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Sharks
24
17
Full Time
Stormers
STO
Super Rugby
Saturday 21 April 2018, 11:15am EDT

Sharks v Stormers

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  • FT
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    73'
  • TRY!Thomas du Toit
    72'
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    64'
  • TRY!Jean-Luc du Preez
    63'
  • Yellow CardDewaldt Duvenage
    59'
  • ConversionDamian Willemse
    52'
  • TRY!Ramone Samuels
    51'
  • Penalty GoalDamian Willemse
    49'
  • ConversionRobert du Preez
    42'
  • TRY!Lukhanyo Am
    41'
  • HT
  • ConversionDamian Willemse
    39'
  • TRY!Raymond Rhule
    38'
  • Penalty GoalRobert du Preez
    18'
  • KO

Stats

Match Stats
Player Stats
461
332
Metres
26
36
Carries
25
18
Defenders beaten
19
7
Clean breaks
124
152
Passes
19
11
Offloads
13
19
Turnovers conceded
8
6
Turnovers won
133
111
Tackles
18
25
Missed tackles
Sharks T C P
15 Curwin Bosch 0 0 0
14 Sibusiso Nkosi 0 0 0
13 Lukhanyo Am 1 0 0
12 Andre Esterhuizen 0 0 0
11 Makazole Mapimpi 0 0 0
10 Robert du Preez 0 3 1
9 Cameron Wright 0 0 0
1 Juan Schoeman 0 0 0
2 Chiliboy Ralepelle 0 0 0
3 Thomas du Toit 1 0 0
4 Tyler Paul 0 0 0
5 Ruan Botha 0 0 0
6 Phillip Van Der Walt 0 0 0
7 Jean-Luc du Preez 1 0 0
8 Daniel du Preez 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Armand van der Merwe 0 0 0
17 Mzamo Majola 0 0 0
18 Ross Geldenhuys 0 0 0
19 Hyron Andrews 0 0 0
20 Jacques Vermeulen 0 0 0
21 Louis Schreuder 0 0 0
22 Marius Louw 0 0 0
23 Lwazi Mvovo 0 0 0
Stormers T C P
15 Dillyn Leyds 0 0 0
14 Craig Barry 0 0 0
13 EW Viljoen 0 0 0
12 Damian de Allende 0 0 0
11 Raymond Rhule 1 0 0
10 Damian Willemse 0 2 1
9 Dewaldt Duvenage 0 0 0
1 Steven Kitshoff 0 0 0
2 Ramone Samuels 1 0 0
3 Wilco Louw 0 0 0
4 Jan de Klerk 0 0 0
5 Chris Van Zyl 0 0 0
6 Siya Kolisi 0 0 0
7 Pieter-Steph du Toit 0 0 0
8 Sikhumbuzo Notshe 0 0 0
SUBSTITUTES T C P
16 Siyabonga Ntubeni 0 0 0
17 JC van Rensburg 0 0 0
18 Carlu Sadie 0 0 0
19 Kobus Van Dyk 0 0 0
20 Nizaam Carr 0 0 0
21 Albertus De Wet 0 0 0
22 SP Marais 0 0 0
23 JJ Engelbrecht 0 0 0

