Super Rugby: Gutsy Tahs Outlast Resilient Stormers

by Paul Cook - Israel Folau has further enhanced his burgeoning reputation in the 15 man game with a match winning try four minutes from time to help the NSW Waratahs to a 21-15 victory over the Stormers. It was a gutsy effort from the Tahs, fatigued from their South African trip and struggling to make headway in the second half as the Stormers held firm but after last week’s one-way traffic against the Kings, they showed they can now win the tight ones as well. Coach Michael Cheika was pleased with his side’s tenacity and staying power under enormous pressure. “I think we got stuck right in tonight. We weren’t brilliant by any stretch of the imagination, but our physicality in defence against probably one of the biggest packs around [was good]. They put themselves about and in defence we made some cracking hits and were up
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