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Cheetahs win in wet Durban
Hennie Daniller (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - The Cheetahs have beaten the Sharks in their Super Rugby clash at a wet Kings Park in Durban on Saturday.
The Cheetahs won 12-6 after leading 7-3 at half-time.
The Cheetahs scored the only tries of the match through wings Raymond Rhule and Willie le Roux, while flyhalf Burton Francis landed a conversion.
The Sharks replied with two Patrick Lambie penalties.
The Cheetahs picked up four points for their victory to move to the top of the South African Conference and third in the Overall standings.
The Sharks had to be content with a single point for losing by seven or fewer points, but slipped to second in the SA Conference and sixth in the Overall log.
In next weekend's Round 11
action, the Sharks travel to Hamilton to face the defending champion Chiefs (Saturday, April 27 at 09:35), while the Cheetahs welcome the Kings to Bloemfontein (Saturday, April 27 at 19:10).
15. Riaan Viljoen, 14. Odwa Ndungane, 13. Paul Jordaan, 12. Meyer Bosman, 11. Andries Coetzee, 10. Patrick Lambie, 9. Cobus Reinach, 8. Keegan Daniel (captain), 7. Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6. Marcell Coetzee, 5. Franco van der Merwe, 4. Anton Bresler, 3. Wiehahn Herbst, 2. Kyle Cooper, 1. Tendai Mtawarira
Substitutes: 16. Craig Burden, 17. Jannie du Plessis, 18. Jean Deysel, 19. Lubabalo Mtembu, 20. Charl McLeod, 21. Francois Steyn, 22. Sean RobinsonCheetahs:
15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Willie le Roux, 13 Johan Sadie, 12 Robert Ebersohn, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Burton Francis, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Phillip van der Walt, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Heinrich Brussow, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Lodewyk de Jager, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Coenie Oosthuizen
Substitutes: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Caylib Oosthuizen, 18 Landman Ligtoring, 19 Frans Viljoen, 20 Tewis de Bruyn, 21 Francois Brummer, 22 Ryno Benjamin