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Currie Cup | Newlands
17:00 (GMT) | 18-08-2017
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Willemse fails to add the extras as the final hooter sounds! FULL-TIME!
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WP launches their attack as Leyds breaks and gets his side onto the front foot. A few passes later and Senatla muscles his way over the line! TRY TIME WP!
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The Lions make their way back into WP's half before being thwarted once again by a solid WP defence
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WP gets their hands on the ball and launches a counter-attack. Willemse sells the dummy and sets off before offloading. The final pass fails to go to hand though as the Lions escape
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The Lions have maintained possession but are not making any ground as WP continues to keep them at bay.
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PENALTY! Caylib Oosthuizen is penalised at the line-out for holding back an opponent. Once again, the Lions find touch to set up an attacking line out. The throw in fails to go to hand but WP's counter-attack is stopped by a handling error. Scrum feed to the Lions about 7 metres from WP's try line
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WP's defence has once again bailed them out at the last second as they turn possession over. PENALTY! The Lions are penalised for having their hands in the ruck and Willemse is able to find touch on his 10 metre line
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The Lions set the maul and it gets rolling. WP have managed to break it up though but the Lions remain in possession, five metres from the try line.
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It has taken some time for the scrum to be set but WP concedes the short arm penalty and the Lions get the game going. Into WP's 22 they go. PENALTY! WP are once again offside and the Lions pop the ball into touch for an attacking line-out
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The Lions secure the line-out and Masuku finds a good touch as he pushes WP back inside their half of the field. Samuels throw in is wayward and the Lions are back in possession
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The Lions look to get behind WP's defence but the chip ahead rolls too far and WP has the 22 drop out. It is quickly taken and the home side are on the attack. The speedsters are released as Viljoen kicks ahead but the bounce of the ball favours the visitors as it goes into touch
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The Lions look to make their way up field but they give away a penalty on WP's 10 metre line. The ball is popped into touch just inside the Lions' 10 metre line. Short arm penalty to the Lions though as Samuels fails to throw the ball in first time
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WP swings the ball from one side of the field to the other but excellent cover defence by Van der Walt sees him tackle Wiese into touch to hand the Lions the throw in on their 22
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WP's defence remains solid as the Lions continue to be frustrated. TURN OVER! WP has possession and they look to run it.
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WP steals the throw in and that allows Willemse to boot the ball into touch on his 10 metre line
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The Lions remain in possession as they take the ball through the phases. WP needs to be disciplined as they continue to be caught in an offside position. The Lions have once again opted to kick the ball into touch to set up and attacking line-out about 8 metres from WP's try line
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Lions have their hands on the ball once again as they attack from inside their half of the field. They kick ahead but Leyds is there to clean up. He loses the ball though and the Lions are in possession once again with a scrum feed just outside WP's 22
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The Lions have it and have broken through WP's defence but brilliant cover defence sees them keep the Lions at bay. TURN OVER! WP wins back possession and Vermaak boots the ball into touch to release the pressure
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They maintain possession through the phases. PENALTY! WP are caught in an offside position on their 22 and the Lions opt to kick the ball into touch to set up an attacking line-out
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Willemse's attempted clearance fails to find touch and the Lions are back on the attack inside WP's 22.
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The Lions looks to use a set play but Siya Masuku has the ball dislodged from his grip. WP with the scrum feed on their 5 metre line
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Lions are now in possession with an attacking line-out about 7 metres from WP's try line. They take the ball up and get over the line but WP managed to hold the ball up. They will retain possession with an attacking scrum, five metres from WP's try line
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Willemse fails with the kick at goal this time
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WP retains the restart. Carr sets off on a blistering run before releasing Jano Vermaak who goes over in the corner! TRY TIME!
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Willemse pops over the extras
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This time the Lions concede a short-arm penalty for not striking the ball at scrum time and WP look to run the ball. They get all their players involved. EW Viljoen puts in a grubber and Senatla races after it, gathers and trots over the try line to bag the bonus point!
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The Lions retain possession and are on the attack once again. WP are doing well on defence as they push the Lions back. They kick the ball ahead but an accidental offside by WP sees the Lions retain possession on WP's 10 metre line
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WP's front row fails to strike the feed and possession changes hands once again as the Lions has the scrum feed
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WP secures the kick-off and kicks the ball upfield. The Lions look to run the ball but they make little ground before the ball goes into touch. WP takes it quickly but the Lions are up for it and force the turnover. Van der Walt's penalty goes too far and WP are back in possession close to the half-way line with the scrum feed

