18 - 32
2015/04/11 | 11:40 |  Super Rugby | Allianz Stadium |  Full Time
Super Rugby

As it happened: Waratahs 18-32 Stormers

2015-04-11 13:30
Last Updated at 12:30
11 Apr 13:25
Stormers flank Schalk Burger... (Getty Images)
11 Apr 13:24

Thanks for tuning in!

In next weekend's action, the Stormers face the Force in Perth, while the Waratahs travel to New Zealand to tackle the unbeaten Hurricanes in Wellington.

11 Apr 13:22

Well done to the Stormers, who have upset the odds by beating the defending champions in their own backyard.

They have also claimed a four-try bonus point to bag five valuable log points!

11 Apr 13:21
FULL-TIME: Waratahs 18-32 Stormers
11 Apr 13:21
80'- Another knock-on from the Waratahs ends their misery as the Stormers claim a famous win!
11 Apr 13:20
79'- Almost another intercept try for the Stormers, but Leyds drops the ball... but the game is won!
11 Apr 13:18
78'- The Stormers have a four-try bonus point!
11 Apr 13:18

77'- Coleman misses the conversion.

Waratahs 18-32 Stormers

11 Apr 13:17
76'- Cheslin Kolbe pounces on the loose ball and sprints about 70m to score!
11 Apr 13:17
76' - TRY to the Stormers!
11 Apr 13:17
76'- After 23 phases of attack, the Waratahs drop the ball...
11 Apr 13:14
74'- Stormers defence looking resolute now. Can they hold on for a famous win?
11 Apr 13:13

72' - Coleman slots the crucial CONVERSION.

Waratahs 18-27 Stormers

11 Apr 13:12
70 '- Damian de Allende scores his second try after taking an inside pass from De Jongh, who intercepted a Waratahs pass on halfway...
11 Apr 13:11
70'- TRY to the Stormers!
11 Apr 13:10
69'- Oh dear, the Stormers concede a penalty at their own scrum just outside the Waratahs 22m area... this could be a pivotal moment in the game...
11 Apr 13:08
67'- Folau drops the ball in midfield, inside his own half which keeps the hosts under pressure. The Stormers are now playing the game in the right part of the field, but it's important they come away with points. A two-point lead going into the final 10 minutes is not enough...
11 Apr 13:04
65'- Coleman's attempt is away to the left...
11 Apr 13:04
64'- A kickable penalty to the Stormers as Phipps is caught off-side at a scrum. Coleman to line up. It's in the middle of the park, about 45m out...
11 Apr 13:00
60'- Stormers sub: Schreuder on at scrumhalf for Groom.
11 Apr 12:57
58'- The Waratahs have had 70% possession in the second half.
11 Apr 12:55

57'- PENALTY slotted by Foley.

Waratahs 18-20 Stormers

11 Apr 12:55
56'- A scrum penalty to the Waratahs which allows Foley another opportunity to kick at goal. About 20m in from touch, 30m out...
11 Apr 12:50
52'- Stormers sub: Koch on at prop for Malherbe.
11 Apr 12:50

51' - NO TRY!

Replays show Foley knocked it on. Correct call made by the TMO.

11 Apr 12:49


Horne is over for the Waratahs, but it appears Foley has knocked it on in a tackle.

11 Apr 12:48
50'- Foley hits the posts, but the Stormers fail to react and the Waratahs gather it close to the tryline...
11 Apr 12:46
49'- De Jongh caught off-side just outside his own 22m area. Foley will line up a kick at goal...
11 Apr 12:45

47'- CONVERSION slotted by Coleman.

Waratahs 15-20 Stormers

11 Apr 12:44
46'- Kobus van Wyk scores a brilliant try for the Stormers after collecting a cross-kick from Kurt Coleman, who came on at half-time.
11 Apr 12:43
46'- TRY to the Stormers!
11 Apr 12:43

45'- OK, we're back on folks. SuperSport has moved the feed to SS7.

45 minutes gone, with the Waratahs still leading 15-13.

11 Apr 12:37

Apologies folks, but SuperSport's channel 201 has gone AWOL and I can't view the rugby live. The second half has just about started now.

I'll do my best to keep you updated on the happenings from Sydney.

11 Apr 12:25
HALF-TIME: Waratahs 15-13 Stormers
11 Apr 12:25

40'- CONVERSION slotted by Foley.

11 Apr 12:24
39'- TRY awarded to Rob Horne. It was a solid scrum from the hosts, before scrumhalf Phipps went left where Horne caught out Kobus van Wyk, who came too far in-field in defence...
11 Apr 12:23


Waratahs left wing Rob Horne dives over in the corner but the TMO must decide...

