Chiefs thrash Cheetahs in Hamilton clash

Waikato Chiefs beat the Cheetahs 45-3 in a Super Rugby match in Hamilton on Saturday.

File: Waikato Chiefs beat the Cheetahs 45-3 in a Super Rugby match in Hamilton on Saturday. Picture: AFP

HAMILTON - Waikato Chiefs (New Zealand) beat the Cheetahs (South Africa) 45-3 in a Super Rugby match in Hamilton on Saturday.

The halftime score was 10-3 to the Chiefs.

Scorers:

Waikato - Tries: Liam Messam, Ben Afeaki, Asaeli Tikoirotuma, Gareth Anscombe, Rhys Marshall, Ben Tameifuna; Conversion: Anscombe (six); Penalties: Anscombe.

Cheetahs - Penalties: Johan Goosen.