Half Time

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Willemse pops over the conversion to stretch the home side's lead as the HALF-TIME hooter goes!
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Anthony Volminck is sent to the bin for a high tackle on Leyds in that play
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Leyds gets the restart and sets off. He beats a few defenders from his 22 to the Lions' 22. Huw Jones is in support and the centre gets over for his second of the game
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Willemse strikes it and splits the uprights!
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The home side back in possession as they spread it wide. Marais spots a gap and takes it as he gets his side onto the Lions' 22. PENALTY! The Lions are pinned for entering the breakdown from the side and Willemse will have a shot at goal
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WP with an excellent attacking chance, having a scrum inside the Lions' 22 but they cough up possession before the ball does some ping pong. Lions now in possession
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The visitors have made their way close to WP's 22 but some excellent defence by Seabelo Senatla sees him force the turnover at the breakdown. Marais fails to find touch with the kick but Volminck's clearance only reaches his 10 metre line
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The Lions are looking to release their backline after the forwards gave them some momentum. Into WP's half they go
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WP keeps the ball alive but after a further few phases, they lose the ball just inside the Lions' 22 and the visitors come away with the scrum feed
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Wp in possession just outside the Lions' 22 after taking the ball through a number of phases.
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The Lions continue to dominate the possession stats but they are being let down at crucial moments to allow WP to regain the ball
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The referee advances the infringement 10 metres for Lions ill-discipline. WP takes it quickly and it catches the Lions defence on the back foot. Cobus Wiese gets the final pass and he slides over!
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Damien Willemse overcooks the restart and the Lions have the scrum feed on the halfway line. They are penalised though and WP are back in possession
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Jaco van der Walt strikes it well and its over! Lions are on the board
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Lions get a penalty in WP's half and opt for the 3 points.
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Sarel Marais pops over the easy conversion
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Marias adds the 2.
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TRY TIME WP! Huw Jones charges down an attempted clearance kick to canter over for an easy score
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WP hacks the ball deep into the half of the Lions and gives the ball back to the Lions. A charge down and WP score
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The Lions continue to dominate possession as WP are forced to defend. Onto WP's five metre line they go but Senatla is there to intercept a pass and win possession for the home side.
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Lions inside the 22 of WP. Lions now 5m away and WP retains possession and gets the penalty.
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Lions retain the ball after a sloppy scrum and are on the attack building the phases.
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The Lions miss an early opportunity for penalty as the kick is missed
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The game gets on the way and both teams look to attack showing intent early on.
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It's a beautiful evening in Cape Town for some running rugby. The players are doing some final preparation before taking to the field.
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Players to look out for in the Western Province outfit would have to be Nizaam Carr, Damian Willemse and Dillyn Leyds while the Golden Lions will expect strong performances by Fabian Booysen, Rohan Janse van Rensburg and Sylvian Mahuza if they want to win this match.
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At the start of the Currie Cup season these 2 teams were definitely the favorites to win the competition given their excellent form in the Super Rugby. But the Currie Cup is a whole different breed and it seems to be an equalizer for the big name franchises. Both these teams find themselves in the bottom half of the log but nevertheless this will be a firecracker. The Western Province come off an impressive win over the Blue Bulls in their last outing and the Lions clenched a nail biter win over the Griquas which will give them confidence for this epic clash.
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welcome to Newlands, Cape Town, where the Western Province will take on the Golden Lions in this Currie Cup fixture.
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START LINE UP
  • 1 Jacobus Janse van Rensburg
  • 2 Siyabonga Ntubeni
  • 3 Wilco Louw
  • 4 Chris van Zyl
  • 5 JD Schickerling
  • 6 Jaco Coetzee
  • 7 Cobus Wiese
  • 8 Nizaam Carr
  • 9 Jano Vermaak
  • 10 Damian Willemse
  • 11 Dillyn Leyds
  • 12 Huw Jones
  • 13 EW Viljoen
  • 14 Seabelo Senatla
  • 15 Sarel Marais
RESERVES
  • 16 Ramone Samuels
  • 17 Caylib Oosthuizen
  • 18 Michael Kumbirai
  • 19 Reuben de Villiers
  • 20 Stephan De Wit
  • 21 Dewaldt Duvenage
  • 22 Dan Kriel
START LINE UP
  • 1 Corne Fourie
  • 2 Robbie Coetzee
  • 3 Jacques van Rooyen
  • 4 Andries Ferreira
  • 5 Marvin Orie
  • 6 Cyle Brink
  • 7 Robert Kruger
  • 8 Fabian Booysen
  • 9 Marco Jansen van Vuuren
  • 10 Jaco van der Walt
  • 11 Anthony Volmink
  • 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg
  • 13 Harold Voster
  • 14 Madosh Tambwe
  • 15 Sylvian Mahuza
RESERVES
  • 16 Mike Willemse
  • 17 Johannes Jonker
  • 18 Rhyno Herbst
  • 19 Hacjivah Dayimani
  • 20 Jack Hart
  • 21 Siya Masuku
  • 22 Aphiwe Dyantyi
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PREVIEW: Currie Cup, Round Six

