Follow all the action between the DHL Stormers and the Phakisa Pumas from their Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked encounter at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit with our live updates.
DHL Stormers flyhalf Damian Willemse has not recovered in time from a minor leg injury he picked up last week and has been ruled out. Tim Swiel will start at flyhalf in his place against the Phakisa Pumas.
0 – Kick-off in good conditions at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit where the DHL Stormers are up against the Phakisa Pumas and looking to make it two wins from two in Vodacom #SuperRugbyUnlocked.
2 – Phakisa Pumas open the scoring with a penalty from flyhalf Eddie Fouche to make it 3-0 after Herschel Jantjies goes off his feet at the breakdown.
4 – Jantjies makes amends immediately with a charge-down in the 22 and centre Rikus Pretorius is on hand to pick up the ball and surge over for the opening try to make it 7-3.
7 – Phakisa Pumas wing Neil Maritz grabs an intercept in the 22 and he goes over for the first try for his team to put them 10-7 up after a frantic opening 8 minutes in Nelspruit.
14 – The Phakisa Pumas put a chip over the top and the ball bounces up perfectly, an offload sticks and No.8 Jeandré Rudolph is over for their second try to take their lead against DHL Stormers out to 17-7 after 14 mins in Nelspruit.
20 – Phakisa Pumas flyhalf Eddie Fouche kicks another penalty after Salmaan Moerat is trapped under an opposition player’s leg at the breakdown. That takes the home team’s lead out to 20-7 after 20 mins in Nelspruit.
23 – Another penalty from Phakisa Pumas flyhalf Eddie Fouche following a high tackle and the hosts lead 23-7 after 23 mins in Nelspruit.
29 – DHL Stormers cross for their second try, some slick offloads from centres Rikus Pretorius and Dan du Plessis see scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies get over in the corner. That cuts Phakisa Pumas lead down to 23-14 in Nelspruit.
33 – Phakisa Pumas centre Wayne van der Bank crosses from a set move as the tries keep coming up in Nelspruit. That takes the home team’s lead against the DHL Stormers out to 30-14 after 33 mins.
37 – DHL Stormers launching multiple attacks in the opposition 22, but the home side somehow keep them from crossing the tryline from a driving maul.
40 – Half-time in Nelspruit where the DHL Stormers have scored two tries, but trail the Phakisa Pumas 30-14 at the break. Big second-half effort needed to pull this one back and make it two wins from two.
44 – Phakisa Pumas reduced to 14 men with No.8 Jeandré Rudolph shown a yellow card for shoving Herschel Jantjies into some advertising boarding.
52 – Phakisa Pumas wing Neil Maritz goes over for his second try out wide, which takes their lead against DHL Stormers out to 37-14 with 28 mins left to play in Nelspruit.
60 – Some powerful scrums from the DHL Stormers put them in opposition territory as they look to hit back.
62 – A couple of powerful scrums put the DHL Stormers in good position and the forwards hammer away until replacement prop Neethling Fouche crashes over for the third try. That cuts Phakisa Pumas lead to 37-21 with 18 mins left in Nelspruit.
71 – A powerful maul from the DHL Stormers and hooker Bongi Mbonambi is over for the fourth try as the comeback continues in Nelspruit. That cuts Phakisa Pumas lead to 37-28 with 10 mins left to play.
74 – The DHL Stormers keep coming, some slick handling sees Edwill van der Merwe burst into space. He goes into the 22 and the ball is worked to the opposite wing with some quick hands and Leolin Zas scores to reduce Phakisa Pumas lead to 37-35 with 6 mins left in Nelspruit.
78 – DHL Stormers never say die and are finishing fast. A dominant maul, then they go wide. JD Schickerling gives it to Warrick Gelant and he steams over for the sixth try which puts them 42-37 up with 2 mins left to play in Nelspruit. What a comeback!
80 – Full-time in Nelspruit where the DHL Stormers have somehow come from 37-14 down to beat the Phakisa Pumas 42-37. That is 28 unanswered points and six tries in total to make it two wins from two in Vodacom #SuperRugbyUnlocked. Incredible scenes!