Stormers beat Cheetahs in Cape Town

The Cheetahs are closer to the Super Rugby play offs than they have ever been and with just two matches and a bye left they must travel to Newlands where they have not had a lot of luck.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.
 
The Cheetahs kick off and we are underway.
 
3.00: The Cheetahs enjoy plenty of early territory in the Stormers half. They win a penalty and kick for touch.
 
4.00: The Cheetahs mess up the line out and knock on in the air. Stormers 5m scrum. Early engage so the Stormers have a penalty. They kick downfield.
 
6.00: Juan de Jongh attempts to kick the ball downfield but slips and knocks on.
 
11.00: Penalty to the Stormers. They kick for touch and set up the line out.
 
12.00: The Stormers have taken a step up. After the line out they send several waves of attack at the Cheetahs but they lose the ball forward.
 
17.00: Penalty to the Cheetahs in the Stormers half. Riaan Smit takes the kick and slots it. The Cheetahs are on the board.
 
22.00: The Stormers are attacking. Damian de Allende makes a break and almost gets away. The Stormers continue to attack and they spread the ball wide to Bryan Habana and he comes close to scoring in the corner but the Stormers knock on.
 
26.00: The Stormers are trying but the Cheetahs defence is strong. The Stormers win a penalty in their 22.
 
30.00:The Stormers win a penalty for the Cheetahs front row not binding correctly. Pietersen will kick for posts. He nails it and the Stormers are on the scoreboard.
 
36.00: The Stormers start going through the phases and they get into the Cheetahs 22. After 16 phases they get to about 10m out. They are called back for a penalty. Stormers showing more patience in attack.
 
36.00: The Stormers kick for the corner and try the line out. They win the line out and Deon Fourie goes over in the maul and scores. TRY!
 
38.00: Pietersen adds the conversion.
 
40.00: The siren sounds for half time. It is half time.
 
The half time score was Stormers 10 Cheetahs 3
 
The second half is underway.
 
45.00: The Cheetahs bring on Trevor Nyakane as they have a line out just inside the Stormers half.
 
49.00: Penalty to the Stormers. Pietersen takes the kick and he nails it. The Stormers lead by 10 points.
 
53.00: Another penalty for the Stormers as Johan Sadie is offside. Joe Pietersen takes the kick and slots it.
 
58.00: The Stormers concede a penalty so Riaan Smit gets another chance to kick for posts. This one he misses.
 
63.00: The Stormers kick upfield and Raymond Rhule has to get the ball and dots it down behind the try line (carried over) so the Stormers have a 5m scrum.
 
65.00: The Stormers win the scrum and they recycle the ball a couple of times and then Siya Kolisi bashes and twists his way over for the second Stormers TRY! 
 
66.00: Joe Pietersen takes the conversion kick and slots it.
 
70.00: The Stormers are all over the Cheetahs all of a sudden and they get the overlap and Bryan Habana goes over in the corner for his 55th Super Rugby TRY!
 
72.00: Joe Pietersen takes the conversion kick from the touchline but misses.
 
75.00: The Stormers replace Jantjies and Etzebeth. Gary van Aswegen and Gerbrandt Grobler come on for the Stormers.
 
79.00: The Stormers are down in

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