Griquas
40 - 45
Blue Bulls
2018/09/08 | 14:15 |  Currie Cup Premier Division | Tafel Lager Park,Kimberley |  Full Time
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Griquas Blue Bulls
  • 16' Nicolaas Oosthuizen
    36' Andre Swarts
    41' Penalty Try
    46' Eital Bredenkamp
    49' Andre Swarts
    75' AJ Coertzen
    6 Tries 7 6' Andre Warner
    20' Franco Naude
    23' Jaco Visagie
    26' JT Jackson
    56' Edgar Marutlulle
    64' Jano Venter
    66' Ivan van Zyl
  • 17' George Whitehead
    37' George Whitehead
    47' George Whitehead
    50' George Whitehead
    4 Conversions 5 7' Manie Libbok
    21' Manie Libbok
    24' Manie Libbok
    27' Manie Libbok
    65' Manie Libbok
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
  • Yellow Cards
  • Red Cards
Commentary
  • 80'

    FULL-TIME: GRIQUAS 40-45 BLUE BULLS. The Blue Bulls hold on to win the game by five points and the home team will receive a bonus point. What a game and thank you for joining us.

  • 78'

    Griquas feed a scrum 10 metres from the Blue Bulls line, but the Blue Bulls eventually come away with it.

  • 77'

    Griquas win a penalty after the Blue Bulls fail to roll away and they find touch. They secure the line-out and go wide.

  • 76'

    The conversion is missed by Swarts and we have a five point game with four minutes to go.

  • 75'

    TRY, GRIQUAS, COERTZEN! 40-45: After waves of attacking from the home team AJ Coertzen scores the 13th try of the game and well deserved for Griquas.

  • 72'

    NO TRY! Griquas secure another penalty after the line-out and this time they take a quick tap. They string together seven phases before they score, but the TMO rules that there was obstruction in the build-up to the try.

  • 70'

    Griquas win an offside penalty in their own 22 and Andre Swarts finds a very good touch.

  • 67'

    The conversion is missed by Libbok.

  • 66'

    TRY, BLUE BULLS, VAN ZYL! 35-45: The Blue Bulls go Cost to Coast after the restart, as Ivan van Zyl sprints home to score after a good offload from Duncan Matthews. He has done well since he came on.

  • 65'

    CONVERSION, BLUE BULLS, LIBBOK! 35-40: Libbok adds the extras.

  • 64'

    TRY, BLUE BULLS, VENTER! 35-38: The Blue Bulls secure the line-out and Ivan van Zyl sends a loft-pass to Venter, who scores after running neatly into space!

  • 63'

    The Blue Bulls secure an offside penalty and again Libbok finds touch. It is Griquas who are now making the mistakes and conceding penalties.

  • 59'

    The Blue Bulls are gaining momentum again, as they secure a powerful scrum penalty. Libbok finds touch.

  • 57'

    The conversion is missed by Libbok.

  • 56'

    TRY, BLUE BULLS, MARUTLULLE! 35-33: Edgar Marutlulle scores after yet another driving maul from the Blue Bulls. That followed another penalty for the Blue Bulls and a YELLOW CARD to Pieter Jansen van Vuren of Griquas.

  • 53'

    The Blue Bulls win an offside penalty and Libbok finds a good touch.

  • 51'

    CONVERSION, GRIQUAS, WHITEHEAD! 35-28: George Whitehead extends the lead as Duncan Matthews returns.

  • 49'

    TRY, GRIQUAS, SWARTS! 33-28: Once again the move starts with Arendse. After more Griquas pressure and the extra two men advantage, Andre Swarts scores his second try!

  • 48'

    YELLOW CARD, BLUE BULLS, VISAGIE! 28-28: Jaco Visagie is sin-binned for an early tackle. Silly from the Blue Bulls.

  • 47'

    CONVERSION, GRIQUAS, WHITEHEAD! 28-28: George Whitehead slots the kick and we are all square again.

  • 46'

    TRY, GRIQUAS, BREDENKAMP! 26-28: Great work by Ederies Arendse with a chip and charge. He regathers the ball and Bredenkamp then scores after six brilliant Griquas phases.

