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As it happened: Stormers 16-29 Lions

2017-04-15 17:00
Last Updated at 06:56
15 Apr 19:05

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15 Apr 19:04


Lions replacement centre Harold Vorster received the best player award.

15 Apr 19:00
15 Apr 18:59

FULL-TIME: Stormers 16-29 Lions

The Lions claim a well-deserved bonus point win and their first ever success over the Stormers in a Super Rugby game at Newlands!

15 Apr 18:58
80'- Jantjies boots it out to end the home side's misery...
15 Apr 18:57
79'- Stormers sub: Pieter-Steph du Toit replaced by his brother Johan, who makes his Super Rugby debut.
15 Apr 18:56
78'- Lions sub: De Klerk on at scrumhalf for Cronje.
15 Apr 18:55
77'- The Lions win a penalty on the ground to effectively kill off any hopes the Stormers had...
15 Apr 18:54

77'- Attacking lineout for the Stormers to perhaps salvage some pride...

Godlen Masimla now at at scrumhalf for the Stormers, and Kwagga Smith on at flank for the Lions.

15 Apr 18:52
75'- The Lions are also now in bonus-point territory, having scored four tries to one.
15 Apr 18:52

73' - Jantjies CONVERTS from the corner, after his effort hits the uprights but ricochets over.

Stormers 16-29 Lions

15 Apr 18:50

72'- Speedster Sylvian Mahuza goes over in the corner for the Lions.

Non-existent Stormers defence out wide.

15 Apr 18:49
71'- TRY to the Lions!
15 Apr 18:48
70'- Stormers sub: Samuels on at hooker Mbonambi.
15 Apr 18:48

70'- Marais slots the PENALTY to give the Stormers hope.

Stormers 16-22 Lions

15 Apr 18:47
69'- But Marais now has a chance to redeem himself with a long-range penalty shot - about 47m out...
15 Apr 18:46
68'- Stormers fullback SP Marais guilty of going into contact way too high today. He's been turned over on several occasions today...
15 Apr 18:45
67'- Lions sub: Coetzee on at hooker for Marx.
15 Apr 18:44
66'- Stormers sub: Coleman on at flyhalf for Du Preez.
15 Apr 18:41
63'- Lions sub: Erasmus on for Ferreira at lock.
15 Apr 18:40
63'- Stormers sub: De Klerk on at lock for Etzebeth.
15 Apr 18:40
63'- Mahuza's second knock on hands the Stormers a scrum just inside their own half.
15 Apr 18:39


Stormers 9

Lions 4

15 Apr 18:38
News filtering through is that Lions fullback Andries Coetzee sustained concussion - hence his replacement at half-time.
15 Apr 18:37


Stormers 179m

Lions 156m

15 Apr 18:37
60'- Lions subs: Fourie and Jonker on at prop, with Van Rooyen and Dreyer off.
15 Apr 18:36
60'- After 13 phases of Lions attack, Kriel knocks it on five metres from the Stormers tryline.
15 Apr 18:35
59' - Lions probing inside the red zone...
15 Apr 18:34
58'- Stormers subs: Kebble and Louw on at prop, with Malherbe and Janse van Rensburg off.
15 Apr 18:32
56'- The Lions swing it wide, but Mahuza knocks on to bring some relief for the home side...
15 Apr 18:31
55'- Stormers all over the show now... SP Marais knocking on a high ball to hand the Lions a scrum not far away from the red zone...
15 Apr 18:29
53'- A scrum penalty to the Lions allows them to exit their own 22m area. This after being camped down there for 13 minutes!
15 Apr 18:28
52'- The scuffle was started by Kolisi, before Etzebeth came charging in...
15 Apr 18:27
52'- Tempers boiling over now, with the Stormers clearly a frustrated bunch... Etzebeth at the forefront of the scuffle...
15 Apr 18:26
51'- But the Lions win a turnover off the attempted Stormers driving maul. This looks like it will be their day...
15 Apr 18:25
51'- Moments later, Tambwe is penalised for not rolling away in a tackle. This time the Stormers set up an attacking lineout...
15 Apr 18:24
50'- More pressure on the Lions after Tambwe knocks on inside his own 22m area. It came after EW Viljoen had chipped in behind the Lions defence...
15 Apr 18:23
48'- The Stormers finally swing it wide, but they knock it on out wide. That's a massive period of defence by the Lions!
15 Apr 18:19
45'- After 11 phases of attack, Stormers scrumhalf Vermaak goes over but is held up. It will be another five metre scrum.
  • 81'

    FULL-TIME: STORMERS 16-29 LIONS. The Lions have scored four tries and the Stormers have scored just one. Lions have played really well and they have deserved to win this game. Lions win by 13 points and Stormers lose at home.

