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It's all over! The referee has blown their whistle to end the game.

80'

This is dangerous for the defence as Aphelele Fassi bursts through to advance the Sharks attack.

79'

Fez Mbatha comes on.

77'

Dan Jooste comes off.

77'

This is dangerous for the defence as Sebastian de Klerk bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

76'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Jaco van der Walt getting some game time.

73'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Johan Goosen being replaced.

73'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Jan-Hendrik Wessels getting some game time.

72'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Akker van der Merwe being replaced.

72'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Sebastian de Klerk getting some game time.

72'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Stedman Gans being replaced.

72'
Conversion

Johan Goosen has kicked a conversion.

72'

Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Francois Venter getting some game time.

71'

Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Rohan Janse van Rensburg being replaced.

71'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Simphiwe Matanzima getting some game time.

71'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Gerhard Steenekamp being replaced.

71'
Try

What a kick! Akker van der Merwe takes full advantage to score for Bulls.

71'

A gap opened in the defence and Akker van der Merwe took full advantage.

70'

That's a great try assist by David Kriel.

70'

Sharks make a substitution with Marco de Witt coming on.

68'

Sharks make a substitution with James Venter coming off.

68'
Penalty Goal

The Bulls supporters go wild as Johan Goosen successfully kicks the penalty goal.

66'

Bulls sub Nizaam Carr comes onto the field.

64'

Cameron Hanekom departs for Bulls.

64'

Bulls sub Mornay Smith comes onto the field.

64'

Wilco Louw departs for Bulls.

64'

Bulls sub Zak Burger comes onto the field.

64'

Embrose Papier departs for Bulls.

64'

Sharks sub Boeta Chamberlain comes onto the field.

64'

Curwin Bosch departs for Sharks.

64'

Bulls sub Deon Slabbert comes onto the field.

64'

Janko Swanepoel departs for Bulls.

64'
Conversion

The Bulls supporters go wild as Johan Goosen successfully kicks the conversion.

63'
Try

Great hands by Bulls leads to a try for Elrigh Louw

62'

The defensive line has been broken as Elrigh Louw goes through the gap.

62'

Spellbinding play by Cameron Hanekom is finished off with a try.

62'

Sharks sub Corne Rahl comes onto the field.

61'

Eben Etzebeth departs for Sharks.

61'

Marco van Staden comes on for Bulls.

57'

Simphiwe Matanzima leaves the field.

57'

What a run here by Canan Moodie as they get over the gainline!

54'

Makazole Mapimpi makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Simphiwe Matanzima getting some game time.

47'

Bulls decide to make a substitution, with Marco van Staden being replaced.

47'

The referee has had enough, awarding the penalty try to Sharks.

45'
Yellow Card

Gerhard Steenekamp (Bulls) is shown a yellow card

45'

Fabulous play by Bulls has led to David Kriel being able to wriggle through a gap.

41'

Sharks make a substitution with Rohan Janse van Rensburg coming on.

40'

Sharks make a substitution with Francois Venter coming off.

40'

Sharks make a substitution with Ox Nche coming on.

40'

Sharks make a substitution with Ntuthuko Mchunu coming off.

40'

Sharks make a substitution with Grant Williams coming on.

40'

Sharks make a substitution with Jaden Hendrikse coming off.

40'

Sharks make a substitution with Hanru Jacobs coming on.

40'

Sharks make a substitution with Coenie Oosthuizen coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

The half-time whistle blows and both teams head for the dressing rooms.

40'

The ball swings towards the posts but floats to the right, Johan Goosen will have to re-adjust the radar.

40'
Try

The pick and go results in a try for Bulls as Akker van der Merwe goes over.

39'

Bulls go for goal with Johan Goosen taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

34'
Try

Silky skills by Bulls ends with a try for Kurt-Lee Arendse.

32'

Trouble here as Kurt-Lee Arendse breaches the defence.

32'

Cameron Hanekom sets up the try.

32'

Sikhumbuzo Notshe comes on for Sharks.

31'

Fez Mbatha leaves the field.

31'

Curwin Bosch takes the penalty but the ball didn't come round, staying right of the posts.

28'

More power was needed in that drop goal attempt by Willie Le Roux as it drops short.

25'

Dan Jooste comes on.

25'

Sikhumbuzo Notshe comes off.

25'
Conversion

Johan Goosen makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

22'
Try

Stedman Gans goes on their own for a try.

22'

This is dangerous for the defence as Stedman Gans bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

21'

That's a great try assist by Johan Goosen.

21'
Yellow Card

Fez Mbatha (Sharks) is shown a yellow card

20'
Conversion

Johan Goosen converts the try.

14'
Try

A series of passes by Bulls results in a try for Stedman Gans

13'

Spellbinding play by Canan Moodie is finished off with a try.

13'

A gap opened in the defence and Canan Moodie took full advantage.

13'
Penalty Goal

Johan Goosen makes no mistake with that penalty goal attempt.

10'

A gap opened in the defence and Marco van Staden took full advantage.

9'

Curwin Bosch steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the right.

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Stedman Gans goes through the gap.

5'

The defensive line has been broken as Aphiwe Dyantyi goes through the gap.

3'
Penalty Goal

Curwin Bosch has kicked a penalty goal.

2'

The defensive line has been broken as Jaden Hendrikse goes through the gap.

0'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Bulls v Sharks

United Rugby Championship - Round 7
Sat 2nd December 2023, 08:00am
Loftus Versfeld

Points Flow Chart

Bulls win +34
Bulls
Sharks
Bulls
Time in lead
Sharks
68
Mins in lead
8
85%
% Of Game In Lead
10%
36%
Possession Last 10 min
64%
7
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Goosen
44 - 10
72'
van der Merwe
42 - 10
71'
Goosen
37 - 10
66'
Goosen
34 - 10
63'
Louw
32 - 10
62'
Penalty Try
45'
27 - 10
Steenekamp
27 - 3
45'
Half Time
van der Merwe
27 - 3
39'
Arendse
22 - 3
32'
Goosen
17 - 3
22'
Gans
15 - 3
22'
Mbatha
20'
10 - 3
Goosen
10 - 3
14'
Gans
8 - 3
13'
Goosen
3 - 3
10'
Bosch
2'
0 - 3
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.1
12
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.4
7
Entries

Attack Profile

Bulls
Sharks
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Defence Profile

Bulls
Sharks
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
57%
53%
3-6 secs
24%
21%
6+ secs
15%
18%
43
Rucks Won
73

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