Bulls beat Sharks at Loftus

Bulls beat Sharks 23-19 in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

FILE: Bulls beat Sharks 23-19 in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Picture: Facebook.com

JOHANNESBURG -Bulls (South Africa) beat Sharks (South Africa) 23-19 (halftime 6-13) in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

Bulls - Tries: Jacques Du Plessis, JJ Engelbrecht; Conversions: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (2); Penalties: Potgieter, Handre Pollard; Drop-goal: Potgieter

Sharks - Try: Willem Alberts; Conversion: Tim Swiel; Penalties: Frans Steyn (4)

Meanwhile, Western Force (Australia) beat Waikato Chiefs (New Zealand) 18-15 (halftime 8-9) in their Super Rugby match at Perth Oval on Saturday.

Scorers:

Western Force - Tries: Matt Hodgson (2); Conversion: Sias Ebersohn; Penalties: Ebersohn (2)

Chiefs - Penalties: Aaron Cruden (4), Gareth Anscombe.