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In next weekend's action, the Sharks return to Durban where they will host the Waratahs, while the Brumbies will entertain the Force in Canberra.
Stay tuned to Sport24 on Saturday for a feast of Super Rugby on Saturday.
Well done to the Sharks, overcoming a 15-3 deficit to win.
They deserved this win, having enjoyed more possession and territory than last week.
The Durbanites also took most of the chances that came their way and their set-pieces were solid.
Wonderful 2 see #SA team coming back from 15-3 & also 2 win it through their attack from 50 metres. Congrats coach #RobertduPreez on 1st win— Mark Keohane (@mark_keohane) March 4, 2017
Wonderful 2 see #SA team coming back from 15-3 & also 2 win it through their attack from 50 metres. Congrats coach #RobertduPreez on 1st win
Well done Shaaaaarks !! What a cracking win - awesome guys !!— Bob Skinstad (@BobSkinstad) March 4, 2017
Well done Shaaaaarks !! What a cracking win - awesome guys !!
Lukhanyo Am!!!! Cool, vital and beautiful pick-up from Bosch's in-field stab to clinch it after the hooter. 27-22. It becomes a good tour!— Rob Houwing (@RobHouwing) March 4, 2017
Lukhanyo Am!!!! Cool, vital and beautiful pick-up from Bosch's in-field stab to clinch it after the hooter. 27-22. It becomes a good tour!
76' | PENALTY TO BRUMBIES | Sharks penalised for a high tackle, Brumbies find touch 10m out from the line. #BRUvSHA— Brumbies (@BrumbiesRugby) March 4, 2017
76' | PENALTY TO BRUMBIES | Sharks penalised for a high tackle, Brumbies find touch 10m out from the line. #BRUvSHA
73'- METRES MADE ON ATTACK
What an absolutely brilliant battle @TheSharksZA vs @BrumbiesRugby pic.twitter.com/bzyMkgjCEA— LishZielinskiBorell (@DrLZielinski) March 4, 2017
What an absolutely brilliant battle @TheSharksZA vs @BrumbiesRugby pic.twitter.com/bzyMkgjCEA
69'- CONVERSION slotted by Isaac Thompson.
Brumbies 22-22 Sharks
64'- 15 v 15
Kyle Godwin is now back from his time spent in the sin-bin. The Sharks won that period 6-0.
64' - PENALTY slotted by Lambie.
Brumbies 15-22 Sharks
Sharks playing great rugby Lamby really not easy as a distributor passing to the left side ! Much improved Sharks side !— Rob Louw (@roblouw6) March 4, 2017
Sharks playing great rugby Lamby really not easy as a distributor passing to the left side ! Much improved Sharks side !
58'- PENALTY slotted by Lambie from in front.
Brumbies 15-19 Sharks
56' - The Sharks have completely dominated possession and territory in the second half.
Overall, they now boast 55% possession in the game and 58% territory.
54'- Oh dear, Lambie misses with his second attempt at goal.
Brumbies off the hook, for the moment...
51'- YELLOW CARD for Brumbies centre Kyle Godwin for going off-side cynically.
The Sharks will set up an attacking lineout...
VIDEO: @Beast_TM Scores against the @BrumbiesRugby #OurSharks #BRUvSHA pic.twitter.com/PDajnagTAH— The Sharks (@TheSharksZA) March 4, 2017
VIDEO: @Beast_TM Scores against the @BrumbiesRugby #OurSharks #BRUvSHA pic.twitter.com/PDajnagTAH
47'- Lambie easily has the distance, but it's away to the left. His first miss of the game...
Unbelievable sequence of play as the ball goes loose and no-one can secure it until Am grabs it next to the line and dabs it over. The conversion is missed but the Sharks will not be worried about that.
FULL-TIME: BRUMBIES 22-27 SHARKS. Brilliant game from both sides, but the Brumbies could not attack and score in the first part of the second half and that is where the Sharks put some distance between them and the hosts. The last try from Am really settled a very close game and Sharks seal a brilliant win a way from home.
Knock on from the Brumbies and Sharks get the advantage.
