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07:35 (GMT) | 14-07-2017
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The Reds push the hosts back but they regroup and make it to the 5 again. The ball goes into touch and the referee ends the game
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They move the ball to the other wing after the line-out. The Reds hold their line
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The ball cleared but the Highlanders bring it back and win a line-out at the 5 again
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Scrum to the Reds at their 5
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They make it over the line but the referee says the ball was lost forward
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They look for a maul but the Reds hold them. The visitors give away a penalty and the ball is sent into touch again
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The Highlanders have it at the 5 of the Reds now as they pile bodies on the line. The ball goes into touch for a home team line-out
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Scrum reset
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The ball sent into touch by the Reds. Line-out taken and the Highlanders win a scrum at the 22
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They take their scrum at the half way
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Penalty to the hosts shortly after the restart
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Cooper secures the extras
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They come again showing the same aggression and take it to the wing where Timu is waiting to soar over the line. TRY
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The Reds on the attack now following the reset. They move the ball along the 5 looking for space but it's turned over and cleared
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Sopoaga adds the extras
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The Highlanders move inside the 22 after the scrum and some good passes shows it to Ash Dixon who, with the help of his team, makes it over the line for another TRY to the hosts
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Scrum to the hosts
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The referee blows for a penalty to the hosts at the 22 of the Reds.
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The ball is cleared and the Highlanders have a throw at the Reds' 10. They take the line-out and make some ground with a maul
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The hosts win the ball after a throw and rush to the 5 of the Reds but the ball is tackled into touch at the last
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Scrum reset
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Scrum at the 5 of the away team
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The line-out taken and the ball moved across the field to Li who sneaks over the line to score the try. The referee refers to the TMO and disallows the 5 points
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The ball turned over and sent into touch by the Reds but the referee calls play back as Cooper's foot was in touch while defending the ball/ The hosts have a 5 meter throw
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The restart kick is taken and the hosts move forward to the Reds 22
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Cooper sends it wide again
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They take the maul at the 5 and Mafi makes it over to pull one back for the Reds. TRY
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They win a penalty at the 22 and kick into touch around the 5
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The Reds have a throw at the 10 of the hosts. Line-out taken and they struggle to find a way inside
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Scrum to the Highlanders and they boot it forward. The Reds now in possession at their 10
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The restart kick is there and it's lost forward by the Reds around the mid field
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The Highlanders push over the line with the scrum and get a PENALTY TRY
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The Reds have it at their 5 and they're pressured to put it down inside the try area but the referee says 5 meter scrum for the hosts
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The teams engaging in a kicking contest now
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The Highlanders have a scrum after the reset and they kick it forward
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Sopoaga sends it wide
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The Highlanders on the attack right from the kick off. They move the ball around both wings looking for space and find it down field as Tevita Li goes over the lien to score the TRY
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The second half is underway