  • 45'

    The Blue Bulls secure a scrum penalty following a few resets, but Libbok fails to find touch and Griquas clear.

  • 43'

    It will be an important first 10 minutes of the second half while Duncan Matthews is off the field.

  • 41'

    Kick-off! We are back underway here in Kimberley.

  • 40'

    PENALTY TRY, GRIQUAS! 21-28: Griquas are awarded a penalty try and rightly so. The Blue Bulls have given away five penalties in a row now and Duncan Matthews is YELLOW CARDED as a result.

  • 40'

    HALF-TIME: GRIQUAS 21-28 BLUE BULLS. The Bulls take a slender lead into the break. At one stage they had a 21 point lead, but their discipline has led them down in the last 15 minutes.

  • 38'

    Libbok intercepts the ball inside the Griquas half and somehow Griquas regain possession. Lucky!

  • 37'

    CONVERSION, GRIQUAS, WHITEHEAD! 14-28: George Whitehead adds the extras and the gap is now 14 points.

  • 36'

    TRY, GRIQUAS, SWARTS! 12-28: After the quick tap and four phases later, Andre Swarts scores! The TMO was happy with the grounding.

  • 35'

    We have a few resets at this five metre scrum before Griquas secure a penalty and they take a quick tap.

  • 34'

    Griquas secure the scrum and drive forward. They secure another penalty for not rolling away.This time they opt for a scrum.

  • 32'

    Griquas secure a penalty after a dangerous tackle and they find touch five metres from the Blue Bulls line.

  • 30'

    We have a period of play where both teams are guilty of some unforced handling errors.

  • 27'

    CONVERSION, BLUE BULLS, LIBBOK! 7-28: Libbok adds the extras.

  • 26'

    TRY, BLUE BULLS, JT JACKSON! 7-26: It is raining tries here. Following an interception by Duncan Matthews in his own half the ball finds JT Jackson and he scores!

  • 24'

    CONVERSION, BLUE BULLS, LIBBOK! 7-21: Libbok makes no mistake with another conversion.

  • 23'

    TRY, BLUE BULLS, VISAGIE! 7-19: The Blue Bulls drive after another good line-out and Jaco Visagie forces his way over for a five-pointer. It was not the prettiest try but they all count.

  • 22'

    CONVERSION, BLUE BULLS, LIBBOK! 7-14: Libbok makes no mistake with the conversion.

  • 21'

    TRY, BLUE BULLS, NAUDE! The Blue Bulls secure the line-out and JT Jackson takes it over the advantage line to send Franco Naude away for a good team try!

  • 20'

    We have a few resets at the scrum and then the Blue Bulls secure a penalty for illegal binding. Libbok finds touch.

  • 19'

    After a clash of heads Trevor Nyakane is replaced for the Blue Bulls by Dayan van der Westhuizen.

  • 17'

    CONVERSION, GRIQUAS, WHITEHEAD! 7-7: George Whitehead adds the extras and the scores are level again.

  • 16'

    TRY, GRIQUAS, OOSTHUIZEN! 5-7: After a great break down the middle from Arendse the Blue Bulls feed a line-out five metres from their own line. Griquas steal the line-out and Nicolaas Oosthuizen scores! Great work!

  • 13'

    The Blue Bulls secure another line-out and then knock the ball forward in the tackle. What a mess!

  • 12'

    Griquas are penalised for being offside and the Blue Bulls find a good touch. The Blue Bulls then win another penalty following the line-out.

  • 10'

    Good handling was instrumental in that Blue Bulls try, but they now make a mistake and concede a scrum. The Blue Bulls then win a free-kick at the scrum and opt for another scrum.

  • 8'

    CONVERSION, BLUE BULLS, LIBBOK! 0-7: A great start for the Blue Bulls and Libbok adds the extras.

  • 6'

    TRY, BLUE BULLS, WARNER! 0-5: The Bulls string together nine phases following the scrum and after being involved three times in the move, Warner scores!

  • 5'

    Griquas mess it up with an accidental offside and the Blue Bulls feed a scrum on the halfway line.

  • 4'

    Griquas win the first scrum penalty and they find a useful touch.

