Sharks
28 - 24
Chiefs
2018/05/19 | 15:05 |  Super Rugby | Kings Park Stadium |  Full Time
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Sharks Chiefs
  • 9' Robert du Preez
    41' Lwazi Mvovo
    57' Cameron Wright
    3 Tries 3 17' Tyler Ardron
    46' Charlie Ngatai
    80' Solomona Alaimalo
  • 10' Robert du Preez
    57' Robert du Preez
    2 Conversions 3 18' Marty McKenzie
    47' Marty McKenzie
    80' Marty McKenzie
  • 4' Robert du Preez
    50' Robert du Preez
    66' Robert du Preez
    3 Penalties 1 36' Marty McKenzie
  • 0 Drop Goals 0
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Commentary
  • 82'

    CONVERSION, CHIEFS, M.MCKENZIE! 28-24.

  • 82'

    FULL-TIME: SHARKS 28-24 CHIEFS. Despite that late moment of brilliance, the Sharks have held on for a deserved home win.

  • 81'

    TRY, CHIEFS, ALAIMALO! 28-22: the Chiefs hit back on the counter after a turnover and Alaimalo goes all the way on the left!

  • 77'

    The Chiefs camp in the Sharks half, but then a knock-on halts their progress.

  • 72'

    It?s going to take a magnificent fightback in the last few minutes for the Chiefs to come back from behind again.

  • 69'

    Mapimpi almost goes through for a try on the left, but a brilliant tackle denies him.

  • 68'

    PENALTY, SHARKS, R.DU PREEZ! 28-17: Du Preez goes for the shot at goal and succeeds again.

  • 67'

    The Sharks go back on the front foot and they win a penalty for a high tackle from Ta?avao.

  • 64'

    The Chiefs win a penalty and set up a lineout. They?re now looking to get a solid attack together.

  • 61'

    Momentum is entirely with the Sharks at the moment. Am twists through an attempted tackle, but is swiftly caught afterwards.

  • 59'

    CONVERSION, SHARKS, R.DU PREEZ! 25-17: the lead is extended beyond a converted try.

  • 58'

    TRY, SHARKS, WRIGHT! 23-17: Wright goes on his own following a scrum and goes through for the try!

  • 54'

    The Sharks win another penalty and du Preez goes for posts again, but he misses this time.

  • 51'

    PENALTY, SHARKS, R.DU PREEZ! 18-17: Instant response from the Sharks as a penalty puts them back ahead.

  • 48'

    CONVERSION, CHIEFS, M.MCKENZIE! 15-17.

  • 47'

    TRY, CHIEFS, NGATAI! 15-15: Ngatai intercepts an Esterhuizen pass and goes through for the try!

  • 46'

    The Sharks have started the second half as they did the first. The Chiefs will now look to respond as they previously have.

  • 43'

    The conversion attempt from Du Preez goes wide of the post.

  • 42'

    HALF-TIME: SHARKS 10-10 CHIEFS. The Sharks got the game off to a flyer of the start, but the Chiefs fought back to match them on the scoreboard at half-time.

  • 42'

    TRY, SHARKS, MVOVO! 15-10: quick hands from the Sharks as they work the ball left for Mvovo to restore the lead!

  • 41'

    The second half is underway in Durban.

  • 40'

    The half ticks into its dying moments and there?s nothing to separate these two sides.

  • 37'

    PENALTY, CHIEFS, M.MCKENZIE! 10-10: all of a sudden, the Chiefs win a penalty and McKenzie levels the scores.

  • 34'

    The Sharks have had the Chiefs pinned back for much of this game, but they haven?t taken advantage often enough.

  • 31'

    The Chiefs have survived another spell of Sharks pressure, but now as they run their way out, they?re penalised for not releasing the ball.

  • 28'

    Messam is penalised for offside right under the sticks, but the Sharks opt for a scrum.

  • 25'

    After a spell of Sharks pressure, van der Walt is penalised for a dangerous tackle and the Chiefs clear.

  • 23'

    NO TRY! A magnificent cover tackle from Stevenson prevents a certain Bosch try. He manages to drag the youngster into touch before he can pass.

  • 20'

    Ngatai?s kick gets charged down in a dangerous position, but it doesn?t fall for the Sharks from there.

