Brumbies

Highlanders 11 Sharks 26

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At half time the scores were level with a try and penalty goal each. At the 8 minute mark Kahui scored the first points of the match with a try in the corner and Blair missed the conversion.


Four minutes later Ndungane replied with a brilliant try for the Sharks but Brown could not convert.


The Sharks nearly scored another try with Mentz going over in the corner but Blair managed to edge him out to save the try.


The Sharks dominated the second half eventually running out 2 more tries from Mentz and Botes.


See match report HERE


Referee – Stuart Dickinson


Conditions – Good



Scorers


Highlanders


Tries
Kahui

Conversions

Penalties
Blair 2

Drop goals



Sharks


Tries
Ndungane
Mentz
Botes

Conversions
Brown
Penalties
Brown 3

Drop goals


Teams


Highlanders:
15 Ben Blair, 14 Vilimoni Delasau, 13 Neil Brew, 12 Seilala Mapusua, 11 Richard Kahui, 10 Callum Bruce, 9 Jimmy Cowan, 8 Craig Newby, 7 Tim Boys, 6 Hale T-Pole, 5 James Ryan, 4 Tom Donnelly, 3 Carl Hayman, 2 Anton Oliver (c), 1 Clarke Dermody.


Reserves: 16 Jason Macdonald, 17 Nick White, 18 Filipo Levi, 19 Adam Thomson, 20 Chris Smylie, 21 Ryan Bambry, 22 Roy Kinikinilau.


Sharks:
JP Pietersen, Odwa Ndungane, Adrian Jacobs, Andries Strauss, Henno Mentz, Tony Brown, Ruan Pienaar, AJ Venter, Jacques Botes, Warren Britz, Johann Muller, Johan Ackermann, BJ Botha, John Smit (Capt), Deon Carstens.


Reserves: Bismarck du Plessis, Danie Saayman, Albert van den Berg, Daniel Farani, Craig Davidson, Waylon Murray, Brad Barritt/G. Bobo 

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