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2015/05/09 | 17:05 |  Super Rugby | DHL Newlands |  Full Time
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As it happened: Stormers 25 - 24 Brumbies

2015-05-09 16:56
Last Updated at 11:07
09 May 19:00
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09 May 18:56


The Incredible Schalk is the man of the match. 

09 May 18:52


Stormers 25 Brumbies 24

09 May 18:51
80' - The hooter goes, Kolbe clears to touch. The Stormers have won and still niggles after the whistle. 
09 May 18:50
78' - And yet another penalty to the Stormers. Thats 18 penalties conceded by the visitors! Catrakilis sets up a lineout. 
09 May 18:47
75' - Penalty won at scrumtime  by the Stormers again, but this time Pocock has wandered offside. Catrakilis sets up a lineout on halfway. 
09 May 18:44
74' - The Stormers win an excellent turnover, first keeping Pocock off the ground and then driving the Brumbies backwards. 
09 May 18:43
73' - The Brumbies are straight back onto the attack, taking the ball through a number of phases just inside the Stormers 22m area. 
09 May 18:41

70' - TRY to the Brumbies! The visitors have a lineout 8m from the Stormers line after a poor clearance kick by De Jongh. They opt to try to maul it up and a huge gap opens for Pocock who breaks away to score. Lealiifano misses the conversion from basically in front of the uprights!

Stormers 25 Brumbies 24

09 May 18:36

66' - DROP GOAL by Catrakilis! The Stormers flyhalf quickly hits back with a pinpoint drop goal, restoring the 6 point lead. 

Stormers 25 Brumbies 19

09 May 18:35

65' - PENALTY slotted by Lealiifano! The Brumbies No.10 cuts the home sides lead. 

Stormers 22 Brumbies 19

09 May 18:33
64' - The Brumbies have a penalty after Catrakilis is adjudged to have used hands in the ruck. Lealiifano will kick at goal. 
09 May 18:32
63' - Stormers substitution. Carr replaces Vermeulen (injury). 
09 May 18:30

61' - CONVERSION slotted by Catrakilis. The Stormers have worked their way back into this and they now lead.

Stormers 22 Brumbies 16

09 May 18:29
60' - TRY to the Stormers! The Stormers have finally got over the whitewash! It's that man Burger who gets over from close in. 
09 May 18:27
59' -  Another penalty to the home side, they want to scrum again. Brumbies running down time brilliantly here.
09 May 18:25
58' - Kitshoff is back after a sideline concussion test. 
09 May 18:24
57' - The Stormers get over the whitewash but are held up by an excellent Brumbies defence. The home side have another attacking 5m scrum. 
09 May 18:22
55' - Penalty to the Stormers for another scrum infringement. The Stormers opt to scrum again. The niggle will not go away either. 
09 May 18:21
54' - The Stormers have a 5m attacking scrum following the forward pass by White.
09 May 18:20
54' - YELLOW CARD to Smiler. He can have no complaints about that, very dangerous play.
09 May 18:19
53' - TMO called into action to rule on dangerous play as Burger is flicked through 180 degrees at a ruck. 
09 May 18:19
53' - An excellent kick into the corner sees White throw a forward pass as he tries to find a player in a better position to clear.  
09 May 18:17
52' - Stormers substitution. Vermaak replaces Kitshoff
09 May 18:14

50' - PENALTY slotted by Catrakilis. The Stormers are now within one point of the visitors. 

Stormers 15 Brumbies 16

09 May 18:13
49' - Scrum penalty to the Stormers, a dominant aspect for them this season. Catrakilis will kick at goal. 
09 May 18:11
48' - A much better period for the Stormers. They have an attacking scrum in the Brumbies 22m area. 
09 May 18:09
45' - The umpteenth penalty to the Stormers at the breakdown allows Catrakilis to setup a lineout on halfway.  There was also a monster tackle by De Allende in the build up to that penalty. 
09 May 18:08

44' - PENALTY slotted by Catrakilis! No problem for the flyhalf as he slots the penalty cutting the Brumbies lead to just 4 points. 

