Match Report - Super Rugby match - Lions vs Highlanders on 18 May 2019

May 18, 2019 - The match was played at Ellis Park on Saturday 18 May 2019, and kicked off at 15:05pm SA Time.


Officials

Referee: Rasta Rasivhenge
AR1: Jaco Peyper
AR2: Griffin Colby
TMO: Willie Vos


Teams

Lions: 15. Andries Coetzee; 14. Courtnall Skosan, 13. Lionel Mapoe, 12. Harold Vorster, 11. Aphiwe Dyantyi; 10. Elton Jantjies, 9. Ross Cronje; 8. Kwagga Smith, 7. Cyle Brink, 6. Marnus Schoeman, 5. Marvin Orie, 4. Stephan Lewies, 3. Carlu Sadie, 2. Malcolm Marx (Capt), 1. Dylan Smith.
Replacements: 16. Jan-Henning Campher, 17. Sti Sithole, 18. Johannes Jonker, 19. Vincent Tshituka, 20. Hacjivah Dayimani, 21. Nic Groom, 22. Shaun Reynolds, 23. Tyrone Green.

Highlanders: 15 Matt Faddes, 14 Jordan Hyland, 13 Rob Thompson, 12 Teihorangi Walden, 11 Sio Tomkinson, 10 Josh Ioane, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Shannon Frizell, 7 Luke Whitelock (captain), 6 Dillon Hunt, 5 Tom Franklin, 4 Josh Dickson, 3 Tyrel Lomax, 2 Liam Coltman, 1 Ayden Johnstone.
Replacements: 16 Ash Dixon, 17 Daniel Lienert-Brown, 18 Siate Tokolahi, 19 Jack Whetton, 20 James Lentjes, 21 Kayne Hammington, 22 Dan Hollinshead, 23 Waisake Naholo


Scorers

Lions: 38 (14): Tries: Andries Coetzee, Kwagga Smith (2), Shaun Reynolds, Courtnall Skosan. Conversions: Elton Jantjies (5). Penalties: Elton Jantjies.

Highlanders: 29 (12): Tries: Sio Tomkinson, Tom Franklin, Jordan Hyland, Matt Faddes, Josh Ioane. Conversions: Josh Ioane, Dan Hollinshead