Steval Pumas 28, Toyota Cheetahs 21

The Last game of the weekend’s opening round of the ABSA Currie Cup will be the Steval Pumas taking on the Cheetahs in Nelspruit.

Steval Pumas vs Cheetahs

The Pumas was most impressive last year in the First Division and qualified for the ABSA Premiere League through two promotion relegation matches against the last placed Griquas team who ended last in the Currie Cup.

The step up to Premiere league will be a huge adjustment for the Pumas as they would have seen from last night game from the Western Province and EP Kings game.

The Cheetahs will want to start with a away win and this should be and interesting game for both teams.

Pumas Team :

JW Bell; Ruwellyn Isbel, JW Jonker, Stefan Watermeyer, Rosko Speckman; Justin van Staden, Reynier van Rooyen; Renaldo Bothma, Jaco Bouwer, Corné Steenkamp, Frikkie Spies, Marius Coetzer, DeeJay Terblanche, Francois du Toit, Vincent Koch.

Replacements:

Frankie Herne, Corné Fourie, Giant Mtyanda, Uzair Cassiem, Snake Nyoka, JC Roos, Trompie Pretorius.

Cheetahs Team:

AJ Coertzen; Rayno Benjamin, Francois Venter, Joubert Engelbrecht, Raymond Rhule; Willie du Plessis, Sarel Prinsloo; Boom Prinsloo, Neil Claasen, Tienie Burger, Francois Uys, Carl Wegner, Luan de Bruin, Torsten van Jaarsveld ©, Kevin Stevens.

Replacements:

Hercu Liebenberg, Bees Roux, Waltie Vermeulen, Henco Venter, Renier Botha, Elgar Watts, JP du Plessis.

 

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33 comments for “Steval Pumas 28, Toyota Cheetahs 21

  1. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    Next up Pumas against Cheetahs, can the Cheetahs have a good start or will the Pumas surprise?

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  2. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    Great start for the Cheetahs as the score through Benjamin after a brilliant attack in the first 7 min. They lead 7-0 after 8 min

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  3. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:21 pm

    Pumas get on the board with a penalty kick from Van Staden….Cheetahs lead with 7-3

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  4. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:24 pm

    Cheetahs miss a change at poles and score stays 7-3 for Cheetahs after 13 min

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  5. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:28 pm

    Cheetahs getting penalty against them in scrum…very strange to see

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  6. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    Great vision from Bell and he score the first try for the Pumas….

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  7. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:32 pm

    Van Staden get the conversion and take the Pumas in the lead with 10-7 after 21 min

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  8. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    Cheetahs hit back with a penalty and scores are level at 10 all

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  9. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:39 pm

    Cheetahs in the lead with another penalty kick 13-10 after 27 min

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  10. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:44 pm

    TRY Pumas !!! as they turn a ruck into a maul ….but referee gives the try. Brilliant anyway

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  11. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:45 pm

    Pumas lead 15-13, with Corne Steenkamp the man over the line

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  12. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:47 pm

    Stupid from Pumas as they kick the ball away for a second time and gets a yellow card for that

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  13. Profile photo of Boertjie
    August 9, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    Story in Die Burger: Cheetahs are in deep shit
    with a group established to take the blazer guys
    on.
    Strauss left because they would not have an
    independent group looking into the union.
    Harold Verster?

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  14. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    Cheetahs converted the penalty and take the lead 16-15

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  15. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:51 pm

    Cheetahs murdered a certain try with a knock close to the line, great defence from Pumas though

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  16. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    @Boertjie: Won’t be suprised

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  17. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    Cheetahs lead at halftime 16-15

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  18. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:13 pm

    Pumas miss a long range penalty kick in the second half

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  19. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:19 pm

    Cheetahs also miss a penalty kick and score is still 16-15 for the Cheetahs after 52 min

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  20. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    Pumas in the lead again with a penalty kick from Van Staden, they lead 18-16 after 55 min

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  21. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    Score Update: Pumas 21 Cheetahs 16 after 64 min

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  22. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    TRY Pumas but the referee will look with TMO

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  23. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm

    Out in touch and should be a lineout for Cheetahs

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  24. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm

    TRY given? I am out of words….

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  25. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    Must go and read the law of the game…do not understand that one

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  26. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    Cheetahs take the Pumas lineout and Ryno Benjamin score his second try

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  27. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    Pumas lead 28-21 with 8 min left

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  28. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:50 pm

    Critical penalty for Pumas which is kickable with 5 min to go

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  29. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 9, 2014 at 8:57 pm

    Pumas win their first game back in Currie Cup with a brilliant win of 28-21

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  30. Profile photo of Timeo
    August 9, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    law 19 Definitions

    A player in touch may kick or knock the ball, but not hold it, provided it has not
    crossed the plane of the touchline. The plane of the touchline is the vertical space
    rising immediately above the touchline.

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  31. Profile photo of Timeo
    August 9, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    One has to complement the referees for knowing the finer points for the laws to the tee.

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  32. Profile photo of Jacques(Bunny)
    August 10, 2014 at 9:45 am

    @Timeo: Yes do not know how many people actually knew that law, even Nick said he did not know about it

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  33. Profile photo of DavidS
    August 11, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Shooooweee…

    Groot kak in Bloem….

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