Stormers 12 Brumbies 16 

09 May 18:06
43' - The Stormers win a penalty as the Brumbies go offside, it seems like they might have received a warning as well. Catrakilis will kick at goal. 
09 May 18:05
42' - The Stormers take the ball through a number of phases but without much penetration. 
09 May 18:03
41' - Early mistake by the Brumbies as Mogg kicks out on the full. The Stormers have a lineout just outside the Brumbies 22m area. 
09 May 18:02
The second half is underway at Newlands, lets hope for better quality rugby from both teams. 
09 May 17:52


Stormers 9 Brumbies 16

09 May 17:51

40' - PENALTY converted by Catrakilis! The Stormers pivot further reduces the gap as the hooter goes for half-time. 

Stormers 9 Brumbies 16

09 May 17:50
40' - Pocock is penalised for another ruck infringement. Catrakilis will kick at goal. 
09 May 17:48
39' - Another penalty to the Stormers as the Brumbies are penalised for a ruck infringement. They setup a lineout looking for a seven pointer before halftime. 
09 May 17:46

38' - PENALTY slotted by Catrakilis! The flyhalf narrows the gap to 10 points. 

Stormers 6 Brumbies 16 

09 May 17:46
37' - Huge scrum from the Stormers wins them a penalty. Catrakilis will kick at goal. 
09 May 17:41
33' - Another scrum collapses, this one results in a Stormers penalty. Catrakilis will kick at goal. He pushes his attempt wide. 
09 May 17:40
32' - A comedy of errors for the home side, first a poor lineout throw and then they cannot secure the ball. They end up going backwards by 25m and gift the ball to the Brumbies. 
09 May 17:38

30' - PENALTY slotted by Mogg! An excellent long range effort by the Brumbies fullback increases the visitors lead. 

Stormers 3 Brumbies 16

09 May 17:36
28' - A Stormers attack is ended at Mbonami loses the ball as he goes to ground and chooses to play it again gifting the Brumbies a penalty. Mogg will have a shot at goal from 52m out. 
09 May 17:34
26' - Plenty of niggle in this game. The Stormers win another penalty, Vermeulen is all over the ball and the Brumbies do not release. Catrakilis kicks for touch and sets up a lineout on halfway 
09 May 17:31
24' - Burger saves the Stormers as he wins the ball on the ground after the Brumbies had taken it through numerous phases. Catrakilis clears. 
09 May 17:29
22' - The Brumbies turn the ball over in the Stormers 22m area and surge back onto the attack. Too many mistakes from the home team. 
09 May 17:27
20' - The Stormers win a scrum penalty, allowing Catrakilis the chance to clear to halfway. The home side have not been in this game so far. 
09 May 17:25
18' - The Brumbies have an attacking scrum in the Stormers 22m area. They break left, Tomane slices through a gap, but the pass was forward. 
  • 80'

    The Stormers rumble it up with their forwards and when the siren sounds to indicate full-time, Groom whips out a pass to Kolbe who boots the ball into touch! The final whistle goes shortly afterwards and the hosts have held on for the win! It wasn't easy and the Brumbies can count themselves desperately unlucky to lose this one. Lealiifano's kick which struck the upright has come back to haunt them but the Stormers won't be complaining as they fought back from a 16-3 deficit.

  • 80'

    Stormers 25 Brumbies 24

  • 79'

    Fardy is pinged for playing the ball on the ground. Catrakilis kicks for touch and puts the ball out inside the visitors' 22.

  • 76'

    Pocock is penalised for breaking away early from a scrum inside the Stormers' 22. Catrakilis puts the ball out on the halfway mark.

  • 73'

    White spots a hole behind the Stormers' defence and launches a 35-metre kick ahead which rolls into touch deep inside the Stormers' 22.

  • 71'

    TRY, BRUMBIES, POCOCK! 25-24. Scott Fardy gathers the ball at the line-out and the visitors go on the drive. David Pocock peels off the back of the maul and gets in for his side's second try! Lealiifano's conversion attempt strikes an upright!

  • 70'

    Mogg makes a break and beats a couple of players! He is soon inside the Stormers' half and kicks ahead but Johnny Kotze does brilliantly to gather in front of his tryline! He offloads to Juan de Jongh who boots the ball into touch five metres from his tryline.