  • 3'

    The Blue Bulls pack gain the early territorial advantage but then great work from Griquas, who turn it over.

  • 1'

    Kick-off! We are underway here in a cold and windy Kimberley.

  • 0'

    Welcome to Tafel Lager Park for this Currie Cup Premier Division clash between Griquas and the Blue Bulls.

  • 0'

    The Bulls are currently in fourth position on the log, while Griquas languish at the bottom.

  • 0'

    Team Griquas: 15 AJ Coertzen, 14 Ederies Arendse, 13 Kyle Steyn (c), 12 Andrew Swarts, 11 Enver Brandt, 10 George Whitehead, 9 Christiaan Meyer, 8 Conway Pretorius, 7 Sias Koen, 6 Eital Bredenkamp, 5 Pieter Jansen van Vuren, 4 Sintu Manjezi, 3 Nicolaas Oosthuizen, 2 Khwezi Mkhafu, 1 Devon Martinus. Replacements: 16 Wilmar Arnoldi, 17 Ruan Kamer, 18 Wandile Putuma, 19 Jonathan Janse van Rensburg, 20 Zak Burger, 21 Christopher Bosch, 22 Tythan Adams.

  • 0'

    Franco Naude replaces Johnny Kotze at outside centre for the Blue Bulls, while Duncan Matthews replaces Jamba Ulengo on the wing. In the front-row Nic de Jager replaces Jano Venter, who shifts to the bench.

  • 0'

    Team Blue Bulls: 15 Divan Rossouw, 14 Jade Stighling, 13 Franco Naude, 12 JT Jackson, 11 Duncan Matthews, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 Andre Warner, 8 Hanro Liebenberg (c), 7 Nic de Jager, 6 Ruan Steenkamp, 5 Eli Snyman, 4 Hendré Stassen, 3 Trevor Nyakane, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Matthys Basson. Replacements: 16 Edgar Marutlulle, 17 Dayan van der Westhuizen, 18 Ruan Nortje, 19 Jano Venter, 20 Ivan van Zyl, 21 Tinus de Beer, 22 Dylan Sage.

  • 0'

    Our referee is Egon Seconds. He will be assisted by Jaco Kotze and Nico Schmahl. The TMO is JJ Wagner.

Team Line-ups
Griquas Blue Bulls
  • Devon Martinus
  • Devon Martinus
  • Khwezilokusa Mkhafu
  • Khwezilokusa Mkhafu
  • Nicolaas Oosthuizen
  • Nicolaas Oosthuizen
  • Sintu Manjezi
  • Sintu Manjezi
  • Pieter Janse Van Rensburg
  • Pieter Janse Van Rensburg
  • Eital Bredenkamp
  • Eital Bredenkamp
  • Sias Koen
  • Sias Koen
  • Conway Pretorius
  • Conway Pretorius
  • Christiaan Meyer
  • Christiaan Meyer
  • George Whitehead
  • George Whitehead
  • Enver Brandt
  • Enver Brandt
  • Andre Swarts
  • Andre Swarts
  • Kyle Steyn
  • Kyle Steyn
  • Ederies Arendse
  • Ederies Arendse
  • AJ Coertzen
  • AJ Coertzen
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  • 7
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  • 10
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  • 12
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  • 13
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  • 14
  • 14
  • 15
  • 15
  • Matthys Basson
  • Jaco Visagie
  • Trevor Nyakane
  • Hendre Stassen
  • Eli Snyman
  • Ruan Steenkamp
  • Nick de Jager
  • Hanro Liebenberg
  • Andre Warner
  • Manie Libbok
  • Duncan Matthews
  • JT Jackson
  • Franco Naude
  • Jade Kyle Stighling
  • Divan Rossouw
Substitutions
  • Wilmar Arnoldi
  • Ruan Kramer
  • Wandile Putuma
  • Jonathan Janse van Rensburg
  • Zak Burger
  • Christopher Bosch
  • Tythan Adams
  • No Player
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  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Edgar Marutlulle
  • Dayan van der Westhuizen
  • Ruan Nortje
  • Jano Venter
  • Ivan van Zyl
  • Tinus de Beer
  • Dylan Sage
  • No Player

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