Westville Boys’ High was crowned u17 champions of the first leg of the Twizza 7s Series which was hosted by Glenwood High School in Durban over the weekend.
Westville Boys’ High steamrolled over Kearsney College by 42-0 in the final of the tournament to book their seat for the Champion of Champions tournament later this year.
The champions eased past Vryheid (43-7) in their first pool match before encountering some stiffer opposition against Durban High School (19-12) in their final pool match.
Westville Boys’ High advanced to the final thanks to a 24-14 victory in the semi-finals over hosts, Glenwood High School. Kearsney College booked their place in the final with a narrow 29-27 victory over Northwood. Westville also experienced no trouble in sweeping past Die Anker of Brakpan by 35-0 in the quarterfinals.
Maritzburg College was crowned champions of the u15 section of the tournament by defeating Die Anker of Brakpan by 38-14 in the final.
The Twizza 7s Series heats up this coming weekend with no less than five tournaments will be hosted around the country. One of the most exciting events on the calender is the Vryheid-leg hosted by Pionier. Grey College in Bloemfontein will also play host for the first time for one of the legs in the tournament, while the Eastern Cape has two tournaments scheduled this weekend hosted by Framesby in Port Elizabeth and Hudson Park respectively.
The other tournament in the series played this weekend is hosted by Wesvalia in Klerksdorp.
All the Results:
Group A: Glenwood 26, Die Anker 7; Die Anker 45, Pionier 12; Glenwood 41, Pionier 5.
Group B: Durban High School 39, Vryheid 21; Westville Boys’ High 43, Vryheid 7; Westville Boys’ High 19, Durban High School 12.
Group C: Westville Boys’ High II 61, Kenya Invitational 0; Kearsney College 68, Kenya Invitational 0; Kearsney College 24, Westville Boys’ High II 7;
Group D: Northwood 24, Glenwood II 12; Maritzburg College 29, Glenwood II 19; Northwood 31, Maritzburg College 0.
Quarterfinals – Cup: Glenwood 28, Durban High School 19; Westville Boys’ High 35, Die Anker 0; Kearsney College 31, Maritzburg College 28; Northwood 35, Westville Boys’ High 17.
Semi-Finals – Cup: Westville Boys’ High 24, Glenwood 14; Kearsney College 29, Northwood 27. Plate: Maritzburg College 10, Westville Boys’ High II 0; Durban High School 17, Die Anker 12. Bowl: Glenwood II 70, Kenya Invitational 0; Pionier 28, Vryheid 28.
Play-offs – 3/4: Glenwood 33, Northwood 28; 7/8: Die Anker 29, Westville Boys’ High II 7.
Finals – Cup: Westville Boys’ High 42, Kearsney College 0. Plate: Durban High School 21, Maritzburg College 7. Bowl: Glenwood II 28, Pionier 17. Shield: Vryheid 32, Kenya Invitational 7.