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As it happened: Stormers 30-32 Waratahs

2016-04-30 21:00
Last Updated at 22:37
30 Apr 21:10
30 Apr 21:05

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In next weekend's action, the Stormers have a bye, while the Waratahs host the Cheetahs in Sydney.

30 Apr 21:02


Waratahs captain Michael Hooper.

30 Apr 20:59

Well done to the Waratahs, who made full use of their one-man advantage.

But there's no doubt this game will be remembered for the contentious red card handed out to Leolin Zas.

It's sad to see a decision like that spoil a great spectacle.

30 Apr 20:57
FULL-TIME: Stormers 30-32 Waratahs
30 Apr 20:56
80'- Waratahs just playing the clock down and as the hooter sounds they boot it out to end the game...
30 Apr 20:56
79'- Stormers sub: Thomson on at flyhalf for Du Plessis.
30 Apr 20:55

79'- CONVERSION slotted by Foley.

Stomrers 30-32 Waratahs

30 Apr 20:55
78'- Flank Michael Hooper bursts over under the posts to break Stormers fans' hearts.
30 Apr 20:54
78'- TRY to the Waratahs!
30 Apr 20:54
77'- It's a massive Waratahs scrum and they push the Stormers off their own ball.
30 Apr 20:53


Stormers 337

Waratahs 334

30 Apr 20:51
76'- The Waratahs attack ferociously but knock it on five metres out to bring relief for the home side...
30 Apr 20:51
75'- Can the 14-man Stormers hold on for 5 minutes?
30 Apr 20:50

74'- CONVERSION slotted by Du Plessis.

Stormers 30-25 Waratahs

30 Apr 20:49
73'- After several phases of attack, lock Pieter-Steph du Toit goes over under the posts for his second try!
30 Apr 20:48
73'- TRY to the Stormers!
30 Apr 20:47
71'- A powerful driving maul brings the Stormers inside the red zone...
30 Apr 20:46
71'- Stormers subs: Koch on for Malherbe and Schickerling on for Elstadt.
30 Apr 20:45
70'- A lot of off-the-ball scuffles taking place now... Stormers visibly frustrated after receiving that red card...
30 Apr 20:42

67'- CONVERSION slotted by Foley.

Stormers 23-25 Waratahs

30 Apr 20:41
66'- Wing Rob Horne scores under the posts, rounding off a great team try. The 14-man Stormers simply ran out of numbers there...
30 Apr 20:40
65'- TRY to the Waratahs!
30 Apr 20:38
63'- Stormers sub: Kolisi on for Burger.
30 Apr 20:37

62'- PENALTY slotted by Du Plessis.

Stormers 23-18 Waratahs

30 Apr 20:36
61'- The Stormers win a kickable penalty after a powerful scrum.
30 Apr 20:35
60'- Stormers subs: Ntubeni and Kebble on, Mbonambi and Janse van Rensburg off.
30 Apr 20:33

56'- Technically the referee may have been right.

Zas did slip, but according to the referee, he never has a chance to catch the high ball. And because Foley then fell on his neck area, it warranted a red card.

But what a joke this game of rugby has become... and that's my view...

30 Apr 20:31
56'- Meanwhile, amidst all that, Foley has missed a shot at goal...
30 Apr 20:30

56'- Zas slipped into Foley who fell in a dangerous position. But referee Mike Fraser said Zas never had a chance to catch the ball.

30 Apr 20:29
56'- RED CARD for Leolin Zas.
30 Apr 20:27


TMO Shaun Veldsman is called upon after a mid-air collision between Foley and Zas.

30 Apr 20:26
55'- Stormers sub: Schreuder on for Groom.
30 Apr 20:25

54'- PENALTY slotted by Foley.

Stormers 20-18 Waratahs

30 Apr 20:24
53'- Teams trading kickable penalties now. This time it's for the Waratahs. Foley eyes a shot from about 35m out.
30 Apr 20:22

50'- Du Plessis slots the easy PENALTY attempt.

Stormers 20-15 Waratahs

30 Apr 20:21
49'- Another kickable penalty - this time to the Stormers for a high tackle by a Waratahs player.
  • 80'

    CONVERSION, WARATAHS, FOLEY! 30-32: Foley adds on the extras and the Waratahs take the lead late in the game.

  • 80'

    Full time: Stormers 30-32 Waratahs. Waratahs edge ahead and win the game by 2 points. The red card made the difference for the Stormers.

  • 77'

    TRY, WARATAHS, HOOPER! 30-30: Hooper scores the try, there is nothing separating these two teams at the moment. The scores are level.

