Lions claim another win, Bulls hit by injuries
The Lions claimed their 7th win of the season as the Sharks suffered their 3rd defeat. Although...
The Lions claimed their 7th win of the season as the Sharks suffered their 3rd defeat.
Although the Sharks were leading 20-15 with minutes remaining, a period sparked by Ryan Kankowski’s yellow card in the last five minutes, because he tramped on a player’s chest, saw Lions captain Franco van de Merwe score a try in the dying seconds.
It was then left to a last minute conversion for flyhalf Elton Jantjies to steal a 22-20 victory.
Meanwhile, the Bulls paid heavily in their 39-26 win over the Leopards as they lost Juandré Kruger (hand injury) in the first five minutes, then captain Gary Botha (ankle), winger Jaco van der Westhuyzen (knee), prop Werner Kruger (knee) and Fudge Mabeta (neck).