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Lions
38
12
FT
Bulls
BUL
Super Rugby
Saturday 14 July 2018, 9:05am EDT

Lions v Bulls

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  • ConversionAndries Coetzee
    80+2'
  • FT
  • TRY!Aphiwe Dyantyi
    80'
  • TRY!Ruan Combrinck
    64'
  • PENALTY TRY!
    62'
  • PENALTY TRY!
    62'
  • ConversionElton Jantjies
    40+2'
  • HT
  • TRY!Courtnall Skosan
    40'
  • Yellow CardPierre Schoeman
    33'
  • TRY!Malcolm Marx
    30'
  • ConversionElton Jantjies
    18'
  • TRY!Ruan Combrinck
    17'
  • TRY!Jesse Kriel
    11'
  • ConversionManie Libbok
    7'
  • TRY!Manie Libbok
    6'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
516
485
Metres
55
40
Carries
21
30
Defenders beaten
17
9
Clean breaks
169
155
Passes
12
8
Offloads
17
23
Turnovers conceded
14
7
Turnovers won
111
165
Tackles
30
21
Missed tackles
Lions T C P
15 Andries Coetzee 0 1 0
14 Ruan Combrinck 2 0 0
13 Lionel Mapoe 0 0 0
12 Harold Vorster 0 0 0
11 Courtnall Skosan 1 0 0
10 Elton Jantjies 0 2 0
9 Nic Groom 0 0 0
1 Jacques Van Rooyen 0 0 0
2 Malcolm Marx 1 0 0
3 Ruan Dreyer 0 0 0
4 Marvin Orie 0 0 0
5 Franco Mostert 0 0 0
6 Kwagga Smith 0 0 0
7 Cyle Brink 0 0 0
8 Warren Whiteley 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Corne Fourie 0 0 0
17 Sithembiso Sithole 0 0 0
18 Johannes Jonker 0 0 0
19 Lourens Erasmus 0 0 0
20 Marnus Schoeman 0 0 0
21 Ross Cronje 0 0 0
22 Aphiwe Dyantyi 1 0 0
23 Howard Mnisi 0 0 0
Bulls T C P
15 Divan Rossouw 0 0 0
14 Travis Ismaiel 0 0 0
13 Jesse Kriel 1 0 0
12 Warrick Gelant 0 0 0
11 Jamba Ulengo 0 0 0
10 Manie Libbok 1 1 0
9 Ivan van Zyl 0 0 0
1 Pierre Schoeman 0 0 0
2 Jaco Visagie 0 0 0
3 Conraad Van Vuuren 0 0 0
4 Jannes Kirsten 0 0 0
5 RG Snyman 0 0 0
6 Marco van Staden 0 0 0
7 Thembelani Bholi 0 0 0
8 Hanro Liebenberg 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Johan Grobbelaar 0 0 0
17 Matthys Basson 0 0 0
18 Morne Smith 0 0 0
19 Ruan Nortje 0 0 0
20 Nick de Jager 0 0 0
21 Embrose Papier 0 0 0
22 Boeta Hamman 0 0 0
23 Dries Swanepoel 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
4 Lions 63 46
12 Bulls 45 29
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  • FULL TIME - The Lions have run out comfortable 26 point winners after an early scare from the Bulls.
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  • Conversion
    CONVERSION LIONS (Andries Coetzee) Lions 38 Bulls 12 - Coetzee does the business, as he picks up the extras for the Lions.
    80'+3''
  • Try
    TRY LIONS (Aphiwe Dyantyi) Lions 36 Bulls 12 - A great kick allows Dyantyi to take full advantage and ground the ball over the line for a try.
    80'+2''
  • We are in the final moments of the match. The Bulls are still giving it everything to score a try.
    80'''
  • The Lions will finish in second spot on the ladder and earn themselves a home final.
    79''
  • There is not much time left in the game, perhaps enough for one more try.
    77''
  • Monstert tops the tackle count, with 14 tackles in the match.
    75''
  • It appears the Lions are home at this point in the match. For them to lose, the Bulls will need to score three converted tries.
    73''
  • The Bulls have had 17 turnovers conceded to 13 of the Lions.
    71''
  • Ismaiel dives over the line under the uprights. He is awarded the try. There is an off the ball incident. The referee has sent it up to the TMO to check. It comes back as no try.
    69''
  • The Lions have almost wrapped this one up. They are probably one try away from claiming the game.
    68''
  • MISSED CONVERSION LIONS - Jantjies kicks it across the face of the post and he fails to add to the scoreline.
    66''
  • Try
    TRY LIONS (Ruan Combrinck) Lions 31 Bulls 12 - The Lions find a way through as Combrinck takes it towards the line and grounds it in the corner. The referee awards the try, but sends it upstairs to check it. The TMO awards the try.