  • 74'

    CONVERSION, STORMERS, DU PLESSIS! 30-25: Du Plessis slots in the conversion and the Stormers push the lead to 5 points with 5 minutes remaining.

  • 73'

    TRY, STORMERS, DU TOIT! 28-25: Du Toit scores his second try of the night and it is an important one for the Stormers as they take back the lead.

  • 70'

    Cheslin Kolbe concedes a penalty for not releasing the ball and then the Waratahs concede a penalty through Sam Lousi for going off his feet in the ruck.

  • 67'

    CONVERSION, WARATAHS, FOLEY! 23-25: Waratahs are in the lead now after Foley adds on the extras. They lead by 2 points.

  • 66'

    TRY, WARATAHS, HORNE! 23-23: Robinson creates the break with his pass and Horne scores a long range try for the Waratahs to level the scores.

  • 63'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, DU PLESSIS! 23-18: Du Plessis scores the penalty goal from 37 metres out and Stormers extend their lead to 5 points.

  • 62'

    Waratahs concede a penalty through Robertson for wheeling the scrum.

  • 58'

    Leolin Zas is given the red card by the referee for foul play. This could be a big moment in the game.

  • 58'

    Burger concedes a penalty for not releasing the ball. Foley can not score from the difficult position and the score remains 20-18.

  • 57'

    Stormers have dominated the possession overall but Waratahs have done well in the second half, the try at the end of the first seems to have given them the confidence.

  • 55'

    PENALTY, WARATAHS, FOLEY! 20-18: Foley makes no mistake and brings the margin down to 2 points.

  • 54'

    Penalty conceded by the Stormers, Kobus van Wyk for not releasing the ball.

  • 52'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, DU PLESSIS! 20-15: A nice penalty goal from Du Plessis from 30 metres out and that will take the Stormers 5 points ahead of the Waratahs.

  • 51'

    Another penalty conceded by the Waratahs, through Beale for a high tackle.

  • 49'

    PENALTY, WARATAHS, FOLEY! 17-15: Foley slots in the penalty goal and the margin is brought down to 2 points again. It has been a good game so far, both teams playing well.

  • 48'

    Schalk Burger concedes a penalty for going off his feet in the ruck.

  • 46'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, DU PLESSIS! 17-12: Jean-Luc du Plessis scores a penalty goal, the first penalty goal of the game and Stormers take three more points to push the lead to 5.

  • 45'

    Good passage of play for the Waratahs, but it ends with Skelton conceding a penalty for not rolling away from the ruck.

  • 44'

    Waratahs have started the second half very well, applying pressure on the hosts and holding on to the possession.

  • 42'

    Beale's pass creates a break and Holloway goes through the defence to make some good ground for the Waratahs.

  • 41'

    A few tense moments before the break as the Waratahs have come back strongly and are just two points behind the Stormers.

  • 41'

    Half time: Stormers 14-12 Waratahs.

  • 41'

    Second half begins.

  • 40'

    CONVERSION, WARATAHS, FOLEY! 14-12: Foley kicks it in to add on the extras and the margin is brought down to 2 points just before the break.

  • 39'

    TRY, WARATAHS, FOLAU! 14-10: Beale's pass creates the chance and Israel Folau cuts through the defence and goes over the line. Crucial try for the visitors.

  • 38'

    A couple of minutes left in the half and Stormers concede a penalty now through Du Plessis for going off his feet in the ruck.

  • 36'

    Another penalty conceded by the visitors, this time through Skelton for a high tackle. Stormers have conceded only 2 penalties so far, Waratahs have given away 6.

  • 35'

    Stormers are playing well after conceding a try early on and missing a couple of penalty goals. They hold the lead by 9 points and have enjoyed close to 70% of the possession.

  • 32'

    Paddy Ryan concedes another penalty for not rolling away.

  • 29'

    Another penalty conceded by the Waratahs, through Ryan again for collapsing the scrum.

  • 25'

    CONVERSION, STORMERS, DU PLESSIS! 14-5: Du Plessis slots in the conversion to add on the extras. Stormers have a 9 point lead.

  • 24'

    TRY, STORMERS, DU TOIT! 12-5: All that possession had to count for something. Some poor tackling from the Waratahs and Du Toit goes through the defence to score a try for the hosts.

  • 22'

    Halfway through the first half and the Stormers have held more than 60% of the possession.

  • 19'

    Foley misses the penalty and the score remains 7-5 to the Stormers.

  • 18'

    Another penalty conceded by the Stormers, this time it is through Van Rensburg for being in front of the kicker.

