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Brumbies

Super Rugby | Newlands
15:05 (GMT) | 20-06-2015
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Lealiifano fils to add the extra points but it makes no difference as the hooter sounds and that's FULL-TIME!
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Brumbies set a maul of their own and they are stopped before entering the 22. The ball is sent to the backline. After a few phases, Toomua sends Mogg over for a score in the right corner
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After a kicking battle, the Brumbies will have the line-out throw-in outside the Stormers' 22
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Brumbies place massive pressure on the Stormers' scrum. White picks the ball up at the back and boots it into touch. Stormers will have the throw-in just inside the Brumbies' 10 metre line
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Stormers set the maul and have rumbled their way to the 5 metre line. PENALTY! Fardy is sent to the bin for collapsing the maul a few metres from the try line. Stormers opt for another line-out and set the maul. They make their way over the line but are held up. 5 metre scrum to the Stormers
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Play has been brought back after Speight is penalised for driving de Jongh head first into the ground. Play resumes with a penalty to the Stormers on the Brumbies' 10 metre line. Catrakilis finds touch inside the Brumbies' 22
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The ball is sent to the backline and De Allende breaks a tackle before being brought down just short of the line. The ball is sent to the other side of the field and Mogg grabs an interception
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Stormers set the maul and come within 4 metres of the try line. The ball is recycled and kept among the forwards who gets them inches from the line
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Catrakilis gets the ball at first receiver and puts in a cross-kick in the hope of finding Kolbe. Mogg is there to clean up and runs the ball into touch 7 metres from his try line
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Brumbies steal yet another line-out and they look to run the ball out of their 22. The ball finds Kuridrani but the big man spills the ball as he breaks through the line. Stormers will have the scrum feed close to the Brumbies' 10 metre line
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Stormers claim the ball and set a maul which goes rolling up the field. The ball is passed to Leyds on the short side and he places a chip kick over the Brubies' defenders. Lealiifano is there to cover and runs the ball into touch just inside his 22
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Kolbe puts in a chip kick that's collected by White and he puts in chip kick of his own. Leyds is there but is under all sorts of pressure from Mogg. The ball spills out. PENALTY! Mogg is penalised for a high tackle. Catrakilis finds touch on his 10 metre line
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Stormers have gone through a number of phases but have made very little ground as the Brumbies stand firm in defence
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Stormers find themselves back in possession with a line-out on the Brumbies' 10 metre line and De Allende hands them front-foot ball
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Lealiifano makes no mistake in adding the extra points to stretch the lead to 15 points
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Brumbies keep it among the forwards as they look to find a gap in the Stormers' defence. The ball is handed to Vaea 2 metres from the line and the No.8 muscles his way over the line despite the best efforts of Etzabeth to stop him
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Stormers secure the ball from the restart and look to run the ball out of their 22 before handing possession back to the Brumbies. Kuridrani goes on a run and makes his way to within 5 metres from the try line
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It's another solid strike by Catrakilis as he slots his fourth penalty of the match
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Massive scrum by the Stormers! PENALTY! Brumbies can do nothing about this one as the Stormers' pack pushed them back with some ferocity. Catrakilis will have shot at goal
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Another lost line-out by the Stormers allows Lealiifano to clear the ball up-field but only as far as Kolbe. He puts up a high ball that's knocked on by Lealiifano to hand the Stormers the scrum feed on the Brumbies' 10 metre line
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Another scoring chance comes to nothing for the home side as the Brumbies' dominance at the breakdown continues. They win the ball back and finds touch on their 22 but the Stormers will have the line-out feed
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Stormers now on the attack inside the Brumbies' 22. They set a maul and have inched their way to the 5 metre line
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Stormers set a maul and makes a few metres before knocking the ball on and handing possession back to the Brumbies. They make their way into the Stormers' 22 before they turn the ball over. PENALTY! Kolbe is taken out off the ball by Speight after he put in a clearance kick
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Yet another line-out lost by the Stormers and the Brumbies are able to kick the ball into touch just inside the Stormers half
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Stormers set the maul and have made their way into the Brumbies' 22. The ball is sent through the backline. PENALTY! Mogg is penalised for being off his feet at the breakdown. Catrakilis pops the ball into touch for a line-out 5 metres from the Brumbies' try line
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Stormers put Lealiifano under pressure after the restart and his clearance kick comes off the side of his boot and into touch just outside his 22
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He makes no mistake to stretch the lead to 11 points
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PENALTY! Stormers are penalised at the breakdown for not releasing the ball and Lealiifano will have a shot at goal
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He makes no mistake with the shot at goal and reduces the deficit to just 8 points
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Momentum is with the Stormers now as they launch another attack and are in possession on the Brumbies' 10 metre line. PENALTY! Brumbies are caught offside and Catrakilis will have a shot at goal
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Catrakilis makes light work of the conversion to add the extra points
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They spread the ball wide but Kolbe intercepts a pass and sprints all of 60 metres to grab the Stormers' first try of the match
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Lealiifano gets the ball on the short side and places in a chip kick. Groom can only knock the ball into touch and the Brumbies have a line-out on the Stormers' 10 metre line
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Mbonambi misses his jumper and the Brumbies are able to kick the ball up-field. Kolbe secures the ball and the Stormers are in possession on the halfway line. Just as they look to build some momentum, they knock the ball on and the Brumbies come away with the scrum feed
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Stormers set the maul and have made their way to the halfway line. PENALTY! Vaea is penalised for incorrectly joining the maul. Catrakilis finds touch on the Brumbies' 22
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KICK-OFF! Catrakilis gets the second half underway. Brumbies secures the ball before the sides trade kicks. Play will restart with a Stormers line-out just inside their half of the field