Half Time

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The restart kick is there and the Reds put it in touch. HALF TIME
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Cooper sends the kick wide
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Their resilience pays off as Rodda is thrown over the line by his team mates to put the Reds on the board
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The Reds at the 5 now. Looking for something to put on before the whistle
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Scrum at the 22 of the hosts and the ball is kicked forward for a runner but it goes into touch
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The Reds with it after the reset kick and they lose forward at the 22 of the home team
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Lima Sopoaga adds the extras
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They make it to the 5 and the referee refers to the TMO for a try/no try and decides on a 5 meter scrum for the hosts. Hammington takes it out the back and sprints over the line to score the TRY
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They make it to the 5 and the referee refers to the TMO for a try/no try and decides on a 5 meter scrum for the hosts
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The ball taken out the back and the Highlanders show some great team work to toss the ball around between three along the wing
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The referee sounds his whistle and the hosts have a scrum at their 22
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The Reds have it after the ball is cleared and they carry forward again
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The referee says it went forward and the Highlanders have a scrum at their 5
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The Reds with a throw at the halfway following the penalty and they rush to the 5 meter with serious pace but the final pass is sent into touch
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The Reds give away a penalty and the ball is cleared
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Line-out for the Reds. They set up camp at the 22
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Line-out for the Reds at the 22 and they carry inside the danger zone but lose it and Naholo gets it at the wing for the hosts then rushes into the Reds' half but goes into touch
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The Reds with it at the half way now
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The ball lost after the line-out and the hosts have a penalty at the 5. The hosts clear into touch around their 10
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They win a penalty and Cooper kicks into touch at the 5
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The Reds with it now as they enter the 10 of the hosts
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The kicked around by both teams looking for possession
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The Reds fighting hard to make some ground but the home team defence holds firm at their 10. The ball is turned over and cleared
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Scrum reset
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Scrum to the Reds around their 22 as the ball is lost forward
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The Reds make some ground forward but don't enter the 22 then lose it
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Scrum to the Reds at their 22
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The Highlanders turnover and and rush to the 22 of the Reds
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The Reds win themselves a line-out at the 22 of the home team
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Line-out for the Reds around the half way and now they attempt to form an attack of their own
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The restart kick is taken and the hosts move the ball to the half way
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The conversion is good
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The ball up field and and James Lentjies gets his team another 5 points
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Line-out for the home team outside the 22 and they look to build
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The Reds maintain their defence as the hosts press on
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The Reds hold them back but the hosts start again from the 22
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The Highlanders on the attack now after a line-out at the 5 following the restart
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The conversion is good
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The ball lands in the hands of Naholo and he makes it over the line to score the TRY
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The Reds with the ball early on in the half but lose it at the half way. They counter attack side to side and make it to the the 5
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The referee blows and the game is underway
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The players entering the field now
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The last time the Reds ended their Super Rugby regular season with a game against New Zealand opposition saw them net a 19-11 win against the Chiefs in 2011
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The Highlanders have earned competition points from each of their last 21 regular season games against teams from outside New Zealand, winning 18 of those games and earning a bonus point in the three losses in that period
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Only once from nine attempts in Super Rugby history have the Reds defeated the Highlanders when playing away from home, earning a one-point win against them in Round Seven, 2013
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Each of the last eight games between these teams have seen the losing team pick up a bonus point; on six occasions in that span it has been the Queensland side who have emerged victorious
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Welcome to Dunedin, where the Highlanders will take on the Reds
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START LINE UP
  • 1 Daniel Leinert-Brown
  • 2 Liam Coltman
  • 3 Siate Tokolahi
  • 4 Jackson Hemopo
  • 5 Tom Franklin
  • 6 Liam Squire
  • 7 James Lentjes
  • 8 Luke Whitelock
  • 9 Kayne Hammington
  • 10 Lima Sopoaga
  • 11 Tevita Li
  • 12 Rob Thompson
  • 13 Malakai Fekitoa
  • 14 Waisake Naholo
  • 15 Richard Buckman
RESERVES
  • 16 Ash Dixon
  • 17 Aki Seiulu
  • 18 Guy Millar
  • 19 Gareth Evans
  • 20 Dan Pryor
  • 21 Josh Renton
  • 22 Marty Banks
  • 23 Patalesio Tomkinson
START LINE UP
  • 1 Sef Faagase
  • 2 Stephen Moore
  • 3 Taniela Tupou
  • 4 Rob Simmons
  • 5 Izack Rodda
  • 6 Caleb Timu
  • 7 George Smith
  • 8 Adam Korczyk
  • 9 James Tuttle
  • 10 Quade Cooper
  • 11 Eto Nabuli
  • 12 Duncan Paia'Aua
  • 13 Campbell Magnay
  • 14 Izala Perese
  • 15 Karmichael Hunt
RESERVES
  • 16 Alex Mafi
  • 17 Markus Vanzati
  • 18 Sam Talakai
  • 19 Kane Douglas
  • 20 Reece Hewat
  • 21 Moses Sorovi
  • 22 Hamish Stewart
  • 23 Jayden Ngamanu
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SR PREVIEW: ROUND 17, PART ONE

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 21:42

IN THE SUPER RUGBY SPOTLIGHT: You will hear the word 'emotional' a lot in the next couple of days - especially when people speak about the Southern Kings versus Cheetahs encounter.

When they meet at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Friday, it will be their last appearance in Super Rugby - before both head off to greener pastures in Europe.

Kings captain Lionel Cronje spoke of the "emotion" at their last training session on Wednesday.

"The players must enjoy themselves, have fun out there and be positive," he said, when asked about his pre-match message to the team.

He added that he expects the Cheetahs to play an "exciting" brand of rugby and spectators will get value for money.

