WP give Griffons six of the best

Vodacom Western Province ran in six tries in their convincing 43-21 victory over the Griffons in a Vodacom Cup match played in Welkom on Wednesday night.Michael Vlismas reports.

The visitors led 24-15 at the break but had too much in reserve for the Griffons to remain competitive.

The Western Province backline came into their own, with centre Morgan Newman and winger Zahier Ryland each scoring twice.

Newman and Ricardo Croy shared the goalkicking duties for Western Province, while the Griffons’ Andre Hough landed three penalties and a conversion to go with his team’s two tries.

Scores:

Griffons 21 (15)

Tries: Ashley Mapisa, Colin Radebe. Conversion: Andre Hough. Penalties: Andre Hough (3).

Vodacom Western Province 43 (24)

Tries: Gus Theron, Morgan Newman (2), Zahier Ryland (2), Craig Kleu. Conversions: Ricardo Croy (2), Morgan Newman (3). Penalty: Morgan Newman.