Transvalia open their KERF2019 account with a 34-19 victory over DHS

NewsGDurbanHS School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyThe final game on the first day of the Kearsney College Easter Festival was between locals Durban High School and Hoërskool Transvalia, making their first visit to the festival.

It was a case of ‘if only’ for DHS who made too many mistakes and these were capitalised on by the boys from Vanderbijlpark.

Transvalia managed to score three tries in the first half. It took 19 minutes before the first points when flank Christiaan Burger dotted down.

Four minutes later lock Marno Swanepoel showing good skills went over and this time flyhalf Shaun Christie converted. He also converted the next try that was scored by lock Gareth Graham to take Transvalia into a 19-0 lead at the break.

From the kick-off flank, Brian Dosemba stormed 50m...

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Nelspruit ease past St David's in their first clash at St John's

Hoërskool Nelspruit opens their 15th visit to the St John’s Easter Rugby Festival against St David’s Marist from Sandton. Although this is considered home turf for St David’s, Nelspruit still is regarded as the favourites as they are one of the Pumas’ strongest sides.

The lads from Sandton gave it all they had and played good quality rugby at times, and even scored a converted try, but it wasn’t good enough to match the 25 points they conceded to Nelspruit.

Nelspruit opened the scoring with a...

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Windhoek Gim comes out stronger in the second half against Graeme College

NewsGGLXV School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyThe encounter between Windhoek Gymnasium and Graeme College was one that was especially thrilling in the first half, where Windhoek enjoyed a slender 15-12 lead at the break, only to pull away in the second half ending up 37-24 victors on Burger field, at the St John’s College Easter Rugby Festival sponsored by Standard Bank.

The game got underway with both sides having shaky starts, with a lot of handling errors coming in the way of progressive attacking moves. Windhoek often looked to use...

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HTS Daniel Pienaar whitewashes St Charles College

HTS Daniël Pienaar made a return to the St John’s College Easter Rugby Festival sponsored by Standard Bank after having missed 2018. Upon their return, they were however left stunned, when St Charles College produced a sublime performance to welcome the Saints back with a well played 22-0 defeat.

St Charles College made it very difficult for the boys from Uitenhage from very early on in the clash when they defended very well and were always able to quickly pounce on the errors made by the...

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Glenwood scrape through against EG Jansen at KERF2019

NewsGDuaneBloem School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyIn a hard-fought physical encounter between Glenwood and Dr EG Jansen, back after missing last year, the game was on a knife edge for the last quarter. Glenwood went into a slender one-point lead for a brief period before EG Jansen snatched it back. Glenwood did not give up and scored in the final seconds to win the nail-biter.

The first half was just three minutes old when EG Jansen centre Duane Bloem burst through to score and, with a good conversion by Kyle Potgieter, saw the visitors from...

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