Winger Anthony Volmink was the protagonist because he felt late to simply help Griquas overcome the Pumas 37-29 in an exciting Currie Cup competition at Kimberley on Friday night.
The Visitors were under great pressure almost immediately as they struggled to take care of the host impressive on-screen screen. This absolutely was a comparatively dour affair however showed promise as both sides were well prepared to strike.
And that’s how a next 40 minutes panned out since Griquas wing Eduan Keyter acquired his side off into the perfect start.
Andrew Beerwinkel responded from close range. It was afterward All fireworks and drama as both sides felt virtually at will.
Volmink Will be the toast of the town as he included that a 77th moment attempt to his side’s opening attempt as the teams were level over 2-9 points going in the last 10 minutes.
The triumph helped the hosts proceed top of the Standings as it comes around the rear of their opening win last week against the Sharks.
The Pumas stay with no win at the Currie Cup following a reduction to the Lions in around 1.
Scorers: Griquas 3-7 (10) Tries: Anthony Volmink (2), Eduan Keyter, Ewald van der Westhuizen, Andre Swarts. Conversions: George White Head (3). Penalties: White Head, Tinus de Beer.
Pumas 2-9 (5) Tries: Morne Joubert, Penalty: Marais
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Currie Cup Premier Division Round 2 results:
Friday, 19 July:
Griquas 37-29 Pumas
The Blue Bulls suffered yet another defeat Friday day at Loftus Versfeld at which in fact the seeing Free State Cheetahs scored a 43-27 Currie Cup victory.
The Cheetahs started brightly and quickly Moved through the gears since they turned right to a 22-12 lead in the rest thanks largely on the efforts of center Bernhard Janse van Rensburg, that dotted down twice.
Not just were the Cheetahs notable in Turning dominance in to issues nevertheless they revealed exactly how good they could function as they dismissed some Bulls attack with relative simplicity.
Louis Fouche Bagged the very first test of this second half while the Cheetahs continued on their merry way. With more than 20 minutes to play, the people extended their guide throughout Jasper Wiese as well as the trustworthy boot of Tian Schoeman, who included the extras.
Darren Adonis subsequently Place the Outcome Beyond doubt but to the Bulls charge they struggled and bagged two overdue tries with Jo Han Grobbelaar and also Conraad van Vuuren adding their names to the score sheet.
The next weekend that the Blue Bulls are Traveling Where they face the Pumas while the Cheetahs sponsor Griquas in a struggle of two undefeated teams.
Scorers: Bulls 27 (1-2 ) Tries: Cornal Hendricks, Ruan Steenkamp, Rosko Specman, Johan Grobbelaar, Conraad van Vuuren.
Cheetahs 43 (2-2 ) Tries: Henco Penalty: Tian Schoeman.
Blue Bulls 27-43 Free State Cheetahs
The Sharks claimed their launching triumph of this 2019 Currie Cup year When they overcame Western Province 32-27 in Durban on Saturday.
This Game effectively served being a curtain raiser into the enormous Rugby Championship Test involving the Boks and Wallabies, also it did offer up its reasonable share of leisure.
Nevertheless, Finally, the Sharks Did only sufficient to see off a gutsy struggle from Western Province to successfully kickstart their name defence.
Western Province arrived Into this battle around the rear of the good win over the Blue Bulls, as the Sharks had been embarrassed in the home by Griquas in the opening round.
But, The Durban-based aspect displayed far increased goal this time around went in to the fracture up with a 15-10 lead after tries to Lwazi Mvovo and Kobus van Wyk.
The hosts require additional control of the battle shortly After the restart when JP Pietersen snapped up an intercept and proceeded over for his first try as re joining that the Sharks out of France.
This Was an important hit in the context of the closely-fought conflict, but Province did minimize the deficit to ten points going into the last quarter after Ruhan Nel showed excellent strength .
It became Even more intriguing when SP Marais struck a punishment to deliver WP back within striking selection, however, at the 72nd minute, the returning Craig Burden went for a critical try that ultimately secured the result.
Scorers: Craig Stress. Conversions: Curwin Bosch (3). Penalties: Bosch (2)
WP 27 (10): Tries: Jaco Coetzee, Ruhan Nel, Joshua Stander. Conversions: SP Marais (3). Penalties: Marais (2).
Saturday, 20 July
Sharks 32-27 Western Province