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As it happened: Stormers 19-28 Chiefs

2015-03-14 17:00
Last Updated at 18:35
14 Mar 17:05
Aaron Cruden tackles Juan de Jongh... (Gallo Images)
14 Mar 16:57

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In next weekend's action, the Stormers have a bye, while the Chiefs travel to Durban to face the Sharks.

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14 Mar 16:53

Well done to the Chiefs!

Their attacking play was simply sublime. They won the breakdown battle and were smarter than their opponents.

The Stormers should never have made those prop substitutions so early, not with a scrum so dominant. They also started with the wrong halfbacks. Tactically, they ended up playing right into the hands of their opponents.

Some disappointing decisions made by the Stormers' management before and throughout this game.

14 Mar 16:50
FULL-TIME: Stormers 19-28 Chiefs
14 Mar 16:50
80'- Kolbe is bundled out to end a miserable afternoon from the Stormers...
14 Mar 16:49
79'- Inside the final minute now as the Stormers set up a lineout just outside the Chiefs 22m area...
14 Mar 16:47
77'- And... Carizza loses possession of it and the Chiefs clear far up-field. So much for going for the losing bonus point there...
14 Mar 16:46
76'- Side entry from the ensuing maul from the Chiefs yields another Stormers penalty. Again the Stormers kick it out...
14 Mar 16:45
75'- A scrum penalty to the Stormers. It's close to the touchline and they opt for the attacking lineout. I would kick for goal there. It would at least put them in bonus point territory...
14 Mar 16:43
Capacity today at Newlands: 42 232
14 Mar 16:41
73' - Like the commentators say, the Stormers have been outsmarted here today...
14 Mar 16:40

72'- Cruden misses with his conversion attempt from the corner.

Stormers 19-28 Chiefs

14 Mar 16:39
70'- Sam Cane is over in the corner. It all started from an errant kick from Nic Groom, who put in yet another nothing kick, which allowed the Chiefs to counter attack...
14 Mar 16:38
70'- TRY to the Chiefs!
14 Mar 16:37
68'- My word, Cruden misses an absolute sitter of a penalty attempt. Did not see that one coming...
14 Mar 16:36
67'- Another Chiefs penalty at scrum time as Alistair Vermaak is penalised for dropping his bind...
14 Mar 16:33
65'- The Chiefs win a kickable penalty, but opt to take a quick tap. The move ends in accidental obstruction and a chance at three points has gone begging for the visitors...
14 Mar 16:32
64'- Stormers running hard at the Chiefs now, but too many passes are going behind the man which puts the whole backline on the backfoot...
14 Mar 16:30

62'- Apologies for the delay.

In the meantime, the Stormers have made a whole host of replacements while Catrakilis has also slotted a PENALTY.

Stormers 19-23 Chiefs

14 Mar 16:29

59'- PENALTY slotted by Cruden.

Stormers 19-23 Chiefs

14 Mar 16:28

58'- The Stormers concede a penalty on their own scrum feed!

Koch penalised for not binding properly. It's in them middle of the park, about 40m out and Cruden will line up...

14 Mar 16:21
54'- A powerful Stormers scrum sees them turn over possession!
14 Mar 16:20
53'- An untidy lineout from the Chiefs, but they'll get a five-metre scrum after the Stormers are forced to dot down dead...
14 Mar 16:19
52'- Another penalty to the Chiefs as the Stormers are caught off-side. Again, they set up an attacking lineout...
14 Mar 16:17

50'- Chiefs running the Stormers ragged now. They win another kickable penalty bu they set up an attacking lineout instead...

14 Mar 16:15
50'- Stormers subs: Burger and Catrakilis on for the Stormers, Kolisi and Coleman off.
14 Mar 16:14

49'- CONVERSION by Cruden.

Stormers 16-20 Chiefs

14 Mar 16:13
47'- James Lowe rounds off under the posts after a brilliant backline move. It came off the back of a Chiefs scrum under pressure, but they managed to secure possession to swing it wide. Stormers not tackling out wide...
14 Mar 16:12
47'- TRY to the Chiefs!
14 Mar 16:10
44'- What happened to the Stormers having another top-class scrumhalf on their wish list?
14 Mar 16:09
44'- Groom makes a terrible error when he kicks out directly into touch. It's just outside the Stormers 22m area...
14 Mar 16:08

43'- Prop Jamie Mackintosh is now on for the Chiefs. Pauliasi Manu is the man off.

They simply had to change in the front row...

14 Mar 16:07
42'- After several phases of attack, the Stormers concede a penalty close to the Chiefs 22 when Kolisi goes-off side at a ruck...
14 Mar 16:04

Welcome back for the second half!

Coleman gets proceedings started...

14 Mar 15:53
HALF-TIME: Stormers 16-13 Chiefs
14 Mar 15:52

40' - PENALTY slotted by Cruden.