Half Time

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Lealiifano pops over the extra points
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Stormers backline is making metres with every attack but they can't seem to find that killer touch to turn the attack into points. They turn the ball over as they head close to the Brumbies' 22 and the visitors have made their way into the Stormers' 22. They take the ball through the phases and keep it among the forwards.Vaea finds a way through the Stormers' defence to grab the Brumbies' fourth try of the match
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The Stormers launch a counter attack and the speedsters look to hurt the visitors. Senatla puts the ball onto his boot once again but White reacts quickly enough to snuffle the attack
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Brumbies steal the line-out ball and Lealiifano boots the ball up-field but only as far as the halfway line
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PENALTY! Brumbies front row collapses under the pressure and Catrakilis finds touch on the Brumbies' 22 metre line
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Brumbies regain possession from the resumption and have made their way to the Stormers' 10 metre line. Their attack come s to nothing though as a forward pass hands the Stormers the scrum feed close to their 10 metre line
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Brumbies set a maul from a line-out on the halfway line and White looks to put Leyds under pressure with a high ball. He is up to the task this time and calls for the fair catch
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He makes no mistake with hos second kick of the match to reduce the deficit
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Stormers secure the dropout. PENALTY! The Brumbies are penalised at the breakdown and Catrakilis will have a shot art goal from about 37 metres
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Stormers finally have some possession on the Brumbies' 10 metre line. De Allende grabs a cross kick before putting the ball onto his boot and Senatla goes racing after it. His toe ahead from 5 metres out is too hard though and the ball rolls over the deadball line
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Brumbies remain on the attack and have made their way onto the Stormers' 22 but the home side win possession back and launch a counter-attack of their own. They take it through the phases and find De Allende on the outside but his chip through goes too far and allows the Brumbies to restart the match with a 22 drop-out
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A kicking battle ensues from the restart but Kolbe's attempt flies too far and allows Lealiifano to comfortably claim a fair catch
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It's third time lucky for Lealiifano as he finally slots a conversion
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Brumbies hurt some poor defending by the Stormers are Tomane breaks away down the short side to grab his hat-trick!
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Brumbies have set a maul and are brought down in the halfway line. White puts in a high kick which forces Leyds to knock the ball on under some pressure by Tomane to hand the visitors the scrum feed just outside the Stormers' 22
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PENALTY! Fardy forces the turnover after he isolated a Stormers player at the breakdown. White finds touch close to his 10 metre line
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Stormers are keeping it with the forwards and remain 5 metres from the try line
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De Allende gets the ball at second receiver and breaks the line to get the Stormers inside the Brumbies' 22. The ball is kept with the forwards who gets the home side 5 metres from the try line. PENALTY! Brumbies are caught offside and the Stormers opt for a line-out
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Solid scrum by the Stormers sees Catrakilis kick the ball up-field before Mogg returns the favour and finds touch on his 10 metre line
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Stormers look to play the territorial game while the Brumbies are happy to run the ball at the home side and are in possession on the halfway line. Kuridrani knocks the ball on and we will have the first scrum of the match o the halfway line
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Lealiifano misses his second conversion attempt of the match
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Brumbies secures possession from the restart and immediately make their way into the Stormers' 22. The ball is quickly sent out wide into the hands of Tomane who runs 20 metres to grab his second try of the match
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The Stormers kicker makes no mistake and the home side are on the board
