Revenge is sweet.
That's a feeling Jeppe High School for Boys' will enjoy after they managed to defeat Ben Vorster of Tzaneen by 29-26 in a thrilling main match of the first day of the Standard Bank King Edward VII Easter Festival in Johannesburg.
The boys from Tzaneen defeated Jeppe by 19-13 on the last day of 2017’s festival. They also defeated Jeppe's best side of the last two decades, the side of 2016, by 34-19 on Ellis Park in a friendly match.
King Edward VII 28 (15) – Tries: Ngia Selengbe (2), Ambrin Snyders. Conversions: Reece Botha (2). Penalties: Botha (3). Westville Boys’ High 20 (12) – Tries: Kyle Forsyth (2), Dylan Labuschagne. Conversion: Forsyth. Drop Goal: Forsyth.
Marlow Landbou 39 (14) – Tries: Claude Jacobs (2), Deandré van der Merwe, Danie Scheepers, Francois Jordaan. Conversions: Jacobs (4). Penalties: Jacobs (2). Marais Viljoen 10 (0) – Tries: Dhane Dippenaar, JJ Kruger.
Wynberg Boys’ High 49 (28) – Tries: De Livio van Wyk, Jason Alexander, Chase Hermanus, Kyle Lamb, Inga Halu, Luthando Woji, Matthew Damonze. Conversions: Van Wyk (7). Noordheuwel 7 (0) – Try: AJ Venter. Conversion: Renier Stander.
Hudson Park 47 (21) – Tries: Damian Morrow (2), Lwazi Gqamane, Marcelo Flemmer, Bulelani Ngaki, Khanya Somyo, Inganathi Bokolo. Conversions: Avuyile Mabece (5), Flemmer. Eldoraigne 26 (21) – Tries: Henry Kruger, Marvin Pietersen, Barend Bezuidenhout, Hilton Olivier. Conversions: Jason Prinsloo (2).
Northwood 50 (22) – Tries: Keane Fourie (3), Ranger Mfakadolo (2), Jeff Majola, Aston Sparks. Conversions: Cameron Miller (6). Penalty: Miller. Muir College 7 (0) – Try: Chuma Kalawe. Conversion: Duncan McFarlane.