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Grey College victorious in last encounter of 2007

By Hannes Nienaber , in News , at 26 August 2007 Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Grey College defeated Paul Roos Gymnasium 40-14 in their interschools match at Markotter-stadium in Stelllenbosch today. The visiting team led Paul Roos 17-9 at the break.

Both locks of Grey College, Pieter Labuschagne and Joubert Horn, played well in their team’s victory. Boom Prinsloo, Roelf Pienaar (both flanks) and Adriaan Theisinger (eightman) could also feel more than pleased with their performances.

Grey’s SA Schools centre, Robert Ebersohn, showed once again why he is so highly rated in school’s rugby. It was Grey College’s last match of the season. Under Ebersohn’s captaincy Grey won all 14 their matches this season. 

Willie le Roux, flyhalf of Paul Roos, kicked three penalties in the first half to keep his team in contention untill the break.  

The teams:

Grey College: 15 George Whitehead, 14 Karl Eksteen, 13 Johan van Schalkwyk, 12 Robert Ebersohn (captain), 11 Hadley Smith, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Sakkie Muller, 8 Adriaan Theisinger, 7 Boom Prinsloo, 6 Roelf Pienaar, 5 Pieter Labuschagne, 4 Joubert Horn, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Johan Swanepoel, 1 Richard Harris.

Paul Roos Gymnasium: 15 Nico van der Westhuizen, 14 Titan Adams, 13 Danie Poolman, 12 Stefan de Villiers, 11 Gerhard du Plessis, 10 Willie le Roux, 9 Dylan Pietersen, 8 Lambert Groenewald, 7 Meyer Swanepoel, 6 Matthew Markram, 5 Jaco van Vuuren, 4 Jean Swanepoel/Gidoen Myburgh, 3 Os Hamman, 2 Sydney Tobias, 1 HW Oosthuizen.

The scorers:

Grey College 40 (17) – Tries: Pieter Labuscagne, Boom Prinsloo, Adriaan Theisinger, Sakkie Muller, Robert Ebersohn. Conversions: Sias Ebersohn 3. Penalties: Sias Ebersohn2. Drop Goal: Sias Ebersohn. Paul Roos Gymnasium 14 (9) – Try: Titan Adams. Penalties: Willie le Roux 3.

By Hannes Nienaber

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