Toyota Cheetahs v Cell C Sharks (Result)



Sharks started the game full of running and played in the Cheetahs half but did not keep the Cheetahs from running the ball themselves out of their own tewnety two early on.

The Sharks immediately got back in the Cheetah half after they took the lead 3-0 and scored a try through Mvovo to get the lead from the Cheetahs 7-3 after 7 min.

With a successful penalty from Bosch the Sharks extended the lead to 10-3 after 16 min.

With the Sharks on attack the Cheetahs received a yellow card for Oupa high tackle and gave the Sharks the oprtunity to score another try.

This took the scores to 15-3 after 27 min.

The Cheethas answered back the only way they know how and scored a brilliant try thorugh their captain Francois Venter.

Jaco Peyper then made one of those stupid decisions saying Oostuizen have hit a player high after the TMO told him it was at best a penalty. He send Oostuizen off with a yellow for that tackle.

The Cheetahs got the penalty over and reduced the lead from Sharks to 15-13 after 36 min. The Cheetahs was not finished and score a great try after the hooter to take the lead at halftime 20-15.

The second half was more Cheetahs than Sharks as they kept ball in hand and Sharks decided to kick more. The Cheetahs forced a penalty and strecth the lead to 23-15 after 45 min.

The Sharks scored their next try after a ball was ripped and they stopped playing with the Sharks picking the ball up and send Van Wyk over to take the lead back to 23-21 after 48 min.

The Sharks took the lead from a penalty by Bosch in the 56 minute 25-23.

The Sharks wwas next to score again with a great drive from a lineout after Blommetjies made a huge mistake close to his hands.

The Sharks extended their lead to 32-23 after 67 min.

The Cheetahs hit back with 1 minto go as they scored a try with Rhule going over after running the perfect line.

This made it a 8 point game Sharks leading 38-30.

This is also how the game ended with the Sharks that took the win

The scorers:

For Cheetahs:
Tries: Venter, Jonker, Rhule
Cons: Zeilinga 2
Pens: Zeilinga 3
Yellow Card: Mohoje

For Sharks:
Tries: Mvovo, Van Wyk 2, D du Preez
Cons: Bosch 3
Pens: Bosch 4
Yellow Card: Oosthuizen


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Date Time Competition Season
March 25, 2017 5:00 pm Super Rugby 2017 Vodacom Super Rugby 2017


Free State Stadium
Att Horak St, Bloemfontein, 9320, South Africa


TeamLosing Bonus PointPenaltyTriesConversions4 TRY BPPoints
Cell C Sharks0344038(15)

26 Comments on Toyota Cheetahs v Cell C Sharks (Result)

  1. Nice pitch lol!

    I was just going to say earlier that the commentators on the previous game were alright… these guys are going to be painful…

  2. Sharks need to play more direct and up and around the fringes… picking and going at pace… did they not watch the Jaguars!


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