Northerns snatch victory from EG Jansen at the death

NewsGMoemagareMolete School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyAfter heavy rain over the past 24 hours, damp overcast conditions met the players from Noord-Kaap and Dr EG Jansen when they ran out for today’s first game, but the Stott field was firm underfoot.  Both teams were looking for a second victory after they had each lost their first game and won their second.

EG Jansen was more effective when they kept the game tight, because Noord-Kaap backline always looked dangerous on attack, as long as their forwards gave them good ball.

The first try came 12 minutes into the game when Jansen set up a maul, rumbling 15m forward and their hooker Kyle Pepler went over, converted by Kyle Potgieter, for a 7-0 lead.  Noord-Kaap centre Keano Windvogel broke the defensive line, passing to his captain...

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EG Jansen prove too strong for Durban High School

NewsGDHSEGJansen School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyAfter a full day of running rugby and a darkening sky, two jerseys, both navy and yellow, making it difficult for the referee and spectators alike. EG Jansen did have a yellow stripe over the shoulders which helped slightly.

The visitors to KZN went into a 3-0 lead after five minutes when Kyle Potgieter converted a penalty. This was increased five minutes later when flank Jandre Odendaal showed pace and strength to dot down, but the conversion was inside, leaving EG Jansen 8-0 up.

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Welkom Gim defeat Donkies after upping performance in second-half

NewsGHTSDrostdy School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyA low-scoring first half between HTS Drostdy and Welkom Gim saw the boys from Worcester 9-5 in the lead after three penalties by Carlton Pietersen.  It was a try by hooker Martley Bayman that gave Welkom their points.

The second half began with a second try by Bayman, his third of the festival, to put Welkom in front again.  Wing Angelo Olivier showed good pace in rounding the cover defence to score again for Welkom, this time converted by fullback Marchall Andrews, to increase the...

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Result - St Stithians College Easter Festival 2019 - Day 2

NewsGStStithians School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyPrince Edward (7) 28; Parktown Boys High (14) 19.

Zimbabwe’s traditionally strongest state sporting school made a determined recovery from the shock of Thursday’s 48-11 thumping by their hosts – when the intensity and focus of a higher league in SA left the visitors playing catch up.

It didn’t look promising for the team from Harare when they trailed 7-14 at the break, with locals Parktown Boys High shading the forward contest.

Prince Edward has a reputation for effort until the end and the...

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Framesby on top against Kearsney College at KERF2019

NewsGJordanBamber School of Rugby | News - School of RugbyThe third match of the day saw hosts Kearsney College taking on Hoërskool Framesby, a well-conditioned unit from Port Elizabeth.

Framesby opened the score with a try by eighth-man Ruan Claassen, converted by Juandre Liebenberg, for a 7-point lead after two minutes.

Kearsney came back with a try from a penalty close to the try-line, when fullback Derick Marshall burst over and, with the successful conversion by Cade Carmichael, the scores were level 7-7.

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