MATCH SUMMARY
TEAMS The Sharks vs Vodacom Blue Bulls
VENUE The Absa Stadium Durban
DATE 25 October 2008 16:30
COMPETITION ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div
FINAL SCORE 14 - 9
TRIES 2 - 0
HALFTIME SCORE 7 - 3
CONDITIONS Overcast and warm.
CROWD 54000
MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee Jonathan Kaplan
Assistant Referee/Reserve Referee Mark Lawrence
Assistant Referee Johannes (Joey) Klaaste-Salmans
Assistant Referee Cobus Wessels
TMO Shaun Veldsman
Referee Selector Arrie Schoonwinkel
SCORING SUMMARY
The Sharks
Conversion Frederic Michalak 1
Conversion Ruan Pienaar 1
Try Francois Steyn 1
Try Ruan Pienaar 1
 
Vodacom Blue Bulls
Drop Goal Morné Steyn 1
Penalty Morné Steyn 2
LINE-UP
The Sharks
1 Tendai Mtawarira
2 Bismarck du Plessis
3 Jannie du Plessis
4 Steven Sykes
5 Johann Muller (Captain)
6 Jacques Botes
7 Jean Deysel
8 Ryan Kankowski
9 Ruan Pienaar
10 Frederic Michalak
11 JP Pietersen
12 Francois Steyn
13 Adrian Jacobs
14 Odwa Ndungane
15 Stefan Terblanche
 
Vodacom Blue Bulls
1 Gurthrö Steenkamp
2 Derick Kuun
3 Rayno Gerber
4 Danie Rossouw
5 Victor Matfield (Captain)
6 Deon Stegmann
7 Wikus van Heerden
8 Pierre Spies
9 Fourie du Preez
10 Morné Steyn
11 Bryan Habana
12 Wynand Olivier
13 Marius Delport
14 John Mametsa
15 Zane Kirchner
RESERVES
The Sharks
16 John Smit
17 Deon Carstens
18 Albert van den Berg
19 Keegan Daniel
20 Rory Kockott
21 Bradley Barritt
22 Waylon Murray
 
Vodacom Blue Bulls
16 Chiliboy Ralepelle
17 Werner Kruger
18 Juandre Kruger
19 Dewald Potgieter
20 Heini Adams
21 Burton Francis
22 Tiger Mangweni
REPLACEMENTS
The Sharks
58 Deon Carstens for Jannie du Plessis
62 Albert van den Berg for Steven Sykes
62 Bradley Barritt for Francois Steyn
64 Waylon Murray for Adrian Jacobs
66 Keegan Daniel for Jacques Botes
71 John Smit for Bismarck du Plessis
72 Bradley Barritt for Frederic Michalak
72 Francois Steyn for Bradley Barritt
75 Rory Kockott for Ruan Pienaar
 
Vodacom Blue Bulls
53 Werner Kruger for Rayno Gerber
67 Dewald Potgieter for Deon Stegmann
71 Chiliboy Ralepelle for Derick Kuun
RUN OF PLAY
4 Missed Penalty Morné Steyn Vodacom Blue Bulls
8 Missed Penalty Ruan Pienaar The Sharks
23 Try Ruan Pienaar The Sharks
24 Conversion Ruan Pienaar The Sharks
26 Penalty Morné Steyn Vodacom Blue Bulls
28 Missed Penalty Ruan Pienaar The Sharks
30 Missed Drop Goal Stefan Terblanche The Sharks
35 Missed Drop Goal Francois Steyn The Sharks
40 Missed Penalty Ruan Pienaar The Sharks
40 First Half End
41 Second Half Start
42 Drop Goal Morné Steyn Vodacom Blue Bulls
50 Missed Penalty Morné Steyn Vodacom Blue Bulls
53 Substitution (Tactical) Werner Kruger for Rayno Gerber Vodacom Blue Bulls
58 Missed Penalty Francois Steyn The Sharks
58 Substitution (Tactical) Deon Carstens for Jannie du Plessis The Sharks
59 Try Francois Steyn The Sharks
61 Conversion Frederic Michalak The Sharks
62 Substitution (Blood) Francois Steyn The Sharks
62 Substitution (Tactical) Albert van den Berg for Steven Sykes The Sharks
63 Penalty Morné Steyn Vodacom Blue Bulls
64 Substitution (Tactical) Waylon Murray for Adrian Jacobs The Sharks
66 Substitution (Tactical) Keegan Daniel for Jacques Botes The Sharks
67 Substitution (Tactical) Dewald Potgieter for Deon Stegmann Vodacom Blue Bulls
71 Substitution (Tactical) Chiliboy Ralepelle for Derick Kuun Vodacom Blue Bulls
71 Substitution (Tactical) John Smit for Bismarck du Plessis The Sharks
72 Substitution (Blood bin returning) Bradley Barritt The Sharks
72 Substitution (Tactical) Bradley Barritt for Frederic Michalak The Sharks
75 Substitution (Tactical) Rory Kockott for Ruan Pienaar The Sharks
79 Missed Penalty Francois Steyn The Sharks
80 Full Time