An excellent exhibition of breathtaking working rugby from the Stormers noticed them cruise to a powerful 36-19 win over Scarlets of their United Rugby Championship (URC) conflict on the Cape City Stadium on Friday night time.
It was an motion packed first three quarters, that noticed the younger Stormers group run in 5 tries towards the Scarlets three, which gave them a large enough result in comfortably see the match out within the ultimate quarter for a powerful win over an skilled Scarlets outfit.
Within the match the Scarlets bought off to a superb begin and had an early probability to get factors on the board with a fourth minute penalty, however with a difficult wind swirling within the stadium, flyhalf Dan Jones watched his effort drift broad.
This allowed the Stormers to open the scoring within the 15th minute as substitute scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies, on quickly for a head knock, threw a dummy and dived over from shut vary, with flyhalf Kade Wolhuter knocking over the conversion for a 7-0 lead.
The Stormers have been now within the ascendancy and ran in two extra tries within the subsequent eight minutes as they attacked from an overthrown Scarlets lineout with wing Leolin Zas slicing in and going over for a transformed rating, earlier than captain Ernst van Rhyn crashed over, as they raced right into a 19-0 lead.
The Scarlets then lastly responded within the 32nd minute as fullback Johnny McNichol made an outstanding break from his personal half to the Stormers 22m, the place he popped the ball to Jones, who offloaded to wing Ryan Conbeer to go over to attain, with Jones extras making it 19-7.
The Stormers nevertheless completed the half on prime as eighthman Hacjivah Dayimani scored an outstanding solo strive, disregarding a deal with and stepping previous one other to go over, whereas Wolhuter added the conversion and a penalty on the halftime hooter to provide them an enormous lead on the break.
The beginning of the second half then noticed the Stormers in for his or her fifth strive as they attacked from the kick-off into the Scarlets 22m, with exterior centre Cornel Smit then feeding inside centre Dan du Plessis to go over beneath the posts, with Wolhuter changing to place them up 36-7.
The Scarlets nevertheless appeared to make a recreation of it as they ran in two tries in 4 minutes, as wing Tom Rogers scored on the overlap, after which Conbeer went in for his second, with substitute flyhalf Rhys Patchell nailing one conversion to make it 36-19 after 54 minutes.
After the strive fest throughout the first 55 minutes, the ultimate 25 minutes then turned a a lot tighter affair as each side defences improved, making for a scoreless finale, permitting the Stormers to seal a cushty win.
Stormers: Tries – Herschel Jantjies, Leolin Zas, Ernst van Rhyn, Hacjivah Dayimani, Dan du Plessis; Conversions – Kade Wolhuter (4); Penalty – Wolhuter
Scarlets: Tries – Ryan Conbeer (2), Tom Rogers; Conversions – Dan Jones, Rhys Patchell