u13 Craven Week 2015 fixtures, results, teams & match reports

Unbeaten Western Province wins Craven Week u13 for 2015!

DAY 1
SWD u13 19 0 Free State u13
Border CD u13 22 16 Griffons u13
Golden Lions u13 13 12 Eastern Province u13
Namibia u13 12 7 Griquas u13
Boland u13 20 15 Leopards u13
Blue Bulls u13 40 0 Zimbabwe u13
Western Province u13 24 19 Valke u13
Border u13 29 7 Limpopo Blue Bulls u13
KwaZulu-Natal u13 21 7 Pumas u13
DAY 2
Griffons u13 37 13 Namibia u13
Griquas u13 15 7 Zimbabwe u13
Valke u13 21 19 Blue Bulls u13
Limpopo Blue Bulls u13 33 5 Free State u13
Border CD u13 19 14 Pumas u13
SWD u13 37 13 Golden Lions u13
Boland u13 34 7 KwaZulu-Natal u13
Leopards u13 18 17 Eastern Province u13
Western Province u13 33 0 Border u13
DAY 3
Eastern Province u13 31 12 Limpopo Blue Bulls u13
Griffons u13 18 0 Griquas u13
Namibia u13 14 13 Zimbabwe u13
Pumas u13 31 14 Free State u13
Leopards u13 27 15 Border u13
KwaZulu-Natal u13 0 33 Golden Lions u13
Blue Bulls u13 29 0 Border CD u13
Western Province u13 17 3 SWD u13
Boland u13 18 15 Valke u13
DAY 4
Free State u13 14 14 Zimbabwe u13
Limpopo Blue Bulls u13 19 5 Griquas u13
Border u13 17 7 Pumas u13
Border CD u13 40 7 Namibia u13
Griffons u13 15 12 Golden Lions u13
Blue Bulls u13 38 14 Eastern Province u13
KwaZulu-Natal u13 24 3 Leopards u13
Valke u13 28 12 SWD u13
Western Province u13 34 14 Boland u13


TEAMS

BLUE BULLS u13 BOLAND u13 School
Niel Beukes Robrt-Andrew Adshade
Jorim Bonque Nazero Cleophas
Zandre Du Toit Rowan Cloete
Ronaldo Lawrence Keanu De Wet
Umtha-Unathi Mavusa Willem Daniel Engelbrecht
Loliwe Mbasa Jan Jeremias De Villiers Fourie
Kyle Meadows Curwin Gertse
Shane Mhura John-Ross Groenewald
Wonder Mkhonto Cameron Hanekom
Valere Mombers Jayden Arvon Jacobus
MJ Nel Damien Francios January
Jooste Nel Chadley Jermaine Josias
Waldo Noeth Hugo Mostert
Molefe Ramotsepane Kyle David Nasson
Sohan Rugbar Corne Ethan Oliphant
Chris Schoombee Wayne Steward Plaatjies
Eric Skosana Pieter Daniel Prins
Stephan Spies Pieter Mynhardt Slabber
Nico Steyn Triveno Swartz
Marius Swarts Lodewyk August Van Dyk
Pieter Venter Ruan Vorster
Rolen Visagie Michail Gavin Williams
BORDER CD u13 BORDER u13
Sibabalwe Bhenene Sihlalo Benge
Asphe Bhunqane Lwanga Bongco
Luyanda Dyani Waseem Boswell
Litha Halam Tiaan Botes
Libo Jadezweni Chad Gratz
Mihlali Jika Matthew Harper
Siyanda Joja Theuns Janse van Rensburg
Lihle Lubuzo Josh Jonas
Luyanda Lubyiya Bamanye Mahela
Richard Madeke Usiphile Mayekiso
Uzie Madumglwano Jordan McLoughlin
Wanda Makhwenkwe Liyema Mgwigwi
Banganathi Makhwenkwe Akaphele Mkosana
Ezile Manbuluka Sandisile Mtebele
Athenkosi Mutala Sikoliso Nanto
Nkcubeko Ngiyana Anje Ndzandza
Sivuyile Ngxovu Latica Nela
Sinezo Nokiva Matthew Pritchard
Siphe Nonkwenke Matthew Tonkin
Onke Sithonga Joshua Van Vreden
Wonga Tyodana Curt Vermaak
Christian Van Zyl Simalele Zweni
FREE STATE u13 EASTERN PROVINCE u13
Zane Bester 1 Hendrik Vermaak Grey Junior
Oratile Botlhoko 2 Benji Breytenbach Susannah Fourie
Jarred Brown 3 Lubambo Maqutyana Bluewater Bay
Damain Calitz 4 Russell Lister Sunridge
Leonardo Coetzee 5 Sino Antonie Kabega
Niocolaas Cohen 6 Damon Royle Sunridge
Devanne De Vos 7 Ruan Klasen Dr Viljoen
Frans-Noe Erasmus 8 Zander du Preez Sunridge
Du Toit Fourie 9 Nathan Sieberhagen Grey Junior
Ricardo Fourie 10 Daniel Smith Sonop
Sephiri Hlohlolo 11 Aliswa Mapuma Rowallan Park
Ntsebe Lechesa 12 Larquin Goliath Grey Junior
Danie Louw 13 Siviwe Zondani Grey Junior
Leon Marais 14 Grant Witbooi Caritas
Molibeli Molibeli 15 Lathita Nqebe Grey Junior
