Hugo hat-trick spurs Sharks comeback

first_img Posted in Pro14, Sharks, Stormers, Top headlines, Top story ‘ CNAHow is life for Cambodian boy linguist after viral fame?CNA|SponsoredSponsoredUndoWatch: Why Andre Esterhuizen is set for another banSA Rugby MagUndoJapan-based Kiwi player: I hope to never experience this againSA Rugby MagUndoLoans | Search AdsLooking for loan in Hong Kong? Find options hereLoans | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndo ‘ Reniel Hugo was the unlikely hero as the Sharks came from an 11-point deficit to claim a 33-30 victory over the Stormers in the Rainbow Cup in Cape Town on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.Gameflow: The Stormers will be asking themselves how they tossed this one away, especially as they were cruising in the first 15 minutes, opening up a 17-0 lead thanks two excellently worked tries by Herschel Jantjies and Rikus Pretorius. However, they will only have themselves to blame, especially as their ill-discipline cost them at key moments, with both Seabelo Senatla and debutant Willie Engelbrecht seeing red. Even with the assistance of the new red-card law, which allows a player to be replaced after 20 minutes, the Stormers had few answers to a Sharks side that drastically improved after half time.Going into the break trailing by 11 points, the Sharks came out flying in the second half. It was Reniel Hugo, in his first competitive match for the Sharks, who made himself an unlikely hero. The lanky lock scored three quick-fire tries as the visitors were suddenly 10 points up.The Stormers gave themselves hope of a late comeback when Edwill van der Merwe acrobatically tipped an Abner van Reenen kick to allow Damian Willemse to score. The Stormers trailed by three with six minutes left on the clock. A successful captain’s challenge had a penalty initially awarded to the Sharks being turned around. The Stormers had a late opportunity to win the match, but Ruhan Nel knocked the ball on when trying to ground it in the final play of the game.Cards a plenty: South African fans were given their first taste of the new law trials in place for the Rainbow Cup. Seabelo Senatla was red-carded in the first half after mistiming his challenge on Aphelele Fassi and taking the Sharks fullback out in the air. Stormers coach John Dobson was probably thankful that the red-card law trial was in place as Dan du Plessis effectively replaced Senatla after 20 minutes. Willie Engelbrecht was then red-carded early in the second half after his second dangerous tackle. The Stormers gave themselves a late chance through the use of another law trial: the captain’s challenge.Du Toit return successful: Saturday’s match marked Pieter-Steph du Toit’s first game in over a year, after he had successfully recovered from a career-threatening leg injury and subsequent knock to the nose. Thankfully, from a Springbok point of view, he completed the full 80 minutes for the Stormers with no issues. The 2019 World Rugby Player of the Year got through a mountain of work as well, putting in some big tackles, winning lineouts and making clean after clean at the breakdown. It bodes well for his British & Irish Lions series participation.Flyhalf concern: It looks like Damian Willemse may be back at flyhalf sooner than he anticipated, as Kade Wolhuter, who had a bright game, twisted his knee in a tackle in the second half. It was an unfortunate way for the game to end for Wolhuter, as he kicked accurately at goal and picked up a try assist. It presents Dobson with an interesting conundrum, especially when Warrick Gelant makes his return from injury.Stormers –15 Damian Willemse, 14 Edwill van der Merwe, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Rikus Pretorius, 11 Seabelo Senatla, 10 Kade Wolhuter, 9 Herschel Jantjies, 8 Willie Engelbrecht, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Nama Xaba, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 JD Schickerling, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Scarra Ntubeni, 1 Steven Kitshoff (c).Subs: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Ali Vermaak, 18 Neethling Fouche, 19 Ernst van Rhyn, 20 Evan Roos, 21 Paul de Wet, 22 Abner van Reenen, 23 Dan du Plessis.Sharks – 15 Aphelele Fassi, 14 Sbu Nkosi, 13 Lukhanyo Am (c), 12 Jeremy Ward, 11 Yaw Penxe, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Grant Williams, 8 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 7 Henco Venter, 6 Siya Kolisi, 5 Reniel Hugo, 4 Ruben van Heerden, 3 Thomas du Toit, 2 Fez Mbatha, 1 Ox Nche.Subs: 16 Kerron van Vuuren, 17 Ntuthuko Mchunu, 18 Wiehahn Herbst, 19 JJ van der Mescht, 20 Phepsi Buthelezi, 21 Sanele Nohamba, 22 Manie Libbok, 23 Werner Kok.Photo: Gallo Images<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> ‘ Combat Siege GamePlay this Game for 1 Minute and see why everyone is addicted.Combat Siege Game|SponsoredSponsoredUndo  1077  42 ‘ Watch: Springbok centre Jesse Kriel goes full CR7 after excellent trySA Rugby MagUndo AlphaCuteOprah’s New House Cost $90 Million, And This Is What It Looks LikeAlphaCute|SponsoredSponsoredUndo ‘ Watch: Kolbe makes Test players look amateur – Ugo MonyeFormer England wing wing Ugo Monye says Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe is one of the most devastating runners in the game ever.SA Rugby MagUndoHero WarsThis game will keep you up all night!Hero Wars|SponsoredSponsoredUndoLife Exact BrazilGrace Jones Is Now 72 Years Old, This Is Her NowLife Exact Brazil|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAirPhysioThis All-Natural “Lung Cleaning” Device Helps Anyone Breathe EasierAirPhysio|SponsoredSponsoredUndoGoGoPeak10 Most Beautiful Cities You Should Visit Once In Your LifetimeGoGoPeak|SponsoredSponsoredUndoGrammarlyAvoid Grammatical Errors with This Helpful Browser ExtensionGrammarly|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Hugo hat-trick spurs Sharks comeback ‘ Published on May 1, 2021 Post by Dylan Jack 熱門話題不要被酵素騙了!在萬寧賣的「這個」直接針對脂肪…熱門話題|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more

