Sharks beat Southern Kings in Durban

e Sharks and the Southern Kings will only be playing for pride in Durban as they are both out of the running for this year’s Super Rugby title.

Match detail

We are waiting for the kick off.
The Southern Kings kick off and the match is underway.
1.00: Penalty to the Kings for not rolling away. They kick for touch.
2.00: The Southern Kings lose the line out but  Waylon Murray intercepts and slips a pass to George Whitehead who races away and scores the first TRY!.
3.00: Whitehead misses his conversion.
5.00: The Sharks work the ball down into Southern Kings territory. After a maul Marcell Coetzee gets the ball and powers his way over the line for the first Sharks TRY!
7.00: Meyer Bosman adds the conversion and the Sharks lead.
10.00: The Sharks push the the Kings back into their 22 and then they kick across field for Ndungane but he misses the ball. They are called back as Vergallo played the ball on the ground.
12.00: The sharks win the line out from the penalty and they set up the maul and drive over the line. Bismarck du Plessis is the tryscorer.
13.00: Meyer Bosman slots the conversion.
16.00: The Sharks kick through and Waylon Murray and Siviwe Soyizwapi look like they will get to the ball behind the tryline but Odwa Ndungane  beats them both and gets to the ball and scores. TRY! little bit of luck of the bounce helped.
17.00: Meyer Bosman takes the conversion kick and misses.
22.00: Penalty to the Southern Kings. Deysel not releasing. Whitehead will kick for posts.
23.00: Whitehead takes the kick in front of the posts and nails it. Jannie du Plessis has been replaced. Wiehahn Herbst is on.
27.00: The Southern Kings hold show good continuity in the Sharks 22. They go through the phases but JP Pietersen tackles and fails to release the ball so the Kings have a penalty. They kick for the corner.
29.00: The Kings win the line out after the Sharks get a verbal warning. They set up the mail and drive over the line. Mpho Mbiyozo scores. TRY!
31.00: George Whitehead takes the conversion kick and it hits the post and bounces out.
32.00: The Sharks set up a maul and drive for the line. Devin Oosthuizen collapses the maul so referee Stuart Berry awards a penalty TRY.
33.00: Meyer Bosman adds the conversion.
39.00: Penalty to the Southern Kings. There is no time left so they kick the ball out.
40.00: It’s half time.
The half time score was Sharks 26 Kings 13
The Sharks kick off and the second half is underway.
43.00: The Sharks slip through the Kings defence after getting turn over ball. Riaan Viljoen makes the initial break and passes to Bosman who gets tackled but passes back to Viljoen who scores. TRY.
44.00: Meyer Bosman adds the conversion.
46.00: The Sharks break out again but the Kings defence forces an early pass which goes to Vergallo but as he gets the ball Keegan Daniel shoves him into touch.
48.00: The Sharks are going through the phases in the Kings 22 and then Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira gets the ball and races through and scores. TRY!
49.00: Bosman misses the conversion.
55.00: The Sharks set up a line out about 10m out. They set up the maul and drive for the line again

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