Lions not quite good enough




This was a score update.








The Sharks have not lost to the Lions in five matches. On Sunday it will be six matches. The Sharks have AJ Venter, Ruan Pienaar,Frederic Michalak and Adrian Jacobs on the bench so if they look like losing they can bring on some firepower and seal the match. It won’t come to that however.

Saturday March 15
Venue –
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Referee: Mark Lawrence (SA)
Ref’s Asst. : Joey Salmans (SA), Fran’,ois Veldsman (SA)
TMO: Shaun Veldsman (SA)
Assessor: Dennis Immelman (SA)
Head-to-Head: Played 11, Sharks 8, Cats/Lions 2, Drawn 1
In Johannesburg: Played 5, Sharks 3, Cats/Lions 1, Drawn 1
Last season: Round 13, April 28 2007: Sharks 33-3 Lions at Absa Stadium, Durban


Match detail



The  final score is Lions 8 Sharks 16


More to follow.





Tries – Franco van der Merwe
Pen – van Schalkwyk

Con –



Tries – BJ Botha
Pen – Kockott (3)

Con – Kockott



Louis Ludik, Dusty Noble, Jaco Pretorius, Walter Venter, Rayno Benjamin, Jaco van Schalkwyk, Jano Vermaak, Joe van Niekerk, Ernst Joubert (capt.), Cobus Grobbelaar, Anton van Zyl, Gerhard Mostert, Ross Geldenhuys, Willie Wepener, Heinke van der Merwe.
Replacements: Ethienne Reynecke, JC Janse van Rensburg, Willem Alberts, Franco van der Merwe, Chris Jonck, Rudi Vogt, Jannie Boshoff.


Stefan Terblanche, Odwa Ndungane, Waylon Murray, Bradley Barritt, JP Pietersen, Francois Steyn, Rory Kockott, Ryan Kankowski, Jacques Botes, Keegan Daniel, Johann Muller (capt.), Albert van den Berg, BJ Botha, Bismarck du Plessis, Tendai Mtawarira.
Replacements: Craig Burden, Jannie du Plessis, AJ Venter, Jean Deysel, Ruan Pienaar, Frederic Michalak, Adrian Jacobs.

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