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Panorama points to earnings pain, but the worst is yet to come

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JET Pleased To Make Up For Donny No Show

first_imgSteve Cotterill had earlier deemed the second date with Donny “punishment” for his players, who were strangely off-colour in the 1-1 draw at the Keepmoat Stadium.But man in form Emmanuel-Thomas fired both goals as City secured a 2-0 victory on home soil, and a fourth round tie with Premier League opponents West Ham United in the process.“It was a great evening for the boys after the disappointing game at their place. To come back here and perform like that was good,” the two-goal hero told Bristol City Player, speaking before West Ham had finished off third round opponents Everton.“We knew what we would get if we won the game and we’ve just been sitting in the dressing room watching the extra time of the other game, so it’s a good feeling to know what we’ve got to look forward to.”Emmanuel-Thomas’ goals were contrasting in style. The first a close-range header at the end of a goalmouth scramble; the second a typically-composed finish at the end of a swift counter-attack.“I was on the goalie and the ball doesn’t tend to come to me too much in that position,” he said of the opener.“But it just bounced up for a fifty-fifty header, basically on the goal line, so I knew if I made contact with it I was going to score.“It (the second goal) was great work from Marlon Pack breaking forward and the run from Matt Smith took the other defender away to leave me one v one.“Once I went past him, the keeper and the other defender got in each other’s way, so I just took it on one more touch and slotted it home.”The forward has now started City’s last five games in all competitions, contributing three goals and three assists in that time, having played a more peripheral role up until Christmas.“The boys have been really supportive of me the whole time, even if I’ve not been in the squad or coming on as substitute,” he added.“We’re together so much that we all know each other’s weaknesses and strengths.“Even if you’re not starting, you know exactly what your team-mates can and can’t do, which makes it a lot easier when you do get thrown in at the deep end.”Season card holders can purchase tickets for the upcoming home games with West Ham United and Gillingham now. Click here for further details on priority and pricing.last_img read more

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