The Jaguares started well and quickly forced down a penalty which they put over for the first three points of the match.
The Kings replied immediately with a penalty of their own to make the scores 3 all. With the Jaguares trying to get out of their own half they gave another penalty away which the Kings kicked over and took the lead 6-3 after 6 min.
Another penalty for the Kings gave them a 9-3 lead and playing a bit more with the ball. The Kings rushed their play and made silly errors and stop momentum.
The Jaguares got the lead from scoring a brilliant try from their own twenty two to make the score 10-9 after 17 min.
The Kings did play in the right side of the field and were putting allot of pressure on the Jaguares yet again. They did force a penalty which Cronje knocked over to get the lead back 12-10 after 20 min.
With a knee to the back of a Jaguares player Ross Geldenhuys got a yellow card and gave the lead back to the Jaguares 13-12 after 22 min. The Jaguares managed another penalty while Geldenhuys was off the field and led 16-12 after 32 min.
The Jaguares extended their lead just before half time with another penalty to go into the break with 19-12.
The second half started great for both teams giving the ball some air but it was yet another penalty to Jaguares that extended their lead to 22-12. The Kings had enough opportunities but handling let them down at crucial stages.
The Jaguares then took control and too many mistakes from Kings gave the Jaguares two tries to take the game away from Kings.
After 60 min the Jaguares were leading 39-12.
The Kings scored a brilliant individual try through Mapimpi which was also their first try of the match. This took the score to 39-19 for the Jaguares.
With 5 min to go the Jaguares got a yellow card with the Kings putting all sort of pressure on them.
Another yellow for Jaguares gave the Kings a last opportunity to score a try which they did through Vulindlu.
That took the final score to 39-26 for the Jaguares.
Tries: Mapimpi, Banda
Cons: Cronje 2
Pens: Cronje 4
Yellow Card: Geldenhuys
Tries: Bertranou, Senatore, Tuculet
Cons: Bonilla, Iglesias 2
Pens: Bonilla 3, Iglesias 2
Yellow Cards: Ezcurra, Moroni
|February 25, 2017||5:00 pm||Super Rugby 2017||Vodacom Super Rugby 2017|
|Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium|
|231 Lake View Rd, Port Elizabeth, 6001, South Africa|
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