  • 67'

    DROP GOAL, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS! 25-19. The Stormers take the ball through the phases about 10 metres outside the Brumbies' 22 and Catrakilis drops into the pocket before landing a well-taken snap-shot!

  • 65'

    PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO. 22-19. Lealiifano adds his side''s first points of the second half after Catrakilis is pinged for playing the ball from an offside position at a ruck.

  • 62'

    CONVERSION, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS. 22-16. Catrakilis adds the extras to extend the home side''s lead!

  • 61'

    TRY, STORMERS, BURGER! 20-16. The Stormers are hammering away at the Brumbies' line and after Kitshoff and Vermeulen are stopped just short, Schalk Burger gathers before powering his way past two defenders!

  • 58'

    The Stormers attack from a scrum on the Brumbies' five-metre line. Schalk Burger makes a dash for the line but is held up in the tackle by a couple of defenders.

  • 55'

    YELLOW CARD, BRUMBIES, SMILER! Jordan Smiler will spend the next 10 minutes in the sin bin after referee Stuart Berry sends him off for a dangerous tackle on Burger!

  • 53'

    Several Brumbies forwards are penalised for going off their feet at a ruck inside the Stormers' 22. Catrakilis kicks for touch and puts the ball out on the halfway mark.

  • 51'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS. 15-16. Catrakilis makes it a one-point ball game with his fifth successful penalty after the Brumbies' pack are pinged for illegal scrummaging.

  • 48'

    The Stormers go on a drive from a line-out but Scott Fardy is soon penalised for collapsing the maul illegally. Catrakilis puts the resulting penalty into touch just inside the Brumbies' 22.

  • 45'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS. 12-16. Catrakilis gets his team to within four points of the lead after Tomane is pinged for illegal play at a ruck.

  • 43'

    The Stormers take the ball through 13 phases and are soon inside the visitors' 22!

  • 41'

    Catrakilis gets the second half underway! His kick is collected by Henry Speight who sets off on a run. He is brought to ground on the edge of his 22 by Burger.

  • 40'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS. 9-16. Catrakilis adds another penalty after David Pocock is pinged for not rolling away at a ruck inside his 22. That's the final act of the half and the teams head into the sheds. Tomane's try is the difference between these sides at the moment. The Brumbies have capitalised on the Stormers' mistakes and deserve their lead at the break. The homeside have battled to gain the ascendancy although they have fought back well during the latter stages of the half. It sets the scene for an interesting second half.

  • 40'

    Stormers 9 Brumbies 16

  • 39'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS. 6-16. Catrakilis narrows the gap to 10 points with another three-pointer from the kicking tee after the Brumbies are penalised for illegal scrummaging.

  • 37'

    Mbonambi takes the ball into contact, just outside the the Brumbies' 22, but knocks on after a huge hit from Lealiifano!

  • 35'

    Catrakilis gets a chance to narrow the gap, after Ben Alexander is pinged for an indiscretion at a scrum. He pushes his kick wide of the target, however!

  • 32'

    Nic White is penalised for obstruction on Leyds. Catrakilis kicks for touch and puts the ball out inside the Brumbies' 22.

  • 30'

    PENALTY, BRUMBIES, MOGG! 3-16. Jesse Mogg lands a monster place-kick from 52 metres out! This after Bongi Mbonambi is penalised for playing the ball on the ground.

  • 27'

    The Stormers attack from deep inside their 22. De Allende and Burger combine well but they are called back for an earlier infringement. Robbie Coleman is penalised for a high tackle on Groom.

  • 24'

    The Brumbies are on the attack inside the Stormers' 22. Stephen Moore, Sam Carter and Ben Alexander are prominent ball carriers.

  • 21'

    The Brumbies are penalised for illegal scrummaging. Catrakilis kicks for touch and puts the ball out just inside the Brumbies' 22.

  • 18'

    The Brumbies try to attack from the back of a scrum just outside the Stormers' 22. Lealiifano puts a grubber kick through but it's a poor effort! Schalk Burger gathers the loose ball and offloads to De Allende who knocks on.

  • 15'

    CONVERSION, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO. 3-13. Lealiifano adds the extras to extend the visitors'' lead.

  • 14'

    TRY, BRUMBIES, TOMANE! 3-11. De Allende tries to stab a grubber kick through, close to the halfway line, but his effort is a poor one and is gathered by Joe Tomane, who gathers before streaking away from the cover defence before crossing over for the opening try!

