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As it happened: Sharks 19 Jaguares 15

2016-03-05 21:10
Last Updated at 01:42
05 Mar 21:11
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05 Mar 21:10


Jean-Luc du Preez is the man of the match!

05 Mar 21:07
Next week the Sharks will face Stormers at Newlands while the Jaguares have a bye. 
05 Mar 21:06


The Sharks have their second victory of the season while the Jaguares suffer their first defeat in Super Rugby.

To be fair, both teams will agree that the standard of play was fairly poor with far too many handling errors.

Sharks 19 Jaguares 15

05 Mar 21:03
78' - The Sharks are content to keep the Jaguares deep in their own half. The visitors don't seem able to put the Sharks defence under much pressure at present. 
05 Mar 21:01
76' - More excellent defence from the Sharks stops yet another Jaguares attack. The visitors do have scrum feed on halfway however. 
05 Mar 20:59
74' - Time is running out for the visitors, they are trying to run from everywhere but not making much headway. 
05 Mar 20:57
72' - Pietersen's attempt at goal drifts out to the right. 
05 Mar 20:57

71' - Excellent defence by the Sharks repels a wave of Jaguares attacks, eventually resulting in a kickable penalty to the home side.

Pietersen lines up a shot from about 45m out and to the left of the uprights. 

05 Mar 20:53

68' - PENALTY slotted by Pietersen!

The pivot makes no mistake and extends the home sides lead.

Sharks 19 Jaguares 15 

05 Mar 20:52
67' - Scrum penalty to the Sharks. This is right in front and Pietersen will have a shot at goal. 
05 Mar 20:49
64' - Again poor handling breaks up a promising Sharks attack. They will want to tighten up in the final 15 minutes here. 
05 Mar 20:45
61' - Now the Jaguares surge upfield with some brilliant interplay but they too turn the ball over with an untimely knock-on. 
05 Mar 20:44
60' - Another promising Sharks attack comes to an end with yet another turnover allowing the Jaguares to clear upfield. 
05 Mar 20:42

59' - Shark substitution

Van der Walt replaces Daniel du Preez at No. 8. 

Claassens replaces Reinach

05 Mar 20:38

54' - Coetzee breaks way for the Sharks but he is brought to ground by Cordero.

The Jaguares win a penalty as Coetzee does not release the ball. 

05 Mar 20:36

54' - Another brilliant Sharks counter-attack started by Pietersen sees a number of players handling with Ndungane prominent.

Unfortunately for the home side, their handling again lets them down and they turn over possession. 

05 Mar 20:35

52' - Jaguares substitution

Isa replaces Senatore at No. 8. 

05 Mar 20:34

52' - Sharks substitution

Andrews replaces Lewies at lock. 

05 Mar 20:33

52' - PENALTY slotted by Pietersen.

Sharks 16 Jaguares 15

05 Mar 20:32
51' - Pietersen will have a shot at goal for the home side. 
05 Mar 20:32
50' - Sharks onto the attack as the Jaguares cannot win their own lineout. Le Roux get close and the Sharks have a penalty with the Jaguares getting another warning. 
05 Mar 20:31

49' - Penalty to the Jaguares as the Sharks are penalised at their on their own lineout throw. 

05 Mar 20:30
48' - Another scrum penalty against the visitors allows Pietersen to set up a lineout in the Jaguares 22m area. This is the first real attack of the second half for the Sharks. 
05 Mar 20:27
45' - The Jaguares are making all the running so far in this half. That try before half-time has galvanized the visitors. 
05 Mar 20:25

44' - Sharks substitution

Oosthuizen is replaced by Adriaanse at tighthead prop. 

05 Mar 20:24

42' - A promising Jaguares attack comes to nothing as the Sharks turn the ball over. 

Le Roux kicks downfield but it is way too far and the Cordero can dot down.

Baez and Matera return from their time in the bin and the visitors are back to 15 men. 