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PENALTY! Brumbies are caught offside a few metres from their try-line and Catrakilis will have a shot at goal
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Stormers set the maul but they fail to make any metres and are forced to recycle the ball. It finds De Allende who makes a few metres and gets the home side onto the 5 metre line
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PENALTY! Brumbies are penalised at the breakdown this time and the Stormers opt to go for touch. Catrakilis finds touch inside the Brumbies' 22
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Moore fails to find his jumper and the Stormers are on the attack! Senatla gets the ball and gets the Stormers into the Brumbies' half
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Stormers secure the line-out ball and have edged their way into the Brumbies half. PENALTY! Stormers are penalised for entering the breakdown from the side. White finds touch just outside the Stormers' 22
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Brumbies are full of running as they look to pile more pressure on the Stormers. The Stormers snubs the attack though and will have the line-out feed on their 10 metre line
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Lealiifano pushes his conversion attempt
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The Brumbies secure the ball at the line-out and quickly spread it wide. The ball is recycled and White opts to put in a grubber. Tomane slides onto the ball to grab the score
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The Brumbies have maintained possession but have failed to make any further metres. STOLEN! Carr wins possession back for the home side to allow Catrakilis to find touch on his 22
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They hand possession back to the Brumbies on their 10 metre line and Mogg breaks through a gap but slips just short of the Stormers' 22
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The Stormers wins the first line-out of the match against the throw and are on the attack from their 10 metre line
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KICK-OFF! White gets the match underway
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The Brumbies have lost three of their last four away games in South Africa over the last two seasons. The Canberra side has won two out of two in the qualifiers and this is the third year in a row they have played in this stage
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The Stormers are unbeaten in their last five home games, have won seven of their last eight when hosting Australian sides and have won three of their last four meetings with the Brumbies
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Welcome to the second Super Rugby play-off match! The Stormers are at home to the Brumbies to see who will advance to the semi-final stage of the competition
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START LINE UP
  • 15 Cheslin Kolbe
  • 14 Dillyn Leyds
  • 13 Juan de Jongh
  • 12 Damian de Allende
  • 11 Seabelo Senatla
  • 10 Demetri Catrakilis
  • 9 Nic Groom
  • 8 Nizaam Carr
  • 7 Siya Kolisi
  • 6 Michael Rhodes
  • 5 Manuel Carizza
  • 4 Eben Etzebeth
  • 3 Frans Malherbe
  • 2 Bongi Mbonambi
  • 1 Steven Kitshoff
RESERVES
  • 23 Jaco Taute
  • 22 Kurt Coleman
  • 21 Louis Schreuder
  • 20 Sikhumbuzo Notshe
  • 19 Jean Kleyn
  • 18 Vincent Koch
  • 17 Alistair Vermaak
  • 16 Siyabonga Ntubeni
START LINE UP
  • 15 Jesse Mogg
  • 14 Henry Speight
  • 13 Tevita Kuridrani
  • 12 Matt Toomua
  • 11 Joe Tomane
  • 10 Christian Lealiifano
  • 9 Nic White
  • 8 Ita Vaea
  • 7 David Pocock
  • 6 Scott Fardy
  • 5 Blake Enever
  • 4 Rory Arnold
  • 3 Ben Alexander
  • 2 Stephen Moore
  • 1 Scott Sio
RESERVES
  • 23 Robbie Coleman
  • 22 Nigel Ah Wong
  • 21 Michael Dowsett
  • 20 Jarrad Butler
  • 19 Jordan Smiler
  • 18 Ruan Smith
  • 17 Allan Alaalatoa
  • 16 Josh Mann-Rea
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Preview: Stormers v Brumbies

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:24

PREVIEW: Penalty kicks could be the name of the game as the Stormers prepare to host the Brumbies at Newlands on Saturday.

Penalty kicks could be the name of the game as the Stormers prepare to host the Brumbies in a crunch Super Rugby eliminator game at Newlands on Saturday.
 
As finals records go, the Stormers would prefer to forget the past. In their sixth Finals campaign, they have only progressed past the semifinal stage once, going on to lose the 2010 grand final to the Bulls.
 
After finishing second overall in 2011, and first in 2012, they lost both home semifinals, crucially without their current captain Duane Vermeulen. He will be absent again this weekend, with injury ruling him out for a third consecutive Super Rugby finals match.
 
Most of the Stormers though have been well rested and recovered after they fielded a second-string side against the Sharks in the final round of regulation season.
 