Juan-Dee Oliver 16 Sisonke Ndoto Mount Pleasant
Zukhanyo Phindani 17 Liyabona Matabiele Muir
Steyn Pretorius 18 Johan van Biljon Newton Park
Janco Prinsloo 19 Prince Thole Setlaars Park
JD Stadhouser 20 Luphomlo Ndiniso Machui
Olwan Tokwe 21 Ethan Liberty Stulting
Lowhann Van Vollenhoven 22 Kuhle Desha Charlo
GOLDEN LIONS u13 GRIFFONS u13
Denis Balt Calla Pienaar
Junior Dantjie Connie Campher
Dian De Jongh Du Toit Van Huyssteen
Regardt Fourie Emile Kotze
Levandre Horne Eric van Aswegen
Matthew Jacobs Johnro Barnard
FC Kotze Juandre Nel
Mathusi Malebye Kamohelo Tlome
Byrone Marx Karabo Moahlodi
Evahn McMaster Katleho Chabanyane
Odirile Mogwere Niel Harmse
Rynard Mouton Phileo Lodewyk
Johan Muller Phumo Phumo
Wian Naude Sisonke Vumazonke
Odera Onunkwo Siyabonga Baadtjies
Heinrigh Pieterse Tiaan Fourie
Marko Scheepers Tielman Niewoudt
Happy Selepe Tiiisetso Mofokeng
Lungelo Sithole Tshepiso Mzizi
Ocean Tshimbalanga Tumi Mthembu
Luan Van der Walt Vincent Lekulu
Sebastine Watney Wynand Swanepoel
GRIQUAS u13 KWAZULU-NATAL u13
Darren Deelie KZN u13 A School
Muller Du Plessis 1 Kaleb Thomas Izothso
Cohen Eksteen 2 Ulrich Botha Umhlali Prep
Brendon Greyling 3 Tristian Trollip DPHS
Bradley Human 4 Hendrik Gouws Richards Bay
Duwayne Jacobs 5 Connor de Bruyn Scottburgh
Ethene Kruger 6 Mzameleli Khuzwayo Glenwood Prep
Dendricko Ludick 7 Mnqobi Mkhize Glenwood Prep
Hendrico Ludick 8 Kwanele Khumalo Pelham
Duan Ludik 9 Payton Elliott DPHS
Johann Luus 10 Mathew Halstead Clifton
Elric Moolman 11 Simelela Nkomo King Edward
Peter Plaatjies 12 Simphiwe Ngcobo Glenwood Prep
Schalk Regenstein 13 Khwezi Mbongwa DPHS
Riaan Rossouw 14 M vd Merwe Glenwood Prep
Juan Snyders 15 Ethan Matkovich Westville SP
Sonwabo Sokoyi 16 Ngcebo Mdabe Mtubatuba
Franco Stassen 17 Barnard Nortje Kuswag Skool
Rohan Theron 18 Mpumelelo Xego DPHS
Darren Van Niekerk 19 Jordan Dobson Kloof SP
Rikus Van Zyl 20 Celumusa Khalishwayo Paul Pietersburg
Keanan Wentzel 21 Eckhart Potgieter Lucas Meyer
22 James Murray Cowan House
LEOPARDS u13 LIMPOPO u13
Zander Bezuidenhout Ruan Basson
Marco Botha Renzo Du Plessis
Armand Cloete Igna Ferreira
De-Andre Du Preez Gift Fihlani
Remofihic Dubee Lungile Hlengane
Werner Echard Kamogele Kgohloane
Omogolo Fondo Franco Knoetze
Letabo Mahlatsi Deon Kriel
Mosa Mathanjana Mudodzwa Luvha
Refentse Moabi Kgwarapa Mabeba
Daniel Mocamo Phakiso Mpoka
Sanele Mpatho Rotandwa Mulea
Almero Niemann Justin Pieterse
Christiaan Pauley Willie Potgieter
Liardt Redelinghuys Sean Roulston
Abraham Reyneke Canseus Saayman
Luke Rossouw Cyphrian Shibodze
Theuns Steyn Juan Smith
Tiro Tsoana Peter Tjauke
Stephan Van Graan Hanno van Biljon
Llewellyn van Niekerk Pieter Vorster
Shawn Vosser Jan-Hendrik Weyer
NAMIBIA u13 PUMAS u13
Bernd Beddies Ruben Barkhuizen
Bennie Boshoff Sifiso Dlamini
Coburn Claasen Giano Dos Santos
Tyresse De Wee Siyanda Eba
Frikkie Engelbrecht Frik Lange
Eli Engelbrecht Nico Liversage
Kian Fransman Blessing Mabaso
Valentino Goagoseb Blessing Mabunda
Arnu Gouws Jacques Marais
Niel Holtzhausen Johannes Wilhelmus Mare
Jurie Human Gift Masina
Johann Janse van Rensburg Sandiseni Mayisela
Henrico Kotze Sakhile Mdhluli
Christoff Meyer Tshepang Moloto
Charlton Somseb Siphelele Ndlela
Malcolm Strauss Andre Nitzsche
Johan Van der Merwe Sipho Nzotho
Jean Van Rensburg Lourens Potgieter
Juandro Van Rooi Hardus Rothman
Divan Van Vreden Norman Simpson
Diaan Vermeulen Christiaan Van Der Merwe
Patrick Waggie Alec Vermaak
SWD u13 VALKE u13
Stirling-Mort Booysen Jeri Anyanwu
Francois Breytenbach Keagan Belfour
Kian Claassen Kyle Benadie
Divan Coetzee Jahno Bester
