PRO14

Kings still searching for elusive away win after Ulster defeat

2019-03-23 21:31
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Cape Town - Ulster have defeated the Southern Kings 33-19 in an entertaining PRO14 encounter at the Kingspan Stadium in Ireland.

The home side, who led 21-12 at half-time scored five tries through Stuart McCloskey, Robert Lyttle, Marcell Coetzee, Robert Baloucoune and John Andrew while Billy Burns landed three conversions and John Cooney, one.

The Kings, who were in with a chance of an elusive away victory for much of the match, crossed the whitewash through Yaw Penxe, Ulrich Beyers and Michael Willemse.

Bader-Werner Pretorius slotted two conversions.

The Kings are next in action on April 7, when they take on the Dragons in Port Elizabeth. 

Scorers

Ulster

Tries: Stuart McCloskey, Robert Lyttle, Marcell Coetzee, Robert Baloucoune, John Andrew

Conversions: Billy Burns (3), John Cooney

Kings

Tries: Yaw Penxe, Ulrich Beyers, Michael Willemse

Conversions: Bader-Werner Pretorius (2)

Southern Kings

15 Ulrich Beyers, 14 Yaw Penxe, 13 Meli Rokoua, 12 Tertius Kruger, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Bader Pretorius, 9 Stefan Ungerer, 8 Ruaan Lerm, 7 Tienie Burger, 6 Henry Brown, 5 JC Astle (captain), 4 Andries van Schalkwyk, 3 De-Jay Terblanche, 2 Michael Willemse (captain), 1 Alulutho Tshakweni

Substitutes: 16 Alandre Van Rooyen, 17 Schalk Ferreira, 18 Lumpumlo Mguca, 19 Stephan Greeff, 20 Andisa Ntsila, 21 Rudi van Rooyen, 22 Masixole Banda, 23 Harlo Klaasen

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