Stormers coach Allister Coetzee used that time wisely to work extra hard on certain areas.
 
"It helped a lot [the resting of key players]," said Coetzee at a press conference at Newlands.
 
"We put emphasis on making sure our line-outs function well, and extra split sessions where we worked on stopping mauls and maul defence.
 
"It was a good week of preparation last week for the team that will be in action this week."
 
The Stormers have been boosted by the return of points-machine Demetri Catrakilis which is vitally important for play-off games. 
 
"It is about taking your opportunities this weekend and to kick your three points is vital as you have to take all your points coming your way, explained Coetzee.
 
The Brumbies have a devastating kicker too in Christian Lealiifano and therefore Coetzee emphasised the importance of discipline in such play-off games. 
 
"We have to make sure that our discipline is impeccable like it has been all season and that we put scoreboard pressure on when the penalties come our way." 
 
The Brumbies travel to South Africa knowing they have won a knockout game there before, upsetting the Bulls at Loftus in 2013 en-route to a grand final in Hamilton.
 
However the Canberra side lost on their last occasion at Newlands in a scrappy encounter and will have done their homework this time around. 
 
"Both sides felt the impacts [in Round 13] and it was Test match intensity but that is what it takes to beat the Stormers," explained Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham.
 
"Physicality will be a massive part of this game."
 
There are a lot of parallels between the Stormers and the Brumbies in terms of their styles - both have very imposing forwards and organised line-speeds on defence.
 
"Our stats are very similar and they are known to open the game up with their skills and at other times they use their forwards to get some go forward - very similar to us."
 
"If you look at both of our games there is enough unpredictability in them to not go into the game confident or complacent.
 
Given the home-ground advantage to the Stormers, Larkham highlighted the importance of putting pressure on the scoreboard early on in the game.
 
"It is always important, every game this season we have been lucky with scoreboard pressure," explained Larkham.
 
"We will be treating it like a Test match, we will be very careful with the decisions we take at penalty time." 
 
Coetzee commented on the nature of the last nasty encounter saying: "We will never get pulled into another dog fight, we will never allow it to distract us and we are not prepared to be drawn into any off the ball stuff."
 
Players to watch:

For Stormers: Speedster Dillyn Leyds will want to keep his try-scoring record up and get a few past the Brumbies defence. Damien de Allende has been beating defenders with ease and is a force in the midfield, while Demetri Catrakilis will be a threat from the tee. In the forwards watch out for Schalk Burger displaying some silky skills and bashing runs. Steven Kitshoff will be powerful in the scrums and prominent in the tight-loose.

For Brumbies: Henry Speight has got it all on the wing - pace, power and a step, while Christian Lealiifano is a quality distributor and dangerous with the boot. Ita Vaea is not easy to stop and he will be making many carries in midfield. David Pocock won't give an inch in the rucks and if the Stormers aren't quick to secure the ball his hands will be all over the pill. Steven Moore's work-rate and experience in play-off games will always benefit the Brumbies.
 
Head to head: The Stormers front row against the highly penalised Brumbies front row will be an interesting encounter which the Stormers will want to capitalise on. Siya Kolisi will have to be working extra hard to nullify the David Pocock threat at the ruck. The battle of the scrumhalves
will be one to watch as they will be wanting to get under each others skin. Demetri Catrakilis's and Christian Lealiifano will no doubt have a goal-kicking dual. The fullback position will be interesting to watch as the attacking, running game of Cheslin Kolbe will be up against the tactical, kicking game of Jesse Mogg.
 
Previous results:
2015: Stormers won 25-24, Cape Town 
2014: Brumbies won 25-15, Canberra
2013: Stormers won 35-22, Cape Town
2011: Stormers won 16-3, Canberra
2010: Brumbies won 19-17, Cape town
2009: Brumbies won 17-10, Canberra
2008: Stormers won 20-10, Cape Town
 
Prediction: The Stormers are unbeaten in their last five home games, and have won seven of their last eight when hosting Australian sides.The South African side has won three of their last four meetings with the Brumbies; before that they had won just one in 12 against the Canberra-based outfit.The Brumbies have lost three of their last four away games in South Africa over the last two seasons. The Canberra side has won two out of two in the qualifiers and this is the third year in a row they have played in this stage. The Stormers have lost five of their six games when reaching the post-season stage, however this will be their first appearance in the qualifiers. The Brumbies conceded fewer tries than any other team this season, conceding just 10 first-half tries and 11 in the second 40. The Stormers conceded the joint-second fewest second-half tries in the regular season (14). The Brumbies have scored 34 tries after winning their own lineout, 12 more than the next best team. Demetri Catrakilis has the best kick success (89 percent) of any player to attempt more than 10 shots at goal this season. Only the Cheetahs have scored more tries than the Brumbies off first phase ball (22) in 2015. In the Round 13 meeting between these sides, the Stormers recorded their lowest tallies for metres gained (268m) and clean breaks (one), while the Brumbies beat just nine defenders, their fewest in a match this season. The Newlands faithful plus the deadly boot of Demetri Catrakilis will help the Stormers to a 3 point win.
 
