Western Cape Results - 1 June 2013

Paarl Gimnasium recorded an impressive 40-3 victory over Wynberg Boys' High over the weekend. Gimmies already built up a lead of 26-3 at the break. Their eightman, Rikus Bothma scored a brace of tries.

Scorers: 

Paarl Gimnasium 40 (26) – Tries: Wickus Bothma (2), Gavin van den Berg, DJ van Niekerk, Brendon Nell, Johan Momsen. Conversions: Grant Hermanus (5). Wynberg Boys' High 3 (3) – Penalty: Karl Martin.

Boland Landbou 10 (3) – Try: LJ Venter. Conversion: Tian Nel. Penalty: Nel. Diocesan College 0

Paul Roos Gimnasium 10 (10) – Try: Daniël du Plessis. Conversion: Joel Heugh. Penalty: Heugh. Rondebosch Boys' High 5 (0) – Try: Jay Stevens.

Paarl Boys' High 29 (10) – Tries: Dylan Daniels, Curtley Grain, Daniël du Plessis...

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Let us play a players perspective

The opposition knock the ball on and we are rewarded a scrum just inside their half of the field. I check with my centers to see if they are keen to have a crack. Of course they are. I call an attacking move and the message is conveyed to the forwards. Suddenly, I hear one of our coaches yelling my name. I turn to look, and I see him signalling to me to kick the ball into the corner. I don’t understand. We have two of the best attacking schoolboy centers in the country, and wings that were...

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Nico Malan got a scare from Muir College

Muir went down 22-29 against Nico Malan of Humansdorp during an entertaining game of schoolboy rugby played on the Ellis field, Muir’s main pitch.  It was a tightly contested affair as the scores were leveled 10-10 at the break.

 Nico opened the scoring when an inside pass was used well and found the Muir defence slow to cover.  Fullback Ruben De Vos closed the visitors lead which a penalty kick.

 Nico’s second try of the half was a result of a well structured line-out...

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Kearsney College demolished Durban High School

Kearsney hosted DHS in pleasant playing conditions, in which the hosts dominated throughout for the televised FNB Classic Clash.

Kearsney flyhalf Tristan Tedder provided the first points with a penalty in the fifth minute of the match. Three minutes later Matt Reece-Edwards ripped the ball from an opponent and ran 45m for a brilliant individual try which Tedder converted.

Eighthman Ayron Schramm scored the next try after good carries from JL du Preez and centre Tyler Smith. Tedder converted...

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Boshaai overpower SACS

After the magnificent month of May where five games were played in idyllic condition winter struck with a cruel blow on the weekend of 1 June. Schoolmasters throughout the Cape were communicating frantically on Friday as to whether it would be safe to play matches with monsoon conditions predicted by the weather office. Thankfully their predictions were a little over the top and all the matches all went ahead as planned but the conditions were never going to be conducive to entertaining rugby....

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