/Sharks back to winning ways against Rebels

Sharks back to winning ways against Rebels

2020-02-22 07:27

Cape Town – The Sharks got the Australia leg of their overseas Super Rugby tour off to a winning start when they beat the Melbourne Rebels in Ballarat on Saturday.

As it happened | Rebels v Sharks

The Sharks won 36-24 after leading 22-10 at half-time.

The men from Durban ran in five tries but missed out on a bonus-point after a late third try by the Rebels.

Next week, the Sharks conclude their tour with a match against the Reds in Brisbane (February 29), while the Rebels travel to Dunedin to tackle the Highlanders (February 28).

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Scorers:

Rebels

Tries: Marika Koroibete, Isi Naisarani, Anaru Rangi
Conversions: Andrew Deegan (3)
Penalty: Deegan

Sharks

Tries: Makazole Mapimpi (2), Andre Esterhuizen, Madosh Tambwe, Curwin Bosch
Conversions: (4)
Penalty (Bosch)

Teams

Rebels

15 Dane Haylett-Petty (captain), 14 Andrew Kellaway, 13 Campbell Magnay, 12 Bill Meakes, 11 Marika Koroibete, 10 Andrew Deegan, 9 Ryan Louwrens, 8 Isi Naisarani, 7 Richard Hardwick, 6 Michael Wells, 5 Matt Philip, 4 Ross Haylett-Petty, 3 Jermaine Ainsley, 2 Steven Misa, 1 Matt Gibbon

Substitutes: 16 Anaru Rangi, 17 Cameron Orr, 18 Ruan Smith, 19 Gideon Koegelenberg, 20 Angus Cottrell, 21 Rob Leota, 22 Frank Lomani, 23 Tom English

Sharks

15 Aphelele Fassi, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Jeremy Ward, 12 Andre Esterhuizen (captain), 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Sanele Nohamba, 8 Sikumbuzo Notshe, 7 Tyler Paul, 6 James Venter, 5 Hyron Andrews, 4 Ruben van Heerden, 3 Thomas du Toit, 2 Kerron van Vuuren, 1 Ox Nche

Substitutes: 16 Craig Burden, 17 Mzamo Majola, 18 John-Hubert Meyer, 19 Le Roux Roets, 20 Henco Venter, 21 Louis Schreuder, 22 Marius Louw, 23 Lwazi Mvovo

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