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:58

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Four of the five Springbok squad members released for Currie Cup duty this weekend will take to the field for their respective provinces in a timely boost as the sides look to build momentum in the competition.

Blue Bulls fullback Warrick Gelant, Western Province wing Dillyn Leyds, and the Free State Cheetahs duo of Francois Venter (centre) and Teboho Mohoje (flank) have all been handed starts as the Currie Cup enters the sixth round.
 
In a full weekend of action, Western Province will host the Golden Lions in Cape Town on Friday, the Free State Cheetahs will take on the Blue Bulls in Pretoria in a repeat of last year's final on Saturday, and Griquas will take on the Pumas in Kimberley on Sunday. 

The Sharks have a bye.

We take a look at all the Round Six action!

Friday, August 18:

Western Province v Golden Lions
(Newlands, Cape Town - Kick-off: 19.00; 17.00 GMT)

The clash between the Golden Lions and Western Province on Friday in Cape Town is expected to be thrilling as both teams have battled to build momentum this season, while they have developed a solid rivalry over the years.
 
The last time the Johannesburg team defeated Western Province at Newlands was in 2012, but anything can happen on Friday as the Golden Lions will be desperate to bounce back from two defeats, while the hosts will want to build on their victory at home last week.
 
There were only two changes to the Capetonians' starting team, with flank Cobus Wiese making his debut and Leyds replacing Bjorn Basson, while the Golden Lions will be led by prop Jacques van Rooyen following the injury to Ryan Kankowski in a team that also shows few changes to last week.

"The Lions I almost think their campaign is starting now in terms of getting their Super Rugby campaign finished and settling in as a new coaching team with Swys [De Bruin] and his assistants," said Western Province assistant coach Dawie Snyman.

"They will definitely be a strong challenge for us on Friday."

Meanwhile, Golden Lions head coach Swys de Bruin is not panicking despite his side's slow start to this year's competition.

"We can't afford, with this group of players, to look too far ahead," said De Bruin, adding: "Many of the players were with us [in Super Rugby].

"Many of these players did not get a lot of game time and now they do get game time.

"They know what we expect of them and they know how the Lions play. It is just a matter of time then things will come right."

Recent results:
2016: Golden Lions won 58-32, Johannesburg
2015: Golden Lions won 32-24, Johannesburg (Final)
2015: Golden Lions won 62-32, Johannesburg 
2014: Western Province won 19-16, Cape Town (Final)
2014: Golden Lions won 35-33, Johannesburg

Prediction: It's a tough one to call. Both sides have deadly attackers across the park. However, WP are at home and that is why we think they will edge it by five points.

Teams:

Western Province: 15 Sarel Marais, 14 Seabelo Senatla, 13 EW Viljoen, 12 Huw Jones, 11 Dillyn Leyds, 10 Damian Willemse, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Nizaam Carr, 7 Cobus Wiese, 6 Jaco Coetzee, 5 John Schickerling, 4 Chris van Zyl (captain), 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Siyabonga Ntubeni, 1 Jacobus Janse van Rensburg.
Replacements: 16 Ramone Samuels, 17 Caylib Oosthuizen, 18 Michael Kumbirai, 19 Eddie Zandberg, 20 Stephan de Wit, 21 Dewaldt Duvenage, 22 Dan Kriel.