    65''
  • Try
    PENALTY TRY LIONS  Lions 26 Bulls 12 - The Lions have put pressure on the scrum and they have been awarded with a penalty try.
    63''
  • Orie forces his way through the players and he is dragged over the line. The Lions are happy to take the try. The field referee awards a try and sends it up to be checked. The TMO does not award the try, advising there is no compelling evidence the ball was grounded.
    61''
  • The Lions are pressing forward once again, surely they can put some daylight between themselves and the Bulls.
    59''
  • This one feels like it is going to go down to the wire.
    57''
  • The Bulls are trying to find a way through the Lions defence, but they have been unable to get through.
    55''
  • A scrum goes wrong for the Lions, as the referee awards the penalty to the Bulls, inside the Lions attacking half.
    53''
  • The Bulls will not make things easy for the Lions. They want to continue to torment them.
    51''
  • Should they win this game, the Lions will finish second on the ladder, giving them a home final next week and a home semi final the week after, should they win.
    49''
  • The Bulls have won 40 rucks so far.
    47''
  • It has been a tight opening to this second half, with both teams giving it their all.
    45''
  • The pressure is all on the Bulls as they need to get off on a good start in this second half.
    43''
  • SECOND HALF - The Bulls kick off to get us back under way for the second half.
    41''
  • HALF TIME - The Lions go into the half time break holding a seven point advantage over the Bulls.
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  • Conversion
    CONVERSION LIONS (Elton Jantjies) Lions 19 Bulls 12 - Jantjies adds to the Bulls pain, as he picks up the extra points for the Lions.
    40'+3''
  • Try
    TRY LIONS (Courtnall Skosan) Lions 17 Bulls 12 - Skosan runs around the defender and he is able to score a try for the Lions.
    40'+2''
  • The Lions are going for all or nothing, as they attempt to find a way of scoring a try.
    40''
  • The Lions have had six kickable goals not taken to the Bulls having one.
    38''
  • The Lions sense their opportunity is now to score before the break.
    36''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD BULLS (Pierre Schoeman) - Schoeman is given his marching orders after a rough tackle in play.
    34''
  • MISSED CONVERSION LIONS - Jantjies takes the kick for the extra points, but he strikes the upright and the ball goes out of play.
    33''
  • Try
    TRY LIONS (Malcolm Marx) Lions 12 Bulls 12 - Marx pushes his way through, like a bulldozer and he dots the ball over the line. Scores are level.
    31''
  • The Lions cross the line for a try. The referee has referred it to the TMO, as he thought there was a knock on. The TMO agrees, no try due to a knock on.
    30''
  • The Bulls need to be stung back into action, as they appear to look fatigued.
    29''
  • The Lions are starting to catch up on the stats counter, after the Bulls dominated the early part of this first half.
    27''
  • Some great tackling from both teams at the moment. It is hard to see which way this one will go.
    25''
  • The Lions are pushing it into their attacking half once again. Can they score once more?
    23''
  • The game has become a much more even encounter after the Lions scored their first try.
    21''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION LIONS (Elton Jantjies) Lions 7 Bulls 12 - Jantjies takes the kick for the extra points and it is good.
    19''
  • Try
    TRY LIONS (Ruan Combrinck) Lions 5 Bulls 12 - Finally the Lions find a way through, as he runs it over and scores a try in the corner.
    18''
  • It has been all Bulls in the first 17 minutes of the game. The Lions must find a way to turn things around.
    17''
  • The Lions are in a world of trouble early on in the game, however things can still be worse for them.
    15''
  • MISSED CONVERSION BULLS - Libbock takes the kick from the side line. He flashes it across the face of the uprights and he fails to add to the scoreline.
    13''
  • Try
    TRY BULLS (Jesse Kriel) Lions 0 Bulls 12 - Kriel sees the gap in the defence, he powers himself through and scores a try in the corner for the Bulls.
    12''
  • The gauntlet has been thrown down to the Lions to respond.
    10''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION BULLS (Mani Libbock) Lions 0 Bulls 7 - Libbock has his own cake and eats it, as he converts his own try.
    8''
  • Try
    TRY BULLS (Manie Libbock) Lions 0 Bulls 5 - Libbock runs about 60m in a solo effort to plant the ball over the the line under the uprights.
    7''
  • The game is starting to open up a bit. It won't be long before we see the first try of the game.
    6''
  • The Bulls have won 20 rucks so far, in the game.
    4''
  • It is a tight start to the game, with both teams giving as good as they get.
    2''
  • FIRST HALF - The Lions kick off and we are under way.
    1''
  • Welcome to Emirates Airline Park for the match between the Bulls and the Lions.
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