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    DHL Western Province v Xerox Golden Lions (Result)

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    Recap

    Xerox Golden Lions came back again in the second half on Saturday to beat DHL Western Province 30-28.

    A crucial yellow card in the second half gave cost Province big time which started the Golden Lions comeback.

    Province had a chance to win the game with a late penalty but the ball hit the upright.

    Province had a great lead at the break leading the Golden Lions 21-10.

    Province first half tries came all from rolling maul. Scarra Ntubeni scored twice with De Wet getting the ball after another driving maul for their third try.

    They were playing some great rugby with ball in hand and looked dangerous every time they has ball in hand.

    The Golden Lions had a good start and were quick out of the blocks but Province defence was good enough to keep them out. There first try came from Schoeman.

    The Golden Lions scored first in the second half with Jansen in the 52nd minute of the game.

    This made it a one point game before Province scored their bonus point try through Leyds

    Province should have put the Golden Lions away here creating opportunities but was unable to convert any of that.

    With the yellow card to Coetzee Reynolds kicked a penalty before Tyron Green sidesteps through Province to score a brilliant try which saw them take a 30-28 lead.

    Province pressed hard in the last few minutes but the Golden Lions defence was up to all they threw at them.

    This was the first time since 2012 that the Golden Lions got a win at Newlands against Province in the Currie Cup

    Scorers:

    DHL Western Province 28 (21) – Tries: Scarra Ntubeni (2), Paul de Wet, Dillyn Leyds. Conversions: Josh Stander (4).

    Xerox Golden Lions 30 (10) – Tries: Ruben Schoeman, Tyrone Green, Pieter Jansen. Conversions: Shaun Reynolds (3). Penalty Goals: Shaun Reynolds (3).

    Details

    Date Time League Season Full Time
    July 27, 2019 17:05 Currie Cup Currie Cup 2019 80'

    Venue

    DHL Newlands

    Results

    TeamLosing Bonus PointPenaltyTriesConversions4 TRY BPPointsOutcome
    DHL Western Province1044128Loss
    Xerox Golden Lions0333030Win
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