Round Five Super Rugby 2011 Results and Highlights

Rugby Union results from the fifth round of the 2011 Super Rugby Tournament

There were a few hidings dished out in the fifth round of the 2011 Super Rugby tournament, including a fifty point win by the Reds over the Rebels, a 31 point win by the Crusaders over the Highlanders and a 24 point win over the Hurricanes by the Blues. There was also a humiliating 20 point win for the Cheetahs over the Waratahs that had the Waratahs’ fans booing their own team. It was the Cheetahs first win of the tournament. The Chiefs ground out a win over the previously undefeated Sharks in a match featuring only penalties. The Sharks loss leaves the Stormers as the only undefeated team having recorded their first win at Loftus since 2003, defeating the Bulls 23 to 13. The Western Force also recorded their first win of the 2011 Super Rugby tournament, defeating the Lions by 12 points.

Chiefs 15 v Sharks 9

Chiefs:

Pens: Nanai-Williams, Delany 4

Sharks:

Pens: Lambie 3

RugbyFix Pick:

SHARKS to beat Chiefs by 9
Chiefs won by 6

Reds 53 v Rebels 3

Reds:

Tries: A. Fainga’a, Wallace-Harrison, Higginbotham, Daley, Harris 2, Morahan
Cons: Cooper 5, Harris
Pens: Cooper 2

Rebels:

Pen: Cipriani

RugbyFix Pick:

REDS to beat Rebels by 5
Reds won by 50!

Highlanders 13 v Crusaders 44

Highlanders:

Try: Thomson
Con: Robinson
Pens: Brown 2

Crusaders:

Tries: Freuan, Read, Dagg 2, Fotuali’i, Crockett.
Cons: Carter 3, Berquist.
Pens: Carter 2

RugbyFix Pick:

CRUSADERS to beat Highlanders by 19
Crusaders won by 31

Blues 41 v Hurricanes 17

Blues:

Tries: Ranger, Brett, Munro, Mathewson, Payne
Cons: McAlister 2, Munro 3
Pens: McAlister 2

Hurricanes:

Try: Tialata
Pens: Kirkpatrick 4

RugbyFix Pick:

BLUES to beat Hurricanes by 5
Blues won by 24

Waratahs 3 v Cheetahs 23

Waratahs:

Pen: Barnes

Cheetahs:

Tries: Snyman, Pretorius
Cons: Ebersohn 2
Pens: Ebersohn 3

RugbyFix Pick:

WARATAHS to beat Cheetahs by 13
Cheetahs won by 20

Lions 15 v Force 27

Lions:

Pens: Jantjies 4
Drop: Jantjies

Western Force:

Tries: Cummins, Mafi
Con: Shepherd
Pens: O’Connor 5

RugbyFix Pick:

LIONS to beat Force by 7
Force won by 12

Bulls 13 v Stormers 23

Bulls:

Try: Basson
Con: Steyn
Pen: Steyn 2

Stormers:

Try: Habana
Pen: Grant 6

RugbyFix Pick:

BULLS to beat Stormers by 3
Stormers won by 10

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