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Lions 32 (11) vs Hurricanes 38 (24)

Lions unable to hang onto win

Hurricanes too strong in last quarter

The Lions lead the Hurricanes 25-24 with about twenty minutes to go in this match, but were unable to hang onto the win, with the Hurricanes finishing strong and taking the victory 38-32.

The scorers:

For the Lions:
Tries:
 Jaque Fourie(2), Shandre Frolick, Todd Clever
Cons: Andre Pretorius(3)
Pens: Andre Pretorius(2)
Drops: 

For the Hurricanes:
Tries:
 Alby Mathewson, Conrad Smith(2), Ma'a Nonu, Willie Ripia
Cons: Piri Weepu(5)
Pens: Piri Weepu
Drops: 

Yellow card: None 
Red card: None 

Teams:
 
Lions: 15 Louis Ludik, 14 Ashwin Willemse, 13 Jaque Fourie, 12 Doppies la Grange, 11 Henno Mentz, 10 Andre Pretorius, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Ernst Joubert, 7 Todd Clever, 6 Cobus Grobbelaar(c), 5 Anton van Zyl, 4 Jannes Labuschagne, 3 Lawrence Sephaka, 2 Willie Wepener, 1 Heinke van der Merwe.
Replacements: 16 Hans van Dyk, 17 Gert Muller, 18 Gerhardt Mostert, 19 Willem Alberts, 20 Chris Jonck, 21 Earl Rose, 22 Shandre Frolick.

Hurricanes: 15 Tamati Ellison, 14 Zac Guildford, 13 Conrad Smith, 12 Ma’a Nonu, 11 Hosea Gear, 10 Piri Weepu, 9 Alby Mathewson, 8 Rodney So’oialo(c), 7 Karl Lowe, 6 Faifili Levave, 5 Jason Eaton, 4 Jeremy Thrush, 3 Tim Fairbrother, 2 Dane Coles, 1 John Schwalger.
Replacements: 16 Ged Robinson, 17 Jacob Ellison, 18 Bryn Evans, 19 Api Naikatini, 20 Willie Ripia, 21 Jason Kawau, 22 Cory Jane.


Referee: Jonathan Kaplan
Touch judges: Phillip Bosch and Willie Roos
TV Match Official:
Johann Meuwesen

 
 
 
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