  • 16'

    TRY, STORMERS, BURGER! 5-5: Groom's nice pass set up the try and Burger made no mistake as he took this over the line.

  • 16'

    CONVERSION, STORMERS, DU PLESSIS! 7-5: Jean-Luc du Plessis gets the conversion right and the Stormers take the lead for the first time.

  • 15'

    Waratahs concede a penalty through Ryan for collapsing the maul.

  • 12'

    The story would have been different had Stormers slotted in those two penalty goals, but as it stands Waratahs lead by 5 points.

  • 10'

    The conversion is missed by Foley so the score will remain 0-5 to the Waratahs.

  • 9'

    TRY, WARATAHS, BEALE! 0-5: Kurtley Beale scores the first try of the night, Foley's pass created the opportunity and Beale scores the first points.

  • 7'

    Stormers concede their first penalty, for being caught offside.

  • 5'

    Another penalty conceded by the Waratahs, through Paddy Ryan for not releasing the ball carrier.

  • 5'

    Stormers miss another penalty goal as Du Plessis drives the ball to the left of the posts this time.

  • 4'

    Stormers miss the penalty goal as Du Plessis' attempt goes to the right of the posts.

  • 3'

    Early penalty conceded by the Waratahs through Dave Dennis for hands in the ruck.

  • 2'

    Good conditions for Rugby in Cape Town, the hosts will be looking to make the most of it.

  • 1'

    First half begins.

  • 0'

    Mike Fraser is the referee today with Paul Williams and Cwengile Jadezweni assisting him. Shaun Veldsman is the TMO.

  • 0'

    Mike Fraser is the referee today with Paul Williams and Cwengile Jadezweni assisting him. Shaun Veldsman is the TMO.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Super Rugby clash between Stormers and Waratahs from Newlands in Cape Town.

  • 0'

    Stormers are second on the ladder positions and Waratahs are 12th.

  • 0'

    Juan de Jongh and Frans Malherbe return to give Stormers a big boost at home, Johnny Kotze and Vincent Koch are replaced. Burger starts at number 8, Carr is shifted to the flank, Siya Kolisi is benched.

  • 0'

    Gibson has made only one change to the Waratahs, Dean Mumm replaces the injured Jack Dempsey. Dempsey suffered a blow to the shoulder in the game against Force.

  • 0'

    Big ocassion for Dave Dennis who celebrates his 100th Super Rugby cap today.

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Stormers Waratahs
  • 3 Tries 4
    • 14' Schalk Burger
    • 23' Pieter-Steph du Toit
    • 72' Pieter-Steph du Toit
    • 8' Kurtley Beale
    • 38' Israel Folau
    • 65' Rob Horne
    • 77' Michael Hooper
  • 3 Conversions 3
    • 15' Jean-Luc du Plessis
    • 25' Jean-Luc du Plessis
    • 73' Jean-Luc du Plessis
    • 39' Bernard Foley
    • 66' Bernard Foley
    • 79' Bernard Foley
  • 3 Penalties 2
    • 45' Jean-Luc du Plessis
    • 50' Jean-Luc du Plessis
    • 62' Jean-Luc du Plessis
    • 48' Bernard Foley
    • 54' Bernard Foley
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 1 Red Cards 0
    • 56' Leolin Zas
Team Line-ups
  • JC van Rensburg
  • Mbongeni Mbonami
  • Frans Malherbe
  • Rynhard Elstadt
  • Pieter-Steph du Toit
  • Nizaam Carr
  • Sikhumbuzo Notshe
  • Schalk Burger
  • Nic Groom
  • Jean-Luc du Plessis
  • Leolin Zas
  • Damian de Allende
  • Juan De Jongh
  • Jacobus Van Wyk
  • Cheslin Kolbe
  • 1
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  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Paddy Ryan
  • Hugh Roach
  • Tom Robertson
  • Dave Dennis
  • Will Skelton
  • Dean Mumm
  • Michael Hooper
  • Jed Holloway
  • Nick Phipps
  • Bernard Foley
  • Rob Horne
  • Kurtley Beale
  • Israel Folau
  • Reece Robinson
  • Andrew Kellaway
  • Siyabonga Ntubeni
  • Oliver Kebble
  • Vincent Koch
  • JD Schickerling
  • Siya Kolisi
  • Louis Schreuder
  • Huw Jones
  • Brandon Thomson
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Tatafu Polota-Nau
  • Jeremy Tilse
  • Angus Taavao-Matau
  • Sam Lousi
  • Wycliff Palu
  • Matt Lucas
  • David Horwitz
  • Matt Carraro

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