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith said it remains a "massive" game for them,  with "pride" the key element.

"We have new challenges ahead, but we want to finish this one properly," Smith added.

Before we get to the 'dance of the discards', there are two other matches on Friday - the Highlanders hosting the Reds and the Revels at home to the Jaguares.

In Part One of the preview we look at the Friday matches!

Friday, July 14:

Highlanders v Reds
(Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin - Kick-off: 19.35; 17.35 ASET; 07.35 GMT)

The Highlanders, like all the teams in the play-offs, see this as an important 'practice run' ahead of the quarterfinals.

Coach Tony Brown is confident his team can go all the way, nut they need to go into the quarterfinal with the momentum of a win this week.

The Highlanders will face either the Lions {in Johannesburg) or the Crusaders (in Christchurch) next week.

The Highlanders are coming off a massive morale-boosting victory against the British and Irish Lions, following by a 33-12 win against the Crusaders in a ''friendly'' in Timaru last week.

''We talk about the golden month around the play-offs," Brown told the Otago Daily Times.

"That is what it [the next four weeks] is and every player wants to be involved in it.

''This season we've had lot of injury problems and different things.

"But to be in this position is pretty exciting right now.''

Reds coach Nick Stiles spoke of the need to replicate last week's win over the Brumbies, when they came from behind to score a late winner.

"The side showed a lot of growth to tough out a difficult win in the dying stages of the game against the Australian Conference leaders last weekend," the Reds coach said.

"It was a great learning experience for the young players within the group, but now the challenge is there to back it up with another strong performance against a good New Zealand outfit this Friday.

"The Highlanders play a really quick game, with a lot of kicking."

Recent results:
2016: Reds won 28-27, Brisbane
2015: Highlanders won 20-13, Dunedin
2014: Reds won 38-31, Brisbane
2013: Reds won 34-33, Dunedin
2012: Reds won 19-13, Brisbane

Prediction: Each of the last eight games between these teams have seen the losing team pick up a bonus point; on six occasions in that span it has been the Queensland side who have emerged victorious. Only once from nine attempts in Super Rugby history have the Reds defeated the Highlanders when playing away from home, earning a one-point win against them in Round Seven, 2013. The Highlanders have earned competition points from each of their last 21 regular season games against teams from outside New Zealand, winning 18 of those games and earning a bonus point in the three losses in that period. The last time the Reds ended their Super Rugby regular season with a game against New Zealand opposition saw them net a 19-11 win against the Chiefs in 2011. The Highlanders have won their last three games played on a Friday, scoring an average of 51 points per game across that period. The Highlanders are most vulnerable in the first quarter and score most of their tries in the second half. The Reds, in contrast, concede most of their tries in the final quarter and that is where the Highlanders will seal the game - to win by 15 points.

Teams:

Highlanders: 15 Richard Buckman, 14 Waisake Naholo, 13 Malakai Fekitoa, 12 Rob Thompson, 11 Tevita Li, 10 Lima Sopoaga, 9 Kayne Hammington, 8 Luke Whitelock (captain), 7 James Lentjes, 6 Liam Squire, 5 Tom Franklin, 4 Jackson Hemopo, 3 Siate Tokolahi, 2 Liam Coltman, 1 Daniel Lienert-Brown.
Replacements: 16 Ash Dixon, 17 Aki Seiuli, 18 Guy Millar, 19 Gareth Evans, 20 Dan Pryor, 21 Josh Renton, 22 Marty Banks, 23 Patelesio Tomkinson.

Reds: 15 Karmichael Hunt, 14 Izaia Perese, 13 Campbell Magnay, 12 Duncan Paia'aua, 11 Eto Nabuli, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 James Tuttle, 8 Adam Korczyk, 7 George Smith, 6 Caleb Timu, 5 Izack Rodda, 4 Rob Simmons, 3 Taniela Tupou, 2 Stephen Moore (captain), 1 Sef Fa'agase.
Replacements: 16 Alex Mafi, 17 Markus Vanzati, 18 Sam Talakai, 19 Kane Douglas, 20 Reece Hewat, 21 Moses Sorovi, 22 Hamish Stewart, 23 Jayden Ngamanu.
 