Gary Colannini Anrich Botes
Jaydon Cupido Louis De Bruyn
Andries Du Toit Kyle Jacobs
Janus Ferreira Zander Maree
Philip Fouche Abrahm Masoeu
Ruaan Heunis Owen Matinga
Reece Henly Innes Thabiso Motaung
Lyle Jansen Kabelo Motlhajwe
Jowin Jantjies Richard Muller
Caston Michaels Thulane Ngobe
Craighan Muller Quinton Olivier
Hendre Niemann Tshepang Phalatse
Siphamandla Piti Heiko Pohlmann
Cameron Sharp Musa Sithole
Mattew Stephens Tyler Skudder
Tinsley Stuurman Dewald Stoop
Schalk Vermeulen Ruben Windell
Laurence Victor Mongezi Xipu
ZIMBABWE u13 WESTERN PROVINCE u13
1 Eric Basson Paarl Gimnasium
2 Jaco Fourie Brackenfell
3 Nizaar Nazier Wynberg Boys
4 Connor Evans Rhenish
5 Ebenhezer Tsimanga Symphony
6 Rohan Smith Bastion
7 Armand Maritz L/S Durbanville
8 Rynhardt Botha Bastion
9 Jack Cloete Gene Louw
10 Jacobus Oosthuizen De Tyger
11 Cassiem Kearns Primrose
12 Eagan van der Rheede Eikestad
13 Luke Burger Stellenbosch
14 Luciano Custodio Gene Louw
15 Duran Koevort Fish Hoek
16 Ronaldo Ishmael Apha
17 Andrio Stevens Gordonsbaai
18 Kanhu Michaels Hendrik Louw
19 Daniel Wildeman Mikro
20 Quinn Visser Lochnerhof
21 Logan de Bruyn Goodwood Park
22 Ethan James Paarl Gimnasium

From SARugby.net DAY 1 The Blue Bulls, KwaZulu-Natal, Border, SWD and DHL Western Province on Monday made their presence felt early on in the Under-13 Coca-Cola Craven Week at Hoërskool Rob Ferreira in White River as they registered impressive victories to keep themselves in contention for a place in the final match on Friday. The Itec Blue Bulls defeated Zimbabwe 40-0 and Border beat the Limpopo Blue Bulls 29-7, while KwaZulu-Natal defeated hosts the Pumas 21-7 on a thrilling day’s action. SWD also registered a convincing 19-0 victory against the Free State and DHL Western Province beat the TW Profile Service Valke 24-19 in their opening matches. Boland, Border CD, Namibia and the Bidvest Golden Lions also registered encouraging victories to start their campaigns on a high note. The Blue Bulls proved to be the best attacking team as they ran in six tries, while Border were hot on their heels with five and Border CD on four. Pumas 7 (0) KwaZulu-Natal 21 (14) KwaZulu-Natal delivered a solid display against the Pumas as their forwards laid a solid foundation upfront and their backs showed their class on attack by moving the ball throughout the match to stretch the defence. They earned the rewards for these efforts with two first-half tries, while the Pumas battled to break through the defence. This earned the Durban side a 14-0 lead. They built on this form in the second half and added their third try to stretch their lead to 21-0. The Pumas fought back strongly with their forwards, but the effective KwaZulu-Natal defence managed to shut them out despite three attempts in a row to cross the chalk. They eventually crossed the tryline in the dying minutes compliments of Hardus Rothman to add their first and only points in the match. Scorers: Pumas – Tries: Hardus Rothman. Conversions: Alec Vermaak. KwaZulu-Natal – Tries: Ngcebo Mdabe, Kwanele Khumalo, Khwezi Mbongwa. Conversions: Mathew Halstead. DHL Western Province 24 (17) TW Profile Service Valke 19 (5) DHL Western Province dominated the first half against the TW Profile Service Valke from the outset as they delivered a fine all round performance, which set them up for a 24-19 victory. Their pack dominated, while their backs did well to spread the ball and find gaps in the defence, which they took full advantage of before the break for a 17-5 lead. The TW Profile Service Valke, however, refused