Golden Lions: 15 Sylvian Mahuza, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Harold Vorster, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Antony Volmink, 10 Jaco van der Walt, 9 Marco Janse van Vuuren, 8 Fabian Booysen, 7 Robert Kruger, 6 Cyle Brink, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Jacques van Rooyen (captain), 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Corne Fourie.
Replacements: 16 Michael Willemse, 17 Johannes Jonker, 18 Rhyno Herbst, 19 Hacjivah Dayimani, 20 Jack Hart, 21 Siya Masuku, 22 Aphiwe Dyantyi.

Referee: Jaco van Heerden 
Assistant referees: Quinton Immelman, Kwezi Mqomboti 
TMO: Shaun Veldsman 

Saturday, August 19:

Blue Bulls v Free State Cheetahs
(Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria - Kick-off: 14.05; 12.05 GMT)

The Free State Cheetahs will be hunting their third successive Currie Cup win against the Blue Bulls. The last time the teams met was in the 2016 Final, which the Free Staters won 36-16.
 
The defending champions have been bolstered by the return of Francois Venter, who reclaims the captaincy, and Teboho Mohoje, in a team that sees several changes, while Dennis Visser and Ali Mgijima could make their debuts off the bench.
 
Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais also drafted in Warrick Gelant, while Burger Odendaal will lead the team in the absence of Boom Prinsloo, who is sick.

"We need a strong performance on Saturday," said Marais.

"The two defeats in our last two matches really hurt, but there were some positives signs, especially the way we finished against Western Province last weekend. 

"That said, we now know that the bar is set very high in the Currie Cup and everyone is aware that only our very best effort will get us over the line."

Meanwhile, Free State Cheetahs head coach Rory Duncan is happy to have Venter and Mohoje back in the mix.

"I am very happy not just from a playing perspective, but from a leadership perspective as well," said Duncan.

"It is good to have him [Venter], it is good to have Oupa [Teboho Mohoje] back in the line-up. 

"They obviously bring something special from their quality of play, but from a leadership perspective they are a calming factor in the team."

Recent results:
2016: Free State Cheetahs won 36-16, Bloemfontein (Final)
2016: Free State Cheetahs won 43-20, Bloemfontein
2015: Blue Bulls won 24-17, Pretoria
2015: Blue Bulls won 57-19, Bloemfontein
2014: Blue Bulls won 31-22, Bloemfontein

Prediction: Both teams will be looking to bounce back from defeats. It will be another close one, but we think the Blue Bulls will win by seven points or less.

Teams:

Blue Bulls: 15 Warrick Gelant, 14 Kefentse Mahlo, 13 Dries Swanepoel, 12 Burger Odendaal (captain), 11 Jamba Ulengo, 10 Tony Jantjies, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Nicholas de Jager, 7 Abongile Nonkontwana, 6 Shaun Adendorff, 5 Ruben van Heerden, 4 Irne Herbst, 3 Conraad van Vuuren, 2 Jan-Henning Campher, 1 Pierre Schoeman, 
Replacements: 16 Johan Grobbelaar, 17 Dayan van der Westhuizen, 18 Jano Venter, 19 Marco van Staden/Clyde Davids, 20 Andre Warner, 21 Joshua Stander, 22 John Jackson.

Free State Cheetahs: 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter (captain), 12 William Small-Smith, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Ryno Eksteen, 9 Zee Mkhabela, 8 Jasper Wiese, 7 Teboho Mohoje, 6 Gerhard Olivier, 5 Rynier Bernardo, 4 Armand Koster, 3 Tom Botha, 2 Jacques du Toit, 1 Retshegofaditswe Niche.
Replacements: 16 Erich de Jager, 17 Joseph Dweba, 18 Dennis Visser, 19 Henco Venter, 20 Juan-Philip Smith, 21 Ali Mgijima, 22 Rosko Specman.

Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistant referees: Paul Mente, Monray Gillbert
TMO: Lesego Legoete

Sunday, August 20:

Griquas v Pumas
(Griqua Park, Kimberley - Kick-off: 14.30; 12.30)

In Kimberley, Griquas will have their sights set on their third win in a row after toppling Western Province and the Free State Cheetahs and their fourth consecutive victory against the Pumas and when they line up in Kimberley.
 