05 Mar 20:21
41' - The Sharks control the kick-off easily allowing Reinach to clear to the half-way line. 
05 Mar 20:20
40' - Sanchez gets the second half underway. The Jaguares still are playing with 13 men. 
05 Mar 20:18

The Jaguares will have to watch their discipline. They have four yellow cards in two matches so far this season.

The Sharks will question whether they should have taken more of the 3 points on offer, even though their maul is very impressive. 

05 Mar 20:07


A ding-dong battle at Kingspark.

The visitors have the lead for the moment. 

Sharks 13 Jaguares 15

05 Mar 20:05

37' - TRY to the Jaguares!

A promising Sharks attack results in a turnover after Daniel du Preez loses the ball forward.

The Jaguares kick ahead and the pacy fullback Cordero beats the Sharks defenders to the ball, collects and falls over the line. 

Sanchez cannot cannot convert. 

Sharks 13 Jaguares 15

05 Mar 20:01
35' - The Jaguares do well to win possession and then a penalty as the Sharks are ruled offside. 
05 Mar 20:00

33' - The Sharks set up a lineout but can't take advantage as the knock-on while trying to maul over the line.

The Jaguares have a defensive scrum on their line but with only six forwards!

05 Mar 19:58

32' - YELLOW CARD for the Jaguares

Flank Matera will spend 10 minutes in the bin for a cynical foul.

05 Mar 19:57

32' - The Sharks opt to take a lineout which the Jaguares defend this time. Another penalty to the home side as the visitors go offside. 

Reinach taps and goes but is caught by a Jaguares player that is miles offside. 

Jaco Peyper wants the players number, this could be another card. 

05 Mar 19:55

31' - YELLOW CARD for the Jaguares

Baez will spend 10 minutes in the bin for collapsing a Sharks maul. 

05 Mar 19:51

27' - PENALTY slotted by Pietersen

The Sharks regain the lead in Durban. 

Sharks 13 Jaguares 10

05 Mar 19:50

26' - It's the Sharks that win a penalty as the scrum collapses.

This time, Pietersen will kick at goal. 

05 Mar 19:48

24' - This time the Jaguares defence holds with the Sharks eventually knocking on.

The visitors have a defensive scrum feed right under their posts. 

05 Mar 19:47

23' - Another very impressive driving maul from the Sharks sees the home side win a penalty. 

The Jaguares also get an official warning for illegal play to bring the maul down.

Pietersen sets up a lineout around 8m from the Jaguares line. 

05 Mar 19:43

19' - Excellent use of space out wide as the Jaguares defence rush up on the Sharks backline.

Slick hands, however work some space, first for Le Roux and then Ndungane who loses the ball forward as he attempts a pass inside.

The Jaguares receive a penalty from the resulting scrum and can clear downfield, relieving some pressure. 

05 Mar 19:40

17' - The Sharks have the Jaguares under more pressure with another impressive rolling maul which the Argentinian side eventually bring to ground

Joe Pietersen opts for a cross-kick to JP Pietersen but it's just slightly too high for the winger. 

05 Mar 19:37

15' - Penalty slotted by Sanchez

No problems for the Jaguares pivot as he slots that straight through the middle.  

Sharks 10 Jaguares 10 

05 Mar 19:36
14' - Now the visitors have a penalty as a Sharks player has his hands in a ruck. Sanchez will have a shot at goal. 
05 Mar 19:35
13' - Scrappy play from both sides. The Jaguares will have a scrum feed after a Sharks knock-on. 
  • 80'

    Full time: Sharks 19-15 Jaguares.

  • 79'

    The Sharks are happy to run down the clock and the Jaguares are unable to pierce the Shark defence, looks like this could be it.

  • 77'

    Time is running out now for the Jaguares, they are desperately trying to win this.

  • 75'

    Last five minutes of the game, the Jaguares are dominating the possession but can they make something happen here?

  • 73'

    The flags stay down and the Sharks miss the penalty.

  • 72'

    The Jaguares concede another penalty, Moroni not releasing the ball. Sharks still lead by 4.

