Cheetahs claim SA PRO14 bragging rights with 9-try romp over Kings

2019-04-27 19:21
Tian Schoeman
Tian Schoeman (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Cheetahs have claimed South African bragging rights in the PRO14 by downing the Southern Kings 61-25 in Bloemfontein.

The home side led 28-13 at half-time thanks to tries from Abongile Nonkontwana, Walt Steenkamp, Joseph Dweba and Shaun Venter with flyhalf Tian Schoeman converting them all.

The Kings scored through Harlon Klaasen with Masixole Banda adding a conversions and two penalties.

The Cheetahs extended their dominance in the second half with tries for Louis Fouche, Benhard Janse van Rensburg, a second for Venter, Malcolm Jaer and debutant Boan Venter with Schoeman adding a further four conversions.

Bjorn Basson scored the Kings' lone try in the second half which was converted by Banda.

Neither the Cheetahs or Kings are involved with the knock-out section of the PRO14 which starts in May.



Tries: Abongile Nonkontwana, Walt Steenkamp, Joseph Dweba, Shaun Venter (2), Louis Fouche, Benhard Janse van Rensburg, Malcom Jaer, Boan Venter.

Conversions: Tian Schoeman (8)


Tries: Harlon Klaasen (2), Bjorn Basson

Conversions: Masixole Banda (2)

Penalties: Masixole Banda (2)



15 Louis Fouche, 14 Tian Meyer, 13 Benhard janse van Rensburg, 12 Dries Swanepoel, 11 Rabz Maxwane, 10 Tian Schoeman, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Henco Venter, 7 Abongile Nonkontwana, 6 Marnus van der Merwe, 5 JP du Preez, 4 Walt Steenkamp, 3 Aranos Coetzee, 2 Jospeh Dweba, 1 Charles Marais

Substitutes: 16 Reinach Venter, 17 Boan Venter, 18 Erich de Jager, 19 Sintu Manjezi, 20 Jasper Wiese, 21 Rudy Paige, 22 Malcolm Jaer, 23 Darron Adonis


15 Masixole Banda, 14 Meli Rokoua, 13 Harlon Klaasen, 12 Sibusiso Sithole, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Courtney Winnaar, 9 Stefan Ungerer, 8 Ruaan Lerm, 7 Martinus Burger, 6 Stephan de Wit, 5 JC Astle (captain), 4 Andries van Schalkwyk, 3 DJ Terblanche, 2 Michael Willemse, 1 Schalk Ferreira

Substitutes: 16 Alandre Van Rooyen, 17 Xandre Vos, 18 Lupumlo Mguca, 19 Schalk Oelofse, 20 Jurie Van Vuuren, 21 Rudi Van Rooyen, 22 Bader Pretorius, 23 Ntabeni Dukisa

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