Super Rugby

Sharks beat Jaguares in Buenos Aires




The final match in Super Rugby Rd.12 is in Buenos Aires Argentina where the Jaguares host South Africa’s Sharks.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.

In the meantime why not have a look at the match preview.

Patrick Lambie kicks off and the match is underway.

1.00; The Sharks get the first put in at the scrum. This one is in the Jaguares 22.

3.00: The Sharks win the scrum but when the run the ball they knock on. The Jaguares win a penalty from the second scrum and they kick for touch.

5.00: Jaguares concede a penalty at the breakdown for not releasing. Lambie will kick for posts.

6.00: Lambie lines up the posts and he misses.

7.00: The Jaguares go through five phases on attack. The move was made by Tuculet and Tomás Lavanini gets the ball and scores. TRY!

8.00: Nicolas Sanchez adds the conversion.

11.00; Penalty to the Sharks. Lambie lines up the kick and takes the shot. He nails it.

15.00: The Sharks are awarded another penalty. Lambies will kick for posts. He lines up the kick and nails it.

17.00: The TMO is called upon to have a look at some foul play and a potential Jaguares try after Martin Landajo looks to have scored. Replays show Landajo was short but Willie le Roux pushes him over so the player has not made a double movement. The TRY will be awarded. Now we look at the foul play. No foul play.

18.00: Sanchez takes the conversion from outwide. He nails it. Great kick.

19.00 Franco Marais comes off and is temporarily replaced by Chiliboy Ralepelle.

21.00: On Chiliboy Ralepelle’s first line out throw the Jaguares win the ball.

23.00: The Jaguares keep breaking first tackles. The Sharks are struggling to contain them.

26.00: The Sharks win a penalty. Lambie lines up and takes the shot. He nails it.

29.00: The Sharks are awarded another penalty. Lambie takes it quickly and nails it.

32.00: Jean Deysel is tackled and lands badly on his neck going forward. He stays down and the medics come rushing on. Deysel gets put on a stretcher and is driven of on the medical buggy. The game resumes.

33.00: Pablo Matera is yellow carded. The Sharks take the line out.,

35.00: The Sharks win the line out and they drive over the line and score. Daniel du Preez TRY!

36.00: Lambie takes the conversion kick and he nails it. The Sharks lead.

37.00: The Jaguares almost get through and score as  Matías Orlando goes through and dives over under the posts. The try is not allowed as there was obstruction but the Jaguares have a penalty.

38.00: Sanchez takes the penalty shot and nails it.

41.00: The siren has sounded but the Jaguares play on. They put a foot into touch but the whistle has gone for half time.

The half time score was Jaguares 17 Sharks 19

The Jaguares kick off and the second half is underway.

43.00: Sharks struggling to get possession this half. Franco Marais comes off and is again replaced by Chiliboy Ralepelle.

46.00: Penalty from the scrum against Tendai Mtawarira to the Jaguares.

47.00: Nicolas Sanchez takes the penalty kick but misses.

The Sharks win a penalty back. Lambie lines up and takes the kick he nails it.

51.00: Lambie chips the ball but it goes too far. Everyone is called back for a scrum.

55.00: The Jaguares work the ball into the Sharks 22. They play the ball quickly and the Sharks scramble in defence. The Sharks knock on. Mtwarira comes off. The Jaguares have a 5m, scrum.

57.00: The Jaguares win the scrum and drive over. They can’t get the ball down but they do win a penalty.

59.00: The Sharks get a warning as their scrum is battling. The referee has spoken to Lambie and used the words “penalty try”.

60.00: The Scrum sets. The Sharks defend it and the Sharks turn the ball over and get the put in.

63.00: Penalty to the Jaguares. He has to wait as Juan Martín Hernández is getting some help from the medics. The Jaguares will kick for touch and the line out.

64.00: The Jaguares win the line out but at the break down the fail to release. The Sharks get the put in. Creevy comes off and Montoya comes on. Santiago González Iglesias comes on for Sanchez.

67.00: The Jaguares drive over the line. The TMO is called in as there are bodies everywhere.

69.00: The Jaguares are all over the Sharks on the 5m line. They drive over the line. S’bura Sithole is yellow carded for offside. The Jaguares get a 5m scrum

71.00: The Jaguares go for the line again and this time Santiago García Botta scores. TRY!

72.00: Hernandez misses the conversion. The scores are level.

75.00: Tackles made Jaguares 52 Sharks 104

78.00: Penalty to the Sharks. Lambie will take the shot.

79.00; Lambie takes the kick and nails it. The Sharks lead.

81.00: The Jaguares work the ball down into the Sharks 22. 10 phases and they pass the ball too far and it goes into touch. Thats it.

The Sharks have won.

The full time score is Jaguares 22 (17)  Sharks 25 (19) 


Tries -T.Lavanini, M.Landajo, S.García Botta
Pen – N.Sanchez
Con – N.Sanchez 2
Drop –
Cards – P. Matera (33rd min yellow)

Tries -D. du Preez
Pen – P.Lambie 6
Con – P.Lambie
Drop –
Cards -S’bura Sithole (69th min yellow)

Match Officials
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistant Ref 1:Juan Sylvestre
Assistant Ref 2:Damian Schneider
TMO :Santiago Borsani



1. Santiago García Botta, 2. Agustín Creevy (C), 3. Ramiro Herrera; 4. Matías Alemanno, 5. Tomás Lavanini; 6. Pablo Matera, 7. Javier Ortega Desio, 8. Leonardo Senatore; 9. Martín Landajo, 10. Nicolás Sánchez; 11. Manuel Montero, 12. Juan Martín Hernández, 13. Matías Orlando, 14. Emiliano Boffelli; 15. Joaquín Tuculet.

Replacements : 16. Julián Montoya, 17. Facundo Gigena, 18. Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 19. Guido Petti, 20. Facundo Isa, 21. Gonzalo Bertranou, 22. Santiago González Iglesias, 23. Lucas González Amorosino.


15. Willie le Roux , 14. Odwa Ndungane , 13. Paul Jordaan , 12. Andre Esterhuizen , 11. JP Pietersen , 10. Patrick Lambie (C) , 9. Stefan Ungerer , 8. Daniel du Preez , 7. Jean Deysel , 6. Keegan Daniel , 5. Stephan Lewies , 4. Lubabalo Mtyanda , 3. Coenie Oosthuizen , 2. Franco Marais , 1. Tendai Mtawarira

Replacements , 16. Chiliboy Ralepelle , 17. Dale Chadwick , 18. Lourens Adriaanse , 19. Etienne Oosthuizen , 20. Tera Mtembu , 21. Joe Pietersen , 22. Garth April , 23. S’bura Sithole


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