RuggasTV – We Review SuperRugby Unlocked Round 5

The Cell C Sharks and DHL Stormers recorded much-needed victories to remain in contention on the log with Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked moving into the final straight, while the Vodacom Bulls held onto their position at the top of the log.

Action in the fifth round kicked off in Durban on Friday evening, with the Cell C Sharks edging the Toyota Cheetahs by 19-13 in a match that burst into life in the final quarter.

On Saturday afternoon in Kimberley, the DHL Stormers made a big statement as they moved into the second position on the log with an emphatic 39-6 win over Tafel Lager Griquas.

And in the final match of the weekend, the Vodacom Bulls had to dig deep to beat the Emirates Lions by 30-25 in a tough Jukskei Derby in Johannesburg, with both teams scoring three tries each.

After five rounds, the Vodacom Bulls are still at the top of the log on 19 points, with one match remaining, in two weeks’ time against the Phakisa Pumas, who had a bye this weekend.

The men from Pretoria are followed by the DHL Stormers and Cell C Sharks (both on 13 points, but with two matches remaining), the Toyota Cheetahs (12), Emirates Lions (10), Phakisa Pumas (5) and Tafel Lager Griquas (2).