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Waratahs beat Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth

The Southern Kings will complete their clashes against Australian opposition on Saturday when they host the Waratahs in Port Elizabeth.

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We are waiting for the kick off.
00.1: The Waratahs kick off and we are underway.
1.00: The Waratahs get the perfect start as Israel Folau breaks through the Kings defence and gets the Waratahs to the 5m line, he passes to Peter Betham and he passes to Cam Crawford who scores. The TMO checks it and the try is awarded.
2.00: Brendon McKibbin misses the conversion.
4.00: The Southern Kings enjoy some possession on attack but they concede a penalty so the Waratahs kick for touch.
5.00: The Waratahs go through 5 phases on attack and they get over the half way line. 8 Phases and they continue to move forward, Israel Folau slips through the tackle again and he is double tackled at the line and scores. TRY!
6.00: Brendon McKibbin nails the conversion.
9.00: Penalty to the Southern Kings. Demetri Catrakilis takes the shot and nails it. The Kings are on the board.
11.00: Penalty just outside the Kings 22 for the Waratahs. McKibbin takes the shot and he nails it.
14.00: The Waratahs are through again. They are in the Kings 22 and Cam Crawfor dodges a couple of tackles and he reaches for the line and scores. TRY!
15.00: McKibbin takes the conversion kick and nails it. The Waratahs are already looking for the bonus point.
19.00: The Waratahs get back into the Kings 22 and this time Kane Douglas is wide open so he runs in the bonus point TRY!
20.00: McKibbin misses the conversion. 
21.00: The Waratahs possession is currently at 68%. Siyanda Grey is down injured so the game is paused.
22.00: The Kings get their first break as Sergeal Petersen gets through a gap. However he kicks ahead and the Waratahs get back and secure the ball.
24.00; Missed tackles : Waratahs 3 Southern Kings 8.
25.00: The Waratahs look like they are through again. Bernard Foley gets into a gap, he gets to the line and is tackled so he throws a pass back and Michael Hooper is there and catches the ball and dots it down. The TMO checks. TRY!
26.00: McKibbin takes the conversion kick and slots it.
28.00: Oh my, the Waratahs are in again. This time it’s Peter Betham with the Waratahs sixth try. The Kings are falling off the tackles.
29.00: McKibbin adds the conversion.
30.00: The Kings are awarded a penalty. They kick for touch and go for the line out. After the line out they win another penalty so they kick for touch again.
33.00: The Waratahs steal the ball after the line out but the kick out is sliced so the Kings get a 5m scrum as it went out in touch.
34.00: A big scrum from the Waratahs wins them a penalty so they kick for touch to clear.
36.00: The Waratahs attack from the half way line and they get into space and Cam Crawford gets his hat trick TRY!
37.00: McKibbin misses the conversion.
38.00: Sergeal Petersen gets an intercept as the Waratahs look to be away again and he races for the line and scores the Kings first TRY!
39.00: Catrakilis takes the conversion and slots it.
40.00: The siren sounds as the kick off is taken. The Kings kick the ball out and it’s half time.
The half time score was Kings 10 Waratahs 46
The Kings kick off and we are underway.
43.00: The Kings make a much stronger start to the second half. They are getting more ball and looking more promising.
45.00: The Waratahs get back into the match and are on attack again. They get into the Kings 22 and Folau slips a pass to Betham and he passes to Dennis who scores the eight try. Or did he. The TMO checks. All is good. TRY!
46.00: McKibbin misses the conversion.
47.00: George Whitehead gives the home crowd a bit of excitement as he gets through in the Waratahs 22 but then loses the ball.
50.00: The Waratahs are showing no signs of letting up as they go on the attack again This time the Kings turn the ball over though.
52.00: The Waratahs are all over the Kings in their 22 again and Peter Betham gets a pass at pace from Adam Ashley-Cooper and darts in for the ninth try and his second.
53.00: McKibbin nails the conversion.
56.00; The Southern Kings are on the attack but then the Waratahs turn the ball over and Cam Crawford gets away and scores his fourth try and the Waratahs tenth try. The TMO checks. No try as there was an early tackle. A bit harsh that call. Cornell du Preez may be cited later for a shoulder charge though.
57.00: The Kings line out is not straight so the Waratahs have an attacking scrum in the Kings half.
60.00: The Kings go through 12 phases on attack – two by Petersen – and they get to the 5m line. They win a penalty and kick for the corner.
61.00: The Southern Kings almost get through for a try but they lose the ball forward and then win a penalty.
62.00: The Kings go again for the line with the penalty but the Waratahs turn the ball over and kick it out.
65.00;The Southern Kings lose Sergeal Petersen  to injury and he is helped from the field.
68.00: the Kings win a penalty so Catrakilis kicks for touch.
71.00: Penalty to the Waratahs from the scrum. Ben Volavola kicks for touch.
The Waratahs go through nine phases in the Kings 22 and then Ben Volavola slips through for the Waratahs 10th try.
74.00: Matt Lucas takes the conversion kick and slots it.
75.00: Israel Folau slips through the Kings defence again and almost gets to score but he passes to Tom Kingston who scores the eleventh TRY!
77.00: Matt Lucas adds the conversion.
79.00: The Waratahs are still looking dangerous as Ben Volavola is almost away but the opportunity is missed.
80.07: The siren sounds but we have time for a scrum. The Kings win the scrum and run it down the wing.
81.00: The Waratahs go through the phases on attack but concede a penalty. The Waratahs run the ball but they too lose it forward. That’s it.
The full time score is Kings 10 Waratahs 72


Tries – S.Petersen
Pen – D.Catrakilis
Con – D.Catrakilis
Drop –
Cards –

Tries – C.Crawford 3, I.Folau, K.Douglas, M Hooper, P.Betham 2, D.Dennis, B.Volavola, T. Kingston
Pen – B.McKibbin
Con – B.McKibbin 5, M Lucas 2
Drop –
Cards –

Match Officials
: Jonathan Kaplan
Assistant Ref 1:Jason Jaftha
Assistant Ref 2:Christie du Preez
TMO : Johann Meuwesen


Southern Kings

15. George Whitehead , 14. Sergeal Petersen , 13. Ronnie Cooke , 12. Andries Strauss (Captain) , 11. Siyanda Grey , 10. Demetri Catrakilis , 9. Shaun Venter , 8. Jacques Engelbrecht , 7. Wimpie van der Walt , , 6. Cornell du Preez 5. Rynier Bernado ,4. Steve Sykes (Vice Captain) , 3. Kevin Buys , 2. Bandise Maku ,1. Schalk Ferreira

Replacements : 16. Virgile Lacombe , 17. Grant Kemp , 18. David Bulbring , 19. Luke Watson , 20. Nicolas Vergallo , 21. Waylon Murray , 22. Siviwe Soyizwapi


1. Benn Robinson , 2. Tatafu Polota-Nau , 3. Sekope Kepu , 4. Sitaleki Timani , 5. Kane Douglas , 6. Dave Dennis (c) , 7. Michael Hooper , 8. Wycliff Palu , 9. Brendan McKibbin , 10. Bernard Foley , 11. Peter Betham , 12. Rob Horne , 13. Adam Ashley-Cooper , 14. Cam Crawford , 15. Israel Folau

Replacements : 16 John Ulugia ,17. Paddy Ryan , 18. Will Skelton ,19. Mitchell Chapman , 20..Pat McCutcheon ,21. Matt Lucas ,22. Ben Volavola,23.Tom Kingston

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