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Match Report – Woeful Stormers goes down in lightning effected match


The Bulls kept their good form from last week and totally over powered the Stormers on Saturday, beating them 39-6.

The game was called off early due to lightning which gave the Bulls the win.

The Stormers was again up against it in the first half not able to handle the power, speed and skills of the Bulls side.

The Stormers had a better start to the game with ball in hand than their previous two matches but it was Morne Steyn that put the Bulls ahead with a penalty.

Willemse replied almost immediately with a penalty off his own to level the score at 3-all.

The Stormers showed some great continuity in the Bulls twenty two and got away with 3 points which gave the Stormers a lead.

Steyn level it up again immediately with a penalty.

The Bulls worked their way into the Stormers twenty two and got an attacking lineout which send Grobbelaar over for the first try of the match.

The Bulls quickly got back in the Stormers half and from a power scrum they got the ball out wide with quick hands to send Gans over for their second try of the match.

The Bulls started to speed it up and found just to much space in the Stormers defence and it was Van Zyl who got over. That was Followed by Nortje going over again with brilliant hands from the Bulls.

The Bulls were brilliant in that first half and went into the break with a 32-6 lead.

With the Bulls dominating play in the second half again it was Morne Steyn with a brilliant little kick that send Gans over for the first try of the half.

The Stormers had their moments early on but either some poor decision making on attack or a forward pass stopped them from getting over the Bulls line.

The game took a turn when the players left the field due to lightning and eventually the game was called off.

This gave the Bulls a bonus point win because the game went pass halftime.


Bulls: Tries: Johan Grobbelaar, Stedman Gans (2), Ivan van Zyl, Ruan Nortje. Conversions: Morne Steyn (5). Penalties: Steyn (2)

Stormers: Penalties: Willemse (2).

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