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As it happened: Stormers 13-18 Sharks

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Hello and welcome to the Super Rugby clash between the Stormers and the Sharks from Cape Town.
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The encounters between these two teams in the past three years have been close, both teams winning three games each.
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Mike Fraser is the referee, Ben O?Keeffe and Stuart Berry are the assistant referees and the TMO is Marius Jonker.
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The Sharks team is unchanged, the Stormers have made four changes. Siya Kolisi gets a start, Burger goes to number eight and Nizaam Carr is moved to the number six position.
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The Sharks are 3rd on the ladder and the Stormers are 4th, both teams have won their last two games, they are in good form.
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First half begins.
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Good playing conditions at the Newlands Rugby Stadium today, this should be a good game.
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The Stormers concede a penalty, first of the game, Malherbe collapsing the scrum.
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The Sharks concede their first penalty of the game, through Jean-Luc du Preez for hands in the ruck
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The Stormers dominating the possession in Cape Town as the Sharks look like they are settling into the game.
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Gary Gold making no changes to his team after the game last week. They need to improve on their discipline, there were too many handling errors last week.
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The Stormers concede a penalty, Malherbe collapsing the scrum.
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The Stormers concede a penalty, Malherbe collapsing the scrum.
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The Sharks concede a penalty now, being caught offside.
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The possession has evened out now, both sides sharing the game with Stormers slightly ahead.
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The Sharks concede another penalty, through Daniel du Preez for a shoulder charge.
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PENALTY, STORMERS, COLEMAN! 3-0: The Stormers take the lead in Cape Town, scoring the first points of the game in the 18th minute. Coleman slots an easy penalty goal in and the Stormers are 3-0 up.
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PENALTY, SHARKS, PIETERSEN! 3-3: Joe Pietersen takes the penalty goal and levels the score for the visitors, it is 3-3 after 19 minutes. Eben Etzebeth conceding the penalty for not rolling away.
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The scores are level at Newlands, due to two penalty goals. The Stormers have dominated the possession.
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There have been 9 lineouts and the Stormers have won 6 out of them. They have also conceded 1 less penalty.
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TRY, STORMERS, ZAS! 8-3: After 29 minutes of play, there is finally something that separates these sides. Leolin Zas scores the first try of the game and Stormers take the lead.
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CONVERSION, STORMERS, COLEMAN! 10-3: Kurt Coleman drives the conversion in and the lead is stretched to 7 points.
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Penalty missed! It was a kickable penalty as Carr concedes it for not releasing the ball, Pietersen misses the goal and Sharks stay 7 points behind.
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The Sharks have most of the possession for the last few minutes, they will be looking to do something with it.
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Last few minutes of the half, it has been a good game so far. Both sides conceding the same number of penalties. The Stormers have made more runs, won lineouts and more importantly scored a try and lead by 7 points.
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Half time: Stormers 10-3 Sharks.
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Second half begins.
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The Sharks taking hold of the game, they have most of the possession in the opening minutes of the half.
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Reinach makes a good run for the Sharks as he goes through the Stormers defence.
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CONVERSION, SHARKS, PIETERSEN! 10-10: Pietersen slots the conversion in and levels the scores.
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PENALTY TRY, SHARKS! 10-8: The referee awards the penalty under the posts and it is easy for the Sharks who score 5 points.
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The Sharks are playing well in the second half, controlling the run of play
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The Sharks concede a penalty, Franco Marais not releasing the ball.
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Missed! Stormers are not able to take the lead as they miss the penalty goal. Coleman keeps the score 10-10
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The Stormers concede a penalty now, Kolbe not releasing the ball.
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Kolisi picked up a yellow card in the 46th minute that resulted in the penalty try, the has spent some time in the bin.
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The Sharks concede another penalty, through Adriaanse for the front row standing up.
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One try scored by the Stormers and a penalty try for the Sharks. A conversion and a penalty to each side are all the scoring plays in the game so far.
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The Stormers concede a penalty through Oliver Kebble for not releasing the ball.
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PENALTY, SHARKS, PIETERSEN! 10-13: Joe Pietersen slots the penalty in for a three point lead, it was a difficult kick, 49 metres away from the posts.
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The final 15 minutes of the game and the Sharks have a slim 3 point lead over the Stormers.
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Overall the Stormers have dominated possession, giving them more chances to score, but the Sharks have the upper hand here.
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Only a penalty separating these sides in a close clash at Newlands. This could be an important away win for the Sharks.
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The Sharks look like they will be able to hold on to this lead, the Stormers will look score in the final seven minutes. They have a penalty here as Andre Esterhuizen concedes one for a lifting tackle.
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PENALTY, STORMERS, COLEMAN! 13-13: Coleman lands a difficult kick to level the scores, it was just to the left of the posts and about 40 metres out.
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JP Pietersen with cuts past the Stormers defence and makes some good ground.
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The Sharks miss the conversion, and the Sharks concede a penalty for a high tackle.
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TRY, SHARKS, PIETERSEN! 13-18: This should give the Sharks some breathing space as they push the lead to 5 points, it is a long range try in the final 2 minutes of the game.
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Full Time: Stormers 13-18 Sharks. It is the end of the game and the Sharks have secured a nervous but important away win in Cape Town.
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Full Time: Stormers 13-18 Sharks. It is the end of the game and the Sharks have secured a nervous but important away win in Cape Town.
Stormers
Sharks
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Tries
2
28' Leolin Zas
45' Penalty Try
76' Joe Pietersen
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Conversions
1
29' Kurt Coleman
45' Joe Pietersen
2
Penalties
2
16' Kurt Coleman
74' Kurt Coleman
18' Joe Pietersen
60' Joe Pietersen
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Drop Goals
0
1
Yellow Cards
0
45' Siya Kolisi
0
Red Cards
0
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Squad
15
JC van Rensburg
Mbongeni Mbonami
Frans Malherbe
Eben Etzebeth
Pieter-Steph du Toit
Nizaam Carr
Siya Kolisi
Schalk Burger
Jano Vermaak
Kurt Coleman
Leolin Zas
Juan De Jongh
John-Ben Kotze
Dillyn Leyds
Cheslin Kolbe
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Tendai Mtawarira
Franco Marais
Coenraad Oosthuizen
Ettienne Oosthuizen
Stephan Lewies
Marcell Coetzee
Jean-Luc du Preez
Daniel du Preez
Jacobus Reinach
Joe Pietersen
J.P Pietersen
Andre Esterhuizen
Paul Jordaan
Odwa Ndungane
Willie Le Roux
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Reserves
8
Siyabonga Ntubeni
Oliver Kebble
Vincent Koch
JD Schickerling
Sikhumbuzo Notshe
Nic Groom
Jean-Luc du Plessis
Huw Jones
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17
18
19
20
21
22
23
Kyle Cooper
Juan Schoeman
Lourens Adriaanse
Hyron Andrews
Phillip Van Der Walt
Michael Claassens
Garth April
Sibusiso Sithole