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Sharks beat Waratahs in Durban

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Article Published: Friday 28 March 2014|

Out of the last five Super Rugby matches between the Sharks and the Waratahs the Sharks have won one and the Waratahs have won four.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.

0.01: Fred Zeilinga of the Sharks kicks off and we are underway.

2.00: The Waratahs make a strong start to the match. Adam Ashley-Cooper has a run and almost gets through but the Sharks scramble in defence and stop him.

3.00: The Sharks defend the Waratahs attack but they concede a penalty.

4.00: Bernard Foley takes the penalty kick and slots it.

8.00: The Sharks work the ball down into the Waratahs 22 and they win a penalty.

9.00: Zeilinga takes the shot and nails it. The scores are level.

15.00: There is a break in play as Rob Horne swings an arm in the tackle on Frans Steyn. It's ruled a high tackle and the Sharks have a penalty.

16.00: Zeilinga slots the penalty and the Sharks lead.

19.00: The Sharks press the Waratahs back into their 22. The Waratahs have a 5m scrum but it collapses and has to be reset.

21.00; Penalty to the Sharks on the 5m line from the penalty.

22.00: Zeilinga takes the kick and slots it.

24.00: The Sharks enjoy a strong attacking spell in the Waratahs 22. The Waratahs defend and a Waratahs player is down so we go to the TMO to check for foul play.

24.00: Jacques Potgieter gets a warning but Frans Steyn concedes a penalty and the ref talks to Bismarck du Plessis about off the ball incidents. Kurtley Beale goes for a concussion test as the Waratahs kick for touch.

27.00: The Waratahs get the ball down in the Sharks 22. The Sharks win the scrum and they kick the ball out into touch.

29.00: Penalty to the Waratahs. Bernard Foley takes the kick but misses.

35.00: The Sharks go long with a line out and completely miss their players. The Waratahs snag the ball and run it but then they knock on so the Sharks run the ball. Zeilinga kicks upfield and catches the Waratahs offside so the Sharks have a penalty near the half way line.

37.00: Frans Steyn takes the kick from inside his half and nails it.

38.00; The Waratahs have a penalty. Foley takes the shot but misses again.

40.00: The Waratahs have the ball and are attacking as the siren sounds. It gets knocked on so its half time.

The half time score is Sharks 12 Waratahs 3

40.30: The Waratahs concede a penalty on the halfway line after the restart so the Sharks will kick for posts.

41.00: Steyn takes the shot but misses.

44.00: The Waratahs are running the ball a little more this half. They are pressing the Sharks backwards.

45.00: The Sharks turn the ball over and kick deep. The Waratahs get the ball back and attack until the Sharks turn it over and knock it on.

47.00:  Dave Dennis (the captain) is shown a yellow card for pushing.

48.00: The Sharks win another penalty so they kick for the corner and the line out.

49.00: The Sharks win the line out and drive with the maul over the line and score. It looks like Ryan Kankowski has scored. We may need to check that.

50.00: Zeilinga takes the kick and slots it.

55.00: The Waratahs work the ball into the Sharks half. They win a line out and run the ball but Ndungane flattens Rob Horne in the tackle and he knocks on. A bit of a shoulder charge there but he did use arms as well.

56.00: Penalty from the scrum to the Sharks. They kick for touch.

58.00: The Sharks have the ball just outside the Waratahs 22. They take a gap but knock on.

62.00: Penalty to the Sharks on the half way line. Zeilinga takes the kick for touch and finds it.

65.00: Another penalty to the Sharks. Zeilinga kicks for posts and nails it and extends the gap.

67.00: The games is paused so we can check a high tackle by Frans Steyn on Adam Ashley-Cooper. A Penalty against Steyn for the tackle. Foley kicks for touch.

70.00: The Waratahs defend their line as the Sharks send wave after wave in the Tahs 22. Eventually we go back for a penalty. They kick for touch.

71.00: The Sharks win the line out but they can't get the maul going as Will Skelton uses his power and size to stop it. The Waratahs get the put in at a 5m defensive scrum.

72.00: Penalty to the Sharks from the scrum. They take it quickly and Keegan Daniel scores. TRY!

73.00: Zeilinga adds the conversion.

74.00: The game is paused again as we go to the TMO for a tackle by Will Skelton who tackled a player without the ball. It's a penalty to the Sharks. They kick for touch.

76.00: Penalty to the Waratahs. Will Skelton runs the ball but after 20 m the Sharks turn the ball over and attack.

77.00: The Waratahs get the ball and manage to stretch the Sharks and Bernard Foley gets into space and scores their first TRY! Kurtley Beale created the gap by sucking in a defender.

78.00: Foley adds the conversion.

79.00: Penalty to the Sharks. There is a minute left so they will kick for posts and wind down the clock.

80.00: Zeilinga takes the kick and slots it. That's it the Sharks win.

The full time score is Sharks 32 (12) Waratahs 10 (3)


Tries - M.Coetzee, K.Daniel
Pen - F.Zeilinga 5, F.Steyn
Con - F.Zeilinga 2
Drop -
Cards -

Tries - B.Foley
Pen - B.Foley
Con - B.Foley
Drop -
Cards -  D. Dennis (48th min yellow)

Match Officials
Mike Fraser
Assistant Ref 1: Glen Jackson
Assistant Ref 2: Marius Jonker
TMO: Deon van Blommenstein



15. Lwazi Mvovo , 14. Odwa Ndungane , 13. S'bura Sithole , 12. Frans Steyn, 11. JP Pietersen , 10. Fred Zeilinga , 9. Charl McLeod , 8. Ryan Kankowski , 7. Jean Deysel, 6. Marcell Coetzee, 5. Stephan Lewies, 4. Willem Alberts , 3. Jannie du Plessis, 2. Bismarck du Plessis (Captain) , 1. Tendai Mtawarira

Replacements: 16. Kyle Cooper, 17. Dale Chadwick , 18. Lourens Adriaanse , 19. Etienne Oosthuizen 20. Keegan Daniel, 21. Stefan Ungerer, 22. Heimar Williams, 23. SP Marais


1. Benn Robinson ,2. Tatafu Polota Nau ,3. Sekope Kepu ,4. Jacques Potgieter ,5. Kane Douglas ,6. Dave Dennis (c),7. Michael Hooper ,8. Wycliff Palu ,9. Nick Phipps ,10. Bernard Foley ,11. Peter Betham ,12. Kurtley Beale ,13. Adam Ashley-Cooper ,14. Rob Horne ,15. Jonno Lance

Replacements to be confirmed.

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