Rugby-Stormers fight back to win URC title in S.African derby

The Stormers recovered from conceding an early try to beat the Bulls 18-13 and win the United Rugby Championship title in an all-South African final at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday. Harold Vorster scored the Bulls’ early try, converted by Chris Smith, who also put over two penalties.


Reuters | Cape Town | Updated: 19-06-2022 02:56 IST | Created: 19-06-2022 01:08 IST
Rugby-Stormers fight back to win URC title in S.African derby
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The Stormers recovered from conceding an early try to beat the Bulls 18-13 and win the United Rugby Championship title in an all-South African final at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday. The home team fell behind after 150 seconds but, having been 7-3 down at the break, bounced back with a dominant second half performance to win with tries from young talents Evan Roos and Andre-Hugo Venter.

Flyhalf Manie Libbock added a penalty, conversion and late drop goal. Harold Vorster scored the Bulls' early try, converted by Chris Smith, who also put over two penalties.

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