Standings

Super Rugby

RANK TEAM RPI TOTAL
9 Sharks 36
11 Stormers 29
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  • FULL TIME - A thrilling contest comes to an end at Kings Park in Durban!  This one went right down to the wire but it was the Sharks, with three second half tries, who have scraped home with a 24-17 victory over the gallant Stormers.
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  • The tension in Durban is enormous!  Consecutive penalties to the Stormers and the visitors once again elect to set up for the line out.
    80'''
  • Full time is up on the clock but the Stormers are not done with yet - the visitors have the line out throw just 5m out from the Sharks' line.
    80'''
  • We are inside the last minute in Durban and the Stormers need to come up with a try if they are to salvage a draw here.
    78''
  • It's a penalty to the Stormers!  The forward pack saves its best for last with a massive shove that is rewarded with a penalty.
    78''
  • It is now or never for the Stormers!  The visitors are desperately trying to poke a hole in the defence however the Sharks, for the moment, have managed to keep them at bay.
    76''
  • The Sharks have taken the lead!  Hyron Andrews is tackled agonisingly short of the line but has the presence of mind to pop the ball back to Thomas du Toit in support - the prop gathers cleanly before crashing over to score the crucial five-pointer.
    74''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Sharks (Robert du Preez) 24-17 Sharks
    73''
  • Try
    TRY! Sharks (Thomas du Toit) 22-17 Sharks
    72''
  • A well executed line out from the Sharks has the home side advancing quickly towards the Stormers' 22m line.
    71''
  • The good news for the Stormers is that Dewaldt Duvenage has served his 10 minutes in the sin bin and as a result they are now back to 15 men.
    69''
  • A penalty to the Stormers after the scrum fell apart - the resultant kick for touch is a good one taking play deep inside Sharks' territory.
    68''
  • Every contest is crucial as the clock ticks down to the final 10 minutes - it's the Stormers with the scrum feed right on their own 10m line.
    68''
  • Just under 15 minutes left in this contest and the scene is set for a thrilling finale in Durban!  
    66''
  • We are all square in Durban!  Outstanding play from Robert du Preez who steps through the tackle before drawing in the defence and then, with a clever offload out of the back of his hand, he puts his brother Robert du Preez over the line under the posts.
    65''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Sharks (Robert du Preez) 17-17
    64''
  • Try
    TRY! Sharks (Jean-Luc du Preez) 17-15 Stormers
    63''
  • Yellow Card
    YELLOW CARD!  Dewaldt Duvenage is banished to the sin bin for a deliberate knock down and it is advantage Sharks with the Stormers down to 14 men for the next 10 minutes.
    60''
  • Makazole Mapimpi tries to generate some go forward from half way but he encounters traffic before running into his own man - the scrum feed, as a result, is awarded to the Stormers.
    56''
  • NO TRY!  So close for the Sharks! Sibusiso Nkosi does superbly initially to keep the ball in play but in his desperate attempt to touch down in the corner the winger has lost the ball forward a fraction short of the paint.
    55''
  • The Stormers edge ahead once again!  The visitors link up superbly across the field to create the overlap and on the end of the chain of passes is the unmarked Ramone Samuels who scrambles over in the corner.
    54''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Stormers (Damian Willemse) 17-10 Stormers
    53''
  • Try
    TRY! Stormers (Ramone Samuels) 15-10 Stormers
    52''
  • We are all square in Durban!  Damian Willemse makes no mistake with his penalty goal attempt to level the scores at 10-10.
    50''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL! Stormers (Damian Willemse) 10-10
    50''
  • Decision time here for the Stormers who have been awarded a penalty right in front of the posts - the visitors elect to take a shot at the points on offer with Damian Willemse to line up.
    48''
  • A chance for the Stormers here to go on the front foot for the first time in the second half following a penalty against the Sharks for a late tackle.
    47''
  • Dewaldt Duvenage takes his eye off the ball at the crucial moment to commit a handling error and gift possession back to the Sharks via a scrum feed.
    45''
  • The Sharks set the Kings Park crowd buzzing with the first try of the second half!  On the burst, Makazole Mapimpi hooks the pass back to the right in the direction of Lukhanyo Am who latches onto the ball with his right hand before sliding in under the posts.
    43''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Sharks (Robert du Preez) 10-7 Sharks
