/Hurricanes survive massive Bulls scare

Hurricanes survive massive Bulls scare

2019-06-22 11:16

Wellington – The Hurricanes overcame a spirited Bulls effort to reach the Super Rugby semi-finals on Saturday.

As it happened: Hurricanes v Bulls

The Hurricanes won 35-28, after leading 24-14 at half-time.

It was 32-28 midway through the second half, but the hosts kept their composure to book their spot in the last four.

The Hurricanes will now travel to Christchurch next weekend to face the Crusaders.

More to follow…

Scorers:

Hurricanes

Tries: TJ Perenara, Ben Lam, Salesi Rayasi (2)

Conversions: Beauden Barrett (3)

Penalties: Beauden Barrett, Jordie Barrett (2)

Bulls

Tries: Warrick Gelant, Cornal Hendricks (2), penalty try

Conversions: Handre Pollard (3)

Teams:

Hurricanes

15 Jordie Barrett, 14 Wes Goosen, 13 Peter Umaga-Jensen, 12 Ngani Laumape, 11 Ben Lam, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Gareth Evans, 7 Ardie Savea 6 Reed Prinsep, 5 Isaia Walker-Leawere, 4 James Blackwell, 3 Jeff To’omaga-Allen, 2 Dane Coles (captain), 1 Toby Smith

Substitutes: 16 Asafo Aumua, 17 Fraser Armstrong, 18 Ben May/Alex Fidow, 19 Kane Le’aupepe, 20 Du’Plessis Kirifi, 21 Richard Judd/Finlay Christie, 22 James Marshall, 23 Salesi Rayasi

Bulls

15 Warrick Gelant, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Johnny Kotze, 11 Rosko Specman, 10 Handre Pollard (captain), 9 Andre Warner, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Hanro Liebenberg, 6 Marco van Staden, 5 RG Snyman, 4 Jason Jenkins, 3 Trevor Nyakane, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Lizo Gqoboka

Substitutes: 16 Johan Grobbelaar, 17 Simphiwe Matanzima, 18 Wiehahn Herbst, 19 Jannes Kirsten, 20 Ruan Steenkamp, 21 Ivan van Zyl, 22 Manie Libbok, 23 Divan Rossouw

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