Big wins for Wynberg, KES

Schoolboy Derby reviews the top 1st XV action from around the country.

WESTERN CAPE

While Paarl Gym won easily against Paul Roos, Paarl Boys’ received a good challenged in their duel with SACS. Boishaai only managed to record a 19-10 win over the southern suburb school. Drostdy and Boland Landbou downed Bishops (39-12) and Rondebosch (34-24) respectively.

In the Southern Cape, Oakdale and Outeniqua picked up wins over Daniel Pienaar (32-7) and Punt (40-8) respectively.

RESULTS:
Paarl Gym 28 Paul Roos 8
SACS 10 Paarl Boys’ 19
Bishops 12 Drostdy 39
Boland Landbou 34 Rondebosch Boys’ 24
Oakdale 32 Daniel Pienaar 7
Outeniqua 40 Punt 8

EASTERN CAPE

Grey PE fell to their second defeat of the year over consecutive weekends as Wynberg edged the fixture 22-21. The Cape Town visitors won in the dying stages in an entertaining game.

Queen’s continued their good run of form against Marlow (23-9), while Cambridge surprised with a 18-10 win over St Andrew’s.

RESULTS:
Dale 10 Selborne 9
Grey PE 21 Wynberg 22
Marlow 9 Queen’s 23
St Andrew’s 10 Cambridge 18
Nico Malan 48 Newton Tech 7

KZN

Michaelhouse edged a dramatic 23-20 win over Maritzburg College.

Maritzburg College broke down a 20-8 deficit to level the scores at 20-20 late in the match. However, Michaelhouse slotted a three-pointer at the death to secure the victory.

DHS also beat St Charles 36-6.

RESULTS:
Glenwood 14 Kearsney 20
Michaelhouse 23 Maritzburg College 20
DHS 36 St Charles 6

UP NORTH

KES are enjoying an impressive season so far as they earned another big win – this time a 15-11 away triumph against Monument. It was a closely-contested affair, but in the end, the boys from Johannesburg did enough for the win.

Kempton Park and Pretoria Boys’ also won against EG Jansen (24-18) and Jeppe (40-8) respectively.

RESULTS:
Affies 35 Grey Bloem 29
Sentraal 33 Jim Fouche 13
Louis Botha 53 Fichardtpark 0
Monument 11 KES 15
Kempton Park 24 EG Jansen 18
Middelburg 75 HTS Witbank 3
HTS Middelburg 25 Nelspriut 10
Menlopark 34 Eldoraigne 20
St John’s 41 St David’s 20
Jeppe 9 Pretoria Boys’ 40
Marais Viljoen 17 Parktown Boys’ 26
Noord-Kaap 26 Upington 10