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Kings v Sharks - Live
Full time Kings 12 Sharks 21
80 From the kick off the Sharks rumble it up with their forward. The ball eventually comes out to Lambie who boots it into touch. That's the end of the game and the Sharks leave as victors. The Kings will be unhapppy as they are deined a bonus point but they can hold their heads high as they were not disgraced.
80 PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 12-21. Lambie seals the win after Schalk Ferreira is penalised for being offside.
76 The Sharks are pinned for another ruck infringement. Catrakilis kicks for touch and puts it out on the edge of the Sharks' 22.
74 Charl MCleod is pinned for playing the ball fro man offsie position at a scrum. Catrakilis puts the ball out on the halfway line.
71 PENALTY, KINGS, CATRAKILIS! 12-18. Catrakilis gets his fourth three-pointer after Marcell Coetzee is blown up for infringing at a ruck.
69 The Sharks front row infringe at a scrum and are penalised. Catrakilis puts the ball into touch on the edge of the visitors' 22.
66 JP Pietersen tries to get past Sergeal Petersen by putting through a grubber kick. Both gives chase but the Kings youngster's pace is superior and he shepherds the ball into touch.
63 PENALTY, KINGS, CATRAKILIS! 9-18. Catrakilis succeeds with his third spot-kick after the Sharks are penalised for obstruction.
61 PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 6-18. Lambie adds another three-pointer after the Kings forwards infringe at a ruck.
56 Lambie launches a bomb which Jacques Engelbrecht takes with great composure despite the attentions of two defenders.
54 PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 3-15. Lambie keeps the scoreboard ticking after the Kings are pinned for being offside.
50 The visitors try to launch an attack from a line-out but Reinach's grubber kick is a poor one which travels five metres before going into touch.
48 The Sharks attack with a driving maul from a line-out inside the WSharks' 22. When it becomes static they set up a couple of phases but lose possession when Catrakilis knocks on a difficult pass from Nicolas Vergallo.
46 The Sharks take the ball through several phases and are soon inside the Kings' half but lose momentum when Bresler knocks on a pass from Tendai Mtawarira.
43 Jacques Botes is pinned for breaking away from a scrum too early. Catrakilis puts the ball into touch on the Sharks' 22 metre-line.
40 Catrakils gets the second half underway! His kick is gathered by Anton Bresler who immediately sets up a ruck just outside his 22.
Half time Kings 3 Sharks 12
40 DROP GOAL, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 3-12. The Sharks attack deep inside the Kings' half but cannot breach the home side's defence. Lambie drops into the pocket and lands the snap-shot from about 25 metres out. That's the last act of the half as the referee blows his whistle to signal half-time. It's been one-way traffic for most of this half, with the Sharks dominating in most aspects of play. The only area of the game which the Kings have held the upperhand in is on defence and the entire team deserves credit for keeping the visitors at bay.
37 The Sharks take the ball wide but Jacques Engelbrecht does stop Ludik just short of the try-line.
35 The Sharks take the ball through several phases and Jannie du Plessis eventually barges over the try-line. His effort is disallowed, however, after Jordaan throws a forward pass to Mvovo in the build-up. Lambie opts to put the ball into touch on the Kings' five-metre line.
34 The Sharks attack with their forwards but make little headway. Catrakilis comes to the fore with a big hit on Jacques Botes.
32 PENALTY, KINGS, CATRAKILIS! 3-9. Demetri Catrakils gets the hosts' first points after Kankowski goes off his feet at a ruck.
30 Lambie tries to put his team on the attack with a clearance kick from just inside his half. His plan backfires when the ball rolls over the Kings' deadball-line.
28 Ryan Kanowski does well when he beats a couple of defenders before getting his pass away to Craig Burden who goes to ground after a tackle by Cornell du Preez. The Sharks lose possession, however, when Reinach knocks on at the resulting ruck.
25 PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 0-9. Lambie makes no mistake fro mthe kicking tee after the Kings forwards are ruled offside when they play the ball after Venter launches an up-and-under
22 The Kings do well to take the ball through eight phases until Shaun Venter puts a grubber kick through which Cobus Reinach gathers, inside his 22, before booting the ball upfield.
19 Catrakilis trades clearance kicks with Ludik and Mvovo, who eventually puts the ball into touch midway between the halfwayl ine and the Sharks' 22-metre mark.
17 Steven sykes is pinned for a high tackle on Lwazi Mvovo. Lambie puts the ball into touch on the halfway mark.
14 PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 0-6. Lambies adds the three-pointer after Schalk Ferreira is penalised for a scrum infringement.
12 Louis Ludik rounds off in the corner but after referee Jason JAftha consults the television match official, the try is disallowed as the final pass from Paul Jordaan is ruled to be forward.
9 JP Pietersen runs onto a ball off the back of a line-out but is smashed in the tackle by Wimpie van der Walt!
7 PENALTY, SHARKS, LAMBIE! 0-3. Pat Lambie gets the game's first points after several kings players infringe at a ruck.
4 Anton Bresler is pinned for a line-out infringement. Demetri Catrakilis puts the ball out close to the halfway mark.
Kick-off Pat Lambie gets the game underway! The Sharks forwards do well to regain possession and are immediately on the attack.
Team news For the third consecutive week John Plumtree has named an unchanged matchday 22 for the Sharks. The Kings have dropped Luke Watson, who is not 100 percent after injury, to the bench. His place is taken by Jacques Engelbrecht. Lock Darron Nell replaces David Bulbring and takes over the captaincy from Watson.
welcome Hello and welcome to the Nelson Mandela Bay Sradium in Port Elizabeth for this Super Rugby clash between the home side, the Kings, and the Sharks. We'll be back soon with team news.
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