earning them a penalty.

8

After a Western Province attack the Lions clear the ball. Gehard Van Den Heever brings the ball back again though.

5

Boshoff going for the 3 points again. He slots the PENALTY over. 6-0

5

Lions on the attack now. Creating a lot of space on the outside. And they get a penalty.

3

Then a mistake from Western Province. Scrum Lro the Lions right on the half way line.

2

Penalty to the Lions. Marnitz Boshoff going for post and it's over. 3-0 Lions

-5

A late change for the Lions with CJ van der Linde replaced by Julian Redelinghuys in the front row.

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Welcome to live coverage of the Currie Cup clash between Western Province and the Golden Lions from Newlands.
Western Province
Players
15 Gio Aplon
14 Gerhard van den Heever
13 Jean de Villiers
12 Damian de Allende
11 Cheslin Kolbe
10 Demetri Catrakilis
9 Louis Schrueder
8 Duane Vermeulen
7 Siya Kolisi
6 Deon Fourie
5 De Kock Steenkamp
4 Eben Etzebeth
3 Patric Cilliers
2 Siyabonga Ntubeni
1 Steven Kitshoff

Substitutes
22 Juan de Jongh
21 Kurt Coleman
20 Nic Groom
19 Schalk Burger
18 Michael Rhodes
17 Brok Harris
16 Frans Malherbe
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