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Glenwood reigns supreme in Durban-leg of sevens series

By Hannes Nienaber , in News , at 19 August 2018 Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

TwizzaGlenwood booked their place in the Champion of Champions tournament of the High Schools 7’s Series by being crowned champions in their own leg in Durban on Saturday. Glenwood had to work hard to beat Maritzburg College by 24-21 in die Cup-final. 

Glenwood booked their place in the final with a convincing 35-14 victory over Pionier of Vryheid. Pionier will host the third leg of the series this weekend in Vryheid. Maritzburg College build up a bit more sweat in their semi-final as they defeated Westville Boys’ High by 21-19. 

Durban High School was one of the favourites during last year’s Champion of Champions tournament at Camp Discovery. This year’s tournament will also be held at Camp Discovery.

DHS kicked-off their tournament in Durban with a victory of 24-19 over Westville Boys’ High’s second stringers. In their second pool match they lost 17-24 against Maritzburg College. 

Glenwood also reigned supreme in the u15-section. They’ve defeated Maritzburg College 27-17 in this final. 

All the results: 

Pool A: Durban High School 24, Westville Boys’ High II 19; Maritzburg College 12, Westville Boys’ High 12; Maritzburg College 24, Durban High School 17.

Pool B: Kearsney College 36, Pionier II 0; Westville Boys’ High 61, Pionier II 0; Westville Boys’ High 42, Kearsney College 5.

Pool C: Glenwood 38, Durban High School II 5; Vryheid HS 19, Durban High School 12; Glenwood 58, Vryheid HS 0.

Pool D: Northwood 19, Glenwood II 14; Pionier 27, Northwood 10; Pionier 12, Glenwood II 10. 


Quarterfinals – Cup: Maritzburg College 19, Kearsney College 15; Glenwood 24, Northwood 5; Westville Boys’ High 21, Durban High School 14; Pionier 26, Vryheid HS 14.

Semi-Finals – Bowl: Westville Boys’ High II 36, Pionier II 5; Glenwood II 17, Durban High School II 15. Plate: Durban High School 19, Kearsney College 12; Northwood 36, Vryheid HS 12. Cup: Glenwood 35, Pionier 14; Maritzburg College 21, Westville Boys’ High 19. 

Finals – Shield: Durban High School II 24, Pionier II 12. Bowl: Westville Boys’ High II 36, Glenwood II 19. Plate: Durban High School 19, Northwood 17. Cup: Glenwood 24, Maritzburg College 21.


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