to give up and scored their second try of the match in the second half thanks to a powerful showing by their forwards. They threatened to score again twice in the dying minutes, and earned the rewards with a late try by Zander Maree to come within five points of the Cape side. Scorers: Western Province – Tries: Ethan James, Luke Burger, Quinn Visser. Conversions: Jack Cloete (3). Penalty: Jack Cloete. Valke – Tries: Keagan Balfour, Tyler Skudder, Zander Maree. Conversions: Kyle Benadie (2) Limpopo Blue Bulls 7 (7) Border 29 (10) Border overcame a close first-half against the Limpopo Blue Bulls to secure a convincing 29-7 victory as they raced to the tryline an impressive five times. Bamanye Mahela and Joshua Van Vreden each crossed the tryline twice to force their team into the lead against the Limpopo side. Border secured a narrow 10-7 lead at the break with two tries to one, and they added three five-pointers in an encouraging second half to outplay their counterparts. With their defence holding well, the Limpopo Blue Bulls were unable to add to their score after the break. Scorers: Limpopo Blue Bulls – Try: Willie Potgieter. Conversion: Ruan Basson. Border – Tries: Bamanye Mahela (2), Joshua Van Vreden (2), Lwanga Bongco. Conversions: Sihlalo Benge (2) Boland 20 (10) Leopards 15 (10) The first half between Boland and the Leopards was tense as the teams proved to be closely matched, with each side scoring a converted try and penalty, which saw them enter the break at 10-10. Boland’s Curwin Gertse, however, had the first say in the second half as he scored their second try and another penalty to increase his tally for the match to 13 points. Armand Cloete of the Leopards added their second try nine minutes before the final whistle, but they were unable to add to this and were forced to settle for a 20-15 defeat. Scorers: Boland – Tries: Curwin Gertse, Jan Jeremias De Villiers Fourie. Conversions: Curwin Gertse, Kyle David Nasson. Penalties: Curwin Gertse (2). Leopards – Tries: Armand Cloete, Marco Botha. Conversion: Theuns Steyn. Penalty: Theuns Steyn. Itec Blue Bulls 40 (26) Zimbabwe 0 (0) The Itec Blue Bulls were in fine form in their clash against Zimbabwe and ran in three tries in the first 16 minutes to secure a 26-0 lead at the break. They continued this dominance in the second half with a solid effort on attack and defence, which allowed them to add three more tries to increase their tally for the match to six. Unfortunately for Zimbabwe, all their efforts were countered by the Pretoria team, which left them scoreless in the match. Scorers: Blue Bulls – Tries: Chris Schoombee (2), Pieter Venter, Wonder Mkhonto, Zandre Du Toit (2). Conversions: Jooste Nel (5) Eastern Province 12 (5) Bidvest Golden Lions 13 (10) The Bidvest Golden Lions started their clash against Eastern Province with a bang as Regardt Fourie crossed the tryline in the second minute to take a 5-0 lead. But Eastern Province did well to string together phases on attack and hit back with a try of their own in the 18th minute compliments of Lathita Nqebe. The Lions, however, cancelled this out with their second try before half time to take a 10-5 lead at the break. The second half was hard-fought as the teams ran hard at each other. Such was the closeness of the half the Lions were only able to add a penalty to their score, while Nqebe crossed the tryline for the second time for the Port Elizabeth side, which allowed them to come within a point of the Lions on the scoreboard. The Johannesburg team, however, held on in the