Referee: Mike Fraser
Assistant referees: Jamie Nutbrown; James Doleman
TMO: Aaron Paterson

Rebels v Jaguares
(AAMI Park, Melbourne - Kick-off: 19.30; 09.30 GMT; 06.30 Argentina time)

The Rebels still have the dark cloud of possible axing from Super Rugby hovering over them.

They return home for their final game of the Super Rugby season, hosting Argentina's Jaguares in an historic first-even encounter between the two sides.

With threats of legal action and counter action looming large, it is not the ideal preparation to go into the last match of the season.

In fact the Super Rugby cull a[[eared yo have been a destabilising factor throughout the season.

While the Rebels hold out hope of being back in 2018, at least one player will not return to the Revels after Friday.

Veteran Mitch Inman will line up for his 100th Super Rugby game against the Jaguares, in what will also be his final appearance after six years with the franchise.

The imposing centre says he will enjoy his last hurrah in Melbourne, before jetting off to join new team Oyonnax in the French Top 14.

"It's gone very quickly, but I will always hold a soft spot for the Rebels and their supporters," Inman said in an interview on the Rebels website.

"Obviously it's been a wonderful experience for me in a great city playing with some very good players.

" Not many people get to finish their term on a milestone of 100 games."

Inman believes the Rebels are ready to give their fans a solid performance.

"I've been very impressed with the Jaguares form of late, they were impressive against the Waratahs," he said

"They have big skilful forwards and some very good off loaders."

" They will be a side to contain, we've obviously done our homework and we are up for the challenge on Friday night."

Previous results:
These teams have never met before.

Prediction: The Rebels have earned two wins and one bonus-point loss in their final fixture of each of the last four campaigns, including a three-point win against the Reds last season. The Jaguares will take to the field on a Friday for just the second time this season, but haven't won on a weekday since their very first Super Rugby fixture in Round One last season. The Argentine squad have two wins from four previous encounters with Australian opposition, including a 40-27 win against the Waratahs last round. The Jaguares (11) and Rebels (10) have kicked the second and third most penalty goals respectively in the opening quarter of games this season; only the Sharks (14) have kicked more in that period. Four of the last six Rebels' tries have been scored by Marika Koroibete, who has bagged two doubles across his last three games. The Jaguares have been erratic, but not as much as the Rebels - who have made a habit of fading in the final quarter. The Jaguares should do the Aussie double - winning by 12 points.

Teams:

Rebels: 15 Jack Maddocks, 14 Tom English, 13 Mitch Inman, 12 Reece Hodge, 11 Marika Koroibete, 10 Jackson Garden-Bachop, 9 Nic Stirzaker (Captain), 8 Amanaki Mafi, 7 Colby Fainga'a, 6 Sean McMahon, 5 Lopeti Timani, 4 Steve Cummins, 3 Laurie Weeks, 2 James Hanson, 1 Toby Smith.
Replacements: 16 Jordan Uelese, 17 Cruze Ah Nau, 18 Fereti Sa'aga, 19 Esei Haangana, 20 Murray Douglas, 21 Ben Meehan, 22 Sione Tuipulotu, 23 Semisi Tupou/Jonah Placid

Jaguares: 15 Joaquin Tuculet, 14 Matias Moroni, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Bautista Ezcurra, 11 Emiliano Boffelli, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Martin Landajo, 8 Leonardo Senatore, 7 Rodrigo Baez, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Benjamin Macome, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Enrique Pieretto, 2 Austin Creevy (captain), 1 Nahuel Tetaz.
Replacements: 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Ramiro Herrera, 18 Lucas Noguera, 19 Ignacio Larrague, 20 Juan Cruz Guillemaín, 21 Gonzalo Bertranou, 22 Juan Martin Hernández, 23 Santiago Cordero.

Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Damon Murphy (Australia) , James Leckie (Australia)
TMO: Damien Mitchelmore (Australia)

Southern Kings v Cheetahs
(Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth - Kick-off: 19.00; 17.00 GMT)

Don't be mislead by the suggestion that this is a game with nothing at stake.

There will be plenty of feeling in the pitch at The Nelson Mandela Bay stadium.

Both teams made it clear they want to depart Super Rugby by making a statement - with a big victory.

Cheetahs captain Francois Venter said they had all been waiting for confirmation of which teams will be axed.

No they have one last chance to show their true value.