  • 11'

    Duane Vermeulen is penalised when he plays the ball on the ground. White kicks for touch but the ball is not out! Leyds passes to Cheslin Kolbe who launches an up-and-under which Jesse Mogg gathers despite great pressure from several defenders.

  • 9'

    PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO. 3-6. Lealiifano shows his class as he lands a three-pointer from 35 metres at an acute angle, after Damian de Allende is penalised for illegal play at a ruck.

  • 7'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS. 3-3. Demetri Catrakilis draws the hosts level after the Brumbies are penalised for offside play on defence.

  • 5'

    The Stormers are on the attack deep inside the Brumbies' 22 but Dillyn Leyds knocks on a pass from Nic Groom!

  • 3'

    PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO. 0-3. Lealiifano gets the game's opening points, from the kicking tee after the Stormers' front row are pinged for illegal scrummaging.

  • 1'

    Christian Leallifano gets the game underway from left to right! His kick is a high one, which Eben Etzebeth gathers just outside his 22 where he sets up a ruck.

  • 0'

    Good day and welcome to our live coverage of this Super Rugby hit out between the Stormers and the Brumbies from Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Don't go away! We'll return soon with team news.

  • 0'

    The Brumbies have been boosted by the return of Wallaby scrum-half Nic White, who makes his first start in a month after recovering from an ankle injury. White replaces Michael Dowsett in the number nine jersey. In the only other change, Rory Arnold comes in for Jordan Smiler in the second row.

  • 0'

    The Stormers welcome back Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth - after he was rested as part of the agreement with SARU - as well as loosehead prop Steven Kitshoff, who was also given a break as part of the Stormers' rotation policy. Jean Kleyn drops down to the bench after starting against the Cheetahs, while Manuel Carizza will start at number five in the absence of the injured Ruan Botha (ankle). Kitshoff, meanwhile, replaces Oli Kebble with Alistair Vermaak remaining on the bench. Juan de Jongh has been named at outside centre, but he has been bracketed with Huw Jones after suffering a hip injury against the Cheetahs.

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Stormers Brumbies
  • 1 Tries 2
    • 60' Schalk Burger
    • 13' Joseph Tomane
    • 70' David Pocock
  • 1 Conversions 1
    • 61' Demetri Catrakilis
    • 14' Christian Lealiifano
  • 5 Penalties 4
    • 6' Demetri Catrakilis
    • 38' Demetri Catrakilis
    • 40' Demetri Catrakilis
    • 43' Demetri Catrakilis
    • 49' Demetri Catrakilis
    • 2' Christian Lealiifano
    • 8' Christian Lealiifano
    • 29' Jesse Mogg
    • 64' Christian Lealiifano
  • 1 Drop Goals 0
    • 65' Demetri Catrakilis
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
    • 54' Jordan Smiler
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Steven Kitshoff
  • Mbongeni Mbonami
  • Frans Malherbe
  • Eben Etzebeth
  • Manuel Carizza
  • Schalk Burger
  • Siya Kolisi
  • Duane Vermeulen
  • Nick Groom
  • Demetri Catrakilis
  • Dillyn Leyds
  • Damian de Allende
  • Juan De Jongh
  • John-Ben Kotze
  • Cheslin Kolbe
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Jean-Pierre Smith
  • Stephen Moore
  • Ben Alexander
  • Rory Arnold
  • Sam Carter
  • Scott Fardy
  • David Pocock
  • Ita Vaea
  • Nicholas White
  • Christian Lealiifano
  • Joseph Tomane
  • Robbie Coleman
  • Tevita Kuridrani
  • Henry Speight
  • Jesse Mogg
  • Siyabonga Ntubeni
  • Alistair Vermaak
  • Vincent Koch
  • Jean Kleyn
  • Nizaam Carr
  • Louis Schreuder
  • Kurt Coleman
  • Huw Jones
  • 16
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  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Josh Mann-Rea
  • Allan Alaalatoa
  • Ruan Smith
  • Jordan Smiler
  • Jarrad Butler
  • Michael Dowsett
  • James Dargaville
  • Nigel Ah Wong

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