Dan Evans hat-trick sees Ospreys thrash Kings in PE

Cape Town - Dan Evans scored a hat-trick as Ospreys defeated the Southern Kings in their PRO14 encounter at the Nelson Mandela University Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Friday. 

As it happened: Ospreys v Kings

The Welsh club won 43-7 after leading 33-0 at half-time.

Ospreys scored seven tries through Cory Allen, Hanno Dirksen, a brace by Bradley Davies and a hat-trick by Evans.

Flyhalf Luke Price landed four conversions.

Meanwhile, the home side could only manage a sole try through Michael Willemse, as Masixole Banda kicked over the conversion.

Scorers:

Kings

Tries: Michael Willemse

Conversions: Masixole Banda

Ospreys

Tries: Dan Evans (3), Cory Allen, Hanno Dirksen, Bradley Davies (2)

Conversions: Luke Price (4)

Teams:

Kings

15 Ulrich Beyers, 14 Harlon Klaasen, 13 Sibusiso Sithole, 12 Berton Klaasen, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Bader Pretorius, 9 Stefan Ungerer, 8 Ruaan Lerm, 7 Dries van Schalkwyk, 6 Andisa Ntsila, 5 JC Astle (captain), 4 Stephan Greeff, 3 De-Jay Terblanche, 2 Michael Willemse, 1 Alulutho Tshakweni

Substitutes: 16 Alandre Van Rooyen, 17 Schalk Ferreira, 18 Pieter Scholtz, 19 Schalk Oelofse, 20 Stephan de Wit, 21 Rudi van Rooyen, 22 Masixole Banda 23 Meli Rokoua

Ospreys

15 Dan Evans, 14 Hanno Dirksen, 13 Cory Allen, 12 Owen Watkin, 11 Keenan Giles, 10 Luke Price, 9 Aled Davies, 8 James King, 7 Justin Tipuric (c), 6 Olly Cracknell, 5 Bradley Davies, 4 Adam Beard, 3 Ma’afu Fia, 2 Scott Baldwin, 1 Nicky Smith

Substitutes: 16 Sam Parry, 17 Gareth Thomas, 18 Tom Botha, 19 Dan Lydiate, 20 Sam Cross, 21 Matthew Aubrey, 22 Sam Davies, 23 Luke Morgan