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

81'

Keagan Johannes comes on.

78'

Embrose Papier comes off.

78'
Conversion

Chris William Smith has kicked a conversion.

78'
Try

Great forward play by Bulls allows Akker van der Merwe to score the try.

76'

Chris William Smith comes on.

75'

Johan Goosen comes off.

75'

A gap opened in the defence and Elrigh Louw took full advantage.

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Phepsi Buthelezi took full advantage.

72'

A gap opened in the defence and Ntuthuko Mchunu took full advantage.

71'

Bulls make a substitution with Reinhardt Ludwig coming on.

68'

Bulls make a substitution with Cameron Hanekom coming off.

68'
Conversion

The Sharks supporters go wild as Siya Masuku successfully kicks the conversion.

68'
Try

A bit of individual brilliance by Dylan Richardson leads to a try for Sharks

67'

A gap opened in the defence and Dylan Richardson took full advantage.

67'

Bradley Davids sets up the try.

66'

A gap opened in the defence and Eduan Keyter took full advantage.

66'

Bulls sub Francois Klopper comes onto the field.

64'

Wilco Louw departs for Bulls.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as James Venter goes through the gap.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as Aphelele Fassi goes through the gap.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as Ntuthuko Mchunu goes through the gap.

64'

Bradley Davids comes on for Sharks.

58'

Cameron Wright leaves the field.

58'

Diego Appollis comes on for Sharks.

58'

Ethan Hooker leaves the field.

58'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Johan Goosen kicks the conversion.

56'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Akker van der Merwe from scoring as they record the try for Bulls.

55'

Dylan Richardson comes on for Sharks.

55'

Corne Rahl leaves the field.

55'

What a run here by Sebastian de Klerk as they get over the gainline!

54'

Jeandre Labuschagne comes on.

54'

Gerbrandt Grobler comes off.

54'

Khwezi Mona comes on.

54'

Vincent Koch comes off.

54'

Ntuthuko Mchunu comes on.

54'

Ox Nche comes off.

54'

Akker van der Merwe comes on.

52'

Johan Grobbelaar comes off.

52'

Sebastian de Klerk comes on.

50'

Kurt-Lee Arendse comes off.

50'

Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Fez Mbatha getting some game time.

49'

Sharks decide to make a substitution, with Bongi Mbonambi being replaced.

49'

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

45'

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

45'
Yellow Card

Vincent Tshituka (Sharks) is shown a yellow card

43'

Canan Moodie makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

43'

Bulls make a substitution with Nizaam Carr coming on.

42'

Bulls make a substitution with Marco van Staden coming off.

42'

Fabulous play by Bulls has led to Canan Moodie being able to wriggle through a gap.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

41'
Conversion

Johan Goosen does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

30'
Try

It's going to take a miracle to stop this Bulls maul...no miracles today as Johan Grobbelaar powers over.

29'

Trouble here as Willie Le Roux breaches the defence.

28'

Trouble here as Eduan Keyter breaches the defence.

26'

Johan Goosen curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

23'
Try

Bulls are stopped just a few metres from the try line but David Kriel picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

21'

This is dangerous for the defence as David Kriel bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

21'

That's a great try assist by Embrose Papier.

21'

This is dangerous for the defence as Embrose Papier bursts through to advance the Bulls attack.

20'

This is dangerous for the defence as Vincent Tshituka bursts through to advance the Sharks attack.

18'

This is dangerous for the defence as Bongi Mbonambi bursts through to advance the Sharks attack.

18'
Conversion

Siya Masuku converts the try.

16'
Try

Siya Masuku scores the try from close range.

15'

A gap opened in the defence and Siya Masuku took full advantage.

15'

Siya Masuku steps up to take the penalty but pulls it wide and to the right.

13'

The defensive line has been broken as Ethan Hooker goes through the gap.

8'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Bulls v Sharks

United Rugby Championship - Round 18
Sat 1st June 2024, 10:10am EDT
Hollywoodbets Kings Park

Points Flow Chart

Bulls win +12
Sharks
Bulls
Sharks
Time in lead
Bulls
14
Mins in lead
53
17%
% Of Game In Lead
65%
7%
Possession Last 10 min
93%
0
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Smith
78'
14 - 26
van der Merwe
76'
14 - 24
Masuku
14 - 19
68'
Richardson
12 - 19
67'
Goosen
56'
7 - 19
van der Merwe
55'
7 - 17
Tshituka
7 - 12
43'
Half Time
Goosen
30'
7 - 12
Grobbelaar
29'
7 - 10
Kriel
21'
7 - 5
Masuku
7 - 0
16'
Masuku
5 - 0
15'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
2
7
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.7
7
Entries

Attack Profile

Sharks
Bulls
More Less More

Defence Profile

Sharks
Bulls
More Less More

Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
55%
58%
3-6 secs
25%
22%
6+ secs
14%
15%
88
Rucks Won
74

Last 5 Penalties

64'
72'
73'
75'
80'
Sharks
Bulls

Other Fixtures

Comments

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Bull Shark 19 days ago

Phepsi Buthelezi must surely get a crack at Wales. Masuku too.

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