15 Mar 10:40Full TimeAllianz Stadium, Sydney
WaratahsvCheetahs
2627
Vodacom Super Rugby
MatchStats
2Tries3
2Conversions3
4Penalties2
0Drop Goals0
Kicking Stats
6/8Total5/6
2/2Conversions3/3
4/6Penalties2/3
Cards
0Yellow0
0Red0

Waratahs TeamCheetahs Team
1Benn Robinson
2John Ulugia
3Paddy Ryan
4Sitaleki Timani
5Kane Douglas
6Dave Dennis
7Michael Hooper
8Patrick McCutcheon
9Brendan McKibbin
10Bernard Foley
11Peter Betham
12Berrick Barnes
13Adam Ashley-Cooper
14Lachlan Turner
15Israel Folau
1Trevor Nyakane
2Adriaan Strauss
3Lourens Adriaanse
4Lood de Jager
5Francois Uys
6Frans Viljoen
7Pieter Labuschagne
8Philip Van der Walt
9Sarel Pretorius
10Johan Goosen
11Raymond Rhule
12Robert Ebersohn
13Johann Sadie
14Willie Le Roux
15Hennie Daniller

Waratahs ReservesCheetahs Reserves
16Luke Holmes
17Jeremy Tilse
18Mitchell Chapman
19Lopeti Timani
20Matt Lucas
21Ben Volavola
22Rob Horne
16Ryno Barnes
17Coenie Oosthuizen
18Rynard Landman
19Heinrich Brussow
20Piet van Zyl
21Riaan Smit
22Rayno Benjamin
Run of Play
80Cheetahs defence holds and the Cheetahs win 26-27.
78Cheetahs on the move but a forward pass metres from the Waratahs try line spoils a try scoring opportunity.
73Brendan McKibbin Penalty - Brendan McKibbin converts the penalty.
72Waratahs back in the Cheetahs half and they win a kickable penalty and opt for the three points.
70Johan Goosen Conversion - Goosen converts the try.
69Raymond Rhule Try - Cheetahs back on the attack with great intent and ferocity, ball moves from one side to another and Raymond Rhule slices through the Waratahs defence to score for his team.
68Johan Goosen Missed Penalty - Goosen misses a very easy kick.
67Cheetahs win a penalty and Goosen will have a shot at goal.
65Cheetahs lose the ball in the tackle and Waratahs have a defensive scrum in their 22m area.
64Scrum penalty for the Cheetahs and they are in the Waratahs 22m area.
62Cheetahs on the run as the test the Waratahs defence. Turnover for the Tahs and they have a defensive scrum in their 22m area.
61Brendan McKibbin Penalty - McKibbin converts the penalty.
59Waratahs win a kickable penalty and McKibbin will go for the three points.
55Waratahs back in the Cheetahs half with very good possession and territory.
54Goosen blown up for holding onto the ball at the ruck.
53Goosen kicks the ball downfield and Betham knocks the ball on. Attacking scrum for the Cheetahs.
52Cheetahs defence holds up the Waratahs runners and they have a defensive scrum deep in their half.
51Cheetahs want to play the game in the Waratahs half as they kick everything downfield and hope the hosts run the ball from deep in their half. Play back in the Cheetahs half.
50Johan Goosen Penalty - Goosen converts the penalty.
48Cheetahs win a penalty and Goosen will have a shot at goal.
47Cheetahs win a penalty deep in their and they set up a lineout in the Waratahs half.
45Brendan McKibbin Missed Penalty - McKibbin misses the penalty
44Good scrum by Waratahs results in them having the put in at the scrum and they win a penalty. McKibbin will have a shot at goal.
43Cooper breaks the tackle and play is taken to the Cheetahs 22m area. Betham gets the ball and knocks it on.
42Daniller kicks the ball back and the Waratahs run the ball into the Cheetahs half.
41Lachie Turners runs the ball out of his 22m area, then Foley clears the pressure with a good kick into touch.
41Goosen gets the second half underway.
40Halftime whistle sounds and Waratahs lead 20-17.
40Brendan McKibbin Conversion - McKibbin converts the try
40Adam Ashley-Cooper Try - McKibbin picks the ball up from a ruck, passes to Ashley Cooper who is stopped by Nyakane but Ashley Cooper stretches over to score for the Waratahs.
39Betham breaks another tackle from a solid scrum by the hosts.
38They secure the ball and win a scrum 5m out after a couple of phases. Cheetahs on the backfoot.
37Waratahs have from a kick which didnt find touch, they are on the attack again and they win a penlaty35m out. They set up a 5m lineout.
34Waratahs on the attack and as they move into the Cheetahs 22m area with real intent, unfortunately another handling error spoils a good attacking opportunity.
33Johan Goosen Penalty - Goosen converts the penalty.
32High up and under on Folau by Goosen. Folau fields the ball but the Waratahs are blown up for sealing off at the ruck. Goosen will have a shot at goal.
30Cheetahs have lost possession and the homeside are back in the Cheetahs half, stretching the Cheetahs defence before another handling error destroys another attacking opportunity.
28Cheetahs have an attacking scrum in the middle of the field.
27Brendan McKibbin Conversion - McKibbin converts the try.
26Peter Betham Try - The hosts secure their lineout, Betham gets the ball in the flyhalf channel, he breaks Brussouw's tackle and scores for his side.
25Waratahs have a lineout 23m out from the Goosen clearance.
25Waratahs handling errors and turnovers costing them dearly.
24Waratahs have good possession and territory. They find space on the blindside and Turners knocks the ball on with the try line at his mercy.
23Brendan McKibbin Missed Penalty - Brendan McKibbin misses his penalty.
20Waratahs win a penalty in the middle of the park and Brendan McKibbin will go for three points.
18Johan Goosen Conversion - Goosen converts the try
17Raymond Rhule Try - Sarel Pretorius pounces on a lose ball and some good interplay by the Cheetahs sees them move into the Waratahs 22m area. They get good quick ball, they give it to the backline players, Rhule steps inside and scores for his team .
15Waratahs have possesion and have stringed together a couple of phases in the Cheetahs half.
13Brendan McKibbin Penalty - Brendan McKibbin converts his penalty
12Viljoen blown up for being offside and McKibbin wil have a shot at goal from 48m out
11Turnover by Daniller sees Goosen kick the ball out in the middle of the field.
10Sloppy pass by Strauss sees the ball intercepted and play taken to the Cheetahs half.
9Waratahs defence under pressure as the Cheetahs still have possession in the Waratahs 22m area.
5Cheetahs have camped in the Waratahs 22m area.
4Brendan McKibbin Penalty - Brendan McKibbin converts his kick
3Waraths win a kickable penalty and McKibbin will take the three poinst
2Johan Goosen Conversion - Goosen converts the try.
1Robert Ebersohn Try - Chip and chase by Willie Le Roux who collects and passes to Robert Ebersohn who outsprints the Waratahs defenders to score for the visitors.
1Barnes gets the game underway. Good run by Sarel takes play to the halfway line.