Griquas have caused a massive upset in the Currie Cup by beating the defending champions, the Sharks, 43-22 in Kimberley thanks to a sublime kicking display by fullback Rudi Vogt.
Griquas were a tough committed unit throughout the game and secured a bonus point when capitalisig on every Sharks error and scoring four tries.
The star of the show was Vogt, who kicked all nine of his attempts at goal, scoring 23 points on his own and punishing the sharks for their ill-discipline.
The Sharks were in the game until the final 20 minutes when Griquas began to believe they could win the match and pushed home their advantage.
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Tries: Barnes, Roodt, Adriaanse, Mokuena
Cons: Vogt 4
Pens: Vogt 5
Pens: Michalak 3, Lambie 2
Griquas: 15 Rudi Vogt, 14 Riaan Viljoen, 13 Jean Stemmet, 12 Barry Geel, 11 Dusty Noble, 10 Earl Rose, 9 Marnus Hugo, 8 Burger Schoeman, 7 Davon Raubenheimer, 6 Jonathan Mokuena (captain), 5 Martin Muller, 4 Hendrik Roodt, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Ryno Barnes, 1 Jean Botha.
Replacements: 16 Matthew Dobson, 17 Ivann Espag, 18 Frikkie Spies, 19 Marnus Schoeman, 20 Matthew Rosslee, 21 Monty Dumond, 22 Wilmaure Louw.
Sharks: 15 Louis Ludik, 14 Mark Richards, 13 Stefan Terblanche, 12 Meyer Bosman, 11 Sibusiso Sithole, 10 Frederic Michalak, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Keegan Daniel (captain), 7 Marcell Coetzee, 6 Jacques Botes, 5 Jan Andre Marais, 4 Anton Bresler, 3 Wiehahn Herbst, 2 Craig Burden, 1 Dale Chadwick.
Replacements: 16 Kyle Cooper, 17 Eugene van Staden, 18 Peet Marais, 19 Ryan Kankowski, 20 Charl McLeod, 21 Patrick Lambie, 22 Marius Joubert.
Referee: Lesego Legoete
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