  • 69'

    PENALTY, SHARKS, PIETERSEN! 19-15: Pietersen extends the lead for the Sharks, a nice penalty goal from 25 metres out.

  • 68'

    Felipe Arregui collapses the scrum and the Jaguares concede another penalty.

  • 66'

    We are entering the final 15 minutes now and this game feels like it has a late twist or two in it.

  • 64'

    Jaguares concede a penalty through Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro for the front row standing up.

  • 62'

    Attacks from either side now as they try to run at the opposition and make something happen. Unfortunately unforced errors lead to lose possession.

  • 61'

    Shark substitutions: Philip van der Walt replaces Daniel du Preez and Michael Classens comes in for Cobus Reinach.

  • 60'

    Sharks are dominating the game now as we go into the final 20 minutes.

  • 57'

    It feels like it is going to be a tight game and whichever team holds its nerve will win this.

  • 55'

    Good counter from the Sharks, it started with Pietersen and then Ndungane but the handling lets them down again.

  • 54'

    Jaguares substitute Facundo Isa for Leonardo Senatore.

  • 53'

    PENALTY, SHARKS, PIETERSEN! 16-15: Pietersen kicks for the goal and slots it in from 23 metres out, giving the Sharks a slim lead of one point. But they are ahead now.

  • 53'

    Substitution for the Sharks, Hyron Andrews replaces Stephan Lewies at lock.

  • 51'

    Herrera concedes another penalty, he has conceded at least 3 so far, this time for hands in the ruck.

  • 50'

    Pietersen sets up a lineout in the Jaguares 22m area, this is the first sign of attack from the Sharks in this half.

  • 49'

    Herrera concedes another penalty, this time for engaging early in the scrum.

  • 47'

    The Jaguares are holding on to the ball and keeping possession, that try just before the break seems to have inspired them.

  • 44'

    Substitution: Oosthuizen is replaced by Lourens Adriaanse.

  • 43'

    Matias Orlando runs through the Sharks defence to make some good distance for the visitors.

  • 41'

    Second half begins.

  • 41'

    Sanchez starts the second half. The Jaguares still are playing with 13 men.

  • 40'

    Half time: Sharks 13-15 Jaguares.

  • 38'

    TRY, JAGUARES, CORDERO! 13-15: The Jaguares take the lead despite two players in the sin bin, the try was from a turnover as Du Preez lost the ball forward and Cordero beats the Sharks defenders to the long kick. The conversion is missed.

  • 37'

    The Jaguares will consider themselves lucky if they can take this score to the half-time break which is a few minutes away.

  • 35'

    Another yellow card and the Jaguares are falling apart here, Pablo Matera will spend 10 minutes in the bin for a cynical foul.

  • 33'

    Rodrigo Baez will spend 10 minutes in the bin for collapsing a Sharks maul. Yellow card given.

  • 30'

    The Sharks have conceded 5 penalties as opposed to 4 given away by the Jaguares.

  • 28'

    PENALTY, SHARKS, PIETERSEN! 13-10: Pietersen kicks the penalty for a goal and secures a three point lead for the Sharks who regain the lead.

  • 26'

    The Jaguares concede another penalty for incorrect binding by Herrera.

  • 25'

    The Jaguares concede a penalty now as Senatore is offside of the maul.

  • 23'

    Some relief for the Jaguares as they kick the ball downfield to clear it. The Sharks are looking dangerous now.

  • 21'

    The Sharks concede a couple of penalties, Paul Jordaan not releasing the ball.

  • 20'

    The Sharks have the Jaguares under pressure here as Willie Le Roux cuts through the defence and then a rolling maul from the home team.

  • 18'

    The Jaguares have played well so far, dominated the possession.

  • 16'

    PENALTY, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 10-10: The scores are level as Sanchez drives this kick in and the visitors get a penalty goal.

  • 14'

    Sharks concede a penalty through Coetzee, this could be a good way to score points for the Jaguares.

