05 Apr 19:10Full TimeGrowthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban
SharksvCrusaders
2117
Vodacom Super Rugby
MatchStats
0Tries1
0Conversions0
7Penalties4
0Drop Goals0
Kicking Stats
7/7Total4/8
0/0Conversions0/1
7/7Penalties4/7
Cards
0Yellow0
0Red0

Sharks TeamCrusaders Team
1Tendai Mtawarira
2Kyle Cooper
3Jannie du Plessis
4Pieter-Steph du Toit
5Franco van der Merwe
6Jacques Botes
7Marcell Coetzee
8Keegan Daniel
9Cobus Reinach
10Patrick Lambie
11JP Pietersen
12Meyer Bosman
13Paul Jordaan
14Odwa Ndungane
15Francois Steyn
1Wyatt Crockett
2Ben Funnell
3Owen Franks
4Luke Romano
5Sam Whitelock
6George Whitelock
7Matt Todd
8Luke Whitelock
9Andy Ellis
10Tyler Bleyendaal
11Adam Whitelock
12Ryan Crotty
13Robert Fruean
14Zac Guildford
15Tom Marshall

Sharks ReservesCrusaders Reserves
16Craig Burden
17Wiehahn Herbst
18Anton Bresler
19Ryan Kankowski
20Charl McLeod
21Riaan Viljoen
22Sibusiso Sithole
16Codie Taylor
17Joe Moody
18Dominic Bird
19Jordan Taufua
20Willi Heinz
21Telusa Veainu
22Israel Dagg
Run of Play
80Scrum penalty for the Sharks and Lambie kicks the ball out. Sharks win 21-17.
79Sharks knock the ball on and the Crusaders have a defensive scrum in their 22m area.
78They secure possession and drive towards the Crusaders try line.
78Sharks have a lineout in the Crusaders 22m area.
76Patrick Lambie Penalty - Lambie converts the penalty and stretches the lead to four.
75Play in the middle of the park and Sharks win a penalty for a Luke Romano infringement. Lambie will have a shot at goal.
74Tyler Bleyendaal Missed Penalty - Tyler misses another kick.
73Crusaders win another penalty as JP tackle a man in the air. Tyler will have another shot at goal.
72Tyler Bleyendaal Missed Penalty - Tyler misses his kick.
71Crusaders back in the Sharks half and they win a penalty of the own as Beast doesnt roll away at the ruck. Tyler will have a shot at goal.
69Patrick Lambie Penalty - Lambie converts his penalty and the Sharks regain the lead.
69Scrum win a kickable penalty and Lambie will have a shot at goal.
66Lambie pins the Crusaders in their 22m with a good kick out of hand by Lambie,.
65Crusaders have the ball in the middle of the field. and Andy Elli's kick downfield is too long, scrum back in the middle of the park.
62Tyler Bleyendaal Penalty
61Crusaders looking to regain the lead and they have moved into the Sharks 22m area and win a penalty. Tyler will have a shot at goal.
58Patrick Lambie Penalty - Lambie converts his penalty and gives the Sharks the lead.
57Sharks win a penalty 40m out and Lambie will step up to have a shot at goal.
56Sharks have now moved up a gear and they a looking good, they win the close combats at the ruck. Their forward are punching holes in the Crusaders defence.
55Patrick Lambie Penalty - Lambie converts his penalty.
53They have a kickable penalty and Lambie will have a shot at goal.
53Sharks looking for a try of their and they have camped in the Crusaders 22m area. They have a penalty advantage.
52Sharks have possesion and a great play b y Conrad Reinach bferaks the Crusdaers defence and takes play to teh Crusaders 22m area, JP gets the pass from Cobus and the ball finds Franco van der Merwe who pins his ears back and goes for the corner but he is tackled 2cm from the try line.
50Sharks prove they can also play as they move into the Crusaders 22m area with great intent, lovely pick and drive by the homeside as the Crusaders defence is stretched. Sharks get penalized for being off their feet and Tyler takes play to the middle of the park.
46Tyler Bleyendaal Penalty - Tyler converts his penalty.
45After several phases the Sharks are blown up for a dangerous tackle by Frans Steyn and Tyler will step up to have a shot at goal.
43Same as the first half the Crusaders are totally dominant and the Sharks are hanging on for dear life. Play has stayed in the Sharks half.
41Second half is underway.
40Halftime Sharks trailing 9-11.
40Patrick Lambie Penalty - Lambie converts his long range penalty to keep the homeside within striking distance.
39Sharks looking to end on a high as they move into the Crusaders half and win a penalty for late by Fruean on Jordaan. Lambie will have a shot at goal.
37Tyler Bleyendaal Penalty - Tyler converts his penalty.
36Crusaders have had the advantage in this first but the reliable Sharks defence has kept them at bay for now. They win a penalty and will be looking to add another three points. Tyler steps up to have a shot at goal.
31Tyler Bleyendaal Missed Penalty - Tyler misses his shot at goal.
30Crusaders looking to add more points as they win a kickable penalty. Tyler will have a shot at goal.
19Tyler Bleyendaal Missed Conversion - Tyler misses the penalty.
18Andy Ellis Try - Sharks defence is breached and with only Frans Steyn to beat, Andy Ellis collects the inside to pass to stroll over the Sharks try line to score the first try of the match.
17Crusaders looking dangerous with ball in hand and they move into the Sharks half, then make their way to the Sharks 22m with some great interplay among backs and forwards.
13Patrick Lambie Penalty - Lambie converts his penalty.
12Sharks win a kickable penalty and Pat Lambie will have a shot at goal.
11Sharks looking to hit back immediately and they kick the ball downfield and almost collect the kick. Crusaders cover defence comes to the rescue and the Sharks have a 5m scrum.
8Tyler Bleyendaal Penalty - Tyler converts his penalty.
7Crusaders take play to the Sharks half and progress to the Sharks 22m area before winning a penalty of their own. Tyler will have a shot at goal.
3Patrick Lambie Penalty - Lambie converts his penalty.
2Sharks use the full width of the field as the spread the ball through the hands and they win a penalty. Lambie will have a shot at goal.
1Sharks get the game underway and apply tons of pressure on the Crusaders in the visitors 22m area.