Vodacom Super 14

Rampant Blues maul Cheetahs

2009-03-13 10:20
Blues centre Anthony Tuitavake (Gallo Images)
Garrin Lambley

Cape Town - The Blues have crushed the Cheetahs in their Super 14 clash in North Harbour.

The Blues won 46-12 after leading 20-7 at half-time.

The Blues scored six tries through replacement centre Jamie Helleur, flank Chris Lowrey, scrumhalf Taniela Moa, replacement scrumhalf Chris Smylie, fullback Isaia Toeava and centre Anthony Tuitavake. Flyhalf Jimmy Gopperth kicked two penalties and five conversions.

The Cheetahs replied with tries by centre Corne Uys and replacement flank Kabamba Floors. Flyhalf Jacques-Louis Potgieter added a conversion.

The Blues picked up a full-house of five points for the efforts while the Cheetahs left empty-handed.

In next week's action, the Blues travel to Hamilton to play the Chiefs while the Highlanders host the Cheetahs in Dunedin.


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