  • 79'

    The Stormers concede a penalty through EW Viljoen for not releasing the ball. Just over one minute remaining in the game, the Lions look like they are in control of this game.

  • 76'

    Malcolm Marx concedes a penalty for incorrect binding. Lions look like they will win this from here.

  • 74'

    CONVERSION, LIONS, JANTJIES! 16-29: Jantjies adds on the extras from the sideline as he kicks the conversion perfectly. Lions push their lead to 13 points with just over 5 minutes remaining.

  • 72'

    TRY, LIONS, MAHUZA! 16-27: Jaco Kriel in the middle of the action again as he passes the ball nicely to set this try up. Sylvian Mahuza runs through the defence and takes it all the way, over the line for another try. This is the 4th Lions try of the game.

  • 70'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, MARAIS! 16-22: SP Marais kicks the penalty goal and slots it in to score the first points of the second half. Jaco Kriel conceded the penalty for not releasing the ball carrier.

  • 68'

    The ball seems to be anchored in the middle of the ground, as there has not been much movement in the last few minutes. The defensive work of the Lions is good, as they create the turnover in the middle of the ground.

  • 67'

    None of the teams have troubled the score in the second half, both teams have played well but Lions hold a 9 point lead.

  • 63'

    The Lions are controlling possession for the last few minutes and they are looking to attack to score the first points of the second half.

  • 60'

    The score has not changed after the first half so saying it has been a quiet second half is an understatement. Both teams have played well and shared possession almost evenly.

  • 58'

    The Stormers concede a penalty for an infringement in general play. Stormers are then caught offside so they concede another penalty.

  • 54'

    Bongi Mbonambi collapses the scrum and this will be another penalty to the Lions.

  • 52'

    Michael Tambwe concedes a penalty for the Lions for hands in the ruck. The Lions have conceded three penalties so far and the Stormers have conceded 6.

  • 49'

    The score has not changed in the first 10 minutes of the second half. Both teams are trying to attack.

  • 45'

    It has been a quiet start to the second half so far with both teams looking to settling into the game after the break.

  • 42'

    The Lions concede the first penalty of the second half for being caught offside.

  • 41'

    Second half begins.

  • 40'

    Another penalty conceded by the Stormers, Nizaam Carr concedes it for a high tackle.

  • 40'

    HALF-TIME: STORMERS 13-22 LIONS. The Lions hold a 9 point lead after scoring 3 tries in the first half and the Stormers have scored 1 try. Both teams played well in stages and they will both hope to come back after the break and give us a competitive second half.

  • 39'

    CONVERSION, LIONS, JANTJIES! 13-22: Jantjies kicks the ball perfectly and the Lions extend their lead to 9 points just before the break.

  • 38'

    TRY, LIONS, KRIEL! 13-20: He was sent to the sin bin earlier but he has returned strongly for the Lions. Jaco Kriel bursts through the defence and goes through to ground the ball over the line to claim the try. Lions lead by 7 points with just 2 minutes remaining in the half.

  • 36'

    The Stormers are caught offside and that will be another penalty to the Lions.

  • 35'

    PENALTY, LIONS, JANTJIES! 13-15: It was a difficult kick from the right of the field and 44 metres out, but Jantjies makes no mistake in kicking it and wins back the lead for the Lions. They lead by 2 points with 5 minutes remaining in the half.

  • 33'

    Mbonambi concedes a penalty for the Stormers after the lineout.

  • 31'

    Now the Lions are dominating the game after winning a couple of penalties. They are also controlling the possession.

  • 27'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, DU PREEZ! 13-12: The penalty is from 32 metres out and Robert du Preez slots it in to win back the lead for the Stormers. They lead by 1 point.

  • 27'

    Pieter-Steph du Toit concedes a penalty for incorrectly joining the maul and the Lions will kick it to the corner for a lineout.

  • 26'

    YELLOW! Jaco Kriel is sent to the sin bin for this tackle and the Lions are a player short for the next 10 minutes.

  • 25'

    Jaco Kriel concedes a penalty for a late tackle and the referee wants to check if this tackle is good.

  • 24'

    There is a nice ebb and flow to this game with both teams dominating in stages. The Stormers are in control of the possession now.

  • 22'

    PENALTY, STORMERS, DU PREEZ! 10-12: The Lions concede a penalty for being caught offside and Robert du Preez slots it in for the Stormers who reduce the deficit to 2 points.

  • 19'

    Good game of Rugby so far with both teams are really attacking now. Three tries in the game so far, two from the Lions and one from the Stormers.

  • 16'

    CONVERSION, LIONS, JANTJIES! 7-12: Jantjies slots in the easy conversion and the Lions now lead by 5 points after scoring 2 tries.

