Stormers beat Waratahs in Cape Town

When these two teams last met the Stormers won convincingly 27 -6 at Newlands. Bryan Habana scored two tries for the Stormers and the match was a largely disappointing as far as excitement goes.


Match detail


We are waiting for the kick off.

 

The match is underway. A strong and organised start from the Waratahs.

 

1.00: The Waratahs give away a scrum after Tatafu Polota-Nau’s throw in is not straight. The Stormers then give away a penalty at the scrum so the Stormers run the ball.

 

3.00:The Stormers give away a penalty so Berrick Barnes takes the kick but misses.

 

5.00: The Waratahs are playing the ball well in the Stormers half. They put together 5 phases, then six, then 7.On the 8th phase the Stormers turn it over and attack.

 

7.00: The Stormers kick and Mitchell has to kick the ball out.

 

8.00: The Stormers catch the Waratahs offside so Peter Grant will kick for posts. He nails it.

 

9.00: There is a bit of fisticuffs on the field which holds the game up. Kurtley Beale gives away a penalty for a dangerous tackle.

 

12.00 :The Waratahs give away another penalty so Peter Grant bangs over another penalty.

 

15.00:Drew Mitchell is tackled high so Berrick Barnes gets a shot at goal. He nails it.

 

17.00: The Stormers set up their drive in the Waratahs 25. The Tahs hold them out for a bit and then the Waratahs knock on.

 

19.00: The Stormers give away a scrum penalty but it is in the middle of the field where most of the game has been played so the Waratahs kick for touch.

 

23.00: The Stormers try to run the ball but they give away a penalty for crossing. Again it happens in the Waratahs half so they kick for touch.

 

24.00; The Waratahs go through several phases in the Stormers 25. Barnes sees they won’t get through so he bangs over a drop goal and levels the scores.

 

25.00; Juan De Jongh gets the ball fro the Stormers and catches the Waratahs backs wrongfooted and busts over for the first try of the match.

 

25.00: Peter Grant adds the conversion.

 

29.00: The Waratahs get their attack going but they fumble the ball recover and then pass the ball forward.

 

32.00: The Waratahs get into the Stormers half and then get awarded a penalty. Barnes take the kick but misses.

 

35.00: Schalk Burger gives away a penalty so Berrick Barnes kicks for touch and sets up a line out in the Stormers 25. They win the line out but they lose the ball.

 

37.00: The Waratahs give away a penalty at the scrum this time. It’s on the half way line so the Stormers kick for touch.

 

39.00: De Jongh has another busting run in the Waratahs 25. The Waratahs manage to stop him this time.

 

39.00: The Stormers get a penalty advantage so Pietersen tries the drop goal but misses. The siren goes for half time.

 

The half time score was Stormers 13 Waratahs 6

 

The second half is underway.

 

The Waratahs again start strongly. They work the ball into the Stormers 25.

 

42.00: The Stormers get a boot to the ball and chase. Beale boots back downfield.

 

45.00: The Stormers win a penalty for not releasing. Peter Grant will kick for posts.

 

46.00: Grant misses the penalty shot.

 

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