"It doesn't take any pressure off," Venter said of confirmation that the two teams have been axed, adding that they are playing to restore pride in the Cheetahs.

Kings coach Deon Davids lauded his charges for a great season - which has seen them make history on a number of occasions, including six victories.

"I am really proud of how this team has performed this season," an emotional Davids said.

"I said to the guys that it was hard to believe that today [Wednesday] would be our last day training together as this same squad.

"I am amazed at the amount of growth we as a management team have seen in this team from the time we first got together for our pre-season.

"From the start this side showed signs of self-belief and dedication, and although many others would not have given this side a chance, they continued to work hard to ensure that we played a good brand of rugby and produced the results.
 
"I am immensely proud of every one of the members of this entire squad that has been part of our setup this season.

"It is these special group that has proven that with dedication, belief, hard work and the great team culture that we have – anything is possible. It has been an absolute pleasure being at the helm of such a special group."

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith also spoke of the emotion of the occasions, which the Kings have billed as a 'goodbye game'.

"They must be the favourites, based on their winning streak [victories over the Jaguares and Bulls]," Smith said.

"The freedom they were allowed by the coaches, to play, contributed to their good run of form.

"They also had a lot of continuity with key players.

"Lionel [Cronje] was very good and Chris Cloete made a massive impact."

Recent results:
2016: Cheetahs won 34-20, Bloemfontein
2013: Cheetahs won 34-22, Port Elizabeth
2013: Cheetahs won 26-12, Bloemfontein

Prediction: The Cheetahs have won each of the previous three meetings between these franchises, winning each of those matches by 12+ points. The last eight South African derbies played in the final regular season round of competition have been decided by an average margin of 26 points, with the home team winning on five occasions. The Kings win an average of 9.4 turnovers per game this season, the most of any team in the competition and more than three more than the last-ranked Cheetahs (6.1). The Cheetahs have made 16.6 offloads per game so far this season, the most of any team in the competition and more than five more per game than the Kings (11.4). Makazole Mapimpi gains an average of 10.3m per carry so far this season, the most of any player who has made 50-plus carries. Of there is one team that deserves the 'choker tag' it is the Cheetahs. In seven of their 14 games they held the lead going into the final 10 minutes, only to lose. No doubt the Kings, who have come from behind in the number of games to secure victory, will have the edge at home and should win by 15 points.

Teams:

Southern Kings: 15 Malcolm Jaer, 14 Wandile Mjekevu, 13 Berton Klaasen, 12 Luzuko Vulindlu, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Lionel Cronje (captain), 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Andisa Ntsila, 7 Tyler Paul, 6 Chris Cloete, 5 Wilhelm van der Sluys, 4 Lubabalo Mtyanda, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Michael Willemse, 1 Mzamo Majola.
Replacements: 16. Martin Bezuidenhout, 17. Schalk Ferreira, 18. Dayan van der Westhuizen, 19. Irne Herbst/Mzwanele Zito, 20. Thembelani Bholi, 21. Rudi van Rooyen, 22. Masixole Banda, 23. Waylon Murray/Yaw Penxe.
 
Cheetahs: 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 William Small-Smith, 13 Francois Venter (captain), 12 Clinton Swart, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Teboho Mohoje, 6 Uzair Cassiem, 5 Daniel Hugo, 4 Carl Wegner, 3 Johannes Coetzee, 2 Elandré Huggett, 1 Retshegofaditswe Nche.
Replacements: 16 Joseph Dweba, 17 Charles Marais, 18 Tom Botha, 19 Armandt Koster, 20 Junior Pokomela, 21 Chris Dry, 22 Ruan van Rensburg, 23 Niel Marais.

Referee: Egon Seconds (South Africa)
Assistant referees: AJ Jacobs, Cwengile Jadezweni
TMO: Shaun Veldsman

Compiled by Jan de Koning
@king365ed
@rugby365com

* Statistics provided by Opta Sports & sportguru.info

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Sloppy Highlanders ease past Reds

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00

SUPER RUGBY MATCH REPORT: The Highlanders scored a bonus-point 40-17 win over the Reds in Dunedin on Friday, to cement their place in the play-offs.

Despite outscoring their opponents by six tries to three, the home team were not as convincing as they would have hoped - with periods of sloppy play spoiling their obvious superior skills.