14 Mar 15:52
40 '- But the Stormers are lucky not to have conceded a try there. Coleman should learn to kick out...
14 Mar 15:51
40'- The Chiefs win a penalty and they opt for goal. It's about 20m in-field and should be slotted by Cruden.
14 Mar 15:50
39'- Again, Coleman fails to find touch with his clearance which gives the Chiefs one more chance before half-time.
  • 80'

    The Stormers attack in a bid to get something from this game but they are met by a wall of Chiefs defenders. Ruan Botha eventually knocks on close to the visitors' 22 and the final whistle goes shortly afterwards! The Chiefs celebrate a memorable win and that's the end of the Stormers' unbeaten record. It was a great game and both sides deserve credit for making it the entertaining spectacle that it was.

  • 80'

    Stormers 19 Chiefs 28

  • 78'

    Cane does brilliantly to win a turnover on the ground close to his tryline. The ball is spun wide and Nanai-Wiiliams beats several defenders before going to ground under a challenge from Huw Jones.

  • 75'

    The Chiefs have been more competitive at the scrums in the second half. They;ve brought on Jamie Mackintosh who has made a huge difference at the set-piece.

  • 72'

    TRY, CHIEFS, CANE! 19-28. Groom fails to find touch and McKenzie and Lowe combine to put Nanai-Williams into space! He is stopped close to the Stormers' try-line by De Allende but Cane gathers before powering over for his side's third try! Cruden misses with the conversion attempt.

  • 69'

    Cruden gets a chance to restore the visitors' seven-point lead after the Stormers are pinged again for illegal scrummaging. His kick is to the left of the target, however!

  • 66'

    The Chiefs are awarded a penalty and Cruden plays quickly! The ball is spun out wide but Nanai-Williams soon penalised for accidental obstruction.

  • 63'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS. 19-23. Demetri Catrakilis narrows the gap to four points again after Williams is pinged for not releasing the ball on the ground.

  • 61'

    PENALTY, CHIEFS, CRUDEN! 16-23. Cruden gives the visitors a seven-point lead with a well-struck penalty after Vincent Koch is penalised for dropping his bind at a scrum.

  • 58'

    Williams attacks the gainline and draws in two defenders before offloading to Heem, who knocks on just inside the Stormers' half!

  • 56'

    The Chiefs back pedal at the scrum close to the Stormers' tryline and Brad Weber gets the ball under great pressure. He is eventually thrown into touch by Groom.

  • 54'

    Schalk Burger is on for Kolisi and is soon penalised for going offside on defence. The Chiefs opt to kick for touch and Cruden puts the ball out on the five-metre line.

  • 51'

    Lowe gathers a chip kick from Cruden and sets off on a mazzy run! He beats three defenders and is eventually brought to ground inside the Stormers' 22 by Carr!

  • 49'

    CONVERSION, CHIEFS, CRUDEN. 16-20. Cruden makes no mistake from the kicking tee and the visitors have there noses in front now.

  • 48'

    TRY, CHIEFS, LOWE! 16-18. The chiefs take the ball out wide with their backs and Williams, McKenzie, Nanai-Williams and Cruden all handle before Cruden offloads to James Lowe, who crosses over for the five-ponter!

  • 45'

    The Stormers take the ball through a couple of phases from inside their 22 and are soon close to the halfway mark. Nic Groom launches a box kick which goes straight into touch.

  • 43'

    Kolisi is penalised for a ruck infringement. Cruden puts the resulting penalty out on the Chiefs' 10-metre line.

  • 41'

    Coleman gets the second half underway with a deep kick which Damian McKenzie gathers close to his try-line. He offloads to Heem who boots the ball upfield.

  • 40'

    Stormers 16 Chiefs 13

  • 40'

    PENALTY, CHIEFS, CRUDEN! 16-13. Cruden adds another three-pointer after several Stormers go offside on defence close to their tryline. That penalty is the final act of the first half! What an utterly absorbing period of play that's been! Both sides deserve credit for making it an entertaining spectacle as they've been running the ball from all areas of the field. Let's hope there's more of the same after the break.

  • 39'

    The Chiefs attack out wide and Williams, whose back on the field for about 10 minutes already, attacks the gainline at pace. He is brought to ground but the Chiefs take the ball wide and Liam Messam is bundled into touch in the Stormers' 22 by De Jongh and De Allende!

  • 37'

    Nizaam Carr is penalised for going off his feet at a ruck. Cruden puts the resulting penalty out inside the Stormers' 22.

  • 35'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, COLEMAN! 16-10. Coleman lands a penalty from about 45 metres out after Ben Tameifuna is penalised for illegal scrummaging.

  • 32'

    The Chiefs are pinged for illegal scrummaging. Coleman kicks for touch and puts the ball out on his 10-metre line.

  • 29'

    CONVERSRION, CHIEFS, CRUDEN. 13-10. Cruden makes no mistake from the kicking tee which reduces the deficit to three points.

  • 28'

    TRY, CHIEFS, CRUDEN! 13-8. Bryce Heem is in the clear down the right-hand touchline and hands off Kolbe before offloading to Cruden, who gets over for the Chiefs' opening try!

  • 27'

    Cheslin Kolbe is pinged for holding onto the ball on the ground. Cruden kicks for touch and puts the ball out midway between the halfway line and the Stormers' 22.

