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    Sunwolves v Cell C Sharks (Result)

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    Recap

    The Sharks were just to good for the poor Sunwolves on Saturday when they beat them 45-10 earning a bonus point win.

    With only two Japanese players in the Sunwolves, the team struggled to get going although they did get a good enough start.

    The Sharks dominated all aspects of the match and although they struggle in the first half they just showed their class.

    Am was brilliant for the Sharks creating space and distributing the ball well throughout the game.

    Daniel Du Preez were the star in the pack with Akker van der Merwe.

    The Sharks ran in six tries against the one from the Sunwolves. It was a great performance from the Sharks pack 3 of those tries.

    The Sunwolves holding on for the first twenty to thirty minutes but were just not good enough for the Sharks side.

    Shane Gates shocked the Sharks early on with a brilliant try after they started out of their own twenty two but that was about the only highlight for the host.

    The Sunwolves gave away 16 penalties in the match which you just can not do against a quality side.

    The Sunwolves had enough ball but struggle to keep hold of it at crucial times in the match.

    At the end the best team won and it is back to the drawing board for the Sunwolves trying to not end last again this year.

    Scorers:

    Sunwolves

    Try: Shane Gates
    Conversion: Hayden Parker
    Penalty: Parker

    Sharks

    Tries: Akker van der Merwe (2), Daniel du Preez, S’bu Nkosi, Makazole Mapimpi, Jeremy Ward
    Conversions: Robert du Preez (5), Rhyno Smith
    Penalty: Du Preez

    Details

    Date Time League Season Full Time
    February 16, 2019 12:55 Super Rugby 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby 2019 80'

    Results

    TeamLosing Bonus PointPenaltyTriesConversions4 TRY BPPointsOutcome
    SunWolves0111010(10)Draw
    Cell C Sharks0166145(24)Draw
    T
    0
    0
    C
    0
    0
    P
    0
    0
    DG
    0
    0

    Live

    10(10) - 45(24)Full Time
    SunWolves
      Cell C Sharks
        • 72'

          TRY TIME!! Sharks!!! Turnover and Sharks punish Sunwolves

        • 69'

          NO TRY!! Knock on by Sunwolves...scrum Sharks five meters out

        • 69'

          TRY TIME!! Sunwolves!! in for there second try TMO to check

        • 64'

          TRY TIME!! Sharks!!! Akker over from drive again

        • 60'

          Finally Sunwolves rewarded with their negative play and get a yellow card

        • 37'

          TRY TIME!!! Sharks!! Nkosi over, simple rugby

        • 34'

          TRY TIME!! Sharks!! Du Preez over

        • 18'

          TRY TIME!! Sharks!! drive over Akker over for the first try

        • 15'

          Sunwolves getting penalty and going for points....OVER!!!

        • 10'

          Some ordinary play at the moment from Sharks...making silly mistakes

        • 10'

          Sunwolves take the lead after the try from Gates

        • 7'

          TRY TIME!! Sunwolves!!! Gates over from a kick down field

        • 5'

          Sharks take the lead with a penalty

        • First SA team to play, need Sharks to hit it from the start

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