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Pumas

FULL-TIME
23     37

Western Province

Currie Cup | Mbombela Stadium
17:00 (GMT) | 26-09-2014
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TRY - Province have done it - a missed line-out from the Pumas results in a turnover in their 22. Pat Cilliers makes ground and Nizaam Carr streaks away!
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Demetri Catrakilis slots the a CONVERSION and Western Province gets their four-try bonus point as the hooter for FULL-TIME goes. That was hard work, but WP stay top of the Urrie Cup standings.
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WP look like they might just hang on here
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Still the game remains in the balance
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Still the Pumas are hanging in there - one moment of magic, one error could swing this game
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The Pumas are still within a converted try and drawing level - they are making life unpleasant for WP
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Justin Geduld intercepts from his own half but he doesn't quite have the pace & his kick goes out.
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Pumas are hanging tough and keeping their hopes alive
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PENALTY by jUSTIN Van Staden. Pumas 23 WP 30
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WP win a PENALTY almost right-away and Demetri Catrakilis obliges from a tough angle on the left. Pumas 20 WP 30.
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Justin van Staden adds the CONVERSION - 20-27
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TRY - Reynier van Rooyen adds another try for the Pumas - a quick double score for the hosts, who have the crowd behind them now at Mbombela.
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Justin van Staden adds the CONVERSION - 13-27
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TRY - Pumas looking to work their way back into the game and Stefan Watermeyer gets his team's first five-poiner.
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Demetri Catrakilis lands the CONVERSION - 27-6
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TRY - Catrakilis hits a gap with an excellent show and go and he finds Michael van der Spuy who charges ahead and he's over.
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Replacement Justin van Staden kicks-off for the hosts and it's game on again at Mbombela Stadium. Cheslin Kolbe has not returned for the second half. Michael van der Spuy is on, Taute to fullback

Half Time

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Demetri Catrakilis nails the CONVERSION from the left-hand touchline - big moment in game as the ref signals for HALF-TIME with WP ahead 20-6.
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TRY to Sikhumbuzo Notshe - another brilliant build-up from the visitors, who opted not to kick at goal but tap from inside the Pumas 22.
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JC Roos closed the gaps almost immediatly with his second PENALTY - 6-13
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PENALTY No.2 to Demetri Catrakilis. Pumas 3 Western Province 13
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Nizaam Carr is just held up on the Pumas line after a great build-up
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Slight hold-up as Cheslin Kolbe is attended to for an injury but he's back up!
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Pumas are making Western Province work hard for every inch of the turf they want to gain
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Pumas are making Western Province work hard for every inch of the turf they want to gain
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Catrakilis puts WP back into the Pumas 22 and they win a scrum from a knock-on.
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JC Roos misses another shot at goal.
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JC Ross gets the Pumas on the board with PENALTY - 3-10
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Injury hold up as WP lock Ruan Botha is stretchered off and replaced by Manuel Carizza.
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TRY - Nizaam Carr gets the five-pointer after a great build-up and a clever inside pass from Catrakilis, who also adds the CONVERION - 10-0
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JC Roos misses a long-range penalty for the hosts.
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Injury scare for WP - a slight hold-up as Siyabonga Ntubeni gets attended to but he's ok.
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A strong start from WP, Mike Rhodes with a powerful carry and it's a PENALTY. Catrakilis kicks at goal and lands it from in front.
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Demetri Catrakilis kicks-off for WP and it's game on against the Pumas!
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It is hot and with no wind it should make for a great game!
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Teams are making their way back into the changing rooms, #PUMvWP
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The teams are going through their final warm-up routines at Mbombela Stadium. Follow our live updates, as the match is not being televised! #PUMvWP
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The Pumas have not lost in Nelspuit this season, but WP - at the top of the standings - are an imposing challenge
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Welcome to the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, where we are gearing up for the Currie Cup Round Eight match between the Pumas and Western Province!
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Pumas
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Western Province
START LINE UP
  • 15 Gerrit Smith
  • 14 Salom Gavor
  • 13 Jerome Pretorius
  • 12 Hennie Skorbinski
  • 11 Ruwellyn Isbell
  • 10 Kobus Marais
  • 9 Stefan Ungerer
  • 8 Willie Engelbrecht
  • 7 Nardus van der Walt
  • 6 Chris Cloete
  • 5 Hugo Kloppers
  • 4 Jannie Stander
  • 3 Pieter Scholtz
  • 2 Marko Janse van Rensburg
  • 1 Khwezi Mona
RESERVES
  • 22 Gerrie Labuschagne
  • 21 Reynier Van Rooyen
  • 20 Francois Kleinhans
  • 19 Hilton Lobberts
  • 18 Cameron Lindsay
  • 17 De-Jay Terblanche
  • 16 Frank Herne
START LINE UP
  • 15 Damian Willemse
  • 14 Seabelo Senatla
  • 13 Ruhan Nel
  • 12 Huw Jones
  • 11 Dillyn Leyds
  • 10 Robert du Preez
  • 9 Dewaldt Duvenage
  • 8 Nizaam Carr
  • 7 Cobus Wiese
  • 6 Sikhumbuzo Notshe
  • 5 JD Schickerling
  • 4 Chris van Zyl
  • 3 Wilco Louw
  • 2 Bongi Mbonambi
  • 1 JC Janse van Rensburg
RESERVES
  • 23 Dan Kriel
  • 22 Werner Kok
  • 21 Jano Vermaark
  • 20 Jacobus van Dyk
  • 19 Jan de Klerk
  • 18 Frans van Wyk
  • 17 Allister Vermaark
  • 16 Ramone Samuels
Reynier Van Rooyen (53min)
TRIES
Nizaam Carr (10min), Sikhumbuzo Notshe (39min), and Nizaam Carr (80min)
 
CONVERSIONS
 
PENALTIES
 
PENALTY TRIES
 
DROP GOALS
 
 
 
VENUE Mbombela Stadium
REFEREE Jaco van Heerden