80 minsKEY EVENT
Full-time: Cardiff 23-17 Sharks
Cardiff kick a little loose and Sharks threaten to run it back.
However, the home side stand firm and the Sharks spill it forward.
Priestland tries to hold onto the ball long enough for the clock to go red before clearing it to touch.
He doesn't seem to succeed according to the stadium clock, but the referee's whistle sounds much to his relief.
79 minsBen James
Knock-on from the Sharks just outside the Cardiff 22.
Two minutes left on the clock here.
Cardiff will be happy for the clock to keep on ticking.
Player of the match has just been named as Priestland, while the attendance is 8, 161.
78 minsKEY EVENT
Penalty Cardiff! 23-17
Sharks penalised again and it's another shot at goal for Priestland.
On the angle, but a little closer than last time.
Nerveless from the Wales fly-half.
75 minsBen James
Cardiff on the front-foot
Cardiff on the attack here in the Sharks 22.
Hymns and Arias is ringing out around the stadium.
Can they kill this game off here?
71 minsKEY EVENT
Try Sharks! 20-17
Well, if Cardiff fans weren't happy with the call before, they're livid now.
Inevitably, the Sharks hammer at the door from the lineout and eventually there's room for Marnus Potgieter to dive over in the corner.
It's a three-point game now.
69 minsBen James
Rory Thornton lands awkwardly after taking the kick-off.
Was he taken out in the air or was he just dropped by his lifter?
Well, it doesn't matter.
The TMO has a look and says that Thornton knocked it forward and it was then regathered by someone in an offside position.
That's gone down well...
68 minsKEY EVENT
Penalty Cardiff! 20-10
He was never going to miss that one.
He strokes it through and, for all the pressure they've been under this half, Cardiff extend their lead.
68 minsBen James
Another shot at goal
Well, here's another chance for Priestland at goal.
It's a little wider out this time...
66 minsBen James
Not one Rhys Priestland will want to look back at.
It's in front of the sticks, but he's just pushed it wide.
65 minsBen James
Shot at goal
Penalty advantage for Cardiff this time.
They look to make more of it out wide but they can't find the edge.
Good chance for Priestland though.
64 minsBen James
Another contentious penalty here.
The Arms Park crowd are not enjoying the officiating tonight. That much is sure.
This one is in kicking range for Curwin Bosch.
But again, he hasn't got the aim right.
62 minsBen James
Home fans frustrated
Cardiff fans not too enamoured with the replacement referee, Gareth Newman, tonight.
After their pack shove the Sharks off the ball and nearly into the Taff, the referee only sees fit for a reset.
58 minsBen James
Unfortunate for Priestland there.
He's about to clear his lines but spots a potential overlap out wide so switches towards it.
However, just as he's about to fire off the pass, he's tackled from behind and the ball spills forward.
56 minsBen James
Big, big defensive penalty to win there.
Sharks look to attack from the scrum, but Willis Halaholo gets over the ball.
54 minsBen James
Scrum penalty this time goes against Cardiff.
They've been pinned in their own 22 for virtually most of this second-half.
52 minsBen James
Big, big cries of 'Cardiff' reverberate around the ground as the hosts look to stop a Sharks maul.
There's even bigger cheers when they steal it.
However, they can't escape totally as another penalty goes against them.
49 minsBen James
Penalties piling up
Sharks with another penalty advantage here.
It doesn't come to anything here but you wonder if Gareth Newman will lose patience with the home side at some point.
For whatever reason, the game is slowing down massively between stoppages.
The home fans, understandably, aren't happy about it.
48 minsBen James
Drop goal attempt
Sharks getting on the right side of the referee as Cardiff get on the wrong side of him.
With a penalty advantage coming, Chamberlain tries a drop goal but it's wide.
So back to the penalty and, surprisingly with it slap bang in front of the posts, they go to the corner.
46 minsBen James
Big choke tackle
Cardiff under the kosh here as the Sharks batter away at them.
However, a timely choke tackle from Will Boyde earns them the scrum.
It's met with a huge cheer around the ground. That was a big, big piece of defence.
43 minsBen James
Early possession for Cardiff but Halaholo spills it.
Sharks look for space but Matthew Morgan covers it well.
Sharks then steal it and Arhip, fresh on, is pinged at the breakdown.
41 minKEY EVENT
We're back underway...
40 minsKEY EVENT
Penalty Sharks! 17-10
Boeta Chamberlain kicks the simple effort goal and that's half-time.
A solid 40 minutes for Cardiff.
40 minsBen James
One last shot at goal
Sharks get the better of the latest kicking battle.
Bosch pins Morgan back with a low, raking effort - while the Cardiff full-back can only respond by finding touch on his own 10 metre line.
Sharks attack off first-phase breaks down with a pass directly to touch, but they had a penalty coming anyway.
This kick will be the last action of the half.
38 minsBen James
From a scrum, Halaholo steps through three tackles to put Cardiff on the front-foot.
They move it wide, but the Sharks end up getting the penalty as Seb Davies gets isolated.