TRY, SHARKS, AM! 22-27: Brilliant from the Sharks, Lukhanyo Am takes it over the line just after the hooter goes off and it was Bosch's kick that created the chance! That should be the game for the Sharks as they miss the conversion.
Thompson goes for the drop goal to break the deadlock and misses. The score stays at 22-22.
Sharks steal the possession as both teams look to throw everything at each other. Lambie kicks long and the Brumbies retrieve the ball and go into attack across the halfway line.
Sharks give away another penalty for a high tackle. Claassens the guilty party. Thompson kicks to the corner.
Ball kicked down the sideline and the chase is on, but then bounces into touch. Sharks have a lineout, they will look to create a chance from this.
This is going right down to the wire, Sharks knock the ball forward and Brumbies have a scrum.
CONVERSION, BRUMBIES, THOMPSON! 22-22: The hosts come back strongly into the game and it is a brilliant converted try to level the scores. It is 22-22 with just less than 10 minutes remaining in the game!
TRY, BRUMBIES, KURIDRANI! 20-22: Alexander passes the ball perfectly to create the chance and Kuridrani runs through the defence to score an important try for the Brumbies. They stay alive in the game!
Ralepelle concedes a penalty for a high tackle. It was foul play and a hand around the neck. Poor play from the Sharks.
Brumbies with the lineout throw at the halfway line. Sharks concede a penalty for being caught offside, rare chance for Brumbies to attack.
PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 15-22: Lambie slots in another penalty goal and the Sharks push the lead to 7 points with 15 minutes remaining in the game. It was left of the uprights and was 39 metres out. The Brumbies have not scored a single point in the second half.
Brumbies with a rare attacking opportunity in the Sharks half, but Fakaosilea concedes a penalty for going off his feet in the ruck. Brumbies have struggled in the second half.
Mtawarira concedes a penalty for going off his feet in the ruck. It is a bad time to concede a penalty as Sharks were edging forward in the Brumbies half.
PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 15-19: Lambie makes no mistake with this easy penalty and Sharks push the lead to 4 points almost on the hour mark on the clock.
A couple of resets to the scrum and the referee has a few words with the players. Eventually, Sharks win a penalty.
Another missed penalty from Lambie and the Sharks could really rue these two missed penalties later on in the game.
Makin collapses the scrum and that will be another penalty to the Sharks.
YELLOW CARD! Brumbies are under more pressure now as Godwin is sent to the sin bin for an infringement in the ruck.
Some good tackling from Speight as the Sharks try to push their way into the Brumbies half. A knock on from both sides and the hosts win possession.
Powell kicks down field and the ball is returned in kind and rolls into the end goal.
Lambie misses the penalty goal and this could be an important miss in the context of the game. Sharks remain just one point ahead of the Brumbies.
Wharenui Hawera gives a penalty away for not releasing the ball. Brumbies are under pressure in their own half.
PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 15-16: It is an easy penalty and Lambie kicks it perfectly to give the Sharks a 1 point lead.
Lambie spots a gap and tries to push through tackle pressure beyond the 22. Sharks end up with a penalty, Sam Carter concedes it for joining the ruck incorrectly.
There have been 3 tries in the game so far, two from the Brumbies and one from the Sharks.
Hawera kicks to clear down field and into touch, Sharks have a lineout.
Second half begins.
HALF-TIME: BRUMBIES 15-13 SHARKS. After the first 40 minutes of the game, Brumbies hold a slim 2-point lead and Sharks have done very well to come back strongly into the game. They have scored 10 points in the last 7 minutes to make this a close game.
PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 15-13: Fardy concedes a penalty for obstruction and Lambie kicks the penalty goal perfectly to bring down the deficit to 2 points. Sharks have come back strongly into this game just before half-time.
Kuridrani with the ball at the halfway line on the attack as Brumbies are looking to create a chance just before the break.
CONVERSION, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 15-10: Patrick Lambie kicks the conversion perfectly to add on the extras and the deficit comes down to 5 points.
TRY, SHARKS, MTAWARIRA! 15-8: First try of the game for the Sharks and they come back into the game. Mtawarira takes the ball over the line, after Sharks kick to the corner following the penalty. Mtawarira scores the try.
Speight is caught offside of the ruck and Sharks win a penalty.
