Lions win Jukskei derby thriller

    2015-04-04 18:54

    Cape Town - The Lions have beaten the Bulls in a thrilling Vodacom Super Rugby clash at a wet Emirates Airlines Park on Saturday.

    As it happened: Lions v Bulls

    The Lions won 22-18 after trailing 9-6 at half-time.

    The Lions scored the only try of the match through Armand van der Merwe, while flyhalf Elton Jantjies added five penalties and the conversion.

    The Bulls replied with six penalties by No 10 Jacques-Louis Potgieter.

    The Lions picked up four points for their victory, but stayed fourth in the South African Conference. They did however move up to 10th spot in the Overall standings.

    The Bulls picked up a single point for losing by seven or fewer points, and took over at the summit of the South African Conference. they also moved into third spot in the Overall log.

    In next weekend's Round 9 action, the Lions welcome the Sharks to Johannesburg (Saturday, April 11 at 17:05), while the Bulls host the Reds at Loftus Versfeld (Saturday, April 11 at 19:10).



    15. Andries Coetzee, 14. Ruan Combrinck, 13. Lionel Mapoe, 12. Harold Vorster, 11. Anthony Volmink, 10. Elton Jantjies, 9. Ross Cronje, 8. Warren Whiteley (captain), 7. Warwick Tecklenburg, 6. Derick Minnie, 5. Franco Mostert, 4. Andries Ferreira, 3. Ruan Dreyer, 2. Robbie Coetzee, 1. Jacques van Rooyen

    Substitutes: 16. Armand van der Merwe, 17. Corne Fourie, 18. Julian Redelinghuys, 19. Robert Kruger, 20. Jaco Kriel, 21. Faf de Klerk, 22. Marnitz Boshoff, 23. Howard Mnisi


    15. Jesse Kriel, 14. Francois Hougaard, 13. JJ Engelbrecht, 12. Burger Odendaal, 11. Bjorn Basson, 10. Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 9. Rudy Paige, 8. Pierre Spies (captain), 7. Hanro Liebenberg, 6. Deon Stegmann, 5. Grant Hattingh, 4. Jacques du Plessis, 3. Trevor Nyakane, 2. Adriaan Strauss, 1. Dean Greyling

    Substitutes: 16. Callie Visagie, 17. Morne Mellett, 18. Marcel van der Merwe, 19. Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg, 20. Roelof Smit, 21. Piet van Zyl, 22. Tian Schoeman, 23. Jurgen Visser

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