The Force's record against the Cheetahs might surprise some Super Rugby fans as the Force have only ever lost once to the Cheetahs.
We are waiting for the kick-off.
0.00: David Harvey gets the match under way as he kicks off for the visitors.
1.00: Justin Downey makes a solid break for the Cheetahs. They string together phases inside Force territory and the visitors are penalised for not releasing. Sias Ebersohn will line up a kick at goal.
2.00: Sias Ebersohn misses the kick and the Force attempt to carry the ball up field as play continues.
5.00: The Force get the first put-in at a scrum on half way.
7.00: The visitors are penalised at the breakdown and Sias Ebersohn clears.
8.00: The Cheetahs are penalised for hands in the ruck and Harvey will have a shot at goal from close to 35m out.
9.00: Harvey bangs over the kick to hand the Force the lead.
11.00: The Cheetahs work through over ten phases as Sias Ebersohn makes a solid break to get inside the Force 22. Nick Cummins is pinged for going off his feet and Sias Ebersohn will line up a kick at goal.
12.00: Sias Ebersohn's kick sails over and the Cheetahs are able to get on the board.
15.00: The Force are penalised for not releasing inside Cheetahs territory. Sias Ebersohn kicks for touch.
16.00: The Force are penalised at the breakdown inside Cheetahs territory once again. The home side set up a lineout inside the visitors' 22.
17.00: The Force continue to concede unforced errors which are costing them. Again they concede another penalty for offside and Sias Ebersohn will line up a kick at posts.
18.00: Sias Ebersohn's kick is successful, handing the Cheetahs a lead.
19.00: The Force work their way up inside Cheetahs territory but they are penalised for going offside at the ruck. Sias Ebersohn kicks for touch.
21.00: The game has been riddled with errors thus far as the Cheetahs are pinged this time round for going offside at the ruck. Harvey kicks for touch.
22.00: The Force are pinged for not rolling away. Sias Ebersohn punts the ball into touch to set up a lineout inside the Force 22.
25.00: The Force are penalised inside their own half for not being back ten metres during a previous Cheetahs penalty. Sias Ebersohn will have a kick at goal from 35m out.
26.00: The kick is unsuccessful but the Cheetahs retain their three-point lead.
29.00: The Force are penalised for illegal binding at scrum time. The Cheetahs kick for touch.
33.00: The Cheetahs concede another penalty inside their own half. Harvey lines up a kick at the posts.
34.00: Harvey slots the kick to level the scores in Bloemfontein.
35.00: The Cheetahs work through several phases and run decent lines to get themselves on the front foot up inside the Force's 22. The visitors concede a penalty and Tewis de Bruyn will line up a kick at goal from 20m out.
36.00: De Bruyn slots the kick and the Cheetahs regain the lead.
38.00: The Force are able to work their way up inside the Cheetahs' 22. They rumble over the try line but the try is not awarded as the touch judge has noticed foul play. Salesi Ma'afu is penalised for choking a Cheetahs player off the ball. The try is not awarded.
40.00: The half time hooter sounds as the ball rolls into touch.
The half time score was Cheetahs 9 Western Force 6.
40.00: The Cheetahs get the second half under way as Sias Ebersohn kicks off for the home side.
42.00: The Cheetahs work their way up inside the visitors' 22 as they apply sustained pressure. The ball is stolen, however, and Harvey kicks the ball into touch to get the Force out of jail.
46.00: The Force get their way up into the visitors' 22. The Cheetahs try to clear as the ball is loose but a kick is charged down by Winston Stanley who gathers and scores the opening try of the game.
47.00: Harvey converts the try to extend the Force's lead.
49.00: The Force are penalised for obstruction near half way and the Cheetahs kick for touch to set up a lineout inside the visitors' 22.
50.00: The Force are penalised for playing a man in the air and bringing him down in the lineout. The Cheetahs set up a scrum to drive towards the line and string together phases to get within 2m of the line.
51.00: Sam Wara is penalised for offside and the Cheetahs take it quickly. Riaan Smit is able to get over the line and the TMO will decide whether to award the try.
52.00: The video footage is inconclusive and the try is not awarded.
54.00: Adriaan Strauss is eventually able to dot down for the Cheetahs' first try, allowing the Cheetahs to regain their lead.
55.00: Sias Ebersohn is unable to convert the try.
58.00: The Force concede their 13th penalty. This time it is for lazy running and Sias Ebersohn will have a kick at goal from 46m out.
59.00: Sias Ebersohn bangs over the long distance kick to extend the Cheetahs' lead.
61.00: The Cheetahs are penalised for offside and the Force opt for a scrum inside the home side's 22.
62.00: The Force are penalised at scrum time and the Cheetahs clear from inside their own half.
64.00: The Force are once again penalised for collapsing the scrum and the Cheetahs are able to get inside the visitors' 22 following on from their throw-in at a lineout just 15m out.
65.00: The Cheetahs are pinged for not releasing and Harvey clears to get the Force out of jail.
70.00: The Cheetahs are penalised for not releasing the ball and the Force kick for touch to set up a lineout inside the home side's 22.
74.00: The Cheetahs work through several phases just inside Force territory. Matt Hodgson is penalised for going off his feet at the breakdown and Sias Ebersohn will have a kick at posts from 45m out.
75.00: Sias Ebersohn's kick drifts right and the score remains 17-13 to the home side.
78.00: The Force have a put-in at an attacking lineout just 10m from the line. They string together over ten phases before spilling the ball and Heinrich Brussow clears.
80.00: The hooter sounds as the Cheetahs clear the ball out of the ruck and kick it into touch to secure themselves victory.
The final score is Cheetahs 17 (9) Western Force 13 (6).
Tries - A. Strauss
Pen - S. Ebersohn 3, T. De Bruyn
Tries - W. Stanley
Pen - D. Harvey 2
Con - D. Harvey
Referee: Stuart Berry
Assistant Ref 1: Craig Joubert
Assistant Ref 2: Stefan Breytenbach
15. Hennie Daniller, 14. Cameron Jacobs, 13. Robert Ebersohn, 12. Andries Strauss, 11. Willie le Roux, 10. Sias Ebersohn, 9. Tewis de Bruyn, 8. Philip van der Walt, 7. Justin Downey, 6. Heinrich Brussow, 5. Izak van der Westhuizen, 4. George Earle, 3. WP Nel, 2. Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1. Coenie Oosthuizen.
Replacements: 16. Hercu Liebenberg, 17. Trevor Nyakane, 18. Andries Ferreira, 19. Ashley Johnson, 20. Piet van Zyl, 21. Riaan Smit, 22. Philip Snyman.
1 Pek Cowan, 2 Nathan Charles, 3 Salesi Ma 'afu, 4 Toby Lynn, 5 Nathan Sharpe, 6 Richard Brown, 7 David Pocock (Captain), 8 Matt Hodgson, 9 Brett Sheehan, 10 David Harvey, 11 Napolioni Nalaga, 12 Winston Stanley, 13 Nick Cummins, 14 Sam Wara, 15 Alfie Mafi.
Reserves: 16 Elvis Taione, 17 Salesi Manu, 18 Phoenix Battye, 19 Lachlan McCaffrey, 20 Josh Holmes, 21 Ben Seymour, 22 Rory Sidey.