Super-Rugby 2011 Week 15


Uploaded on June 01, 2011 by ruggachick

Round 15‘s actions Kicked off when the Canes and the Force got things on.. The Force didn’t seem to have a problem without O’Connor whilst Cruden to a while for his boot to add points. The Canes were trailing at halftime and the Force looked like had this one in the bag until, Nanu worked his magic to produce a 2nd try that gave the Canes a bit of life in the final 10 mins of play, to snatch the win! Then the Highlanders welcomed the Lions and had the Shock of their life. The Lions defence let them down in the 1st which allowed the Highlanders to have the lead at halftime, but 46 min into the game the Lions stepped up and it was TRY-TIME!! Stuff ran with this Headline... Highlanders devastated by Lions in Dunedin. Well the Lions didn’t give up and celebrated their 1st victory in New Zealand! The Stormers continued their winning ways when they headed to Canberra Stadium. The home side were the 1st to have points on the board, whilst the Stormers obviously didn’t trust their fly-half choosing to keep ball in hand or play around him... SuperSport headlined: Stormers break their Canberra Drought . A try from Louw 5 min after halftime, seemed to get the Stormers back on track to win the game. Then in South Africa the Sharks proved a point when they hosted the Tahs. The Tahs had a quick penalty, but Lambie was the 1st to cross the try-line... the Tahs hit back to lead halftime but with 14 men on the field the Sharks were determined to get points! They put up a performance and took the game away from the Tahs. At Loftus The Bulls and the Cheetahs produced a spectacular South African darby. The Bulls were off to a Smashing start, whilst the Cheetahs lost confidence in their line-outs. The Cheetahs started performing in the 2nd half with 14 men on the field they managed to cross the try-line, but the two side battled it out and it’s clear that the defending Champs wanted to make a statement when they finished in style to secure the bonus point victory! The weekends’s action finished off with a shamshing game between the Reds and Crusaders at SunCorp Stadium. The Crusaders got off to a good start, causing the Reds the make handling errors, but It was a nail bitting end with both fly-halfs changing the score... Dan gave the Saders a lead with 7 min left on the clock, but Cooper finished the job he slotted through a final penalty to secure another victory for the Reds...The Reds seem to be cruising their way to the Finals, whilst the Stormers are holding on but the Bulls and the Sharks are desperate to reach play-offs. The Blues, Chiefs and Rebels return to play, but the competition is heating up! SO who will be securing a play-off spot?

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