  • 11'

    CONVERSION, SHARKS, PIETERSEN! 10-7: Good kick from Joe Pietersen from a tight angle to push the lead to three points.

  • 10'

    TRY, SHARKS, COETZEE! 8-7: A couple of penalties and then Marcell Coetzee scores the first try for the Sharks as they regain the lead after just a couple of minutes. Good rolling maul from the Sharks.

  • 7'

    TRY, JAGUARES, BOFFELLI! 3-5: First try of the game and it is the visitors that make it. Senatore makes the initial break and advances for the Jaguares, Boffelli drives through the defence and scores a try. It should be an easy conversion too.

  • 7'

    CONVERSION, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 3-7: As expected the conversion is easy and the Jaguares take a 4 point lead.

  • 5'

    First scrum of the match and the referee blows the whistle a couple of times to get the scrum right, looks like the Jaguares were pushing in early.

  • 4'

    PENALTY, SHARKS, PIETERSEN! 3-0. Pietersen puts the Sharks in the lead with an early penalty goal, he gets the kick right from the left of the posts, about 30 metres out.

  • 3'

    The Jaguares concede the first penalty of the game, Agustin Creevy goes off his feet in the ruck.

  • 1'

    First half begins.

  • 0'

    The Sharks won last week against the Kings, but the Jaguares pose a greater threat after their win last week in Bloemfontein.

  • 0'

    Jaco Peyper is the referee for the game with Jaco van Heerden and Cwengile Jadezweni assisting him.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Super Rugby clash between the Sharks and the Jaguares from the Growthpoint Kings Park Stadium in Durban.

  • 0'

    Jaguares head coach Raúl Pérez has made five changes. Santiago García Botta, Matias Alemanno, Santiago Cordero, Santiago González Iglesias come in for a few injured players. Tomas Lavanini is suspended.

  • 0'

    The Sharks have history on their side as they have won 20 out of the last 24 games played here against foreign teams.

  • 0'

    Gary Gold brings in JP Pietersen instead of Lwazi Mvovo on the wing. Mvovo is suffering from an ankle injury. Stephan Lewies is fit after a long injury and is included in the second row.

Jump to

Sharks Jaguares
  • 1 Tries 2
    • 9' Marcell Coetzee
    • 6' Emiliano Boffelli
    • 36' Santiago Cordero
  • 1 Conversions 1
    • 10' Joe Pietersen
    • 6' Nicolas Sanchez
  • 4 Penalties 1
    • 2' Joe Pietersen
    • 27' Joe Pietersen
    • 51' Joe Pietersen
    • 68' Joe Pietersen
    • 15' Nicolas Sanchez
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
    • 31' Rodrigo Baez
    • 32' Pablo Matera
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Tendai Mtawarira
  • Franco Marais
  • Coenraad Oosthuizen
  • Ettienne Oosthuizen
  • Stephan Lewies
  • Marcell Coetzee
  • Jean-Luc du Preez
  • Daniel du Preez
  • Jacobus Reinach
  • Joe Pietersen
  • J.P Pietersen
  • Andre Esterhuizen
  • Paul Jordaan
  • Odwa Ndungane
  • Willie Le Roux
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Santiago Garcia Botta
  • Agustin Creevy
  • Ramiro Herrera
  • Guido Petti Pagadizaval
  • Matias Alemanno
  • Pablo Matera
  • Rodrigo Baez
  • Leonardo Senatore
  • Martin Landajo
  • Nicolas Sanchez
  • Emiliano Boffelli
  • Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias
  • Matias Moroni
  • Matias Orlando
  • Santiago Cordero
  • Kyle Cooper
  • Juan Schoeman
  • Lourens Adriaanse
  • Hyron Andrews
  • Phillip Van Der Walt
  • Michael Claassens
  • Garth April
  • Sibusiso Sithole
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Julian Montoya
  • Felipe Arregui
  • Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro
  • Javier Ortega Desio
  • Facundo Isa
  • Gonzalo Bertranou
  • Joaquin Paz
  • Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino

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