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Bulls: 15 Johan Goosen, 14 Canan Moodie, 13 Cornal Hendricks, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Kurt-Lee Arendse, 10 Chris Smith, 9 Bernard van der Linde, 8 Elrigh Louw, 7 Cyle Brink, 6 Marco Van Staden, 5 Ruan Nortje (captain), 4 Ruan Vermaak, 3 Mornay Smith, 2 Johan Grobbelaar, 1 Simphiwe Matanzima. Replacements: 16 Jan-Hendrik Wessels, 17 Gerhard Steenekamp, 18 Sebastian Lombard, 19 Janko Swanepoel, 20 Nizaam Carr, 21 Embrose Papier, 22 Lionel Mapoe, 23 David Kriel.
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Sharks: 15 Boeta Chamberlain, 14 Marnus Potgieter, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Grant Williams, 8 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 7 Henco Venter, 6 Siyamthanda Kolisi (captain), 5 Gerbrandt Grobler, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Thomas du Toit, 2 Mbongeni Mbonambi, 1 Retshegofaditswe Nché. Replacements: 16 Kerron van Vuuren, 17 Dian Bleuler, 18 Carlu Sadie, 19 Hyron Andrews, 20 Phendulani Buthelezi, 21 Jaden Hendrikse, 22 Lionel Cronje, 23 Yaw Penxe.
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Hello and welcome to our coverage of the United Rugby Championship match between the Sharks and the Bulls from Kings Park.
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The Bulls get a cheap penalty early and call for the tee.
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KICK-OFF! The Bulls kick off through Smith.
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PENALTY, BULLS, SMITH, 0-3: Smith slots the simple kick.
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The Bulls show enterprise with a cross kick but Arendse is forced into touch ten metres inside the Sharks half.
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The Sharks attack with vigour but then knock on in the Bulls 22. The Bulls will feed a defensive scrum.
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The scrum goes straight down but the referee wants it reset.
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The Sharks win the scrum-time penalty and have a decision to make, They will call for the kicking tee for Bosch.
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PENALTY, SHARKS, BOSCH, 3-3: Bosch levels the scores.
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Etzebeth is done for a late tackle and the Bulls can line up a kick to touch. Smith finds touch deep in the Sharks 22.
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The Bulls get another penalty and they opt for the tap and go.
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The Bulls get a puzzling penalty from the referee calling in from the side but Smith can have a shit at goal.
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Matanzima goes over but it doesn't look like he has got it down. The Sharks have done well to hold it up and its a goal-line drop-out.
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PENALTY, BULLS, SMITH, 3-6: Smith slots the kick to restore a lead.
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PENALTY, SHARKS, BOSCH, 6-6: Bosch slots the penalty awarded almost straight off the restart.
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Williams kicks well to get the Sharks away from trouble after the deep restart.
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TRY, BULLS, MOODIE, 6-11: Moodie creates something from nothing with a chip ahead that bounces kindly and he sprints in to score.
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CONVERSION, BULLS, SMITH, 6-13: Smith converts to add the cherry on top.
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The Sharks launch a great attack which is ended by a dodgy tackle from Moodie but the referee is happy and soon penalises the Sharks.
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The Sharks win a crucial penalty deep in their own 22 which allows them to clear their lines.
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The Sharks have finally sorted out the breakdown and now they win the penalty and Bosch will have a shot from distance.
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PENALTY, SHARKS, BOSCH, 9-13: Bosch narrows the gap.
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A terrific kick from Bosch drives the Bulls back into their own g=half and the Bulls knock on at the lineout to gift the Sharks attacking possession.
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YELLOW CARD, BULLS, MOODIE: Moodie has to make his way to the bin.
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PENALTY, TRY, SHARKS, 16-13: Moodie has knocked it into touch and he will go the bin and give up the seven.
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The referee takes a dim view of Williams trying to milk an offside penalty and awards the Bulls an attacking scrum.
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The Sharks pounce on the Bulls and win a turnover before they swing it wide to Mapimpi who kicks ahead and Hendricks has to get back and scramble it out.
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After the Bulls infringe at the lineout Bosch puts the kick out inside the Bulls 22.
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The Sharks get another penalty and the Bulls get a warning.
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YELLOW CARD, BULLS, BRINK: Brink has to go after repeated infringements in the red zone.
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TRY, SHARKS, WILLIAMS, 21-13: The Sharks had the advantage but Williams spotted a hole and got over for the score.
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HALF TIME: SHARKS 30-13 BULLS
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CONVERSION, SHARKS, BOSCH, 30-13: Bosch converts to rub extra salt into the wounds.
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TRY, SHARKS, MBONAMBI, 28-13: Mbonambi is over at the tail of a maul.
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Incredibly Smith has kicked his restart dead and the Sharks have a scrum on halfway and on attack they win another penalty which they use to set up a lineout inside the Bulls 22.
