Lions
24 - 21
Result
Jaguares
Blow by Blow
80 LIONS 24-21 JAGUARES.
80 FULL TIME: The Lions come out on top here, but the Jaguares is an improved side. The Jaguares have only themselves to blame for unforced handling errors and for giving away silly penalties. It was anyone's game until the last minute.
80 They win the lineout and maul forward, but again it is knocked on five metres from the line. They should have kept the ball in hand.
79 The Lions win a penalty for playing the man in the air. Jantjies finds touch inside the Jaguares 22.
78 PENALTY, LIONS, JANTJIES! 24-21: Jantjies makes no mistake and the Lions lead with two minutes to go.
77 The Lions win a scrum penalty in a kickable position. The Jaguares wheeled the scrum.
76 The Jaguares launch an attack from a lineout inside their half. The mess it up with a forward pass after six phases. The Lions have a scrum on the Jaguares 10 metre line.
73 CONVERSION, LIONS, JANTJIES! 21-21: Jantjies levels the score.
72 TRY, LIONS, ACKERMANN! 19-21: A great team try by the Lions, as Ackermann scores. Mapoe started it with a break and some good handling from Coetzee, sent Ackermann away.
70 NO TRY! Once again they lose the lineout ball, but get it back. They do well, go forward and it appears as if Tambwe scored, but he stepped into touch.
69 The Lions win a scrum penalty and Jantjies finds touch on the Jaguares 10 metre line.
67 We have some more scrum resets.
66 The Lions win the lineout and maul forward. They string together seven phases and then it is turned over yet again. The Lions need some momentum.
64 The Lions win a penalty inside the Jaguares 22 and the lineout takes place five metres from the line.
63 Faf de Klerk is on for the Lions. That is an important change.
61 De la Fuente tries a box kick, but the bounce is too low and he knocks it on five metres from the Lions line.
60 The Lions run from inside their half. Jantjies tries a cross kick and finds Coetzee. They continue their drive into the Jaguares half. Once again it is turned over.
58 The Jaguares have managed to turn over quite a few balls here in the second half. They are growing in confidence.
57 Sánchez misses the penalty attempt.
55 YELLOW CARD, LIONS, VORSTER! 14-21: Vorster receives a yellow card, for hands in the ruck. They go for goal.
54 The Jaguares launch another attack and keeps the ball alive.
52 CONVERSION, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 14-21: Nicolás Sánchez extends the lead.
51 TRY, JAGUARES, PETTI! 14-19: It started with a turnover ball for the Jaguares inside their half. It was good handling and then a break by Joya, who found Petti, who ensured that he finished it off.
49 CONVERSION, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 14-14: Nicolás Sánchez levels the score.
48 TRY, JAGUARES, BAEZ! 14-12: They win an uncontested lineout and apply the pressure. Baez then finds his way over with a long stretch and he scores!
47 The Jaguares win their lineout and string together a few phases without really making progress. Cronje is penalised for a high tackle and we have a lineout five metres from the Lions line.
45 The Jaguares turn it over and Petti makes good ground. They kick forward and the Lions are forced to kick it out near their line.
43 Ezcurra is caught in possession near his line, but they manage to get it away, for a Lions lineout on the Jaguares 22.
41 Jantjies starts proceedings in the second half.
40 LIONS 14-7 JAGUARES.
40 HALF TIME: The Jaguares started strong but then the Lions did well to come back with two tries. The Jaguares have made far too many unforced errors and they could have had more points on the board.
40 The Jaguares win a penalty near the halfway line for a high tackle. They find touch again on the Lions 22. The Lions turn it over with a penalty and Jantjies finds touch inside the Jaguares half.
39 They win the lineout and launch an attack, but the Jaguares turn it over and win a penalty. They find touch inside the Lions half.
38 The Lions win a penalty inside the Jaguares half, as Orlando has his hands in the ruck. Jantjies finds touch inside the Jaguares 22.
