Grey PE end Dale’s unbeaten run

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


A confident Paarl Boy’s side bashed Bishops 80-5 in a one-sided contest. Paarl Gym managed to cope without star flyhalf Handre Pollard as they picked up a 25-15 win over Oakdale.

Paul Roos did well to down Wynberg 29-12, while Drostdy recorded an upset against Boland Landbou with a 13-10 triumph.

SACS continued their good form with a convincing 36-17 win over Rondebosch.

Bishops 5 Paarl Boys’ 80
Boland Landbou 10 Drostdy 13
Oakdale 15 Paarl Gym 25
Wynberg 12 Paul Roos 29
Rondebosch 17 SACS 36
Outeniqua 36 Langenhoven 6


Dale’s 13-match unbeaten streak was ended by Grey PE on Saturday. Grey PE cruised to victory against a Dale team that had four first-choice players sidelined with injury.

St Andrew’s also shocked Queen’s 31-18.

Grey PE 22 Dale 9
St Andrew’s 31 Queen’s 18
Newton 10 Daniel Pienaar 60
Die Brandwag 38 Otto du Plessis 11
Alexander Road 5 Graeme 18
Nico Malan 44 Muir 12
Selborne 17 Port Rex 12
Kingswood 39 Stirling 10


Kearsney’s late run of good form carried on this weekend as they thumped Maritzburg College 30-10. Hilton downed DHS convincingly with a 44-15 win, while Michaelhouse eased to a 44-0 win over Northwood.

Kearsney 30 Maritzburg College 10
DHS 15 Hilton 44
Michaelhouse 44 Northwood 0


Pretoria Boys’ picked up the big results up north as they edged KES 20-17. Garsfontein downed Centurion 33-28 in an exciting encounter, while Saints beat Jeppe 26-22

There were also big wins for Florida, EG Jansen and Waterkloof.

Parktown 18 St Alban’s 29
Jeppe 22 St Stithians 26
Florida 65 Marais Viljoen 0
KES 17 Pretoria Boys’ 20
Garsfontein 33 Centurion 28
EG Jansen 68 Jeugland 15
Middelburg 25 Nelspruit 19
Klerksdorp 45 Potch Gym 10
Waterkloof 85 Zwartkop 0