Currie Cup

Sharks down Lions to extend lead on top

2017-09-29 21:47
Curwin Bosch (Gallo Images)

Cape Town -  The Sharks have cemented their spot on top of the Currie Cup standings after defeating the Golden Lions at Kings Park on Friday evening.

The Sharks won 24-10, after leading 11-0 at half-time.

The home side scored two tries through Thomas du Toit and Odwa Ndungane.

Meanwhile, Curwin Bosch landed a conversion, penalty and a drop goal on a wet and rainy evening in Durban.

The Golden Lions could only manage a single try through Anthony Volmink, as Jaco van der Walt converted the try and landed a penalty.

This win for the Sharks extends their lead on top of the Currie Cup standings by 47 points in their 11 games, while the Golden Lions remain fourth on the log with 25 points.

In Week 13 of the Currie Cup, the Golden Lions will host Western Province on Sunday, October 8, while the Sharks have a bye next weekend.



Tries: Du Toit, Ndungane   

Conversions: Bosch

Penalties: Bosch

Drop Goal: Bosch

Golden Lions

Try: Volmink

Conversion: Van der Walt

Penalty: Van der Walt



15 Garth April, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Tristan Blewett, 12 Marius Louw, 11 Sibusiso Nkosi, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Michael Claassens, 8 Daniel du Preez, 7 Jacques Vermeulen, 6 Keegan Daniel, 5 Ruan Botha (captain), 4 Tyler Paul, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Franco Marais, 1 Thomas du Toit

Substitutes: 16 Akker van der Merwe, 17 Juan Schoeman, 18 Jean Droste, 19 Tera Mtembu, 20 Cameron Wright, 21 Inny Radebe, 22 Rhyno Smith

Golden Lions

15 Jaco van der Walt, 14 Sylvian Mahuza, 13 Harold Vorster, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10 Ashlon Davids, 9 Marco Jansen van Vuren, 8 Fabian Booysen, 7 Cyle Brink, 6 Kwagga Smith, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Rhyno Herbst, 3 Jacobie Adriaanse, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Jacques van Rooyen (captain)

Substitutes: 16 Sti Sithole, 17 Pieter Jansen, 18 Johannes Jonker, 19 Robert Kruger, 20 Len Massyn, 21 Bradley Thain, 22 Anthony Volmink/Stokkies Hanekom

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