Teams:
 
Stormers: 15 Cheslin Kolbe, 14 Dillyn Leyds, 13 Juan de Jongh (captain), 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Seabelo Senatla, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Nizaam Carr, 7 Siya Kolisi, 6 Schalk Burger, 5 Manuel Carizza, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Steven Kitshoff.
Replacements: 16 Siyabonga Ntubeni, 17 Allister Vermaak, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 Jean Kleyn, 20 Michael Rhodes, 21 Louis Schreuder, 22 Kurt Coleman, 23 Jaco Taute.
 
Brumbies: 15 Jesse Mogg, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Robbie Coleman, 11 Joe Tomane, 10 Christian Lealiifano, 9 Nic White, 8 Ita Vaea, 7 David Pocock, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Blake Enever, 4 Rory Arnold, 3 Ben Alexander, 2 Stephen Moore (captain), 1 Scott Sio.
Replacements from - Josh Mann-Rea, Allan Alaalatoa, Ruan Smith, Jordan Smiler, Jarrad Butler, Michael Dowsett, Matt Toomua, James Dargaville, Les Makin, Nigel Ah Wong
 
Date: Saturday, June 20
Venue: Newlands, Cape town
Kick-off: 17.05 (01.05 Sunday, June 21 AEST; 15.05 GMT)
Expected weather: Pleasant and Sunny with a high of 22 degrees Celsius, no chance of rain.
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Craig Joubert (South Africa), Jason Jaftha (South Africa)
TMO: Deon van Blommestein (South Africa)
 
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Thirteen-man Brumbies triumph

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 17:05

REPORT: The Brumbies advanced to the Super Rugby play-offs, where they will meet the Hurricanes next week, after humiliating the Stormers.

The Brumbies advanced to the Super Rugby play-offs, where they will meet the Hurricanes next week, after humiliating the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.

Outscoring the home team by six tries to one, the Brumbies recorded a 39-19 win - despite being reduced to 13 men in the last 10 minutes.

It was a humiliating send-off for coach Allister Coetzee, who has now coached his last match in South Africa - before heading off the Italy.

When your team's only attacking weapons are an overused Damian de Allende and a misfiring maul, then it is clear that there was something wrong with the team tactics.

In stark contrast the Brumbies showed greater intensity and desire, as well as tactical acumen - outplaying the Stormers in all facets of the game.

The Brumbies managed to get under the Stormers skin with calculated off-the-ball niggle and the distraction allowed them to dominate the contact situations, as the home team started to stand off more and more.

And the visitors also dominated the breakdown, by blowing through with greater numbers and ferocity against a Stormers team preferring to have as many players as possible in the defensive line or waiting to carry the ball up. The result was a number of crucial turnovers.

The other big advantage for the Brumbies was that they took their opportunities and points, while the Stormers  opted far to often to set up line-outs and driving mauls that resulted in nothing, while forgoing opportunities to kick penalties and closing the gap when there was still time.

Not winning their own line-outs - mostly through poor throwing, but also shoddy timing - meant the Brumbies also had plenty of free possession.

The Brumbies had a perfect start, with Jesse Mogg first exploiting some sloppy defence, Ita Vaea then charging down an attempted clearance kick and then a sweetly-timed Nick White grubber creating the space for Joe Tomane to run onto and sprint over for the opening try. Christian Lealiifano was wide of the mark, but it was 5-0 after as many minutes.

The Stormers eventually got on the board with a Demetri Catrakilis penalty in the 14th minute, but from the restart the Brumbies blew through a ruck with numbers, turned over the ball and quick hands put Tomane over for a second try. Lealiifano was again wide of the target with the conversion attempt - 10-3.

Tomane got his hat-trick when, from a scrum, he received the ball on the blindside, handed off a feeble attempt at a tackle by Dillyn Leyds and sprinted over. This time Lealiifano slotted the conversion - 17-3 after 25 minutes.

