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    Cheetahs make history

    2013-07-06 16:34
    Adriaan Strauss (Gallo Images)

    Bloemfontein - The Cheetahs secured their place in the knock-out stages of the Super Rugby competition by beating the Blues 34-13 at the Free State Stadium on Saturday.

    With their sights on the next round, the Cheetahs started well and scored in the second minute of the match, thanks to a penalty by flyhalf Riaan Smit.

    Scorers:

    Cheetahs:

    Tries: Philip van der Walt, Sarel Pretorius, Boom Prinsloo

    Conversion: Riaan Smit (2)

    Penalties: Smit (5)

    Blues:

    Try: Rene Ranger

    Conversion: Baden Kerr

    Penalties: Kerr (2)

    Teams:

    Cheetahs:

    15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Willie le Roux, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Robert Ebersohn, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Riaan Smit, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Philip van der Walt, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Heinrich Brussow, 5 Ligtoring Landman, 4 Lood de Jager, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Coenie Oosthuizen

    Substitutes: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Waltie Vermeulen, 19 Boom Prinsloo, 20 Sarel Pretorius, 21 Elgar Watts, 22 Rayno Benjamin

    Blues:

    15 Charles Piutau, 14 Frank Halai, 13 Jackson Willison, 12 Francis Saili, 11 Rene Ranger, 10 Baden Kerr, 9 Jamison Gibson-Park, 8 Peter Saili, 7 Luke Braid, 6 Steven Luatua, 5 Ali Williams (captain), 4 Anthony Boric, 3 Angus Ta'avao, 2 James Parsons, 1 Sam Prattley

    Substites: 16 Keven Mealamu, 17 Ofa Tu'ungafasi, 18 Culum Retallick, 19 Brendon O'Connor, 20 Wayne Ngaluafe, 21 Marty McKenzie, 22 George Moala

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