Casper Steyn’s glorious season with the boot continues, with another impressive haul giving hte Pumas victory against the Lions in Friday’s Vodacom Cup action.
Steyn scored 22 points in the Pumas 35-29 win, with his six penalties and two conversions, taking him to a third successive 20-plus points tally.
In other action the Blue Bulls and Western Province won.
The Blue Bulls had to come back from an eight-point halftime deficit writes Michael Vlismas to win 39-21 against the Bulldogs, while Western Province beat Griquas 48-42.
Log leaders the Falcons condemned the Cheetahs to another loss in round three, winning 26-15 in Brakpan.
In the final game of the night, Leopards flyhalf Zane Reynders kicked 18 points to lead his side to a nailbiting 33-32 victory against the Elephants in Port Elizabeth.
Pumas 35 (16)
Tries: Sacha Marot, Ashieq Wise. Conversions: Casper Steyn (2).
Penalties: Casper Steyn (6). Drop-goals: Peter Barnadie.
Lions 29 (16)
Tries: Jacques Cloete, Jody Rose. Conversions: Arno Cloete, Jody Rose.
Penalties: Arno Coetzee (4), Jody Rose.
Western Province 48 (23)
Tries: Zahier Ryland, Johan Pietersen, Huia Edmonds, Terry Jacobs, Paul Delport.
Conversions: Sarel Potgieter (3), Pietersen.
Penalties: Potgieter (4). Drop-Goal: Pietersen.
Griquas 42 (19)
Tries: Christophe du Toit, Jaco du Toit, Wayne van Heerden, Jose
van Rensburg. Conversions: Danie de Beer (2). Penalties: De Beer
Falcons 26 (13)
Tries: Sarel Pretorius, Jacques Niewenhuiz.
Conversions: Riaan Viljoen (2). Penalties: Riaan Viljoen (4).
Cheetahs 15 (3)
Tries: Keith Lowen, Darron Nel. Conversion: Maxwell Stoffels.
Penalty: Werner Vlok.
Leopards 33 (27)
Tries: Colin Loyd, Bertus Swanepoel, Barry Geel.
Conversions: Zane Reynders (3). Penalties: Reynders (4).
Eastern Province 32 (14)
Tries: Michael Gallenetti, Michael Killian, Elrich van Vuuren.
Conversion: Gallenetti. Penalties: Gallenetti (5).
Blue Bulls 39 (13)
Tries: Hilton Lobberts, Danwel Demas, Tim Dlulane, Rudolf Coetsee, Adriaan Strauss, Harry Vermaas.
Conversions: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (3).
Bulldogs 21 (21)
Tries: Dumisani Matyeshana (2). Conversion: Luvoyo Tobezweni.
Penalties: Tobezweni (3).