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

80'
Conversion

Ruan Pienaar converts the try.

80'
Try

Free State Cheetahs are stopped just a few metres from the try line but George Cronje picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

79'

Spellbinding play by Rewan Kruger is finished off with a try.

79'

The drop goal is on its way from Ruan Pienaar but it runs out gas over the last few metres, falling short.

78'

This is dangerous for the defence as Devon Williams bursts through to advance the Pumas attack.

76'

Gene Willemse comes on.

76'

Wian van Niekerk comes off.

76'

Robert Ebersohn comes on.

75'

Reinhardt Fortuin comes off.

75'

Pumas make a substitution with Jaco Labuschagne coming on.

69'

Pumas make a substitution with Andre Fouche coming off.

69'

Free State Cheetahs make a substitution with Evardi Boshoff coming on.

68'

Free State Cheetahs make a substitution with David Brits coming off.

68'

It was a certain try if Pumas hadn't been impeded, the referee agrees and awards the penalty try.

63'
Yellow Card

Cohen Jasper (Free State Cheetahs) is shown a yellow card

63'

Free State Cheetahs sub Jeandre Rudolph comes onto the field.

62'

Friedle Olivier departs for Free State Cheetahs.

62'

Pumas sub Chriswill September comes onto the field.

62'

Giovan Snyman departs for Pumas.

62'

Pumas sub Malembe Mpofu comes onto the field.

62'

Deon Slabbert departs for Pumas.

62'

Free State Cheetahs sub George Cronje comes onto the field.

62'

Sibabalo Qoma departs for Free State Cheetahs.

62'

Free State Cheetahs sub Marko Janse van Rensburg comes onto the field.

62'

Marnus van der Merwe departs for Free State Cheetahs.

62'
Penalty Goal

The touch judges raise their flags as Ruan Pienaar kicks the penalty goal.

62'

Etienne Janeke comes on for Pumas.

56'

Corne Fourie leaves the field.

56'

Daniel Maartens comes on.

54'

Gideon van der Merwe comes off.

54'

Dewald Maritz comes on.

51'

Simon Raw comes off.

51'

Pumas decide to make a substitution, with Ruwald van der Merwe getting some game time.

46'

Pumas decide to make a substitution, with Francois Kleinhans being replaced.

46'

Pumas decide to make a substitution, with Pieter Jacobs getting some game time.

46'

Pumas decide to make a substitution, with Cameron Dawson being replaced.

46'

Free State Cheetahs make a substitution with Alulutho Tshakweni coming on.

40'

Free State Cheetahs make a substitution with Schalk Ferreira coming off.

40'

Free State Cheetahs make a substitution with Hencus van Wyk coming on.

40'

Free State Cheetahs make a substitution with Conraad van Vuuren coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

40'

Fabulous play by Pumas has led to Andrew Kota being able to wriggle through a gap.

38'

Fabulous play by Pumas has led to Devon Williams being able to wriggle through a gap.

35'

Trouble here as Friedle Olivier breaches the defence.

32'

Pumas decided to go for goal with Tinus de Beer taking the penalty goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

31'
Conversion

Ruan Pienaar makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

28'
Try

The pressure has finally told as Marnus van der Merwe scores from close range.

27'
Conversion

Ruan Pienaar makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

24'
Try

A wonderful passing move by Free State Cheetahs is finished off by Rewan Kruger

23'

This is dangerous for the defence as Rewan Kruger bursts through to advance the Free State Cheetahs attack.

23'

That's a great try assist by Marnus van der Merwe.

23'

Ruan Pienaar curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

17'
Try

Gideon van der Merwe scores the try from close range.

16'
Conversion

Tinus de Beer has kicked a conversion.

7'
Try

Pumas are only a few metres out, surely they must score! And they do with Corne Fourie touching down.

6'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Cheetahs v Pumas

Currie Cup - Round 13
Sat 3rd June 2023, 11:00am EDT
Mbombela Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Cheetahs win +15
Pumas
Cheetahs
Pumas
Time in lead
Cheetahs
17
Mins in lead
59
21%
% Of Game In Lead
74%
64%
Possession Last 10 min
36%
0
Points Last 10 min
7

Key Events

Full Time
Pienaar
80'
14 - 29
Cronje
79'
14 - 27
Penalty Try
14 - 22
63'
Jasper
63'
7 - 22
Pienaar
62'
7 - 22
Half Time
Pienaar
28'
7 - 19
van der Merwe
27'
7 - 17
Pienaar
24'
7 - 12
Kruger
23'
7 - 10
van der Merwe
16'
7 - 5
de Beer
7 - 0
7'
Fourie
5 - 0
6'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
1
7
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.2
8
Entries

Attack Profile

Pumas
Cheetahs
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Defence Profile

Pumas
Cheetahs
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
49%
36%
3-6 secs
40%
38%
6+ secs
2%
22%
67
Rucks Won
41

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