  • 80'

    The Stormers win for the first time on their tour and it was a dominant display, scoring three times in the second forty. The home side's hand really let them down, with the soft turnovers really costing them. Thanks for joining us!

  • 76'

    TRY, STORMERS, KOLBE, 18-32: Foley finally found a gap but lost the ball in contact. The little full-back snapped up the ball and beat a couple defenders before running 70m for a great try, that came out of staunch defence.

  • 74'

    The Waratahs take it through multiple phases but the Stormers defence is giving them nothing. 20 phases and counting, they are in the same place on the field. Amazing defence.

  • 72'

    CONVERSION, STORMERS, COLEMAN, 18-27: That one was never missing.

  • 71'

    TRY, STORMERS, DE ALLENDE, 18-25: De Jongh snatches up the intercept before offloading to the big centre who ran a perfect support line! That is his second of the night.

  • 70'

    After a knock on at the line-out, the scrum results a Waratahs penalty. Foley puts it out just past halfway. The line-out is good and the home side has some decent front foot ball.

  • 68'

    They reagin the ball, but a great tackle on Folau leads to a turn. Coleman puts it out on the 22m, reliving the pressure.

  • 67'

    They run out of patience and Foley sends it long. Leyds fields it and puts it out on halfway.

  • 65'

    Distance was not a problem but the direction was. Foley goes deep on the 22m drop out and Kolbe return the favour. The home side now try to run it up from the halfway line.

  • 63'

    A knock on triggers another string of reset scrums until the Stormers earn a penalty for Phibbs being offside after the scrum had wheeled scrum somewhat. Coleman lines it up from 45 out.

  • 60'

    A great attack from the Stormers comes to an end when Etzebeth knocks it on. They pack down for a scrum on the Waratahs 10m line. There are a number of resets, but the ball eventually pops out for the number nine, who sends it to Foley who gets hammered in a tackle.

  • 57'

    PENALTY, WARATAHS, FOLEY, 18-20: This long range effort is spot on from the number 10.

  • 54'

    What amazing defence. TheyTake a breather scrum down. It is a solid scrum and Coleman finds touch just inside his own 22m line.

  • 52'

    A penalty attempt from Foley hits the upright and Hooper re-gathers! The home side is 5m out but the Stormers remain resolute on defence. Ten phases later, Foley knocks it on just inches from the line!

  • 49'

    CONVERSION, STORMERS, COLEMAN, 15-20: Great kick from Coleman.

  • 45'

    TRY, STORMERS, VAN WYK, 15-18: Kolbe puts in a superb chip kick and the bounce is favourable for the winger, who storms 60m down the touchline for the score!

  • 41'

    Foley gets the second half underway, kicking from left to right.

  • 40'

    The Stormers started off well but the home side finally began to enjoy some ball and made good use of it, scoring a well deserved try in the dying embers of the opening half. Stay tuned for the next 40 minutes!

  • 39'

    TRY, WARATAHS, HORNE, 13-13: They go to the short side and Horne has a bit of space to work with, slamming it down just before he is bundled into touch.

  • 39'

    CONVERSION, WARATAHS, FOLEY, 15-13: The last act of the half is a great kick from the number 10.

  • 37'

    The Waratahs are hot on attack after Beale makes a great break in the midfield! But the Stormers scramble well with de Allende making a try saving tackle. The home side retain possession and de Jongh nearly intercepts, but knocks it on. Scrum time under the Stormers poles.

  • 35'

    PENALTY, WARATAHS, FOLEY, 8-13: The Stormers are offside and Foley makes them pay by slotting an easy three pointer.

  • 34'

    There is a break in play as Michael Rhodes is helped off the field with a knee injury. He is replaced by Springbok Siya Kolisi.

  • 33'

    This time the Waratahs front row is solid and they have some variation off the back, but they knock it on in the process.

  • 32'

    The penalty goes agains the Waratahs and Robinson scratches his head. Catrakilis pops it out on the halfway line and ball is over thrown, leadig to a knock on from the Stormers. They won't really mind a scrum, it has been dominant.

  • 29'

    The Waratahs set up the line-out on the Stormers 22m and secure the ball. They take it up through Hooper, but Robinson runs into the back of his own man, awarding a defensive scrum to the Stormers.

  • 27'

    After the next phase, the Waratahs pounce and earn he turnover. They kick it out on the halfway line. The line-out is scrappy but the home side does get the ball before Burger infringes at ruck time.

  • 24'

    The Stormers dominate a scrum and earn the penalty. Catrakilis sets up the attacking line-out on the 22m. Possession is secured and the driving maul makes a good 10m before going to ground.

  • 22'

    CONVERSION, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS, 5-13: No mistake from the pivot with that one, it was straight down the middle.

