The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs experienced mixed emotions in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend after both sides were in contention for victories but ended up on the losing side due to costly errors.
Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi gave a sparkling display and scored two tries as he helped the Cell C Sharks to a splendid 36-24 triumph over the Rebels in Ballarat on Saturday morning (SA time).
The DHL Stormers clinched their fourth consecutive Vodacom Super Rugby win of the season on Saturday afternoon as they defeated the Jaguares 17-7 at a damp DHL Newlands Stadium in Cape Town.
The Toyota Cheetahs and Isuzu Southern Kings will have their sights set on bouncing back strongly from disappointing defeats last week when they line up against Ulster and the Scarlets in their second tour matches in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend.
Springbok centre Andre Esterhuizen will take over the captaincy duties from regular skipper Lukhanyo Am, who is being rested, for the Cell C Sharks' fourth round Vodacom Super Rugby match with the Rebels on Saturday in Ballarat.