It’s hero to villain for Bosch

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April 3, 2017
Curwin Bosch produced the magic, but it was not enough to help his team get over the line in a cracker of a Super Rugby derby on Saturday.

After a pulsating 80 minutes, it was the Lions who got up to take the spoils 34-29 – their fifth win in six matches.

The 19-year-old Sharks pivot was sensational in everything he did, but one mistake late in the game cost his side the chance of winning – or drawing – the match.

Man of the Match Bosch first hit the crossbar with a 50-metre drop-goal attempt in the 75th minute, which would have put all the pressure on the Lions as the score was deadlocked at 29-29.

And then minutes later the Springbok hopeful failed to find touch with a clearance kick, allowing the home team to counterattack and score the winning try.

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