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    Lions romp to victory against Jaguares

    2016-05-21 16:49

    Cape Town - The Lions have proved far too strong for the Jaguares, running out easy 52-24 winners in a Super Rugby encounter at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg.

    As it happened: Lions v Jaguares - Johannesburg

    The Lions who outscored the visitors by eight tries to two, lead 19-9 at half-time.

    The home side put their foot on the gas in the second half, giving the ball plenty of air at every opportunity and running in five excellent tries.

    The Jaguares managed two of their own through Nicolas Sanchez and Gonzalo Bertrano.

    Next week the Lions face the Bulls in Pretoria while the Jaguares travel to Port Elizabeth to face the Southern Kings. 

    Scorers

    Lions 52 

    Tries: Courtnall Skosan (2), Lionel Mapoe, Lourens Erasmus, Cyle Brink, Jaco Kriel, Ruan Combrinck (2)

    Conversions: Elton Jantjies (2), Ruan Combrinck

    Penalties: Ruan Combrinck (2)

    Jaguares 24

    Tries: Nicolas Sanchez, Gonzalo Bertrano

    Conversions: Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias

    Penalties: Nicolas Sanchez (4)

    Teams

    Lions

    15 Jaco van der Walt, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Warren Whiteley (captain), 7 Cyle Brink, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Lourens Erasmus, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Akker van der Merwe, 1 Corné Fourie

    Substitutes: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Jacques van Rooyen, 19 Ruan Ackermann, 20 Warwick Tecklenburg, 21 Ross Cronjé, 22 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 23 Sylvian Mahuza

    Jaguares

    15 Joaquín Tuculet, 14 Emiliano Boffelli, 13 Matías Orlando, 12 Juan Martín Hernández, 11 Lucas González Amorosino, 10 Nicolás Sánchez, 9 Martín Landajo (captain), 8 Facundo Isa, 7 Tomás Lezana, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Tomás Lavanini, 4 Matías Alemanno, 3 Ramiro Herrera, 2 Julián Montoya, 1 Santiago García Botta.

    Substitutes: 16 Facundo Bosch, 17 Facundo Gigena, 18 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 19 Guido Petti, 20 Javier Ortega Desio, 21 Gonzalo Bertranou, 22 Santiago González Iglesias, 23 Ramiro Moyano

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    Saturday, 23 February 2019
    • Crusaders v Hurricanes, AMI Stadium 08:35
    • Brumbies v Chiefs, GIO Stadium 10:45
    • Sharks v Blues, Jonsson Kings Park Stadium 15:05
    • Stormers v Lions, Cape Town 17:15
    • Jaguares v Bulls, Estadio Jose Amalfitani 23:40
    Friday, 01 March 2019
    • Hurricanes v Brumbies, Westpac Stadium 08:35
    • Rebels v Highlanders, AAMI Park 10:45
    Saturday, 02 March 2019
    • Chiefs v Sunwolves, FMG Stadium Waikato 08:35
    • Reds v Crusaders, Suncorp Stadium 10:45
    • Lions v Bulls, Emirates Airline Park 15:05
    • Sharks v Stormers, Jonsson Kings Park Stadium 17:15
    • Jaguares v Blues, Estadio Jose Amalfitani 23:40

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