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Kick off will be at 14:30 SAST and 12:30 GMT. Join us then for all the live action.
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The Sharks showed their class with a big win over the Cheetahs last week while Griquas have won their last two. When they met on the opening day the Sharks won 30-16 in Kimberley.
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Griquas should however offer stiff opposition. The Kimberley-based outfit are looking to make the Currie Cup semi-final and are well placed to do so.
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The Sharks will be keen to regain top spot on the table after the Bulls went top with a comfortable win against 14-man Western Province last night.
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Griquas starting XV: 15. Ashlon Davids, 14. Daniel Kasende, 13. Jaycee Nel, 12. Jonathan Francke, 11. Eduan Keyter, 10. George Whitehead, 9. Stefan Ungerer, 8. Ruan Steenkamp, 7. Sibabalo Qoma, 6. Gideon van der Merwe, 5. Stefan Willemse, 4. Adre Smith, 3. Janu Botha, 2. Janco Uys, 1. Mox Mxoli. Replacements (from): 16. HJ Luus, 17. Andrew Kuhn, 18. Andries Schutte, 19. Cameron Lindsay, 20. Hanru Sirgel, 21. Raegan Oranje, 22 Tinus de Beer, 23. Ederies Arendse, 24. Tijde Visser, 25. Luyolo Dapula, 26. Theo Boshoff
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Sharks starting XV: 15. Anthony Volmink, 14. Yaw Penxe, 13. Werner Kok, 12. Murray Koster, 11. Thaakir Abrahams, 10. Curwin Bosch, 9. Sanele Nohamba; 8. Phepsi Buthelezi (c), 7. Mpilo Gumede, 6. James Venter, 5. Reniel Hugo, 4. Le Roux Roets, 3. Lourens Adriaanse, 2. Kerron van Vuuren, 1. Ntuthuko Mchunu. Replacements: 16. Dan Jooste, 17. Mzamo Majola, 18. Wiehahn Herbst, 19. Thembelani Bholi, 20. Henco Venter, 21. Jaden Hendrikse, 22. Lionel Cronje, 23. Jeremy Ward.
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Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Currie Cup fixture between the Sharks and Griquas at Kings Park.
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KICK OFF! 0-0. Bosch gets us underway in Durban.
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TRY! GRIQUAS! KASENDE! 0-5. What a start by Griquas. They force a knock-on and then from the scrum Kasende finds space to go in under the poles.
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CONVERSION! WHITEHEAD! 0-7. Whitehead does the rest to add the extras.
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PENALTY! SHARKS! BOSCH! 3-7. Sharks respond quickly with a three-pointer.
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No try! TMO calls it forward, correctly so.
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Buthelezi crashes over in the corner but the TMO will have to confirm.
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Griquas attack down the left, kick ahead but Sharks gather. Under pressure Bosch clears upfield.
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After a slow start, the Sharks have really picked up the pace here. They have a penalty right in front and will go for the scrum.
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Another penalty in their 22. Griquas on a warning now and Sharks have a 5m lineout.
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YELLOW CARD! Botha is sent to the bin and the Sharks opt for the scrum again. They can attack both sides here, plenty of danger for Griquas.
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YELLOW CARD! Ungerer is also off and the Griquas are in trouble here with 13 men.
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Sharks opt for the scrum yet again, they will have to make this count.
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Magnificent by Griquas, absolutely magnificent. They have forced an error from the Sharks and can clear their lines now, with 13 men.
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Sharks will be kicking themselves for not scoring there. They had six penalties in a row and couldn't bank a 7 pointer against 13 men.
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Sharks continue to attack but all this is saving time until Griquas players return.
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This is stunning defence by Griquas. Roets carries well to within a few meters of the line but Griquas win the turnover penalty. They still lead 7-3.
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One man returns for Griquas so they have 14 on the park now.
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TRY! SHARKS! GUMEDE! 8-7. Superb attack eventually breaks Griquas. Kok hands off three players, finds Volmink with the offload who shows great hands to find Gumede.
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Bosch can't steer the conversion over.
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Nohamba is off for a 10 minute rest for a high tackle. Sharks down to 14 now.
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Griquas on attack now. They have a lineout inside the Sharks 22.
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TRY! GRIQUAS! UYS! 8-12. A massive maul by Griquas sees Uys go over the line. Sharks had no answer there.
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CONVERSION! WHITEHEAD! 8-14. It is over and Griquas have a 6 point lead.
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HALF TIME! 8-21. The Sharks will be wondering how they are behind here but Griquas deserve it for their incredible defensive effort with 13 men. Two late tries has given the visitors a healthy lead at the break.
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CONVERSION! WHITEHEAD! 8-21. Whitehead nails it from the touchline.
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TRY! GRIQUAS! ARENDSE! 8-19. Ungerer's up and under finds grass as Buthelezi misses it. Another kick through results in Griquas finding plenty space out wide and Arendse has an easy finish.
