Talented young Free State flyhalf Johan Goosen scored in every way possible as he contributed 29 points in his team's 53-32 Currie Cup win over the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
The young pivot, who was still at school last year, scored a try, three conversion, five penalties and a drop-goal - as the Cheetahs outplayed and outran the visitors in a highly entertaining match.
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For the Cheetahs:
Tries: Goosen, Labuschagne 2, Johnson, De Bruyn
Cons: Goosen 3, S Ebersohn 2
Pens: Goosen 5
For the Sharks:
Tries: Terblanche, Mvovo, Botes 2
Cons: Michalak 2, Bosman
Pens: Michalak 2
Yellow card: Jan Andre Marais (Sharks, 61 - foul play, high tackle)
Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Riaan Smit, 13 Robert Ebersohn, 12 Philip Snyman, 11 Cameron Jacobs, 10 Johan Goosen, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Ashley Johnson, 7 Philip van der Walt, 6 Pieter Labuschagne, 5 Izak van der Westhuizen, 4 Francois Uys, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Marcel van der Merwe.
Replacements: 16 Hercu Liebenberg, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Wilhelm Steenkamp, 19 Boom Prinsloo, 20 Tewis de Bruyn, 21 Sias Ebersohn, 22 Andries Strauss.
Sharks: 15 Stefan Terblanche, 14 Sibusiso Sithole, 13 Marius Joubert, 12 Meyer Bosman, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Frederic Michalak, 9 Conrad Hoffmann, 8 Keegan Daniel (captain), 7 Jean Deysel, 6 Jacques Botes, 5 Alistair Hargreaves, 4 Anton Bresler, 3 Eugene van Staden, 2 Craig Burden, 1 Dale Chadwick.
Replacements: 16 Kyle Cooper 17 Julian Redelinghuys, 18 Jan Andre Marais, 19 Marcell Coetzee, 20 Ross Cronje, 21 Adrian Jacobs, 22 Louis Ludik.
Referee: Marius Jonker
Assistant referees: Matt Kemp, Stefan Breytenbach
TMO: Gerrie Coetzee
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