Just after the half-hour mark Catrakilis pulled three points back for the Stormers with his second penalty, but the Brumbies had the final say in the first half - Ita Vaea worming his way over after some strong work by the forwards. Lealiifano's conversion made it 24-6 at the break.

The Stormers got their first stroke of luck five minutes into the second half, when Cheslin Kolbe intercepted a long pass just outside his 22 and sprinted more than 70 metres. Catrakilis added the extras and at 13-24 there was some hope.

Catrakilis (two) and Lealiifano (one) then exchanged penalties (19-27), before Vaea got his second try - this time charging through the limp Stormers defence from about five metres out. Lealiifano's conversion made it 34-19 with just over 15 minutes remaining.

Henry Speight, for a dangerous tackle that had life-threatening undertones, was red-carded and Scott Fardy, for a professional foul, was yellow carded within a minute of each other.

However, even being two men down, the Brumbies still managed to hold out a misfiring Stormers team and finished it with a well-executed Jesse Mogg try - making the final score a humiliating 39-19.

Man of the match: Damian de Allende continued to put up his and for a starting spot in the Springbok team, but for most part the Stormers were all bullied by a more physical Brumbies team. Scott Fardy and David Pocock set the tone at the breakdown, with some great support by hooker Stephen Moore. They received plenty of help from their fellow forwards. The halfback pairing of Christian Lealiifano and Nic White pulled the strings in the backline. However, it was Joe Tomane's first-half hat-trick that set the stage for the victory and he wins our award.

Moment of the match: You can look at all three Joe Tomane's tries, as they were sublime in their execution, especially his hat-trick score. However, it was the Ita Vaea tries - on the stroke of half-time and then midway through the second half - that gave the Brumbies the margin that made it near impossible for the Stormers to catch up - effectively ending the game as a contest.

Villain of the match: There was the usual niggle, maybe not as villainous as in their last meeting, but Henry Speight was guilty of two particularly bad off-the-ball tackles - the second that could have crippled Juan de Jongh for life and certainly warranted the red card he received.

The scorers:

For the Stormers:
Try:
Kolbe
Con: Catrakilis
Pens: Catrakilis 4

For the Brumbies:
Tries:
Tomane 3, Vaea 2, Mogg
Cons: Lealiifano 3
Pens: Lealiifano

Yellow card: Scott Fardy (Brumbies,  75 - professional foul, collapsing a maul)
Red card: Henry Speight (Brumbies, 74 - foul play, dangerous tackle)

Teams:
 
Stormers:
15 Cheslin Kolbe, 14 Dillyn Leyds, 13 Juan de Jongh (captain), 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Seabelo Senatla, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Nizaam Carr, 7 Siya Kolisi, 6 Michael Rhodes, 5 Manuel Carizza, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Steven Kitshoff.
Replacements: 16 Siyabonga Ntubeni, 17 Allister Vermaak, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 Jean Kleyn, 20 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 21 Louis Schreuder, 22 Kurt Coleman, 23 Jaco Taute.
 
Brumbies: 15 Jesse Mogg, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Matt Toomua, 11 Joe Tomane, 10 Christian Lealiifano, 9 Nic White, 8 Ita Vaea, 7 David Pocock, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Blake Enever, 4 Rory Arnold, 3 Ben Alexander, 2 Stephen Moore (captain), 1 Scott Sio.
Replacements: 16 Josh Mann-Rea, 17 Allan Alaalatoa, 18 Ruan Smith, 19 Jordan Smiler, 20 Jarrad Butler, 21 Michael Dowsett, 22 Nigel Ah Wong, 23 Robbie Coleman.
 
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Craig Joubert (South Africa), Jason Jaftha (South Africa)
TMO: Deon van Blommestein (South Africa)

Cheslin Kolbe (45min)
TRIES
Joe Tomane (4min), Joe Tomane (15min), Joe Tomane (25min), Ita Vaea (40min), Ita Vaea (63min), and Jesse Mogg (79min)
Demetri Catrakilis (46min)
CONVERSIONS
Christian Lealiifano (26min), Christian Lealiifano (40min), and Christian Lealiifano (64min)
Demetri Catrakilis (14min), Demetri Catrakilis (34min), Demetri Catrakilis (48min), and Demetri Catrakilis (60min)
PENALTIES
Christian Lealiifano (51min)
 
PENALTY TRIES
 
DROP GOALS
 
Scott Fardy (75min)
 
Henry Speight (74min)
 
VENUE Newlands
REFEREE Jaco Peyper