37 Jantjies tries a cross kick, but cannot find Kriel and it goes into touch.
35 Creevy is caught in possession and the Lions turn it over yet again.
34 Once again we have a few scrum resets.
32 The Jaguares lead an attack after a Lions knock on. They string a few phases together and make their way to five metres from the Lions line, only to knock it on. Sloppy!
30 The Jaguares win a penalty, as Mapoe fails to release the ball. They find touch inside the Lions 22, but the Lions turn it over after the lineout. Great work by Kriel this time.
27 We have a few scrum resets.
26 The Jaguares make their way into the Lions half, but the Lions does well to turn it over. Great work by Ackermann.
24 The Jaguares have given away some silly penalties and have made some basic errors.
22 CONVERSION, LIONS, JANTJIES! 14-7: Jantjies seals the conversion.
21 TRY, LIONS, MAPOE! 12-7: The Lions win a tighthead scrum after a Jaguares feed. The ball goes to Mapoe, who sees a gap, finds his way through sloppy defense and goes over and scores!
19 NO TRY! They win the lineout and maul forward, but the TMO rules that Whiteley stepped into touch, before scoring.
19 The Lions win a penalty. Kriel turned the ball over and it was not released by Creevy. Jantjies finds touch inside the Jaguares half.
18 The Lions launch an attack from inside their 22. They progress into the Jaguares half and secure a lineout trow inside their opponents 22.
16 The Lions launch an attack and make good ground, but Creevy does well to turn it over for a penalty.
14 The Jaguares win a penalty and Sánchez takes it quickly. They kick it forward, but it bounches into touch.
12 CONVERSION, LIONS, JANTJIES! 7-7: Jantjies levels the score.
11 TRY, LIONS, VORSTER! 5-7: Kriel carries well and the Jaquares defends let them down, as Vorster finds a gap and powers his way over to score!
9 They secure the lineout and maul forward, but the Jaguares turn it over and kicks deep.
8 They win their lineout and then another penalty for not releasing the ball. They opt for another lineout.
7 The Lions win a penalty after the restart, as Paz goes offside. Jantjies finds touch 5 metres from the Jaguares line.
6 CONVERSION, JAGUARES, SANCHEZ! 0-7: Sánchez adds the extras.
5 TRY, JAGUARES, ORLANDO! 0-5: Ezcurra tries a box kick but it is well defended by Ackermann. The Jaguares get the ball back and string together a few phases for a great team try. Orlando gets the credit.
2 The Lions get hold of the ball and maul forward, but it is turned over by the Jaguares. They will feed a scrum inside the Lions half. Jaco Kriel is getting attention for an injury.
1 Our Referee tonight is Angus Gardner, from Australia. Nicolás Sánchez starts proceedings here in Johannesburg.
0 The Jaguares have made six changes to their starting lineup. Tomas Lezana and Benjamín Macome replaces Pablo Matera and Leonardo Senatore. Felipe Ezcurra and Nicolás Sánchez take over from Gonzalo Bertranou and Santiago González Iglesias. Ramiro Moyano takes over from Joaquín Tuculet at fullback while Bautista Ezcurra comes in on the left wing for Emiliano Boffelli.
0 Johan Ackermann has made four changes to his starting lineup. Harold Vorster starts in place of Rohan Janse van Rensburg, who was forced off the field with a knee injury last weekend. Johannes Jonker, Armand van der Merwe, and Corne Fourie start with Ruan Dreyer, Malcolm Marx and Jacques van Rooyen providing cover. Andries Coetzee will make his 50th Super Rugby appearance.
0 Both of these sides have expansive game plans, so we expect a free flowing game.
0 The Lions have been on the losing side in both their previous matches against the Jaguares. They will however be brimming with confidence as they head into this clash after a victory over the Stormers in Cape Town last week.
0 Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Super Rugby match between The Lions and the Jaguares, from Emirates Airlines Park, in Johannesburg.