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CONVERSION, SHARKS, BOSCH, 23-13: Bosch slots the kick to make it a ten-point game.
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The match restarts and the Bulls win a cheap penalty again but soon after they knock on close to halfway.
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The first scrum of the second half has to be reset with the referee not happy with the picture presented by both sides.
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Bosch pushes his penalty kick past the posts and the Bulls get a let off.
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The Sharks lose momentum and kick but eventually, they get it back as the Bulls also can't make inroads.
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A rather ragged passage of play ends with Bosch 's crosskick bouncing into touch close to halfway.
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TRY, SHARKS, JANSE VAN RENSBURG, 35-13: The Sharks show incredible hands through a phenomenal passage of play which is finished by Janse van Rensburg but involved several players.
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CONVERSION, SHARKS, BOSCH, 37-13: Bosch kicks the conversion to ensure the Sharks have scored 28 unanswered points.
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The Sharks are penalised but Smith misses touch and Chamberlain sends it back with interest and the Bulls instead have a lineout ten inside their own half.
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The Sharks steal the lineout and then win a penalty with the Bulls backpedalling and they set up another lineout about six out from the Bulls line.
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TRY, BULLS, GOOSEN, 37-18: Goosen finishes off a frantic passage of pay with a try in the corner, it was end to end stuff.
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CONVERSION, BULLS, SMITH, 37-20: Smith makes no mistake from the tee.
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PENALTY, SHARKS, BOSCH, 40-20: The Sharks attack with vigour again but opt to take three from the tee when they get the penalty.
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PENALTY, SHARKS, BOSCH, 40-20: The Sharks attack with vigour again but opt to take three from the tee when they get the penalty.
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The Bulls try from a lineout five out before the Sharks steal it and then concede a penalty as Van Staden locks on.
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Janse van Rensburg gets back to dot dead for the Sharks after Vorster's probing Grubber and the game will restart with a goal-line dropout.
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Mapoe gets a hospital pass and gets hit hard over the line by Notshe and the Sharks win a five-metre scrum.
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The scrum needs to be reset and that will just eat up some more time off the clock.
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The Bulls win the penalty at the scrum and kick up towards halfway.
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The Sharks have a try disallowed by some ridiculous refereeing who rules an obstruction for s cleanout too far past the breakdown.
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An isolated Moodie is caught out and the Sharks win a penalty that they send to the corner.
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RED CARD, BULLS, MOODIE: Moodie gets a second yellow and a red card for a high tackle.
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There is going to be a TMO review for two foulplay incidents one for the Sharks and one for the Bulls.
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The Sharks set up a lineout inside the Bulls 22.
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FULL TIME: SHARKS 47-20 BULLS
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CONVERSION, SHARKS, BOSCH, 47-20: Bosch slots.
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CONVERSION, SHARKS, BOSCH, 47-20: Bosch slots.
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TRY, SHARKS, JANSE VAN RENSBURG, 45-20: Janse van Rensburg reads the Bulls play and snatches an intercept to go all the way.
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Time is up as the Bulls win a penalty and they might just shunt it off the park.
Sharks
Sharks
Bulls
Bulls
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Tries
2
39' Williams Grant
40' Mbonambi Bongi
51' Janse van Ren...
80' Janse van Ren...
18' Moodie Canan
57' Goosen Johann...
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Conversions
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40' Bosch Curwin
40' Bosch Curwin
52' Bosch Curwin
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19' Smith Chris
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Penalties
2
8' Bosch Curwin
17' Bosch Curwin
26' Bosch Curwin
61' Bosch Curwin
2' Smith Chris
14' Smith Chris
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Drop Goals
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Yellow Cards
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Red Cards
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Squad
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Nche Ox
Mbonambi Bongi
du Toit Thomas
Etzebeth Eben
Grobler Gerbrandt
Kolisi Siya
Venter Henco
Notshe Sikumbuzo
Williams Grant
Bosch Curwin
Mapimpi Makazole
Janse van Rensbur...
Am Lukhanyo
Potgieter Marnus
Chamberlain Boeta
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Matanzima Simphiwe
Grobbelaar Johan
Smith Mornay
Vermaak Ruan
Nortje Ruan
van Staden Marco
Brink Cyle
Louw Elrigh
van der Linde Ber...
Smith Chris
Arendse Kurt-Lee
Vorster Harold
Hendricks Cornal
Moodie Canan
Goosen Johannes L...
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Reserves
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Penxe Yaw
Sadie Carlu
Andrews Hyron
van Vuuren Kerron
Buthelezi Phendulani
Hendrikse Jaden
Cronje Lionel
Bleuler Dian
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Carr Nizaam
Mapoe Lionel
Papier Embrose
Kriel Daniel David
Steenkamp Gerhard
Wessels Jan Hendrik
Swanepoel Janko
Lombard Sebastian