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Kings vs Lions live Super Rugby score update




The final Super Rugby match on Saturday in Super Rugby is in Port Elizabeth where the Southern Kings will host the Lions.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.

The Lions kick off and the match is underway.

2.00: The teams are battling to complete a scrum from an early knock on.

3.00: The Lions win the scrum and attack. They win a penalty and kick to the corner.

4.00: The Lions win the line out and drive the maul to the line. The Kings slow it but concede a penalty. Elton Jantjies kicks to the corner.

6.00: The LIons win the line out and run at the Kings and Ruan Combrinck scores. Or does he? The TMO checks. No try. Lost forward. Kings scrum.

8.00: The Kings win the scrum and clear the ball into touch. Fouche makes ground but not a lot.

9.00: Howard Mnisi looks to have scored for the Lions but TMO replays confirm that he lost the ball.

13.00: The Lions try to attack down the wing but they knock on.

15.00: The Kings win a penalty from the scrum. They kick for touch.

17.00: The Kings work the ball to the Lions line from a line out. Steven Sykes almost goes over but there is a knock on.

19.00: The Kings attack the Lions after turning the ball over. They almost get through but knock on.

21.00: The Lions get the ball out wide to Warren Whiteley who gets the ball on the Kings 22m line and he beats one and scores. TRY!

22.00: Jantjies adds the conversion.

24.00: Referee Rasivhenge has a talk with Steven Sykes about infringements. The Lions have a penalty. Jantjies takes the kick from almost in front. He misses.

27.00: Penalty in their half to the Kings. Fouche takes the kick but he is short and well off.

29.00: The Kings are awarded another penalty. Fouche takes the shot again but this one is much closer. He misses again.

29.00: From the restart the Kings attack and chip over the ruck and Luzuko Vulindlu chases – gets the ball and scores in the corner. TRY!

30.00: Fouche misses the conversion.

33.00: The Lions hit back and Courtnall Skosan scored in the corner after the Lions had won a scrum.

34.00: Jantjies adds the conversion.

36.00: Thembelani Bholi is yellow carded for offside. The Kings had been warned. The Lions drive over the line and score.  Armand van der Merwe is the try scorer.

38.00: Jantjies adds the conversion.

40.00: The Lions try to finish on a high as they attack the Kings but can’t keep the ball in.

Its half time.

The half time score is Kings 5 Lions 21

The Kings kick off and we are underway with the second half.

41.00: The Lions get the perfect start as Ruan Combrinck breaks through a tackle and he races down the touchline and scores. TRY!

43.00: Jantjies takes the conversion and nails it.

The Lions use the maul and drive over the line and score. Armand van der Merwe was initially short but he played it and scored. TRY!

46.00: Jantjies misses the conversion. 19 points while Bholi was off. He is now back on.

49.00: There is a break in play as Steven Sykes is down. He carries on for now.

52.00: The Kings win a penalty and kick for touch.

55.00: The Kings go for the corner and Chris Cloete powers his way to the line and scores. TRY!

55.00: Louis Fouche takes the conversion kick but again he misses.

56.00: Elton Jantjies makes a break and the Lions get the ball to Combrinck who goes over for his second TRY!

57.00: Jantjies misses the conversion.

62.00: The Lions almost get away for a try but Faf de Klerk loses the ball behind him.

66.00: The Lions look dangerous on the wing but the Kings defend and stop the try. The Lions win a penalty. Jantjies kicks for touch to set up the line out.

67.00: The Lions win the line out and drive over the line but are held up.

69.00: The Lions attack on the Kings 5m line and they stretch the Kings defence and Rohan Janse van Rensburg scores. TRY!

70.00: Jantjies adds the conversion.

74.00: The Kings give the home crowd something to be excited about with an attacking run but the Lions quickly shut them down.

76.00: The Lions want more tries. They continue to attack the Kings in their half. The Kings turn the ball over and Malcolm Jaer slips past four defenders but gets shut down by the fifth tackler.

78.00: The Kings attack but knock on. The match is winding down now. Players are walking slowly to set pieces. The Kings win a tighthead scrum and attack.

80.00: The Siren sounds but the Kings play on and attack, the Lions turn the ball over and kick it out.

The Lions have won.

The full time score is Kings 10 (5) Lions 45 (21)


Tries – L.Vulindlu, C.Cloete
Pen –
Con –
Drop –
Cards -T.Bholi (yellow 36th min)

Tries -W.Whiteley, C.Skosan , A.van der Merwe 2, R.Combrinck 2, R. Janse van Rensburg
Pen –
Con – E.Jantjies 5
Drop –
Cards –

Match Officials
Referee: Rasta Rasivhenge
Assistant Ref 1:Jaco van Heerden
Assistant Ref 2:AJ Jacobs
TMO :Christie du Preez


Southern Kings

15. Malcolm Jaer , 14. Luzuko Vulindlu , 13. Lukhanyo Am , 12. Shane Gates , 11. JP du Plessis , 10. Louis Fouche , 09. James Hall , 08. CJ Velleman , 07. Thembelani Bholi , 06. Chris Cloete , 05. Steven Sykes (C) , 04. Schalk Oelofse , 03. Jacobie Adriaanse , 02. Martin Ferreira , 01. Schalk Ferreira

Replacements: 16. Martin Bezuidenhoudt , 17. Tom Botha , 18. Justin Ackerman , 19. JC Astle , 20. Jacques Engelbrecht , 21. Ntando Kebe , 22. Stefan Watermeyer , 23. Leighton Eksteen


15 Jaco van der Walt, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Warren Whiteley (C), 7 Warwick Tecklenburg, 6 Cyle Brink, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Armand van der Merwe, 1 Corne Fourie

Replacements: 16 Ramone Samuels, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Jacques van Rooyen, 19 Ruan Ackermann, 20 Jaco Kriel, 21 Ross Cronje, 22 JW Bell, 23 Rohan Janse van Rensburg

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