  • 19'

    CONVERSION, CHIEFS, M.MCKENZIE! 10-7.

  • 18'

    TRY, CHIEFS, ARDRON! 10-5: the Chiefs go to the back from an attacking lineout and catch the Sharks unaware. Ardron goes over for them!

  • 15'

    Bosch gets hold of the ball and kicks in behind the defence, but he puts too much on it and the ball rolls beyond the deadball line.

  • 14'

    The Chiefs win a scrum just inside their own half and work the ball out left, looking to hit back. The Sharks defence holds firm.

  • 11'

    CONVERSION, SHARKS, R.DU PREEZ! 10-0: Du Preez adds the extras to his own try.

  • 10'

    TRY, SHARKS, R.DU PREEZ! 8-0: the Sharks score a magnificent try! Their forwards got heavily involved in that build up and du Preez finishes the job, going over!

  • 8'

    It will be interesting to see if the Chiefs can respond to that early setback.

  • 5'

    PENALTY, SHARKS, R.DU PREEZ! 3-0: Du Preez goes for poles and puts the hosts ahead.

  • 4'

    The Sharks are on the attack now. They win a penalty in a kickable position.

  • 1'

    Curwin Bosch kicks the game off. The first kick of the game is taken by the Chiefs just outside their 22 and they drive their way forward from there.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of this Super Rugby clash as the Sharks host the Chiefs at Kings Park.

  • 0'

    Sharks: 15 Curwin Bosch, 14 Sibusiso Nkosi, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Robert du Preez, 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Daniel du Preez, 7 Jean-Luc du Preez, 6 Philip van der Walt, 5 Ruan Botha (c), 4 Tyler Paul, 3 Thomas du Toit, 2 Armand van der Merwe, 1 Tendai Mtawarira. Replacements: 16 Franco Marais, 17 Juan Schoeman, 18 Ross Geldenhuys, 19 Stephan Lewies, 20 Jacques Vermeulen, 21 Cameron Wright, 22 Marius Louw, 23 Makazole Mapimpi.

  • 0'

    Chiefs: 15 Shaun Stevenson, 14 Sean Wainui, 13 Charlie Ngatai (c), 12 Johnny Faauli, 11 Solomon Alaimalo, 10 Marty McKenzie, 9 Brad Weber, 8 Pita Gus Sowakula, 7 Liam Messam, 6 Luke Jacobson, 5 Michael Allardice, 4 Tyler Ardron, 3 Angus Ta?avao, 2 Liam Polwart, 1 Karl Tu?inukuafe. Replacements: 16 Samisoni Taukei?aho, 17 Sam Prattley, 18 Sosefo Kautai, 19 Jesse Parete, 20 Matt Matich, 21 Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, 22 Luteru Laulala, 23 Toni Pulu.

  • 0'

    New Zealand's Mike Fraser is the referee for this game. He is assisted by Marius van der Westhuizen and Archie Sehlako, while Willie Vos is the TMO.

Team Line-ups
Sharks Chiefs
  • Tendai Mtawarira
  • Armand van der Merwe
  • Thomas du Toit
  • Tyler Paul
  • Ruan Botha
  • Phillip Van Der Walt
  • Jean-Luc du Preez
  • Daniel du Preez
  • Louis Schreuder
  • Robert du Preez
  • Lwazi Mvovo
  • Andre Esterhuizen
  • Lukhanyo Am
  • Sibusiso Nkosi
  • Curwin Bosch
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • Karl Tuinukuafe
  • Liam Polwart
  • Angus Taavao-Matau
  • Tyler Ardron
  • Michael Allardice
  • Luke Jacobson
  • Liam Messam
  • Pita Sowakula
  • Brad Weber
  • Marty McKenzie
  • Solomona Alaimalo
  • Jonathan Faauli
  • Charlie Ngatai
  • Sean Wainui
  • Shaun Stevenson
Substitutions
  • Franco Marais
  • Juan Schoeman
  • Ross Geldenhuys
  • Stephan Lewies
  • Jacques Vermeulen
  • Cameron Wright
  • Marius Louw
  • Makazole Mapimpi
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • Samisoni Taukei'aho
  • Sam Prattley
  • Jeff Thwaites
  • Jesse Parete
  • Matt Matich
  • Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi
  • Luteru Laulala
  • Toni Pulu

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