One day after SANZAAR announced that the Springboks will not participate in the 2020 Rugby Championship, this Friday the second day of the Super Rugby Unlocked South African and, as a local and suffering to the end, Cheetahs surpassed Bulls and in Bloemfontein he added his second consecutive victory: at the opening of the tournament he had beaten Pumas 53-31.
On the other hand, it should be noted that this Saturday, Griquas will receive Pumas and Stormers will do the same with Lions.
CHEETAHS 19-17 BULLS (Friday)
Cheetahs had started the game negatively, as a result of the injury of its captain Ruan Pienaar, who had to leave the field at 15 ‘due to a blow to the knee. However, he was able to recover and immediately scored the only try of the first half: after a good maneuver by Malcolm Jaer, it was the explosive Bulls exwing, Rosko Specman, who ended up supporting the rival ingoal. Later, a penalty shootout between Schoeman and Steyn, until about the end of the match, the try that was going to put definitive figures on the scorer was going to be Joe van Zyl’s.