South Africa A
36 - 28
French Barbarians
2017/06/16 | 16:50 |  Internationals | Mbombela Stadium |  Full Time
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South Africa A French Barbarians
  • 12' Lwazi Mvovo
    21' Makazole Mapimpi
    24' Sikhumbuzo Notshe
    31' Harold Vorster
    67' Harold Vorster
    76' Lwazi Mvovo
    6 Tries 4 4' Yann Lesgourgues
    14' Frederic Michalak
    37' Anthony Belleau
    55' Anthony Belleau
  • 12' Lionel Cronje
    68' Lionel Cronje
    77' Fred Zeilinga
    3 Conversions 4 5' Frederic Michalak
    15' Frederic Michalak
    37' Frederic Michalak
    56' Frederic Michalak
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
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  • Red Cards
Commentary
  • 80'

    A knock on from Mvovo brings an end to a very entertaining yet scrappy game which SA A win 36-28. Thanks for joining us.

  • 78'

    CONVERSION, ZEILINGA! 36-28.

  • 77'

    TRY, SA A, MVOVO! 34-28: Lwazi Mvovo takes a very flat pass from Fred Zeilinga to break the line and run over for a try which seals the result.

  • 76'

    The Baabaas have a scrum just inside their 22 after yet another handling error by the hosts. They win a penalty and kick down field for a lineout inside the SA A half.

  • 72'

    SA A have a lineout on the halfway line, but they lose it forward.

  • 69'

    CONVERSION, CRONJE! 29-28.

  • 68'

    TRY, SA A, VORSTER! 27-28: SA A destroys the Baabaas scrum which gives them a penalty advantage, but they don't need it as Combrinck's cross kick is taken by Vorster who scores.

  • 67'

    This time a long pass from Cronje is almost intercepted before Mvovo loses it forward for a Baabaas scrum.

  • 66'

    A cross field kick by Cronje fails to find a teammate after a 5 metre lineout. They are called back for the penalty and opt for another 5 metre scrum.

  • 62'

    SA A attack down the left before winning a penalty which Lionel Cronje boots down field.

  • 59'

    The Baabaas take a lineout in their half. They lose some ground and are forced back into their 22 before Yann Lesgourgues kicks down field allowing the hosts to counter attack where Cronje gives a little chip kick, but Ramone Samuels can't control the ball and loses it forward.

  • 56'

    CONVERSION, MICHALAK! 22-28.

  • 55'

    TRY, FRENCH BARBARIANS, BELLEAU! 22-26: From a ruck inside the SA A 22 Michalak gives a little grubber through behind the defence which Anthony Belleau follows up to score as he falls on the ball.

  • 54'

    The game is turning scrappy as both teams are making plenty of mistakes.

  • 50'

    Jano Vermaak takes a penalty quickly as SA A shift it wide. They eventually concede possession but the French Barbarians turn it over but they kick it out directly into touch.

  • 47'

    SA A win a penalty after a powerful scrum pushes the Baabaas off their own ball.

  • 44'

    The Baabaas kick down field and the ball is collected by Ruan Combrinck who finds touch.

  • 41'

    Michalak gets the second half underway.

  • 40'

    The Baabaas have a penalty 5 metres out. They are running some clever lines and with slick passing they are putting pressure on the SA A defence, but a knock on brings the first half to an end.

  • 38'

    CONVERSION, MICHALAK! 22-21.

  • 37'

    TRY, FRENCH BARBARIANS, BELLEAU! 22-19: A loose ball is kicked forward by Michalak who follows up and taps it backwards where Anthony Belleau collects to score from broken play.

  • 32'

    Cronje can't convert the try.

  • 31'

    TRY, SA A, VORSTER! 22-17: From a lineout Cassiem gives a well times pass to Harold Vorster who runs a great line to break the line and score in the corner.

  • 28'

    SA A have possession in their 22 but kick the ball away. The Baabaas counter before Uzair Cassiem is penalised for a high tackle.

  • 25'

    Cronje's conversion attempt is just wide.

  • 24'

    TRY, SA A, NOTSHE! 17-14: From a lineout the ball spills loose. Cronje picks it up and shows good pace and a hand-off before his offload sees Sikhumbuzo Notshe score.

  • 22'

    Cronje fails to add the extras.

  • 21'

    TRY, SA A, MAPIMPI! 12-14: SA A turn possession over from a ruck and the ball is quickly taken left where Franco Marais finds space. His pass to Mapimpi on the wing allows the winger to score in the corner.

