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Scarlets take dramatic win over Southern Kings in PE


Scarlets came from behind to beat the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday 41-34.

It was three lates tries that sank the Kings after an impressive opening first 20 minutes from the host.

The Kings quickly got into a 17-3 lead with Maixole Banda and Yaw Penxe scoring tries.

Scarlets got back into the game with Dafydd Highes and Will Boyde scoring for the visitors to make the halftime score just 2015 for the Kings.

It was almost a one for me one for you at the the start of the second half with Ioan Nicolas taking Scarlets ahead but the Kings hit back with Harlon Klaasen and Bjorn Basson.

This gave them a 12 point lead with just a quarter to go in the match.

It was not enough as Werner Kruger, Kieran Hardy and Taylor secure a brilliant win for the visitors.

The Kings will be upset giving away the match the way they did after dominating for most parts of the match.

The scorers:

For Kings:
Tries: Banda, Penxe, H Klaasen, Basson
Cons: Banda 4
Pens: Banda 2
Yellow Card: Mguca

For Scarlets:
Tries: Hughes, Boyde, Nicholas, Kruger, Hardy, Davies
Cons: Jones 4
Pen: Jones

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