CC: Steval Pumas 33, GWK Griquas 15

Pumas vs Griquas

On the face of it this sounds like a game that could be skipped to in order to gain some brownie points for Saturday but on further inspection this one my contain a fair amount of entertainment value.

The Pumas always tend to perform at the Mbombela stadium and have already claimed the scalp of a visiting Cheetahs side in the opening round of this years Currie Cup, the Griquas have not yet been able to register a win yet but will feel that they are due a positive result having come fairly close in both their fixtures so far. Expect both teams to play with positivity and theirs a fair chance of a try fest

Pumas – 15 Heinrich Steyl, 14 Ruwellyn Isbell, 13 JW Jonker, 12 Stefan Watermeyer, 11 Trompie Pretorius, 10 Justin van Staden, 9 Reynier van Rooyen, 8 Renaldo Bothma, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Corné Steenkamp (c), 5 Giant Mtyanda, 4 Frikkie Spies, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Swys du Toit, 1 Corné Fourie.
Subs: 16 Frankie Herne, 17 Dee-Day Terblanche, 18 Marius Coetzer, 19 Jaco Bouwer, 20 Dylan Frylink, 21 JC Roos, 22 Rosko Speckman.

Griquas – 15 Francois Brummer, 14 Ederies Arendse, 13 Jonathan Francke, 12 Wayne Stevens (c), 11 PJ Vermeulen, 10 Dean Grant, 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Carel Greeff, 7 Ruan Lerm, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Jaco Nepgen, 4 Jonathan Adendorf, 3 Ewald van der Westhuizen, 2 Martin Bezuidenhout, 1 Steph Roberts.
Subs: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Maks van Dyk, 18 Hugo Kloppers, 19 RJ Liebenberg, 20 Abrie Griesel, 21 Doppies la Grange, 22 Niel Marais

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44 comments for “CC: Steval Pumas 33, GWK Griquas 15

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    Americano
    August 22, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    Maybe an interview or post on Jimmy Stonehouse coach of Pumas is in order.
    I want to find out more about this guy.
    He sounds like a pirate. I think I might make him my pick a successor to HM after WC victory.
    As of right now though its still wide open.

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    August 22, 2014 at 6:24 pm

    @Americano: One of the greatest coaches I have played under…

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  3. avatar
    August 22, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    Griquas had the better of the first half but did not convert all the changes they got their way, will it cost them?

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:09 pm

    TRY TIME !!!! Great start for the Pumas as Pretorius score his second try from a strong run down the touchline

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:10 pm

    Van Staden miss the conversion again and Pumas take early lead in second half 16-12

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    Some better running from Pumas backline on attack in the second half

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:13 pm

    Great scrum from Griquas and they force a penalty inside the Pumas half and have an opportunity to kick at poles

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:14 pm

    OVER!! Pumas now only lead with 1 point 16-15 after 47 min

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    Score Update: Steval Pumas 16 GWK Griquas 15 after 47 min

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:19 pm

    Griquas with attacking lineout again 5 meters out

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    Schoeman playing some great rugga’s for Griquas

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    TRY TIME!!! Great strong try from Bothma for the Pumas

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    Van Staden’s conversion is over and Pumas lead 23-15 after 61 min

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    Griquas almost reply with a try of their own after yet another bit of brilliant play from Grant

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:32 pm

    Score Update: Steval Pumas 23 GWK Griquas 15 after 64 min

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:34 pm

    Griquas take a tap from the penalty with 15 min left with Pumas that keep them out and force penalty to get out of the danger zone

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    Roos gets a shot at poles to try and extend the lead for the Pumas

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  18. avatar
    August 22, 2014 at 8:36 pm

    Roos gets the penalty over and Pumas leas extend to 26-15

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  19. avatar
    August 22, 2014 at 8:37 pm

    Ever time the Pumas gets in Griquas half they score points….

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:38 pm

    Score Update: Steval Pumas 26 GWK Griquas 15 after 69 min

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  21. avatar
    August 22, 2014 at 8:43 pm

    Time is running out for Griquas in this match

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:45 pm

    Griquas with a penalty and they go for attacking lineout with 5 min left

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:46 pm

    Obstruction in the lineout and their goes Griquas change I suppose

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  24. avatar
    August 22, 2014 at 8:49 pm

    Just not Griquas night as they lose ball again on attack

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    With 30 seconds left the Griquas gives away another penalty in the ruck

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:52 pm

    TRY TIME!!! Pumas maul 25 meters to score bonus point try with the whole team joining!!!

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    Roos kick the conversion over and the Pumas win their second game in this years Currie Cup 33-15

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    And Jimmy Stonehouse team rolls one in Nelspruit with a great win after being under so much pressure in the first half

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    August 22, 2014 at 8:57 pm

    Final Score: Steval Pumas 33 GWK Griquas 15

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  30. avatar
    August 22, 2014 at 8:59 pm

    Vincent Koch the Man of the Match from the Pumas

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    August 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    Must say…enjoyed this game and some better handling and attack from both teams, more so from the Pumas

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    August 23, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    Pumas were superb

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  33. avatar
    August 23, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    Has Jimmy not been pulled into SARU structures?

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