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KICK OFF! 8-21. Griquas get the second half underway. Bosch punts it straight back upfield.
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Griquas looking for points early in the half. Lineout inside the Sharks 22.
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TRY! GRIQUAS! QOMA! 8-26. Another try for Griquas from the maul. Sharks just can't deal with it.
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CONVERSION! WHITEHEAD! 8-28. Another touchline conversion. 20 point gap now.
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Sharks continue to make errors. This time Kok knocks on. Griquas have a scrum on their own 10m line.
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Keyter runs brilliantly to cover around 40 meters. Unfortunately a little knock stops an almost certain try.
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Big scrum by the Kimberley men. They have a penalty right in front. They already have the bonus point so will take the three points.
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PENALTY! GRIQUAS! WHITEHEAD! 8-31. Whitehead slots to take Griquas more than three converted tries ahead.
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Bosch puts in a grubber but it finds touch. Griquas will have the lineout inside their own 22.
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Henco Venter crashes over the Griquas line but more superb defence. Held up is the call.
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This is some effort by Griquas. They have again held Venter up over the line. All this killing time for the Sharks to comeback.
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No arms tackle by Smith. Sharks have a penalty 7 meters out and they tap and go.
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Penxe makes it to within a meter of the line but Griquas defence holds firm. They then steal possession and clear.
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Griquas are once again down to 13 men. Sharks look like they are going to score but there is a forward pass. The hosts just can't get over the line!
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This will go down as one of the great defensive performances by a side in Currie Cup. Griquas hold out again, this time there is a foot in touch.
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TRY! SHARKS! HUGO! 13-31. Sharks eventually do go over in the form of Hugo in the corner.
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Just before that try was scored, Davids saw yellow which sees Griquas down to 12 men. This could get interesting if the Sharks get some momentum.
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Bosch misses the conversion.
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Keyter chases the kick off and wins the ball. It results in Sharks infringing and Whitehead can kick for goal.
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PENALTY! GRIQUAS! WHITEHEAD! 13-34. Whitehead slots it but it should never have been allowed. His time clock had run down before he kicked.
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TRY! SHARKS! PENXE! 18-34. Penxe is over in the corner. Far too much space with three missing players.
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CONVERSION! BOSCH! 20-34. From the touchline by Bosch which makes it a two converted try game.
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Griquas are back to 13 men.
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Sharks are a lot better suddenly but are called back for a forward pass. Looks extremely harsh.
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PENALTY! GRIQUAS! WHITEHEAD! 20-37. Whitehead nails another three pointer, has been superb today, kicking 7 from 7.
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CONVERSION! BOSCH! 27-37. Bosch converts to make it a 10 point game.
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TRY! SHARKS! BHOLI! 25-37. Bholi smashes over the line to score the bonus point try.
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Sharks need two scored in two minutes. One score will get them within 7 points which will give them two bonus points.
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FULL TIME! 27-37. Griquas deserve that win. Superb defence throughout and they take all five points from Durban. What an upset!
Sharks
Griquas
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Tries
4
31' Gumede Celimpilo
66' Hugo Reniel
70' Penxe Yaw
77' Mchunu Khuthu...
2' Kasenda Daniel
37' Uys Janco
39' Arendse Ederies
46' Qoma Sibabalo
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Conversions
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71' Bosch Curwin
78' Bosch Curwin
3' Whitehead George
38' Whitehead George
40' Whitehead George
47' Whitehead George
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Penalties
3
5' Bosch Curwin
53' Whitehead George
69' Whitehead George
75' Whitehead George
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Drop Goals
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0
Yellow Cards
0
0
Red Cards
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Squad
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Mchunu Ntuthukho
van Vuuren Kerron
Adriaanse Lourens
Roets Le Roux
Hugo Reniel
Venter James
Gumede Celimpilo
Buthelezi Phendulani
Nohamba Sanele
Bosch Curwin
Abrahams Thaakir
Koster Murray
Kok Werner
Penxe Yaw
Volmink Anthony
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Mxoli Mox
Uys Janco
Botha Janu
Smith Adre
Willemse Stefan
Van der Merwe Gideon
Qoma Sibabalo
Steenkamp Ruan
Ungerer Stefan
Whitehead George
Keyter Eduan
Francke Johnathan
Nel Jay-Cee
Kasenda Daniel
Davids Ashlon
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Reserves
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Jooste Daniel
Majola Mzamo
Herbst Wiehahn
Bholi Thembelani
Venter Henco
Hendrikse Jaden
Cronje Lionel
Ward Jeremy
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Luus Hendrik
Kuhn Andrew
Schutte Andries
Lindsay Cameron
Sirgel Hanru
Oranje Raegen
de Beer Tinus
Arendse Ederies