dying minutes to secure a 13-12 victory. Scorers: Eastern Province – Tries: Lathita Nqebe (2). Coonversion: Daniel Smith. Golden Lions – Tries: Denis Balt, Regardt Fourie. Conversion: Sebastine Watney. Griquas 7 (7) Namibia 12 (12) Namibia secured their first victory of the week as they defeated Griquas 12-7 in a tight clash. Griquas opened up the scoring in the sixth minute with a try by Elric Moolman, which they converted successfully. However, back-to-back tries by Namibia, of which one was converted, pushed them into a 12-7 lead at the break. Both teams tried hard to add to the score in the second half but were denied by the solid defence. Namibia, however, had an opportunity to slot over a penalty to extend their lead late in the match, but the attempt was unsuccessful. Scorers: Griquas – Try: Elric Moolman. Conversion: Keanan Wentzel. Namibia – Try: Johann Janse van Rensburg, Niel Holtzhausen. Conversions: Kian Fransman. Free State 0 (0) SWD 19 (5) The first half between SWD and the Free State was tight as both teams threw everything at one another on attack and supported this with a solid defensive effort. SWD, in particular, tried hard to use their pack to gain ascendancy, while both teams tried to spread the ball wide on attack. A try by SWD in the first half and another two in the second half, however, pushed them into a convincing lead on the scoreboard, while they managed to shut out the Free State completely thanks to their water-tight defence, which rattled the Free State into mistakes at crucial times. Scorers: SWD: Tries: Caston Michaels, Janus Ferreira, Jowin Jantjies. Conversions: Cameron Sharp (2) Griffons 16 (6) Border CD 22 (0) Border CD staged a dramatic second-half comeback against the Griffons after trailing 6-0 at the break, as they ran in an impressive four tries to secure a 22-16 victory. The Griffons slotted over two penalties in the first half compliments of Du Toit Van Huyssteen, and managed to cross the tryline twice in the second half for their 16 points. But their defence let them down in the second half, which came at the price of a defeat as Border CD hit their straps and did well to convert their try-scoring chances into points. Scorers: Griffons – Tries: Katleho Chabanyane, Tshepiso Mzizi. Penalties: Du Toit Van Huyssteen (2). Border CD – Tries: Asphe Bhunqane, Athenkosi Mutala, Luyanda Dyani, Siphe Nonkwenke. Conversion: Luyanda Dyani. DAY 2 DHL Western Province, Boland and SWD stamped their authority on Tuesday at the Under-13 Coca-Cola Craven Week at Hoërskool Rob Ferreira in White River as they secured vital victories in the biggest match-ups of the day to stay in contention for places Friday’s final match. DHL Western Province defeated Border 33-0, while Boland thumped KwaZulu-Natal 34-7 and SWD beat the Bidvest Golden Lions 37-13, which marked back-to-back victories for them in the tournament. The Griffons, Limpopo Blue Bulls, Leopards and Valke also registered morale-boosting victories in their clashes on Tuesday. In fact converted tries in the dying minutes for the Valke and Leopards allowed them to sneak into the lead late in their clashes. Western Province and Boland ran in an impressive five tries and SWD four in a thrilling day’s action. Border 0 (0) DHL Western Province 33 (26) DHL Western Province dominated from the outset in their clash against Border thanks to their ability to snuff out the gaps in the defence. With their confidence up after their victory against the Valke on Monday, they backed themselves on attack and defence, which allowed them