Force shock Waratahs in Perth
Cape Town - The Force dealt the Australian Conference-chasing Waratahs a blow in their Super Rugby clash in Perth on Saturday.
As it happened: Force v Waratahs
The Force won 18-11 after leading 13-6 at half-time.
The Force scored two tries through scrumhalf Ryan Louwrens and flank Matt Hodgson. Replacement Luke Burton added a conversion and two penalties.
The Waratahs replied with a try by wing Taqele Naiyaravoro and two penalties by flyhalf Bernard Foley.
The Force picked up four points for their victory and moved to fourth in the Australian Conference and 14th in the Overall log.
The Waratahs picked up a point for losing by seven or fewer and moved to the top of the Australian Conference and third in the Overall standings.
In next weekend's Round 14 action the Force have a bye, while the Waratahs host the Sharks in Sydney (Saturday, May 16 at 11:40).
15 Luke Morahan, 14 Luke Morahan, 13 Kyle Godwin, 12 Junior Rasolea, 11 Nick Cummins, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Ryan Louwrens, 8 Ben McCalman, 7 Matt Hodgson (captain), 6 Angus Cottrell, 5 Adam Coleman, 4 Steve Mafi, 3 Tetera Faulkner, 2 Nathan Charles, 1 Pekahou Cowan
Substitutes: 16 Heath Tessmann, 17 Chris Heiberg, 18 Guy Millar, 19 Wilhelm Steenkamp, 20 Kane Koteka, 21 Alby Mathewson, 22 Luke Burton, 23 Marcel Brache
15 Israel Folau, 14 Taqele Naiyaravoro, 13 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 12 Kurtley Beale, 11 Rob Horne, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Nick Phipps, 8 Wycliff Palu, 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Jacques Potgieter, 5 Dave Dennis (captain), 4 Will Skelton, 3 Sekope Kepu, 2 Tolu Latu, 1 Benn Robinson
Substitutes (one to be omitted): 16 Hugh Roach, 17 Jeremy Tilse, 18 Paddy Ryan, 19 Mitchell Chapman, 20 Tala Gray, 21 Pat McCutcheon, 22 Brendan McKibbin, 23 Matt Carraro, 24 Peter Betham