The Reds, who dominated possession and territory, offered very little other than pockets of determination.

They went into the match already assured of a play-off spot and will meet either the Crusaders or Lions in next week's quarterfinals.

Despite showing some rustiness, the 2015 champions showed they will be no also-rans in the play-offs, as they adopted a high-tempo passing game against the Reds.

The Reds had nothing to play for and the loss extends Australian teams' losing streak against New Zealand opposition this year to no wins from 24 matches.

The Highlanders needed only two minutes to score their first try, throwing the ball around to stretch the Reds' defence before Waisake Naholo crashed over in the corner.

Flank James Lentjes added another five minutes later, fending off Reds fullback Karmichael Hunt after the Highlanders quick passing again tore apart the visitors' defence.

The Reds finally managed to slow the game and exert pressure but Caleb Timu knocked on with the tryline open in front of him.

Veteran flank George Smith then saved a try on the line for the Reds, only for Highlanders scrumhalf Kayne Hammington to dart over from the back of the resulting scrum.

The Queenslanders patiently worked the ball and were rewarded when lock Izack Rodda scored a pick-and-go try to make it 21-5 at half'-time.

But they had a horror start after the break when replacement scrumhalf Hamish Stewart's kick was charged down and the Highlanders quickly worked the ball to Tevita Li for a try in the corner.

It got worse when they conceded a penalty try on the back of a woeful scrum, blowing out the Highlanders' lead to 33-5.

Alex Mafi narrowed the gap with a pushover try from a maul but Ash Dixon scored the Highlanders' sixth to extend their buffer to 30 points, with Timu managing a consolation try for the Queenslanders.

Man of the match: Izaia Perese had a couple of decent runs and rotund prop Taniela Tupou produced a couple of handy hand-offs and bullied a few backline players - running over opponents half his size. As usual the Highlanders loose forwards were key to their performance - especially flanks James Lentjes and Liam Squire, who share our award.

The scorers:

For the Highlanders:
Tries:
 Naholo, Lentjes, Hammington, penalty try, Li, Dixon
Cons: Sopoaga 4, penalty try does not require a conversion

For the Reds:
Tries:
 Rodda, Mafi, Timu
Con: Cooper

Teams:

Highlanders: 15 Richard Buckman, 14 Waisake Naholo, 13 Malakai Fekitoa, 12 Rob Thompson, 11 Tevita Li, 10 Lima Sopoaga, 9 Kayne Hammington, 8 Luke Whitelock (captain), 7 James Lentjes, 6 Liam Squire, 5 Tom Franklin, 4 Jackson Hemopo, 3 Siate Tokolahi, 2 Liam Coltman, 1 Daniel Lienert-Brown.
Replacements: 16 Ash Dixon, 17 Aki Seiuli, 18 Guy Millar, 19 Gareth Evans, 20 Dan Pryor, 21 Josh Renton, 22 Marty Banks, 23 Patelesio Tomkinson.

Reds: 15 Karmichael Hunt, 14 Izaia Perese, 13 Campbell Magnay, 12 Duncan Paia'aua, 11 Eto Nabuli, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 James Tuttle, 8 Adam Korczyk, 7 George Smith, 6 Caleb Timu, 5 Izack Rodda, 4 Rob Simmons, 3 Taniela Tupou, 2 Stephen Moore (captain), 1 Sef Fa'agase.
Replacements: 16 Alex Mafi, 17 Markus Vanzati, 18 Sam Talakai, 19 Kane Douglas, 20 Reece Hewat, 21 Moses Sorovi, 22 Hamish Stewart, 23 Jayden Ngamanu.
 
Referee: Mike Fraser
Assistant referees: Jamie Nutbrown; James
TMO: Aaron Paterson

Waisake Naholo (2min), James Lentjes (8min), Kayne Hammington (32min), Tevita Li (42min), and Ash Dixon (64min)
TRIES
Izack Rodda (37min), Alex Mafi (53min), and Caleb Timu (67min)
Lima Sopoaga (3min), Lima Sopoaga (9min), Lima Sopoaga (33min), and Lima Sopoaga (65min)
CONVERSIONS
Quade Cooper (68min)
 
PENALTIES
48min
PENALTY TRIES
 
DROP GOALS
 
 
 
VENUE Dunedin
REFEREE Mike Fraser (New Zealand)