Cheetahs bury Bulls

The Cheetahs lead the Currie Cup after five rounds thanks to a late escape against the Bulls in Pretoria.

Attack won the day over defence in a 81-point try-scoring festival as the Cheetahs scored in the final minute to win 41-40.

It was the Bulls third defeat in five matches.

The Cheetahs have won four from five matches. Their only defeat was earlier in the week to neighbours Griquas.

Scorers:

Blue Bulls

Tries: Swanepoel, Jantjies, Ulengo (2), Gelant

Conversions: Jantjies (3)

Penalties: Jantjies (3)

Free State Cheetahs

Tries: Mapimpi (3), Wiese, Venter, Petersen

Conversions: Eksteen (4)

Penalty: Eksteen

Latest Currie Cup log

WP give Lions a beating

2017 Currie Cup log

  1. Cheetahs 21 points (five matches)
  2. Sharks 20 (4)
  3. WP 16 (5)
  4. Bulls 13 (5)
  5. Griquas (5)
  6. Lions 9 (5)
  7. Pumas 6 (4)
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