Bulls beat Sharks in Durban

Out of the last five Super Rugby matches between the Bulls and the Sharks the Bulls have won three and the Sharks two.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.
 
The Bulls kick off and the match is underway.
 
1.00: The Bulls knock on to the Sharks have a scrum inside their half.
 
2.00: Free kick to the Sharks. They run the ball.
 
3.00: Penalty to the Sharks. High tackle by Pierre Spies on Ndungane. Lambie will kick for posts. He nails it. The Sharks lead.
 
6.00: The Bulls scrum is battling. They concede another penalty so Lambie kicks for touch.
 
9.00: Penalty to the Bulls just outside the Sharks 22. Steyn will kick for posts. Steyn nails it and becomes the leading points scorer this season.
 
15.00: Jonathan Kaplan has a word with Pierre Spies about the number of penalties the Bulls are conceding. Riaan Viljoen will kick for posts from inside the Sharks half. Kaplan has a brief word with the Sharks too. Viljoen misses. Initially it looked good.
 
18.00: After the warning the Bulls are concerned about going in with a hit in the scrums and they are now losing the scrum battle.
 
20.00: Penalty to the Bulls. They kick for touch.
 
21.00: The Bulls win another penalty from a maul. Steyn takes the kick and he nails it.
 
24.00: The Sharks try a grubber behind the Bulls for Mvovo but the Bulls get back before him and stop the try.
 
27.00: Another penalty for the Bulls. This one was from a maul. Steyn takes the shot and misses.
 
30.00: JJ Englbrecht almost gets through with a break, the Bulls recycle but knock on. The Sharks win the scrum and kick the ball deep. Lambie fails to find touch though.
 
31.00: The Bulls attack but Pieter-Steph du Toit flattens  Wynand Olivier in the tackle.
 
34.00: Another penalty for the Bulls. Steyn lines up and nails it.
 
35.00: The Sharks win a penalty back for lazy running. Pat Lambie takes the kick and he too misses. Lambie looked to be in pain after the kick.
 
37.00: The Sharks make a break (Piet Lindeque) which gets them into the Bulls 22 but they get slowed down.
 
38.00: The ball and the Sharks attack is slowed but the Bulls turn the ball over and kick it downfield. The Sharks kick it back and Steyn takes the mark.
 
39.00: Plenty of kicking from both sides.
 
40.33: The siren goes for half time. The Sharks have a scrum but after the scrum they lose the ball. Basson boots the ball out. It’s half time.
 
The half time score was Sharks 3 Bulls 9
 
The Sharks kick off and the second half is underway.
 
41.00: The Sharks start strongly by working the ball into the Bulls 22. However the Bulls turn the ball over and Steyn kicks to the half way line.
 
43.00: Bjorn Basson is shown a yellow card for a spear tackle on Patrick Lambie. The Sharks run the ball for the penalty.
 
46.00:The Sharks are awarded a penalty for killing the ball and hands in the ruck. Lambie will kick for posts.
 
47.00: Lambie takes the shot quickly after the ball falls over. He nails it.
 
49.00; Franco van der Merwe is shown a yellow card for taking Flip van der Merwe out in the line out. Steyn takes the penalty kick and extends the lead.
 
51.00: The Sharks attack the Bulls, they get a three man overlap but Riaan Sm

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