Brilliant footwork from Halaholo though.
35 minsBen James
It certainly had the legs.
But not the direction.
34 minsBen James
Sharks getting more of a foothold here.
Another penalty near halfway here and Curwin Bosch fancies a crack.
32 minsKEY EVENT
Try Sharks! 17-7
Sharks win the lineout then and build across the pitch with some short carries.
The referee's arm goes up but they don't need the advantage.
Thomas du Toit forces his way over from close range to score.
Curwin Bosch adds the extras.
30 minsBen James
Sharks with a penalty here - in a similar postion to where Pienaar missed.
17 points down, they go for the corner here.
And appear to miss it as some acrobatics keep the ball in. Not according to the referee though.
27 minsBen James
TRY CARDIFF! 17-0
Still, it's a lineout in the Sharks' 22.
And boy do Cardiff make it look easy!
Little wrap around move off the lineout and Halaholo hits a hard line off Kirby Myhill.
He busts through the line untouched and races over to dot it down.
26 minsBen James
Bit og a kicking battle breaks out, with both sides trying to manipulate the back-field.
The Sharks blink first, with a high ball splilt and Jason Harries hacking it on.
He's taken out off the ball, before Owen Lane does well to win a lineout by forcing Jeremy Ward into touch.
Will the referee look at the tackle on Harries though?
Doesn't seem like it.
Cardiff's got back to winning ways with a resilient win over the Cell C Sharks at the Arms Park.
First-half tries from Matthew Morgan and Willis Halaholo, plus two second-half penalties from recent Wales recall Rhys Priestland ensured they came out on top despite a second-half onslaught from the South African outfit.
However, the win did come with the caveat of losing Ellis Jenkins to an apparent injury early on.
Cardiff and Wales will now be sweating on the fitness of Jenkins after he was forced off after 20 minutes.
Wales are already missing Justin Tipuric, Josh Navidi, Josh Macleod and James Davies this autumn in terms of openside options - with the return of Jenkins, who hasn't played for Wales since 2018 after a serious knee injury, set to be a huge boost to Wayne Pivac.
The openside flanker could be seen with the side on the pitch after the full-time whistle - hopefully suggesting the injury isn't too serious.
Jenkins appeared to suffer the injury in the build-up to Cardiff's first try - which saw Morgan step his way out of trouble and somehow conjure a way to the try-line.
Having started strongly, Cardiff were purring and it wasn't long before they added to their lead.
First, Priestland kicked a simple penalty.
And then, shortly before the half-hour mark, Halaholo burst over off first-phase as the Wales centre cut a hard line off Kirby Myhill once the hooker had wrapped around the lineout.
That opened up a 17-0 lead and the home side were fully deserving of it.
However, as the half wore on, the South African outfit started to get joy from both their maul and the referee.
Finding themselves increasingly on the right side of the official, something they hadn't enjoyed at the start of the match, they began to wrestle back momentum.
Thomas du Toit crossed for their opening try just after the 30-minute mark - forcing his way over from close range.
Boeta Chamberlain's penalty on the stroke of half-time ensured it was just a one-score game at the break.
The second-half began with Cardiff truly under the kosh.
For the entire third quarter, they were penned into their own half - often relying on last-ditch defence to stop the Sharks' dominant maul.
But, despite those 20-odd minutes of intense pressure, the Sharks didn't breach them and it was Cardiff who actually posted the first points of the second-half.
Rhys Priestland's penalty on 68 minutes seemed to give Dai Young's side a bit of breathing room.
But a controversial call from the kick-off that saw Rory Thornton seemingly taken out in the air, only to be penalised for knocking it forward and the ball then regathered from an offside position, set the Sharks up to close the gap again.
Some good pick-and-go attack sucked in Cardiff, with Marnus Potgieter crossing out wide to make it a three-point game with 10 minutes left.
Cardiff: Matthew Morgan; Jason Harries, Owen Lane, Willis Halaholo, Josh Adams; Rhys Priestland, Tomos Williams; Rhys Carré, Kirby Myhill, Dillon Lewis, Seb Davies, Rory Thornton, Josh Turnbull (capt), Ellis Jenkins, Will Boyde
Replacements: Kristian Dacey, Rhys Gill, Dmitri Arhip, Teddy Williams, Shane Lewis-Hughes, Lloyd Williams, Ben Thomas, Hallam Amos
Sharks: Curwin Bosch; Marnus Potgieter, Jeremy Ward, Murray Koster, Anthony Volmink; Boeta Chamberlain, Ruan Pienaar; Ntuthuko Mchunu, Kerron van Vuuren, Thomas du Toit, Ruben van Heerden, Hyron Andrews, Dylan Richardson, Henco Venter, Phepsi Buthelezi (Capt).
Replacements: Dan Jooste, Khwezi Mona, Wiehahn Herbst, Reniel Hugo, Gerbrandt Grobler, Tian Meyer, Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, Werner Kok.
Referee: Gareth Newman (SRU)
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