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

80'

Lionel Cronje comes on.

78'

Curwin Bosch comes off.

78'
Conversion

Ruan Pienaar has kicked a conversion.

75'
Try

A series of passes by Cheetahs results in a try for Cohen Jasper

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Cohen Jasper took full advantage.

74'

Ali Mgijima played a key part in that try.

74'

Cheetahs decide to make a substitution, with Ali Mgijima getting some game time.

71'

Cheetahs decide to make a substitution, with Reinhardt Fortuin being replaced.

71'

Cheetahs decide to make a substitution, with Hencus van Wyk getting some game time.

71'

Cheetahs decide to make a substitution, with Laurence Victor being replaced.

71'

Cheetahs make a substitution with Carl Wegner coming on.

68'

Cheetahs make a substitution with Victor Sekekete coming off.

68'

A gap opened in the defence and Jaden Hendrikse took full advantage.

67'
Conversion

The Sharks supporters go wild as Curwin Bosch successfully kicks the conversion.

65'
Try

The kick through from Sharks has allowed Makazole Mapimpi to touch down.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as Makazole Mapimpi goes through the gap.

64'

Curwin Bosch sets up the try.

64'

The defensive line has been broken as Phepsi Buthelezi goes through the gap.

64'

Sharks sub Ethan Hooker comes onto the field.

63'

Francois Venter departs for Sharks.

63'

Sharks sub Jeandre Labuschagne comes onto the field.

63'

Sikhumbuzo Notshe departs for Sharks.

63'

Cheetahs sub Sibabalo Qoma comes onto the field.

63'

Jeandre Rudolph departs for Cheetahs.

63'

Cheetahs sub Rewan Kruger comes onto the field.

63'

George Lourens departs for Cheetahs.

63'
Conversion

The Cheetahs supporters go wild as Ruan Pienaar successfully kicks the conversion.

62'
Try

A stunning solo try from Daniel Maartens

61'

The defensive line has been broken as Daniel Maartens goes through the gap.

61'
Penalty Goal

Curwin Bosch adds the points for Sharks.

58'

Jaden Hendrikse comes on for Sharks.

57'

Grant Williams leaves the field.

57'

Dan Jooste comes on for Sharks.

57'

Kerron van Vuuren leaves the field.

57'

Ntuthuko Mchunu comes on for Sharks.

57'

Ox Nche leaves the field.

57'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Curwin Bosch kicks the conversion.

55'
Try

Nothing was going to stop Grant Williams from scoring as they record the try for Sharks.

54'

What a run here by Grant Williams as they get over the gainline!

54'

Hanru Jacobs comes on.

51'

Coenie Oosthuizen comes off.

51'

Laurence Victor comes on.

50'

Hencus van Wyk comes off.

50'

Louis van der Westhuizen comes on.

50'

Marnus van der Merwe comes off.

50'

Alulutho Tshakweni comes on.

50'

Cameron Dawson comes off.

50'

Cheetahs decide to make a substitution, with Daniel Maartens getting some game time.

47'

Cheetahs decide to make a substitution, with Gideon van der Merwe being replaced.

47'

Grant Williams makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

45'
Penalty Goal

Ruan Pienaar kicks the penalty.

44'

Sharks go for goal with Curwin Bosch taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

41'
Try

Incisive passing by Sharks is finished off by Francois Venter, as they goes over for the try.

40'

Makazole Mapimpi played a key part in that try.

40'

Fabulous play by Sharks has led to Makazole Mapimpi 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.

40'
Penalty Goal

Ruan Pienaar kicks the penalty.

40'

Fabulous play by Cheetahs has led to Daniel Kasende being able to wriggle through a gap.

34'

Trouble here as Jeandre Rudolph breaches the defence.

32'

Corne Rahl comes on for Sharks.

30'

Le Roux Roets leaves the field.

30'

Cheetahs go for goal with Ruan Pienaar taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

30'
Try

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

28'

Spellbinding play by Ruan Pienaar is finished off with a try.

28'
Conversion

Curwin Bosch makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

23'
Try

Great forward play by Sharks allows Eben Etzebeth to score the try.

22'
Conversion

Ruan Pienaar converts the try.

18'
Try

Cheetahs are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Marnus van der Merwe picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

16'

Friedle Olivier sets up the try.

16'

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

9'

The defensive line has been broken as Werner Kok goes through the gap.

7'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

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Match Details

Cheetahs v Sharks

Challenge Cup - Round 2
Sun 17th December 2023, 08:00am
Toyota Stadium

Points Flow Chart

Cheetahs win +3
Cheetahs
Sharks
Cheetahs
Time in lead
Sharks
44
Mins in lead
16
54%
% Of Game In Lead
20%
37%
Possession Last 10 min
63%
7
Points Last 10 min
0

Key Events

Full Time
Pienaar
32 - 29
75'
Jasper
30 - 29
74'
Bosch
65'
25 - 29
Mapimpi
64'
25 - 27
Pienaar
25 - 22
62'
Maartens
23 - 22
61'
Bosch
58'
18 - 22
Bosch
55'
18 - 19
Williams
54'
18 - 17
Pienaar
18 - 12
44'
Venter
40'
15 - 12
Half Time
Pienaar
15 - 7
40'
van der Merwe
12 - 7
28'
Bosch
23'
7 - 7
Etzebeth
22'
7 - 5
Pienaar
7 - 0
18'
van der Merwe
5 - 0
16'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
3.2
9
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
3.7
7
Entries

Attack Profile

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Sharks
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Defence Profile

Cheetahs
Sharks
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
61%
40%
3-6 secs
30%
36%
6+ secs
7%
16%
61
Rucks Won
73

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