The visitors from Mpumalanga will have everything to play for as they come off three straight defeats after kicking off the season with a victory against the Golden Lions.
 
The Kimberley outfit have won the last three matches between the sides since 2014, which should boost their confidence, while they will also look to take advantage of the fact that the Pumas come off a bye.
 
Pumas flank Chris Cloete will earn his first start after a number of appearances off the bench, in one of four personnel changes to the team, as the coaching staff opted for continuity in selection for the clash.

"We obviously got a big challenge this week against a Griquas team that has got some confidence," said Pumas head coach Brent Janse van Rensburg. "They are a team that really likes to keep the ball in hand and play you to the edge a lot.

"They play wide rugby. It will be very important that we got good width on defence, with good line speed and put them under pressure. They will need to slow the ball down in the collision this week.

"I think if we can contain their play to the edge then we will be in the game. Our catch-up defence is going to have to be really good and we need to be prepared to defend a high phase volume in this game. They have the ability to keep the ball for very long and extended periods and we need to just battle that storm."

Recent results:
2016: Griquas won 41-35, Nelspruit
2015: Griquas won 32-15, Kimberley
2014: Griquas won 31-27, Kimberley
2014: Pumas won 33-15, Nelspruit
2013: Pumas won 33-15, Nelspruit (Promotion/Relegation)

Prediction: Griquas have been fantastic in their last two games and we can't see them losing to the Pumas in Kimberley. Griquas will win by 14 points.

Teams:

Griquas: 15 Eric Zana, 14 Kyle Steyn, 13 Tertius Kruger, 12 Johnathan Francke, 11 Adriaan Coertzen (captain), 10 Andre Swarts, 9 Christiaan Meyer, 8 Jonathan Janse Van Rensburg, 7 Sias Koen, 6 Wendal Wehr (captain), 5 Pieter Jansen Van Vuren, 4 Shaun McDonald, 3 Stephan Kotze, 2 Marius Fourie, 1 Devon Martinus.
Replacements: 16 Abraham le Roux, 17 Nicolaas Oosthuizen, 18 Jonathan Adendorf, 19 Kevin Kaba, 20 Renier Botha, 21 George Whitehead, 22 Koch Marx.

Pumas: 15 Gerrit Smith, 14 Jean-Paul Lewis, 13 Jerome Pretorius, 12 Hennie Skorbinski (captain), 11 Ruwellyn Isbell, 10 Justin van Staden, 9 Stefan Ungerer, 8 Francois Kleinhans, 7 Lambert Groenewald, 6 Chris Cloete, 5 Hugo Kloppers, 4 Stefan Willemse, 3 Pieter Scholtz, 2 Mark Pretorius, 1 Khwezi Mona. 
Replacements: 16 Frank Herne, 17 De-Jay Terblanche, 18 Cameron Lindsay, 19 Thembelani Bholi, 20 Carel Greeff, 21 Reynier Van Rooyen, 22 Sias Ebersohn.

Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant referees: Lourens van der Merwe, Mpho Matsaung
TMO: JJ Wagner

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WP tackle Lions into submission

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:23

CURRIE CUP REPORT: The Golden Lions dominated possession for the entire encounter but were thwarted by an impenetrable Western Province defence as the home side kept their visitors try-less while scoring six of their own to claim a 39-3 victory at Newlands on Friday.

WP was forced to defend for long periods of the encounter and thrived on the counter-attack, where they punished the Lions. The home side bagged three tries either side of half-time to secure the bonus point victory. 

The Golden Lions were in control of possession from the kick-off as they tried to bash their way through WP's defence. However, despite maintaining possession for a number of phases, they were unable to get into the home side's 22. 

Jaco van der Walt missed a penalty attempt in the opening five minute from about 47 metres after the Golden Lions dominated the home side at scrum time. It took the visitors nine minutes to get into WP's 22, when fullback Sarel Marais failed to collect a high ball, knocking on in the process. 

The ensuing scrum was solid and a simple set play saw the Golden Lions create an overlap but the final pass failed to go to hand and WP were let off the hook. 

The opening points of the game came completely against the run of play as Huw Jones charged down an attempted clearance kick by Antony Volmink. The ball lodged itself in Jones' arms and the centre trotted over for the easy score. Marais popped over the conversion to hand the home side a 70 lead after 17 minutes.