  • 20'

    TRY, STORMERS, DE ALLENDE, 5-11: Wow! A pass doesn''t go to hand for the Waratahs and de Jongh pounces, stabbing it through. Leyds the does the same and they gather to set up the ruck 5m out. The ball is sent wide and the visitors have an overlap, allowing the centre to trot over the line.

  • 18'

    The Stormers look for territory, setting up a Waratahs line-out on their own 10m line. A couple phases later it is turned over and the Stormers take it up through de Jongh. But they run out of options and Catrakilis goes for a drop goal, but it is well wide.

  • 16'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS, 5-6: That is his 17th kick in a row this season.

  • 12'

    TRY, WARATAHS, NAIYARAVORO, 5-3: Folau grabs a pass from behind him and hits the gap before passing out wide to the big winger. It takes three tackles to bring him to ground but by then it is too late as he is over in the corner. What a powerful run along the touchline!

  • 11'

    Foley gets an opportunity to level the scores from 45m out, but it slides to the right.

  • 10'

    Burger is quick to react and takes a short drop out and regathers. Amazing skill there.

  • 9'

    The Waratahs try to run it out of their half but they loose patience. The kick for touch but the ball comes to rest in the in-goal area, where Kolbe dots it down.

  • 6'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, CATRAKILIS, 0-3: The scrum collapsed and the Waratahs were penalised. The pivot slots a good kick from 35m out.

  • 4'

    The Stormers have enjoyed some great front foot ball but the home side has defended well. Another great tackle dislodges the ball but Folau knocks it on when he tries to pick it up, cueing the first scrum of the game.

  • 2'

    The Stormers are on attack early after Etzebeth stole the line-out. But there is a high tackle in the movement. Catrakilis sets up an attacking line-out, but the ball is stolen.

  • 1'

    Mike Fraser from New Zealand gets things underway, as Catrakilis kicks from left to right.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our coverage of the Waratahs versus the Stormers, taking place at Sydney Football Stadium.

  • 0'

    Nizaam Carr returns to the number eight position in place of Vermeulen in a new-look loose trio, which sees vice-captain Schalk Burger pack down at number six and Michael Rhodes making his first start (at number seven) since picking up a knee injury against the Lions at the end of February. Siya Kolisi drops to the bench after two successive starts on tour and will be joined amongst the replacements this week by prop Vincent Koch, lock Jean Kleyn and utility back Huw Jones.

  • 0'

    Meanwhile the home side coach Michael Cheika has named an unchanged starting XV. Ashley-Cooper and Tatafu Polota-Nau returning from injury via the bench.

  • 0'

    It is a balmy evening in Sydney with no rain predicted. It should make for great running rugby.

Jump to

Waratahs Stormers
  • 2 Tries 4
    • 12' Taqele Naiyaravoro
    • 39' Rob Horne
    • 20' Damian de Allende
    • 46' Jacobus Van Wyk
    • 70' Damian de Allende
    • 76' Cheslin Kolbe
  • 1 Conversions 3
    • 40' Bernard Foley
    • 21' Demetri Catrakilis
    • 47' Kurt Coleman
    • 72' Kurt Coleman
  • 2 Penalties 2
    • 34' Bernard Foley
    • 57' Bernard Foley
    • 6' Demetri Catrakilis
    • 16' Demetri Catrakilis
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Benn Robinson
  • Silatolu Latu
  • Sekope Kepu
  • Will Skelton
  • Dave Dennis
  • Jaques Potgieter
  • Michael Hooper
  • Wycliff Palu
  • Nick Phipps
  • Bernard Foley
  • Rob Horne
  • Kurtley Beale
  • Matt Carraro
  • Taqele Naiyaravoro
  • Israel Folau
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Steven Kitshoff
  • Siyabonga Ntubeni
  • Frans Malherbe
  • Eben Etzebeth
  • Manuel Carizza
  • Schalk Burger
  • Michael Rhodes
  • Nizaam Carr
  • Nick Groom
  • Demetri Catrakilis
  • Dillyn Leyds
  • Damian de Allende
  • Juan De Jongh
  • Jacobus Van Wyk
  • Cheslin Kolbe
  • Tatafu Polota-Nau
  • Jeremy Tilse
  • Paddy Ryan
  • Mitchell Chapman
  • Stephen Hoiles
  • Brendan McKibbin
  • Adam Ashley-Cooper
  • Peter Betham
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Mbongeni Mbonami
  • Oliver Kebble
  • Vincent Koch
  • Jean Kleyn
  • Siya Kolisi
  • Louis Schreuder
  • Kurt Coleman
  • Huw Jones

Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.