PENALTY, BRUMBIES, HAWERA! 15-3: Wharenui Hawera makes no mistake as he slots in his first penalty goal of the game and Brumbies push the lead to 12 points.
Brumbies lineout within 5m of the try line, and they win another penalty. They will go for the kick.
Mtawarira gives away another penalty to the Brumbies for player offside at the scrum. The visitors are under a lot of pressure with just over 10 minutes remaining in the first half.
CONVERSION, BRUMBIES, HAWERA! 12-3: Wharenui Hawera makes no mistake this time and adds on the extras as Brumbies push the lead to 9 points.
TRY, BRUMBIES, MANN-REA! 10-3: Brumbies lineout and then drive to the line. Good application of pressure by the hosts and Josh Mann-Rea takes it over the line for them as they score their second try.
Mtawarira collapses the maul and Sharks concede yet another penalty. Brumbies are really putting a lot of pressure on them here.
Another penalty conceded by the visitors, this time it is through Andre Esterhuizen for hands in the ruck.
Sharks concede their first penalty of the game, through Franco Marais for going off his feet in the ruck.
Brumbies concede a penalty through Tevita Kuridrani for not releasing the ball.
Sharks with the lineout throw in after winning the penalty, but the Brumbies steal possession in their own half.
Sharks driven back deep in their defence but they manage to win the ball back and clear downfield into touch.
Joe Powell breaks through the line and runs through the defence to make some good ground for the Brumbies.
PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 5-3: Lambie makes no mistake with his first kick as Sharks take the penalty and go for the kick. The deficit is brought down to 2 points.
Brumbies concede another penalty, through Rory Arnold for not rolling away from the ruck.
Sharks charge towards the line as Jean-Luc du Preez breaks through the defence, but Brumbies players tackle him over into touch at the corner.
Brumbies concede the first penalty of the game through Aidan Toua for not releasing the ball.
Brumbies pass the ball wide after the scrum, but Speight's attempt at a kick deflects into touch.
Sharks with possession at the halfway line but they lose the ball forward.
Wharenui Hawera fails to add on the extras from the sideline, the conversion is missed and the lead stays to 5 points.
TRY, BRUMBIES, SPEIGHT! 5-0: Godwin creates the break with a good pass and Henry Speight runs through the defence to take it over the line. First try of the game and Brumbies lead by 5.
The Sharks have not historically performed well on recent visits to Canberra so there will be some pressure on them tonight.
The Brumbies are coming back from a big trip to New Zealand where they fought hard but still lost, so they will be looking to play better today.
Kick-off! First half begins.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Super Rugby clash between the Brumbies and the Sharks from the GIO Stadium in Canberra.
Brumbies: 15 Aidan Toua, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Kyle Godwin, 11 James Dargaville, 10 Wharenui Hawera, 9 Joe Powell, 8 Jordan Smiler, 7 Chris Alcock, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Sam Carter, 4 Rory Arnold, 3 Allan Alaalatoa, 2 Josh Mann-Rea, 1 Nic Mayhew
Sharks: 15 Clément Poitrenaud, 14 Kobus van Wyk, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Patrick Lambie (c), 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Tera Mtembu, 7 Jean-Luc du Preez, 6 Philip van der Walt, 5 Ruan Botha, 4 Stephan Lewies, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Franco Marais, 1 Tendai Mtawarira
Angus Gardner is the referee today with Jordan Way and Edward Martin assisting him. George Ayoub is the TMO.
Wharenui Hawera will be the Brumbies starting 10 today and he will be a player to watch out for. He contributed eight points to side?s tally in a tight game last week.
Phillip van der Walt played brilliantly for the Sharks in the opening round, making 18 tackles. He is a workhorse and will be used as a tackling machine against the Brumbies.
The Brumbies remain unchanged from their clash last weekend and, despite the loss last week, have a strong side packed with experience and a few Wallaby caps.
Clément Poitrenaud starts for the Sharks this weekend and he will add some experience in a rookie backline at the expense of Curwin Bosch who drops to the bench. In the forwards they have one change with Stephan Lewies coming into the four jersey.
Brumbies have won the last two encounters between the two sides but overall it is a very even record between them since 2008.
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