  • 15'

    TRY, LIONS, VORSTER! 7-10: Cronje drives a nice pass to Vorster who finds the gap through the defence and takes it over the line for the Lions. The Lions lead by 3 points.

  • 12'

    CONVERSION, STORMERS, DU PREEZ! 7-5: Robert du Preez kicks the conversion nicely from the left touchline and the Stormers take the lead by 2 points.

  • 11'

    TRY, STORMERS, LEYDS! 5-5: Robert du Preez sets up the try with a nice pass and Leyds takes it over the line for the Stormers who open their scoring.

  • 8'

    Good play from both sides at the start of the game. Both teams are looking to gain the upper hand.

  • 6'

    Jantjies fails to add on the extras as he drags the conversion to the left of the posts so the Lions lead by 5.

  • 5'

    TRY, LIONS, MARX! 0-5: First try of the game and the Lions open their scoring. Malcolm Marx takes it over the line for them and this is his 6th try of this season.

  • 3'

    Notshe concedes another penalty for not releasing the ball carrier.

  • 2'

    Early penalty conceded by the Stormers as Pieter-Steph du Toit fails to release the ball.

  • 1'

    Kick-off! First half begins.

  • 0'

    Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Courtnal Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Warren Whiteley (c), 7 Ruan Ackermann, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Jacques van Rooyen.

  • 0'

    Stormers: 15 SP Marais, 14 Cheslin Kolbe, 13 EW Viljoen, 12 Dan du Plessis, 11 Dillyn Leyds, 10 Robert du Preez, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 7 Siya Kolisi (c), 6 Nizaam Carr, 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg.

  • 0'

    Jaco Peyper is the referee today with AJ Jacobs and Cwengile Jadezweni assisting him. Shaun Veldsman is the TMO.

  • 0'

    The Stormers have made three changes to their run-on side. Johan du Toit, the younger brother of Pieter-Steph du Toit, will make his Super Rugby debut for the Stormers if he comes off the bench. With Cobus Wiese ruled out due to a shoulder injury, Nizaam Carr moves into the starting line-up with Du Toit providing back-row cover.

  • 0'

    There are just two changes to the Stormers pack that started in the victory against the Chiefs last week, with Pieter-Steph du Toit named at lock and Frans Malherbe rotating with Wilco Louw at tighthead prop. The only change to the back-line sees Jano Vermaak return to the team after being sidelined with concussion last week, with Godlen Masimla getting an opportunity to provide scrum-half cover on the replacements bench.

  • 0'

    Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has made two changes to his starting XV. At outside centre, Springbok Lionel Mapoe returns after recovering from a hand injury and takes over from Harold Vorster, who drops down to the bench.

  • 0'

    The only other alteration from the run-on side which beat the Sharks two weeks ago sees Ross Cronje coming in at scrum-half where he replaces Faf de Klerk.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the South African clash between the Stormers and the Lions from Cape Town.

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Stormers Lions
  • 1 Tries 4
    • 10' Dillyn Leyds
    • 3' Malcolm Marx
    • 14' Harold Vorster
    • 37' Jaco Kriel
    • 71' Sylvian Mahuza
  • 1 Conversions 3
    • 11' Robert du Preez
    • 15' Elton Jantjies
    • 38' Elton Jantjies
    • 73' Elton Jantjies
  • 3 Penalties 1
    • 21' Robert du Preez
    • 26' SP Marais
    • 69' SP Marais
    • 34' Elton Jantjies
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
    • 25' Jaco Kriel
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • JC van Rensburg
  • Mbongeni Mbonami
  • Frans Malherbe
  • Eben Etzebeth
  • Pieter-Steph du Toit
  • Nizaam Carr
  • Siya Kolisi
  • Sikhumbuzo Notshe
  • Jano Vermaak
  • Robert du Preez
  • Dillyn Leyds
  • Daniel du Plessis
  • EW Viljoen
  • Cheslin Kolbe
  • SP Marais
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Jacques Van Rooyen
  • Malcolm Marx
  • Ruan Dreyer
  • Andries Ferreira
  • Franco Mostert
  • Jaco Kriel
  • Ruan Ackermann
  • Warren Whiteley
  • Ross Cronje
  • Elton Jantjies
  • Courtnall Skosan
  • Rohan Janse van Rensburg
  • Lionel Mapoe
  • Michael Tambwe
  • Andries Coetzee
  • Ramone Samuels
  • Oliver Kebble
  • Wilco Louw
  • Jan de Klerk
  • Johan du Toit
  • Godlen Masimla
  • Kurt Coleman
  • Dan Kriel
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Robbie Coetzee
  • Corne Fourie
  • Johannes Jonker
  • Lourens Erasmus
  • Kwagga Smith
  • Francois de Klerk
  • Harold Vorster
  • Sylvian Mahuza

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