  • 20'

    The Baabaas win a scrum penalty 5 metres from their line. Michalak finds touch down field.

  • 18'

    The French Barbarians have a scrum in the SA A half. A loose pass is picked up by Harold Vorster before the hosts change direction. Mvovo creates space on the left but the pass from Makazole Mapimpi to Notshe is forward.

  • 15'

    CONVERSION, MICHALAK! 7-14.

  • 14'

    TRY, FRENCH BARBARIANS, MICHALAK! 7-12: The Baabaas turn it over from the kick off and exploit the channels around the rucks. Some slick handling puts SA A under pressure before Michalak runs around the ruck on the blindside to score.

  • 13'

    CONVERSION, CRONJE! 7-7.

  • 12'

    TRY, SA A, MVOVO! 5-7: From a lineout the ball goes wide. A loose pass halts momentum momentarily before Mvovo is put into space by Juan de Jongh to score.

  • 11'

    Mvovo intercepts the ball from a ruck inside his 22 and after some handling he gets the ball back and sprints into the French Barbarians 22. He gives to Makazole Mapimpi on his outside but the winger is tackled into touch short of the line.

  • 9'

    SA A have a scrum just outside their 22. Harold Vorster takes the ball up but loses it in contact before the hosts turn it over quickly. Cronje kicks for touch but the French Barbarians take it quickly.

  • 5'

    CONVERSION, MICHALAK! 0-7.

  • 4'

    TRY, FRENCH BARBARIANS, LESGOURGUES! 0-5: From a scrum the Barbarians make their way into the opposition 22. A ruck is formed a metre out and another surge sees them ground the ball against the upright and the try is awarded.

  • 0'

    Hallo and welcome to our live coverage of the match between South Africa A and the French Barbarians in Durban.

  • 0'

    South Africa ?A?: 15 Lwazi Mvovo, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Juan de Jongh (c), 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Lionel Cronje, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 7 Ruan Ackermann, 6 Uzair Cassiem, 5 Ruan Botha, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Franco Marais, 1 Thomas du Toit Replacements: 16 Ramone Samuels, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Trevor Nyakane, 19 Jason Jenkins, 20 Andisa Ntsila, 21 Dewaldt Duvenage, 22 Fred Zeilinga, 23 Handré Pollard

  • 0'

    French Barbarians: 15 Louis Dupichot, 14 Gabriel Lacroix, 13 Jonathan Danty, 12 Jean-Baptiste Dubie, 11 Arthur Bonneval, 10 Frédéric Michalak, 9 Yann Lesgourgues, 8 Marco Tauleigne, 7 Judicaël Cancoriet, 6 Anthony Jelonch, 5 Arnaud Mela, 4 Alexandre Flanquart, 3 Malik Hamadache, 2 Rémi Bonfils, 1 Khatchik Vartanov Replacements: 16 Anthony Etrillard, 17 Clément Ric, 18 Tommy Raynaud, 19 Felix Lambey, 20 Romain Sazy, 21 Jean-Baptiste Pejoine, 22 Anthony Belleau, 23 Clément Poitrenaud

  • 0'

    Lionel Cronje gets the game underway.

Team Line-ups
South Africa A French Barbarians
  • Thomas du Toit
  • Franco Marais
  • Wilco Louw
  • Andries Ferreira
  • Ruan Botha
  • Uzair Cassiem
  • Ruan Ackermann
  • Sikhumbuzo Notshe
  • Jano Vermaak
  • Lionel Cronje
  • Makazole Mapimpi
  • Harold Vorster
  • Juan de Jongh
  • Ruan Combrink
  • Lwazi Mvovo
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Khatchik Vartanov
  • Remi Bonfils
  • Malik Hamadache
  • Alexandre Flanquart
  • Arnaud Mela
  • Anthony Jelonch
  • Judicael Cancoriet
  • Marco Tauleigne
  • Yann Lesgourgues
  • Frederic Michalak
  • Arthur Bonneval
  • Jean-Baptiste Dubie
  • Jonathan Danty
  • Gabriel Lacroix
  • Louis Dupichot
Substitutions
  • Ramone Samuels
  • Ox Nche
  • Trevor Nyakane
  • Jason Jenkins
  • Andisa Ntsila
  • Dewald Duvenage
  • Fred Zeilinga
  • Francois Venter
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Anthony Etrillard
  • Clement Ric
  • Tommy Raynaud
  • Felix Lambey
  • Romain Sazy
  • Jean Baptiste Pejoine
  • Anthony Belleau
  • Clemet Poitrenaud

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