The Golden Lions were on the board three minutes later though as Van der Walt made amends for his earlier miss. His kick at goal found its mark as the Golden Lions trailed 3-7 after 20 minutes. That proved to be their only points of the game though.

WP had their second try four minutes later as Cobus Wiese rounded off a flowing move as the home side opted to take a penalty quickly, which caught the Golden Lions ' defence off-guard. Marais failed with the conversion but the home side's lead was stretched to 12-3 after 24 minutes.

Damien Willemse added a 38th minute penalty before Jones had his brace on the stroke of half-time. A break by Dillyn Leyds saw him get his side onto the Golden Lions ' 22 before he was tackled high, however, his offload found Jones in support and the centre got over.

Willemse popped over the conversion but not before Volmink was shown a yellow card for the high tackle on Leyds as WP enjoyed a 22-3 lead at the half-time break.

The home side had their bonus point seven minutes after the restart when Seabelo Senatla raced onto an EW Viljoen grubber to dot down. Willemse's conversion ensured a 29-3 lead. From the restart, Nizaam Carr broke through the Golden Lions defence and got his side onto their opponents' 22.

He offloaded to scrumhalf Jano Vermaak to raced to the corner to score. Willemse was unable to convert as WP led 34-3 after 49 minutes. 

The Golden Lions dominated possession from that point but brilliant defending by the home side kept the visitors at bay, despite camping inside WP's half and 22.

There was time for one final try though as Senatla ended the match with a brace. Leyds set off on another sniping run and got his side onto the front foot and inside the Lions' 22. The ball was recycled and sent to Senatla, who muscled his way over the line.

Willemse failed to add the extras but it mattered little as the home side bagged their third victory of the campaign.

Man of the match: Sylvian Mahuza was dangerous whenever he had the ball while Marvin Orie was busy. Nizaam Carr worked hard for the home side while Dillyn Leyds racked up the metres. Seabelo Senatla showed how deadly he can be when the given the chance. Our award goes to Huw Jones, who not only bagged a brace but led the defensive line perfectly as he rushed up to thwart many a Lions attack.

Scorers:

For Western Province:
Tries: Jones 2, Wiese, Senatla 2, Vermaak
Cons: Marais, Willemse 2
Pen: Willemse

For Golden Lions:
Pen: Van der Walt

Yellow card: Antony Volmink (Golden Lions, 39; dangerous play - high tackle)

Teams:

Western Province: 15 Sarel Marais, 14 Seabelo Senatla, 13 EW Viljoen, 12 Huw Jones, 11 Dillyn Leyds, 10 Damian Willemse, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Nizaam Carr, 7 Cobus Wiese, 6 Jaco Coetzee, 5 John Schickerling, 4 Chris van Zyl (captain), 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Siyabonga Ntubeni, 1 Jacobus Janse van Rensburg.
Replacements: 16 Ramone Samuels, 17 Caylib Oosthuizen, 18 Michael Kumbirai, 19 Reuben de Villiers, 20 Stephan de Wit, 21 Dewaldt Duvenage, 22 Dan Kriel.

Golden Lions: 15 Sylvian Mahuza, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Harold Vorster, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Antony Volmink, 10 Jaco van der Walt, 9 Marco Janse van Vuuren, 8 Fabian Booysen, 7 Robert Kruger, 6 Cyle Brink, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Jacques van Rooyen (captain), 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Corne Fourie.
Replacements: 16 Michael Willemse, 17 Johannes Jonker, 18 Rhyno Herbst, 19 Hacjivah Dayimani, 20 Jack Hart, 21 Siya Masuku, 22 Aphiwe Dyantyi.

Referee: Jaco van Heerden 
Assistant referees: Quinton Immelman, Kwezi Mqomboti 
TMO: Shaun Veldsman 

Huw Jones (16min), Cobus Wiese (22min), Huw Jones (39min), Seabelo Senatla (47min), Jano Vermaak (49min), and Seabelo Senatla (80min)
TRIES
Sarel Marais (17min), Damian Willemse (40min), and Damian Willemse (48min)
CONVERSIONS
Damian Willemse (38min)
PENALTIES
Jaco van der Walt (20min)
 
PENALTY TRIES
 
DROP GOALS
 
Anthony Volmink (39min)
 
 
VENUE Newlands
REFEREE Jaco van Heerden