Super Rugby Highlights: Stormers v Sharks

Super Rugby Highlights: Stormers v Sharks

In a do or die clash for both sides, the Sharks edged the Stormers 12-9 in the final round of Super Rugby. The Stormers opened the scoring midway through the first half with a penalty, but the Sharks hit back with a length of the field try take the lead 5-3, an advantage they would hold heading into the halftime break. The Stormers picked up a yellow card with nine minutes of the first half to play, so would start the second half with 14 players. An early second half penalty saw the Stormers in front by a single point. The war of attrition continued in a fiercely physical encounter with a play-off spot on the line. It took until the 76th minute for the next points, a Stormers penalty to lead 9-5, meaning the Sharks would have to score a try for the win. The Sharks worked themselves downfield and with time up on the clock shifted it left to Am who stepped inside to beat a defender and cross for the match winning score. The victory books a play-off position for the Sharks, while it is the end of the road for the Stormers.

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