PORT ELIZABETH – A converted try in the 85th minute by Cheetah replacement Luan du Bruin broke the Southern Kings’ hearts when the visitors ran out 24-17 victors in a PRO14 match in the Madibaz Stadium on Friday evening.
The Kings scored a penalty try eight minutes from time, leaving the score at 17-17.
Mistakes from both sides were the order of the day in a tightly fought encounter.
The Cheetahs took the lead as early as the sixth minute when flyhalf Tian Schoeman set the dangerous left wing Rabz Maxwane to cross for a try.
Schoeman converted (7-0).