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Good on yer, Stephen Moore. No bleating afterwards. Says better side won.— Rob Houwing (@RobHouwing) March 19, 2016
Good on yer, Stephen Moore. No bleating afterwards. Says better side won.
Schalk Burger to David Pocock when they shake hands - "Sorry about that TMO" ...— Ken Borland (@KenBorland) March 19, 2016
Schalk Burger to David Pocock when they shake hands - "Sorry about that TMO" ...
Whatever the talking points, helluva shift put in by the Stormers and totally deserved win.— Rob Houwing (@RobHouwing) March 19, 2016
Whatever the talking points, helluva shift put in by the Stormers and totally deserved win.
FULL TIME AT NEWLANDS
Stormers 31 Brumbies 11
80' - TRY to the Stormers!
Koch has managed to get that over the line! There was a cross-kick in the lead up from Burger, Notshe collected, was brought done a metre from the line but the burly prop did the rest.
Du Plessis converts and the Stormers have won at Newlands.
80' - Another TMO decision on the cards....
It could be another Stormers try.
Koch is the man that was stretching for the line.
Dillyn Leyds face when that try was awarded deserves a MEME! Come on, rugby universe, entertain us!— E L M A S M I T (@Elmakapelma) March 19, 2016
Dillyn Leyds face when that try was awarded deserves a MEME! Come on, rugby universe, entertain us!
I wouldnt have given that...— Brenden Nel (@BrendenNel) March 19, 2016
I wouldnt have given that...
76' - TRY to the Stormers!
Leyds gets the benefit of the doubt. To me, he seemed to have lost that forward.
The ref says he still had control of the ball however.
Leyds almost looks embarrassed.
Du Plessis cannot convert.
Stormers 24 Brumbies 11
73' - Stormers substitution
Notshe replaces Kolisi.
Cant help feeling if the argy bargy was sorted out earlier it wouldnt have spilled over now. #ssrugby #STOvBRU— Brenden Nel (@BrendenNel) March 19, 2016
Cant help feeling if the argy bargy was sorted out earlier it wouldnt have spilled over now. #ssrugby #STOvBRU
68' - Stormers substitution
Jean-Luc du Plessis, the son of WP legend Carel du Plessis is on at flyhalf in place of Kurt Coleman.
That is red . End of story— Jonathan Kaplan (@RefJK) March 19, 2016
That is red . End of story
64' - PENALTY slotted by Coleman!
The pivot has slotted the resultant penalty to extend the Stormers lead.
Stormers 19 Brumbies 11
Why are we so afraid of sending off Australians?— Darrel Bristow-Bovey (@dbbovey) March 19, 2016
Why are we so afraid of sending off Australians?
63' - RED CARD to the Brumbies!
Mann-Rea is sent off for an elbow and a punch on Kebble.
63' - The Stormers have a very kickable penalty but first Jaco Peyper has to sort out some "handbags at five paces".
Etzebeth and Mann-Rea involved.
The Brumbies replacement hooker has thrown a punch... make that two punches at Kebble.
61' - Stormers substitutions
A new front-row is on for the Stormers as Kebble, Ntubeni and Koch make their way onto the field. Schreuder also replaces Groom at scrumhalf.
60 ' - PENALTY slotted by Lealiifano!
Stormers 16 Brumbies 11
59' - The Brumbies looking for a secondary shove but the Stormers scrum stand firm. The ball comes out to the Brumbies backline where Toomua launches a bomb, Zas collects easily.
The Stormers are pinged for an earlier offside.
Lealiifano will have a shot at goal from right in front.
55'- TRY to the Stormers!
Kolisi is over after brilliant work by Du Toit.
That was all started by after Leyds collected a Brumbies up-and-under and launched a counter-attack. Carr was also heavily involved.
Stormers 16 Brumbies 8
52' - Another handling error from the Stormers forces De Jongh to kick.
He turns the Brumbies defence around which forces Toua to clear in a hurry.
He cannot find touch and Coleman makes him pay with a brilliant kick into the left-hand corner.
44' - PENALTY slotted by Lealiifano!
No mistake this time by the Brumbies pivot. He cuts the Stormers lead to 1.
Stormers 9 Brumbies 8
41' - The Brumbies keep the ball for a number of phases but the Stormers defence holds firm, forcing the visitors to kick ahead.
Leyds collects brilliantly, flicks inside to Kolisi but he knocks on.
In addition ,the moment we allow players to strike opponent in the face , albeit with open hand ,and don't sanction correctly , game suffers— Jonathan Kaplan (@RefJK) March 19, 2016
In addition ,the moment we allow players to strike opponent in the face , albeit with open hand ,and don't sanction correctly , game suffers
HALF-TIME AT NEWLANDS
Certainly no classic but the Stomers lead 9 - 5 at half-time!
