Super Rugby: Jaguares shock Canes; Bulls win at Rebels
Last Updated: 17/05/19 1:20pm
Recap all of Friday's Super Rugby action as the Jaguares picked up a shock win at the Hurricanes and the Bulls won away at the Rebels.
Hurricanes 20-28 Jaguares
The Jaguares recorded their first win over the Hurricanes to move to the top of the South African conference, handing their hosts a first home defeat by foreign opposition since 2015.
Agustin Creevy and Jeronimo De La Fuente crossed and the Argentines were awarded a penalty try when Jordie Barrett was sin-binned for a professional foul to give the visitors a 21-8 half-time lead.
Julian Montoya grabbed a fourth try after the break to ensure a victory that gave the Jaguares 32 points and moved them above the resting Sharks (29).
Vaea Fifita, Ngani Laumape and Kane Leaupepe scored tries for the home side, who remained second in the New Zealand conference on 40 points but were outplayed by a Jaguares team that constantly harried them and forced errors.
Rebels 17-32 Bulls
Handre Pollard put the announcement of his move to Montpellier at the end of the Super Rugby season behind him to orchestrate the Bulls' victory over the Rebels on Friday.
Pollard scored a try and kicked 12 points while Cornal Hendricks, Burger Odendaal and Rosko Speckman also crossed for the visitors, who moved to joint top of the South African conference with 32 points.
The Jaguares are also on 32 points after they beat the Hurricanes 28-20 earlier.
Marika Koroibete (two) and Will Genia scored tries for the home side, who had been hoping to overtake the Brumbies (29) at the top of the Australian conference. They remained on 28 points.