    43''
  • Try
    TRY! Sharks (Lukhanyo Am) 8-7 Sharks
    42''
  • SECOND HALF - Damian Willemse puts boot to ball to get the second half underway in Durban.
    41''
  • HALF TIME - A tight, tense and evenly fought first half comes to an end in Durban.  The Sharks had the best of general play but couldn't make it count on the scoreboard - in the end it was the Stormers, in the shadows of half time, who broke through for the first try of the match and, on the back of that score, the Stormers' lead by 7-3 at the break
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  • The Stormers are in for the first try of the match!  Outstanding play from Siya Kolisi who draws in the defence before popping a delightful pass back to Raymond Rhule and the winger finishes the move by touching down under the posts.
    40''
  • Conversion
    CONVERSION! Stormers (Damian Willemse) 7-3 Stormers
    39''
  • Try
    TRY! Stormers (Raymond Rhule) 5-3 Stormers
    38''
  • We have just over 4 minutes left in this first half which has turned into a real arm wrestle and has yielded just the solitary penalty goal.
    36''
  • Outstanding play from Raymond Rhule!  The Stormers' winger does superbly initially to keep the ball in play before sending a thumping kick into touch halfway between the Stormers' 10m and 22m lines.
    34''
  • Possession is with the Sharks who have the defensive scrum feed just outside of their 22.
    33''
  • The Stormers, through 7 phases, edge with 5m of the Sharks' line however a timely turnover from the home side will give them a chance to relieve some pressure with a clearing kick.
    31''
  • Penalty to the Stormers!  An outstanding scrum from the Stormers' forward pack is rewarded - the resultant kick for touch takes play within 5m of the Sharks' line.
    29''
  • Brilliant counter attacking from the Stormers!   Dillyn Leyds weaves his way through a nest of Sharks' players before handing off to Pieter-Steph du Toit who strides his way up towards the Sharks' 10m line.
    28''
  • A handling error from Damian de Allende who has spilled the ball and, in a flash, it is the Sharks looking to go on the front foot on the counter.
    26''
  • A well weighted box kick from Dewaldt Duvenage lands in the arms of Raymond Rhule and the Stormers have a chance here to go on the front foot in attack.
    23''
  • Flying through the air, Damian Willemse puts down the high ball to hand the scrum feed to the Sharks just inside the half way line.
    22''
  • MISS! The penalty goal attempt from Curwin Bosch was always out to the right.
    22''
  • The Sharks have been penalised for offside and on this occasion it will be Curwin Bosch to line up the posts.
    21''
  • First points to the Sharks in Durban!  Robert du Preez raises the flags from point blank range to kick the home side into the lead.
    19''
  • Penalty Goal
    PENALTY GOAL! Sharks (Robert du Preez) 3-0 Sharks
    19''
  • Pressure on the Sharks' defence who have conceded consecutive penalties to the Stormers - on this occasion, Robert du Preez will line up from right in front of the posts.
    17''
  • Penalty to the Sharks!  Curwin Bosch has been obstructed after chipping the ball ahead and so Robert du Preez will look to deposit the ball into touch deep inside the Stormers' 22.
    15''
  • MISS! Robert du Preez with a chance to post the first points of the contest however his penalty goal attempts drifts to the right before slamming into the woodwork and staying out.
    14''
  • Makazole Mapimpi once again has his eyes on the corner flag but is brilliantly tackled from behind by Craig Barry - in any case, the penalty advantage was being played for the home side.
    12''
  • Terrific hands from the Stormers who link up across the field to create an opening down the left hand touch line for Pieter-Steph du Toit - the flanker gains some valuable metres before running out of room and stepping into touch.
    9''
  • A net territorial gain for the Stormers with a thumping kick for touch from the boot of Damian Willemse taking play over the half way line.
    7''
  • It has been a high pressure opening to this keenly contested derby which has resulted in some handling errors on both sides.
    6''
  • The Sharks come up just short!  Makazole Mapimpi with a dart down the left hand touch line explodes within touching distance of the Stormers' line before being halted in his tracks.
    3''
  • The first scrum of the match goes down and will be reset - it's the Sharks with the feed inside attacking territory just outside the Stormers' 22.
    2''
  • FIRST HALF - The Sharks kick off and we are underway in Durban!
    1''
  • Welcome to Durban where the second match of the Saturday afternoon double-header from South Africa brings together the Sharks and the Stormers.
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