  • 24'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, COLEMAN. 13-3. Coleman adds another three-pointer after Sam Cane is penalised for obstruction.

  • 21'

    CONVERSION, STORMERS, COLEMAN. 10-3. Coleman adds the extras which extends the home side's lead.

  • 20'

    TRY, STORMERS, VAN WYK! 8-3. Coleman puts De Allende in the clear with a beautifully-weighted long pass! De Allende draws in two defenders before passing to Kobus van Wyk, who gets in for the opening try!

  • 18'

    There''s some concern in the Chiefs camp as Sonny Bill Williams stays down with an injury. He was involved in an accidental clash of heads with Vincent Koch and goes off for a concussion test. Andrew Horrell coems on as his replacement.

  • 17'

    Hika Elliott is pinged for a ruck infringement. Coleman kicks for touch and puts the ball out five metres outside his 22.

  • 15'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, COLEMAN. 3-3. Coleman makes up for his earlier miss and draws his side level from the kicking tee after the Chiefs' backline go offside on defence.

  • 12'

    Damian de Allende and Juan de Jongh combine brilliantly before de Jongh draws in a defender and offloads to Kobus van Wyk, who makes a dash for the line! He is tackled out at the Chiefs' corner flag by Bryce Heem!

  • 11'

    The Chiefs are pinged for illegal scrummaging. Kurt Coleman lines up a shot at goal but his effort is wide of the mark!

  • 8'

    Juan de Jongh throws a long pass to Siya Kolisi, who bumps off two defenders! He is eventually brought to ground by a covering tackle from Cruden.

  • 5'

    PENALTY, CHIEFS, CRUDEN! 0-3. Cruden gets the first points, via the kicking tee, after Duane Vermeulen is penalised for a ruck infringement.

  • 4'

    The Chiefs take the ball through several phases and several forwards and backs all handle the ball. Cruden, Sonny Bill Williams, Hika Elliott and Michael Leitch all handle several times.

  • 0'

    Good day and welcome to our live coverage of this Super Rugby hit out between the Stormers and Chiefs from famous Newlands stadium in Cape Town. There's plenty of excitement of the clash which kicks off in the next 45 minutes. Don't go away! We'll return shortly with team news.

  • 0'

    Stormers coach Allister Coetzee has made four changes to his starting XV. Amongst the backs there's a return for Kurt Coleman at fly-half and Louis Schreuder at scrum-half and on the right wing, Kobus van Wyk is back. At lock, meanwhile, Jean Kleyn comes in at number four for Eben Etzebeth, who is being rested as part of the South African Super Rugby franchises? agreement with the Springboks.

  • 0'

    The Chiefs have made six changes to their run-on side. The return of Tim Nanai-Williams is a big one, as he partners cousin Sonny Bill Williams in a fresh midfield. Japan captain Michael Leitch will make his Super Rugby debut at number eight and joins Liam Messam and Sam Cane in a strong-looking back-row trio. In the backline, Brad Weber replaces Augustine Pulu while Nanai-Williams, Bryce Heem and Damian McKenzie also earn starts, the former on the wing and the latter at full-back.

  • 0'

    Aaron Cruden gets us underway! His kick is knocked on by Manuel Carizza so the Chiefs get the put-in at the first scrum on the Stormers' 10-metre line.

Jump to

Stormers Chiefs
  • 1 Tries 3
    • 18' Jacobus Van Wyk
    • 26' Aaron Cruden
    • 47' James Lowe
    • 70' Sam Cane
  • 1 Conversions 2
    • 20' Kurt Coleman
    • 28' Aaron Cruden
    • 48' Aaron Cruden
  • 4 Penalties 3
    • 14' Kurt Coleman
    • 22' Kurt Coleman
    • 34' Kurt Coleman
    • 62' Demetri Catrakilis
    • 4' Aaron Cruden
    • 40' Aaron Cruden
    • 60' Aaron Cruden
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Steven Kitshoff
  • Siyabonga Ntubeni
  • Vincent Koch
  • Jean Kleyn
  • Manuel Carizza
  • Nizaam Carr
  • Siya Kolisi
  • Duane Vermeulen
  • Louis Schreuder
  • Kurt Coleman
  • Dillyn Leyds
  • Damian de Allende
  • Juan De Jongh
  • Jacobus Van Wyk
  • Cheslin Kolbe
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Pauliasi Manu
  • Hikawera Elliot
  • Ben Tameifuna
  • Matt Symons
  • Michael Fitzgerald
  • Liam Messam
  • Sam Cane
  • Michael Leitch
  • Brad Weber
  • Aaron Cruden
  • James Lowe
  • Sonny Bill Williams
  • Tim Nanai-Williams
  • Bryce Heem
  • Damian McKenzie
  • Neil Rautenbach
  • Alistair Vermaak
  • Frans Malherbe
  • Ruan Botha
  • Schalk Burger
  • Nick Groom
  • Demetri Catrakilis
  • Huw Jones
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Quentin Macdonald
  • Siate Tokolahi
  • Jamie Mackintosh
  • Michael Allardice
  • Maama Vaipulu
  • Augustine Pulu
  • Andrew Horrell
  • Tom Marshall

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