Cheetahs given the Blues in Bloem

This was a live score update




This match will probably be a lot like the Crusaders vs the Stormers on Friday. The Cheetahs have not won a match yet and worse still they have been at home for both matches. The Blues looked good last week and the Cheetahs didn’t inspire.


Saturday March 1
Venue :
Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein
Referee: Brett Bowden (AUS)
Head-to-Head: Played 3, Blues 3, Cheetahs 0
In Bloemfontein: Played 2, Blues 2, Cheetahs 0
Last season: Round 10, April 6 2007: Blues 26-8 Cheetahs at Eden Park, Auckland


Match detail.


0.00: We are waiting for the kick off.


10.00 : The Blues were the first to score when Isaia Toeva burst through the Cheetahs backline leaving them cold.


11.00: Nick Evans converts to put the Blues 7-0 up.


21.00: The Cheetahs scored their first try in the corner as Gavin Passens dives over. The score the try but in the process Captain Juan Smith picks up a knee knock.


22.00:  Meyer Bosman sends the conversion wide.


26.00: Joe Rokocoko was next to score a try for the Blues. Evans slotted the conversion.


28.00: Flavell breaks through and the ball goes to Rudi Wulf who scores the Blues next try.


29.00: Nick Evans converts the try again.


The Blues are already in the hunt for the bonus point try.


32.00: It’s looking ominous for the Cheetahs as Juan Smith is replaced by Kabamba Floors.


33.00: Adriaan Strauss breaks free and runs for the line, he is open on the right but he runs left and gets tackled.


38.00: The Cheetahs put together nine phases and JW Jonker breaks through at pace to score the Cheetahs second try.


39.00: Meyer Bosman slots the conversion.


40.12: The Siren goes – half time.



The Half time Score was Cheetahs 12 Blues 21 


43.00: The Blues continued in the second half as they did in the first and Isaia Toeva scored his second try and the Blues bonus point try.


44.00: Nick Evans converts.


46.00: The Cheetahs fight back and Heinrich Brussow scores the Cheetahs third try.


48.00: Conrad Barnard kicks the conversion and it’s good.


The Cheetahs are now in the hunt for a bonus point try.


57.00: The Blues are awarded a penalty for high tackle so Nick Evans takes a shot at goal from 41 metres out and it’s good.


62.00: Joe Rokocoko scores again for the Blues.


63.00: Nick Evans slots the conversion.


70.00: Kabamba Floors snatches the ball and puts everything into going over the line. He takes three Blues players with him and he scores – the TMO agrees. It’s a bonus point try.


72.00: Conrad Barnard converts.


74.00: Anthony Tuitavake changes direction and beats three Cheetahs to score the Blues sixth try.


75.00: Nick Evans misses the conversion.


79.00: The Blues are awarded a penalty for a deliberate knock down by Conrad Barnard. A line out follows.


80.23: The Blues swing it wide and Joe Rokocoko scores his third try.


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