Pumas score brilliant away victory against Griquas

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The Steval Pumas scored a brilliant away victory by beating the Griquas 27-21 in Kimberley on Sunday which lifted them away from the foot of the Currie Cup table.

This away victory, made possible by a brilliant first half in which they scored three tries, saw them overtake the Lions on the log.

It was a game of two halves and tries by Trompie Pretorius, Chris Cloete and Kwezi Mona helped them to a healthy 24-10 lead at the break.

The momentum changed in the second half and Griquas fought back to settle for a losing bonus point in the dying seconds.

The ever-improving Pumas showed some steel, particularly in the second half with a brilliant defensive performance which kept Griquas at bay.

It was a stellar team performance with the pack showing their mettle, particularly in the first half.

Scorers:

Pumas: Tries: Trompie Pretorius, Chris Cloete, Kwezi Mona. Conversions: Justin van Staden (3). Penalties: Van Staden (2).

Griquas: Tries: AJ Coertzen, Renier Botha. Conversion: André Swarts. Penalties: Swarts, George Whitehead (2).

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