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Super 14: Rokocoko scores three tries to lead Auckland over Cheetahs 50-26

Super 14: Rokocoko scores three tries to lead Auckland over Cheetahs 50-26

Joe Rokocoko scored three tries Saturday to lead Auckland over the Cheetahs 50-26 in the Super 14 on Saturday.
The Blues scored seven tries to the Cheetahs' four at Free State Stadium with both teams collecting a bonus point. Auckland leads the standings with 15 points, one more than Canterbury.
Auckland flyhalf Nick Evans converted all the tries and had a personal haul of 17 points.
Isaia Toeava, Rokocoko and Rudi Wulf each scored in a 15-minute spell in the first half after poor tackling and a lack of control at lineouts by the Cheetahs. The Blues led 21-12 at the break.
Toeava later scored a second try, while Anthony Tuitavaki also notched one for Auckland.
Gavin Passens, J.W. Jonker, Heinrich Brussouw and Kabamba Floors scored tries for the Cheetahs.
Cheetahs flanker Juan Smith injured his knee and was replaced in the 35th minute.
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Scores:
Auckland 50 (Joe Rokocoko 3, Isaia Toeava 2, Rudi Wulf, Anthony Tuitavaki tries; Nick Evans 7 conversions, penalty) def. Cheetahs 26 (Gavin Passens, J.W. Jonker, Heinrich Brussouw, Kabamba Floors tries; Conrad Barnard 2, Meyer Bosman conversions). HT: 21-12.


Updated : 2021-08-06 02:36 GMT+08:00