Currie Cup

Lions lay down marker, thrash WP

2015-10-02 20:59
Marnitz Boshoff (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - For the second week in a row the Golden Lions smashed through the 50-point barrier, this time demolishing Western Province 62-32 (half-time 36-20) with a nine-try romp in Johannesburg on Friday night.

With their win the Lions secured top spot in the standings and will host a semi-final - and the final should they make it that far.

Scorers:

Golden Lions

Tries: Lourens Erasmus, Malcolm Marx, Marnitz Boshoff, Franco Mostert. Howard Mnisi, Andries Coetzee, Anthony Volmink, Kwagga Smith, Stokkies Hanekom

Conversions: Marnitz Boshoff (5), Jaco van der Walt (2)

Penalty: Boshoff

Western Province

Tries: Sikhumbuzo Notshe (2), Johnny Kotze, Nic Groom

Conversions: Robert du Preez (3)

Penalties: Du Preez (2)

Teams:

Golden Lions

15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Courtnall Skosan, 13 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Marnitz Boshoff, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Stephan de Witt, 6 Jaco Kriel (captain), 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Lourens Erasmus, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Dylan Smith.

Substitutes: 16 Mark Pretorius, 17 Ruan Dreyer, 18 Fabian Booysen, 19 Albertus Smith, 20 Jaco van der Walt, 21 Stokkies Hanekom, 22 Sampie Mastriet

Western Province

15.Cheslin Kolbe, 14. Kobus van Wyk, 13. Johnny Kotze, 12. Juan de Jongh (captain), 11. Seabelo Senatla, 10. Robert du Preez, 9. Nic Groom, 8. Nizaam Carr, 7. Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 6. Chris Cloete, 5. Ruan Botha, 4. Jean Kleyn, 3. Wilco Louw, 2. Bongi Mbonambi, 1. Steven Kitshoff

Substitutes: 16. Michael Willemse, 17. Oli Kebble, 18. Chris van Zyl, 19. Jurie van Vuuren, 20. Godlen Masimla, 21. Kurt Coleman, 22. Huw Jones

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