Currie Cup

Province sneak past Cheetahs

2015-08-15 17:16
Jaco Taute (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Western Province have managed to keep their unbeaten record alive after coming from behind to beat the Cheetahs 9-3 at Newlands on Saturday.

The visitors lead 3-0 at the break courtesy of a Fred Zeilinga penalty.

The home side drew level with 28 minutes left to play through a Demetri Catrakilis penalty before the Western Province flyhalf added two further penalties at a rain-soaked Newlands.


Western Province 9 (0): Penalties: Demitri Catrakilis (3).

Toyota Free State Cheetahs 3 (3): Penalty: Fred Zeilinga


Western Province

15 Cheslin Kolbe, 14 Dillyn Leyds, 13 Juan de Jongh (captain), 12 Jaco Taute, 11 Seabelo Senatla, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Nizaam Carr, 7 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 6 Rynhardt Elstadt, 5 Ruan Botha, 4 Jean Kleyn, 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Oli Kebble

Substitutes: 16 Marius Fourie, 17 Alistair Vermaak, 18 Jan de Klerk, 19 Chris Cloete, 20 Jano Vermaak, 21 Kurt Coleman, 22 Kobus van Wyk

Free State Cheetahs

15 AJ Coertzen, 14 Clayton Blommetjies, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Rayno Benjamin, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Henco Venter, 6 Boom Prinsloo, 5 Francois Uys (captain), 4 Armandt Koster, 3  Luan de Bruin, 2 Jacques du Toit, 1 Caylib Oosthuizen

Substitutes: 16 Elandre Huggett, 17 Maks van Dyk, 18 Reniel Hugo, 19 Gerhard Olivier, 20 Zee Mkabela, 21 Tertius Kruger, 22 Sias Ebersohn


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