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

80'
Yellow Card

Anele Lungisa (Pumas) is shown a yellow card

76'

Griffons go for goal with Jaywinn Juries taking the conversion but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

75'
Try

A series of passes by Griffons results in a try for Domenic Smit

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Domenic Smit took full advantage.

74'

Keanu Vers played a key part in that try.

74'
Yellow Card

Lundi Msenge (Pumas) is shown a yellow card

74'

A gap opened in the defence and Domenic Smit took full advantage.

73'

Pumas decide to make a substitution, with IG Prinsloo getting some game time.

73'

Pumas decide to make a substitution, with Njabulo Gumede being replaced.

73'

Duren Hoffman curls the ball too far, missing the posts to the left.

70'
Try

A bit of individual brilliance by Jaywinn Juries leads to a try for Griffons

69'

A gap opened in the defence and Jaywinn Juries took full advantage.

69'

Pumas make a substitution with Jeandre Leonard coming on.

68'

Pumas make a substitution with Shane Kirkwood coming off.

68'
Yellow Card

Andrew Kota (Pumas) is shown a yellow card

64'

Griffons sub Curtly Thomas comes onto the field.

62'

Michael Benadie departs for Griffons.

62'

Griffons sub Wikus Nieuwenhuis comes onto the field.

62'

Rian Olivier departs for Griffons.

62'

Pumas sub Tinus de Beer comes onto the field.

62'

Brandon Thomson departs for Pumas.

62'

Pumas sub Giovan Snyman comes onto the field.

62'

Chriswill September departs for Pumas.

62'

Pumas sub Pieter Jacobs comes onto the field.

62'

Llewellyn Classen departs for Pumas.

62'

Pumas sub Ruwald van der Merwe comes onto the field.

62'

Andre Fouche departs for Pumas.

62'

Griffons sub Xolani Jacobs comes onto the field.

62'

Stephan de Jager departs for Griffons.

62'

Etienne Janeke comes on for Pumas.

58'

Corne Fourie leaves the field.

58'

Dandre Delport comes on.

53'

HP van Schoor comes off.

53'

Thato Mavundla comes on.

53'

Ludio Williams comes off.

53'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Brandon Thomson kicks the conversion.

53'
Try

A penetrating move by Pumas results in a try for Wian van Niekerk.

52'

What a run here by Wian van Niekerk as they get over the gainline!

52'

That's a great try assist by Chriswill September.

52'

What a run here by Lundi Msenge as they get over the gainline!

52'
Conversion

The touch judges raise their flags as Brandon Thomson kicks the conversion.

51'
Try

The defence are desperately trying to hold out here but it was to no avail as Llewellyn Classen dots the ball down from close range.

49'

Wian van Niekerk makes the break as the defence re-enacts the parting of the red sea.

48'

Griffons decide to make a substitution, with Doctor Booysen getting some game time.

47'

Griffons decide to make a substitution, with Neo Mohapi being replaced.

47'

Griffons decide to make a substitution, with Duan Pretorius getting some game time.

47'

Griffons decide to make a substitution, with Marquit September being replaced.

47'
Penalty Goal

Jaywinn Juries kicks the penalty.

44'

Griffons make a substitution with Jaywinn Juries coming on.

40'

Griffons make a substitution with Richman Gora coming off.

40'

The second half kicks off.

40'

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

41'

Griffons decided to go for goal with Duren Hoffman taking the penalty goal but their aim is not up to scratch as the ball slides to the left of the post.

41'

Pumas sub Lundi Msenge comes onto the field.

35'

Stefan Coetzee departs for Pumas.

35'
Conversion

Brandon Thomson does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

34'
Try

Incisive passing by Pumas is finished off by Andre Fouche, as they goes over for the try.

33'

Wian van Niekerk sets up the try.

33'

Fabulous play by Pumas has led to Wian van Niekerk being able to wriggle through a gap.

33'
Conversion

Brandon Thomson does the business as their conversion attempt goes over.

32'
Try

Silky skills by Pumas ends with a try for Anele Lungisa.

31'

Trouble here as Anele Lungisa breaches the defence.

31'

Spellbinding play by Kwanda Dimaza is finished off with a try.

31'

Trouble here as Stefan Coetzee breaches the defence.

30'

Njabulo Gumede comes on.

26'

IG Prinsloo comes off.

26'
Conversion

Brandon Thomson makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

22'
Try

Devon Williams goes on their own for a try.

22'

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

21'

That's a great try assist by Chriswill September.

21'
Conversion

Duren Hoffman makes no mistake with that conversion attempt.

20'
Try

Griffons are stopped just a few metres from the try line but Marquit September picks up from the base of the ruck to score the try.

19'

Richman Gora sets up the try.

18'

Brandon Thomson takes the conversion but it hits the upright and bounces away, kick unsuccessful.

17'
Try

Kwanda Dimaza scores the try from close range.

16'

Chriswill September sets up the try.

16'

Duren Hoffman has hooked the conversion to the left of the posts.

13'
Try

Nobody could stop that maul! HP van Schoor places the ball down for the try.

12'

Brandon Thomson has hooked the conversion to the right of the posts.

9'
Try

Great hands by Pumas leads to a try for Andre Fouche

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Andre Fouche goes through the gap.

8'

Kwanda Dimaza played a key part in that try.

8'

The defensive line has been broken as Devon Williams goes through the gap.

4'

We are underway as the referee blows their whistle.

0'
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Match Details

Griffons v Pumas

Currie Cup - Round 9
Sat 6th May 2023, 07:00am
Nelspruit Rugby Club

Points Flow Chart

Pumas win +20
Pumas
Griffons
Pumas
Time in lead
Griffons
66
Mins in lead
2
83%
% Of Game In Lead
3%
50%
Possession Last 10 min
50%
0
Points Last 10 min
5

Key Events

Full Time
Lungisa
45 - 25
76'
Smit
74'
45 - 25
Msenge
45 - 20
74'
Juries
69'
45 - 20
Kota
45 - 15
64'
Thomson
45 - 15
53'
van Niekerk
43 - 15
52'
Thomson
38 - 15
51'
Classen
36 - 15
49'
Juries
44'
31 - 15
Half Time
Thomson
31 - 12
34'
Fouche
29 - 12
33'
Thomson
24 - 12
32'
Lungisa
22 - 12
31'
Thomson
17 - 12
22'
Williams
15 - 12
22'
Hoffman
20'
10 - 12
September
19'
10 - 10
Dimaza
10 - 5
16'
van Schoor
12'
5 - 5
Fouche
5 - 0
8'
Start

22m Entries

Avg. Points Scored
4.5
10
Entries
Avg. Points Scored
1.6
13
Entries

Attack Profile

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Griffons
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Defence Profile

Pumas
Griffons
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Ruck Speed

0-3 secs
60%
52%
3-6 secs
21%
29%
6+ secs
14%
11%
60
Rucks Won
62

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