The Eastern Cape schools had the upperhand on the second day of the Cape Schools Rugby Week hosted by Paarl Gimnasium in Paarl. The hosts and Wynberg Boys’ High were the only two Western Cape schools to taste the sweet taste of victory over their Eastern Cape opponents.
Karl Martin was the hero for Wynberg Boys’ High as he scored 21 points in his side’s 31-19 victory over Muir College. Martin scored a try, converted two of his side’s three tries and also slotted with four penalties. Wynberg lead 19-6 at the break.
Paarl Gimnasium’s Gareth Cilliers, Lohandré Luus and Waldo McDonald all bagged a brace of tries as they swooped past Dale College 38-3.
Simon Bolze helped Queen’s College to a narrow 19-17 victory over SACS. He scored all of his side’s points via a try which he converted and four penalty goals. Grey Boys’ High School from Port Elizabeth came out on top 20-8 against Boland Landbou. Grey PE’s Craven Week flanker, CJ Velleman being one of his side’s try scorers.
Selborne College’s loosehead prop, Thabani Mtsi scored twice against Rondebosch Boys’ High to help his side to a 22-17 victory.
Paarl Gimnasium 38 – Tries: Gareth Cilliers (2), Lohandré Luus (2), Waldo McDonald (2). Conversions: Wyatt Murphy (3), Lohan Lubbe. Dale College 3 – Penalty: Sibahle Maxwane.
Grey Boys’ High School 20 – Tries: CJ Velleman, Lamont Bouwer. Conversions: Curwin Bosch (2). Penalties: Bosch (2). Boland Landbou 8 – Try: Adriaan Louw. Penalty: Tian Nel.
Queen’s College 19 – Try: Simon Bolze. Conversion: Bolze. Penalties: Bolze (4). SACS 17 – Tries: Devon Barnard, James Ambler-Smith. Conversions: Shane Fourie (2). Penalty: Fourie.
Selborne College 22 (18) – Tries: Thabani Mtsi (2), Dallas Sabbagh, Tango Balekile. Penalty: Lungela Gosa. Rondebosch Boys’ High 17 (11) – Try: Luke Houba. Penalties: Tyren Lee (4).
Wynberg Boys’ High 31 (19) – Tries: Keagan Timm, Nathaneal Boulle, Karl Martin. Conversions: Martin (2). Penalties: Martin (4). Muir College 19 (6).