Lions win Ellis Park shoot-out

The angry warthog, replacement hooker Armand van der Merwe, charged over for a the game's only try on full-time, as the Lions edged the Bulls 22-18 in a thrilling Super Rugby encounter at Ellis Park on Saturday.

In a see-saw trans-Jukskei derby the Lions and Bulls exchanged penalties for 78 minutes, before a late rally produced the match-winning moment.

In an action-packed first half the only points came from penalties - Elton Jantjies kicking two for a 6-0 lead to the Lions, Jacques-Louis Potgieter missing two before kicking three for 9-6 lead to the Bulls.

Jantjies had a late chanc…

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