38' - Etzebeth gives away a penalty from the kick-off. Lealiifano will have a shot at goal from around 40m out.
His attempt sails away to the left of the uprights.
37' - PENALTY slotted by Coleman!
No problem this time for the Stormers flyhalf.
Stormers 9 Brumbies 5
The home crowd is delighted as the Stormers win the match 31-11.
CONVERSION, STORMERS, DU PLESSIS! 31-11: Du Plessis makes the conversion and the final whistle is blown.
TRY, STORMERS, KOCH! 29-11. Koch makes his first Super Rugby Try leading the Stormers to victory.
The home crowd begins celebrating as a final scrum is taken.
There is great excitement as the Stormers break away from the scrum and potentially score. Once again the TMO is needed.
Du Plessis unfortunately kicks wide.
TRY, STORMERS, LEYDS! 24-11: The try is awarded and the Stormers now lead 24-11.
The Stormers force their way through the Brumbies defence and it looks like a try! The TMO is consulted.
The Brumbies have a scrum in their half, they win the scrum feed and kick the ball down the field into the Stormers 22.
Illegal scrummaging by the Brumbies stops play for a moment.
PENALTY, STORMERS, COLEMAN! 19-11: Coleman puts the Stormers further ahead.
RED CARD, BRUMBIES, MANN-REA! The replacement hooker is sent off for punching Kebble.
A fight breaks out on the field and the TMO is consulted.
PENALTY, BRUMBIES,LEALIIFANO! 16-11 The Brumbies punish the Stormers after they were penalised for being offside.
CONVERSION, STORMERS, COLEMAN! 16-8: Coleman adds the extras.
TRY,STORMERS,KOLISI! 14-8: Kolisi powers over the whitewash.
A scrum is taken near the Brumbies 22. The Stormers seem to be going backwards instead of advancing.
PENALTY, BRUMBIES, LEALIIFANO! 9-8: Lealiifano closes the gap and reduces the Stormers lead to just one point.
Leyds takes a brilliant high ball, but Kolisi makes a handling error moments later, scrum to the Brumbies.
The siren sounds and it's half time here at Newlands. The Stormers lead 9-5.
Toomua get the second half underway.
PENALTY, STORMERS, COLEMAN! 9-5: Coleman makes no mistake this time and leads the home team to a more comfortable lead.
Tomane is the guilty party after he shoved Leyds in the face.
Coleman wastes an opportunity given due to an infringement by the Brumbies as he fails to kick the ball through the posts.
The Conversion is not successful.
TRY, BRUMBIES, SPEIGHT! 6-5: Speight gets the ball and runs between two Stormers defenders.
The Stormers seem to be in control, Moore is penalised for playing on the ground. Coleman kicks it into the Brumbies 22.
Skew lineout feed from the visitors, the Stormers have a scrum deep inside their own half.
Groom spots a gap and the home crowd enjoys it, he unfortunately knocks it on.
Toomua is caught, handing possession back to the Stormers as they move up field.
The Brumbies try to force their way into Stormer territory. They make it into the 22, but they are driven back.
PENALTY, STORMERS, COLEMAN! 6-0: Coleman confidently earns the points.
The home side kick for touch after being awarded a penalty and the ball goes out on the half-way line.
First scrum of the game, Brumbies advance into the Stormers 22.
Excellent defence by the Stormers cuts the Brumbies down, eventually allowing Kolbe to gain 70m with a kick downfield.
Cubelli is down after a tackle.
PENALTY, STORMERS, COLEMAN! 3-0: Coleman gets the first points of the game.
The Brumbies advance downfield with Speight gaining valuable metres. The home side eventually kick for touch.
Kurt Coleman gets us underway.
Peyper blows the whistle and we're off!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Super Rugby clash between the Stormers and the Brumbies from Newlands Stadium.
The Brumbies travel from Canberra to a very sunny and warm Mother City to meet the Stormers who lost their home game last weekend to their rivals the Sharks.
The three tries the Stormers have conceded this season ? including Saturday's controversial penalty try against the Sharks ? is the fewest of any team in the competition. This is a direct result of their 91 percent tackle success rate.
Meanwhile the Brumbies have been crossing the whitewash at regular intervals and notched up 15 tries in their three matches, tied at the top of that statistic with the Chiefs.
The home side welcome scrum-half Nic Groom and winger Kobus van Wyk to the starting lineup. Groom is replacing the injured Jarno Vermaak, while Louis Schreauder comes in as cover on the bench. Left winger Leolin Zas ? who has impressed with two tries from his three starts ? makes way for van Wyk.
The Brumbies remain unchanged from the side that put 31 points on the Force in Perth last week.
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant Referees: Jaco van Heerden,
TMO: Marius Jonker
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