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Cheetahs gets bonus point win over Leinster

The Cheetahs got their second win in a row in the PRO14 when they outscored Leinster 38-19 on Friday night.

The Cheetahs started the game great as they put pressure in the men from Leinster with a fast game spreading the ball through the hands.

Although the Cheetahs started well it was Leinster that scored the first try from some ordinary defence by the Cheetahs.

It was to be the last points Leinster scored in that first half as the Cheetahs first extend their lead with a couple of penalties before they scored their first try.

They were in total control of the match with Leinster making penalty of mistakes and giving penalties away as if it was Christmas morning.

Leinster also lost a player to the bin for a dangerous tackle which the Cheetahs took full advantage off to get into a commanding lead at the break.

The Cheetahs started the second half well and quickly got into a 31-5 lead but Leinster was never gonna lay down and let them run away with the game.

They quickly scored two converted tries to give Daily his hat-trick on the night and reduced the lead to 31-19.

The Cheetahs was looking like they were running out of steam and letting Leinster play their game and was happy to try and defend the lead.

Leinster tried all they can to get pass the Cheetahs defence but it was the Cheetahs with the final say when Obe intercept from his own twenty-two to score their bonus point try.

It was a good win for the Cheetahs at home.

Scorers:

Cheetahs – Tries – Luther Obi(81′) Ox Nche(56′) Torsten Van Jaarsveld(44′) William Small-Smith(37′) Cons – Ernst Stapelberg (3), Penalties – Ernst Stapelberg (4)

Leinster – Tries – (3), Cons – Ross Byrne (2)

 

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