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Blue Bulls trounce Free State

2011-03-25 21:32


Ken Borland - SuperSport

Bloemfontein -  The Blue Bulls came out of their losing streak with an excellent 45-21 (half-time 24-9) victory over the Toyota Free State Cheetahs in their Vodacom Cup match at Shimla Park on Friday night.

Scorers

Toyota Free State Cheetahs - Try: Robert van Schalkwyk, Marcel van der Merwe. Conversion: Morgan Newman. Penalties: Louis Strydom (2). Drop goal: Strydom.

Vodacom Blue Bulls - Tries: Juandre Kruger, Clayton Blommetjies, Gerrit-Jan van Velze, Marnus Schoeman, Corne Fourie, Stefan Watermeyer, William Small-Smith. Conversions: Marnitz Boshoff (2), Watermeyer (3).


In George, The South Western Districts Eagles started like a house on fire but eventually hung on for a 34-27 (halftime 22-20) win over Namibia’s Welwitschias at Outeniqua Park.

Scorers:

Eagles 34 - Tries: Clint Wagman, Dean Hopp, Howard Noble, Henk Eksteen, Brood van der Westhuizen, Deroy Rhoode. Conversions: Ambrose Barends (2).

Welwitschias 27 - Tries: Sergio de la Harpe, PJ van Lill, Vaughan Pietersen, Chrysander Botha. Conversions: Botha (2). Penalties: Botha.


In East London, The Valke produced a fine performance to bash the Border Bulldogs 43-15 (half-time 17-8) at the BCM Stadium in East London.

Scorers

Border Bulldogs - Tries: Matthew Taljaard, Onke Dumase. Conversion: Byron McGuigan. Penalty: McGuigan.

Valke - Tries: Coert Cronje, Warren Perkins, Chris Ehlers, Kyle Hendricks, Willie Odendaal, Reg Muller, Marco Kotze. Conversions: Hendricks (4).

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Comments
  • Blou - 2011-03-25 21:38

    Well done boys, I think this is the turnaround of the season we so desperately needed

      mike - 2011-03-25 22:09

      Good one guys!

  • ArtGee - 2011-03-25 22:39

    EINAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Vlou Bulle are now known as the Blou Bulle... Cheatahs are WIMPS!!! Bloody KITTENS!!!!

  • CliffBradley - 2011-03-26 06:01

    AT last , for a while it looked like WP would have to lend them some points !!!!

      Jaco - 2011-03-26 07:02

      I hate agreeing with you about anything, but this time I must. He he he.

      CliffBradley - 2011-03-26 12:17

      Jaco: See I am not all bad !!!

  • Carl Muller - 2011-03-26 09:06

    The Bulls always make a comeback. Sometimes it just take some time.

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