• Seven moments that mattered

    The key moments from the Vodacom Super Rugby match between the Sharks and Reds at Kings Park, according to SIMON BORCHARDT.

    28th minute – With the Sharks leading 12-6 thanks to four penalty goals, JP Pietersen and S'bura Sithole combine well on attack and take play close to the Reds' line. Bismarck du Plessis carries the ball up, before Willem Alberts bashes his way over from close range.

    37th minute – Mike Harris is nailed for holding on to the ball on the ground and Frans Steyn kicks a 55m penalty that sails well over the crossbar.

    40th minute – Harris runs on to a flat pass from Will Genia but loses the ball forward while running under the posts. Try butchered.

    54th minute – The Reds are awarded a penalty and opt for a scrum, from which Harris, running the perfect line, takes a flat pass from Quade Cooper and dots down.

    64th minute – The Reds are on the attack just outside the Sharks 22 when Genia spots a gap and scores a try that narrows the gap to eight points.

    68th minute – Beau Robinson tackles Tera Mtembu in the air at a lineout and is yellow-carded.

    78th minute – Two minutes after Lwazi Mvovo and Charl McLeod miss out on a try-scoring opportunity, Dale Chadwick takes a pass from Bismarck du Plessis and breaks through two tackles to score his side's second try.

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    Simon Borchardt