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    Bulls fall short in Napier

    2014-04-05 10:28
    Cape Town - The Bulls lost their first Vodacom Super Rugby match of their overseas tour against the Hurricanes in Napier on Saturday.

    AS IT HAPPENED: Hurricanes v Bulls

    The Hurricanes won 25-20 after leading 16-13 at half-time.

    The Hurricanes picked up four points for their victory to second in the New Zealand Conference and seventh in the Overall log.

    The Bulls picked up a single point for losing by seven or fewer points and jumped to second in the SA Conference and fourth in the Overall standings.

    In next weekend's Round 9 action, the Hurricanes have a bye, while the Bulls travel to Dunedin to face the Highlanders (Friday, April 11 at 09:35)

    Scorers

    Hurricanes

    Try: Andre Taylor
    Conversion: Beauden Barrett
    Penalties: Barrett (6)

    Bulls

    Tries: Jurgen Visser, Handre Pollard
    Conversions: Jacques-Louis Potgieter, Pollard
    Penalties: Potgieter (2)

    TEAMS

    Hurricanes

    15 Andre Taylor, 14 Cory Jane, 13 Conrad Smith, 12 Alapati Leiua, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Jack Lam, 6 Faifili Levave, 5 James Broadhurst, 4 Jeremy Thrush, 3 Jeff Toomaga-Allen, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Ben Franks

    Substitutes: 16 Ash Dixon, 17 Chris Eves, 18 Reggie Goodes, 19 Blade Thomson, 20 Brad Shields, 21 Billy Guyton, 22 Hadleigh Parkes, 23 Marty Banks

    Bulls

    15 Jurgen Visser, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 JJ Engelbrecht, 12 Jan Serfontein, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 9 Francois Hougaard, 8 Jacques Engelbrecht, 7 Dewald Potgieter, 6 Deon Stegmann, 5 Flip van der Merwe (captain), 4 Paul Willemse, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Callie Visagie, 1 Dean Greyling

    Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Marcel van der Merwe, 18 Morné Mellett, 19 Grant Hattingh, 20 Jacques du Plessis, 21 Piet van Zyl, 22 Handré Pollard, 23 Ulrich Beyers


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