02 Mar 17:05Full TimeLoftus Versfeld, Pretoria
BullsvForce
3626
Vodacom Super Rugby
MatchStats
4Tries2
2Conversions2
4Penalties2
0Drop Goals2
Kicking Stats
6/8Total4/4
2/4Conversions2/2
4/4Penalties2/2
Cards
0Yellow0
0Red0

Bulls TeamForce Team
1Morné Mellett
2Chiliboy Ralepelle
3Werner Kruger
4Flip van der Merwe
5Juandre Kruger
6Arno Botha
7Jacques Potgieter
8Pierre Spies
9Francois Hougaard
10Morné Steyn
11Bjorn Basson
12Wynand Olivier
13Lionel Mapoe
14Sampie Mastriet
15Zane Kirchner
1Pekahou Cowan
2Nathan Charles
3Salesi Ma'afu
4Toby Lynn
5Hugh McMeniman
6Angus Cottrell
7Matthew Hodgson
8Richard Brown
9Alby Mathewson
10Sias Ebersohn
11Nick Cummins
12Kyle Godwin
13Winston Stanley
14Alifeleti (Alfi) Mafi
15Will Tupou

Bulls ReservesForce Reserves
16Willie Wepener
17Frik Kirsten
18Grant Hattingh
19Jean Cook
20Jano Vermaak
21Louis Fouche
22Jan Serfontein
16Heath Tessmann
17Tetera Faulkner
18Sam Wykes
19Ben McCalman
20Chris Alcock
21Mick Snowden
22Jayden Hayward
Run of Play
80Morné Steyn Conversion - Morne converts the try and the Bulls win 36-26
80Werner Kruger Try - Bulls looking for the bonus point as they are within metres of the Force try line. Werner Kruger gets the ball and powers over the Force try to score the all important bonus point try.
79Bulls asking serious questions of the Force defence. Bulls set up a lineout 5m out.
75Bulls defence keeps the Force at bay for now and a good clearance by Morne takes play back to the Force half.
73Morné Steyn Conversion - Morne converts the try
71Jean Cook Try - Bulls on the charge as they maul the Bulls towards the Force try line with great intent. Jean Cook has the ball and he scores for his team.
69Morné Steyn Penalty - Morne converts the penalty.
67Bulls win a kickable penalty and Morne will have a shot at goal from 32m out.
63Kirchner takes play to the Force half with a great kick downfield.
61Force have camped in the Bulls half and they have good front foot ball. Lynn knocks the ball on and the Bulls have a defensive scrum.
57Sias Ebersohn Conversion - Sias converts the try.
56Toby Lynn Try - Force secure their line-out and take play to the Bulls 22m area. After a couple of phases they are a metre away from the Bulls try line. Toby Lynn picks the ball up from the ruck and scores.
54Good defence by the Force and they win a penalty. the Bulls have lost an opportunity to score points.
52Bulls have a kickable penalty and Morne will set up a lineout.
51Bulls back in the Force 22m area with possession as they maul the ball towards the Force try line.
48Sias Ebersohn Conversion - Sias converts the try
47Angus Cottrell Try - Morne spreads the ball wide, it is intercepted by Angus Cotterell who sprints 50m to score for the visitors.
45Morné Steyn Missed Conversion - Morne misses the conversion
44Sampie Mastriet Try - Good interplay by the Bulls as Wepener makes the initial break. The ball is spread through the hands, Sampie Mastriet gets the ball with virtually no space, he dances his way past the Force defence to score for his team.
42Sias Ebersohn Drop Goal - Force have the ball inside the Bulls 22m area. Sias sits in the pocket and calmly slots over a drop goal.
41Sias gets the second half underway and Morne clears pressure with a20m kick into touch.
40Morné Steyn Penalty - Morne converts the penalty and the Bulls lead 14-9 at halftime.
39Bulls back in the Force 22m area and they win a penalty. Morne will have a shot at goal.
36Good hands and interplay by the Bulls backline players as they have possession in the middle of the park. With very space Bjorn Basson outsprints and sidesteps the Force to score for his team. Unfortunately there were two forward passes before Basson got the ball.
34Morné Steyn Penalty - Morne converts the penalty.
32Good maul by the Bulls sees them move towards the Force 22m area. They win a penalty for dragging the maul down. Morne will have shot at goal.
30Sias Ebersohn Penalty - Fantastic strike by Sias as his ball sails over the posts and the Force have a one point lead.
28Chiliboy penalised for a shoulder charge. Sias will have a shot at goal from 58m out.
27Sias Ebersohn Penalty - Sias converts the penalty
26Force win a penalty in the middle of the park and Sias will have a shot at goal from 46m out.
23Chiliboy is back on his feet and is back in the thick of things as he makes a good tackle.
22Play in the middle of the park and the Bulls have possession. Chiliboy injured on the pother side of the field.
18Morné Steyn Penalty - Morne converts his penalty.
17Bulls look dangerous with ball in hand as Mastiet runs from deep in his half and takes play to the Force 22m area. Bulls win a kickable penalty and Morne will have a shot at goal.
14Sias Ebersohn Missed Drop Goal - Sias sits in the pocket and misses his drop goal attempt
14Force back in the Bulls half, using their forwards to make precious inroads towards the Bulls try line.
10Sias Ebersohn Drop Goal - Sias sits in the pocket and calmly slots over a drop goal.
8Play has now moved back to the Bulls half as the Force look threatening for the first time in this game.
4Bulls have a lineout deep in the Force half. Bulls moving the ball through the hands as the homeside make good progress.
3Morné Steyn Missed Conversion - Morne misses the kick.
2Morné Steyn Try - Bulls have possession in the middle of the park, good run by Mapoe before he is brought down at the 22m line, quick recycle and Morne Steyn runs into a gap and outsprints the Force to score for the hosts.
1Bulls get the game underway and the Force run from their 22m area.