Hurricanes deny Sharks in Wellington

    2015-05-09 11:23

    Cape Town - The Hurricanes have beaten a vastly-improved Sharks side in their Super Rugby clash in Wellington on Saturday.

    As it happened: Hurricanes v Sharks

    The Hurricanes won 32-24 after leading 14-10 at half-time.

    The Hurricanes scored four tries through wing Cory Jane, centre Conrad Smith, replacement prop Reggie Goodes and lock Jeremy Thrush. Flyhalf James Marshall landed three conversions as well as two penalties.

    The Sharks replied with three tries through hooker Bismarck du Plessis and wings S'bura Sithole and Odwa Ndungane. Centre Frans Steyn added all three conversions and a penalty.

    The Hurricanes picked up a full-house of five points for their victory to stretch their lead atop both the New Zealand Conference and Overall log.

    The Sharks left the Westpac Stadium empty-handed and stayed fourth in the South African Conference and Overall standings.

    In next weekend's Round 14 action the Hurricanes host the Chiefs in Wellington (Saturday, May 16 at 09:35), while the Sharks travel to Sydney to play the Waratahs (Saturday, May 16 at 11:40).



    15 Nehe Milner-Skudder, 14 Cory Jane, 13 Conrad Smith (captain), 12 Ma'a Nonu, 11 Matt Proctor, 10 James Marshall, 9 Chris Smylie, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Blade Thomson, 5 James Broadhurst, 4 Jeremy Thrush, 3 Ben Franks, 2 Motu Matu'u, 1 Chris Eves

    Substitutes: 16 Brayden Mitchell, 17 Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, 18 Reggie Goodes, 19 Callum Gibbins, 20 Brad Shields, 21 Frae Wilson, 22 Otere Black, 23 Rey Lee-Lo


    15. Lwazi Mvovo, 14. Odwa Ndungane, 13. JP Pietersen, 12. Frans Steyn, 11. S'bura Sithole, 10. Lionel Cronje, 9. Stefan Ungerer, 8. Renaldo Bothma, 7. Etienne Oosthuizen, 6. Marcell Coetzee, 5. Marco Wentzel (captain), 4. Stephan Lewies, 3. Jannie du Plessis, 2. Bismarck du Plessis, 1. Tendai Mtawarira

    Substitutes: 16. Franco Marais, 17. Dale Chadwick, 18. Lourens Adriaanse, 19. Mouritz Botha, 20. Kyle Cooper, 21. Conrad Hoffmann, 22. Andre Esterhuizen, 23. Waylon Murray

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