Vodacom Cup

Blue Bulls trounce Free State

2011-03-25 21:32
Juandre Kruger (File)

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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