to take complete control of the first half. So impressive was their form they cruised to a 26-0 lead after accumulating four tries, while they shut out Border completely to leave them scoreless at the break. Border tried hard to work their way back into the match after the break and came close to the tryline on a few occasions, but the water-tight Western Province defence held. Border, however, also tightened up their defence and were able to counter most of the Cape side’s efforts to increase their score. However, they leaked another on the stroke of fulltime, which handed the Cape side a 33-0 victory. Scorers: DHL Western Province – Tries: Armand Maritz, Rynardt Botha, Luciano Custodio, Luke Burger (2). Conversions: Jack Cloete (4). KwaZulu-Natal 7 (0) Boland 34 (27) Boland came out firing in their clash against KwaZulu-Natal as they took advantage of their speed to outplay the Durban side. In an exciting first half SWD ran in three tries as they broke through tackles at will and forced their way through and around the defence. Their impressive play pushed them 27-0 ahead before the break. They continued to show their class in the second half with another try shortly after play resumed to stretch their lead to 34-0. But the KwaZulu-Natal forwards set up their first try several minutes later for their first points of the match. But those proved to be the last points scored by either team, as both sides put their bodies on the line on defence. Scorers: KwaZulu-Natal – Try: Barnard Nortje. Conversion: Mathew Halstead. Boland – Tries: Curwin Gertse, Triveno Swartz, Chadley Jermaine Josias, Michail Gavin Williams, Rowan Cloete. Conversions: Nazero Cleophas (3). Penalty: Nazero Cleophas. Eastern Province 17 (10) Leopards 18 (3) The first half between Eastern Province and the Leopards was tight as the teams tried hard to gain ascendancy. The Leopards, however, built up a 10-3 lead thanks to a converted try and a penalty, while they limited the Leopards to a single penalty in the half. The Leopards, however, fought back strongly after the break with Armand Cloete scoring two tries and Theuns Steyn one – the last try of which was three minutes from the final whistle – while Eastern Province managed to score only one converted try, which left them with a disappointing 18-17 defeat. Scorers: Eastern Province – Tries: Sino Antonie, Siviwe Zondani. Conversions: Lathita Nqebe (2). Penalty: Lathita Nqebe. Leopards – Tries: Theuns Steyn, Armand Cloete (2). Conversion: Theuns Steyn. Bidvest Golden Lions 13 (3) SWD 37 (20) SWD built on their strong day-one showing as they ran circles around the Bidvest Golden Lions to secure an emphatic 37-13 victory. SWD did particularly well at spreading the ball out wide and using their raw pace to get through the Lions defence, and this paid off as they cruised to a 20-3 halftime lead. They continued to stamp their authority in the second half and added two tries to their tally for a total of four, while Cameron Sharp was on form with the boot as he converted all four tries and slotted over two penalties and a drop goal. The Lions, however, fought back in the second half and managed to score two late tries, but these efforts were too little too late to force them back into the match. Scorers: Bidvest Golden Lions – Tries: Regardt Fourie, Rynard Mouton. Conversions: Regardt Fourie (2). Penalty: Sebastine Watney. SWD – Tries: Jaydon Cupido, Jowin Jantjies, Caston Michaels (2). Conversions: Cameron Sharp (4). Penalties: Cameron Sharp (2). Drop Goal: Cameron Sharp. Border CD 19 (0) Pumas 14 (14) Border CD staged a fantastic second-half comeback against the Pumas to hand the home team their second defeat in the tournament. The Pumas built up an encouraging 14-0 lead in the first half compliments of two converted tries, while they denied Border CD from scoring a single point. But Border CD hit back with intent after the break and scored an unmatched three tries, two of which were converted, while they prevented the Pumas from scoring any further points, which pushed them 19-14 ahead on the scoreboard. Scorers: Border CD – Tries: Siphe Nonkwenke (2), Siyanda Joja. Conversions: Mihlali Jika, Siphe Nonkwenke. Pumas – Tries: Christiaan Van Der Merwe, JW Mare. Conversions: Alec Vermaak (2). TW Profile Services Valke 21 (7) Itec Blue Bulls 19 (19) A converted try on the stroke of fulltime earned the TW Profile Services Valke a vital 21-19 victory against the Itec Blue Bulls. The Valke scored shortly before the final whistle to level the scores at 19-19, but a successful conversion by Kyle Benadie sealed the victory for them. The Blue Bulls started off the clash with a bang with three tries to one in the first half to take a 19-7 lead at the break. But the Valke stepped up their game in the second half and retained possession, which allowed them to apply pressure on the Pretoria side. This paid off when it counted most, as they secured two second-half tries to snatch a victory in the dying seconds. Scorers: TW Profile Services Valke – Tries: Jahno Bester, Keagan Balfour (2). Conversions: Kyle Benadie (3). Itec Blue Bulls – Tries: Zandre Du Toit, Wonder Mkhonto, Kyle Meadows. Conversions: Zandre Du Toit (2). Free State 5 (5) Limpopo Blue Bulls 33 (19) The Limpopo Blue Bulls dominated their clash against the Free State from the outset and built up a 19-5 lead with two tries in the first half. They crossed the chalk another three times in the second half to increase their tally for the match to five, while they shut out the Free State completely on defence. This effective defence meant the Cheetahs had to settle for only five points in the match, and their second defeat in the tournament. Scorers:  Free State – Try: Janco Prinsloo. Limpopo Blue Bulls – Tries: Peter Tjauke, Pieter Vorster, Mudodzwa Luvha, Justin Pieterse (2). Conversions: Juan Smith (4). Griffons 37 (27) Namibia 13 (3) The Griffons stamped their authority early on against Namibia as their forwards laid a solid foundation and their backs supported this with enterprising play. Such was their dominance they scored an impressive five tries in the first half to only a penalty by Namibia to take an encouraging 27-3 lead. They picked up where they left off after the break with their pack again powering the team onto the front foot. However, Namibia showed their fighting spirit and managed to force their way into the Griffons’ half at times. These efforts paid off as they crossed the tryline twice to increase their score to 13 points for the match. Scorers: Griffons – Tries: Karabo Moahlodi, Katleho Chabanyane, Tiiisetso Mofokeng, Connie Campher, Calla Pienaar, Tielman Niewoudt (2). Conversion: Karabo Moahlodi. Namibia – Tries: Bennie Boshoff, Peresil Hansen. Penalty: Kian Fransman GWK Griquas 15 (12) Zimbabwe 7 (7) The clash between GWK Griquas and Zimbabwe was tight as the teams threw everything at one another. Zimbabwe had the first say as they scored a converted try in the fourth minute to put early pressure on the Kimberley side. But GWK Griquas hit back immediately with their first try and another before half time to take a 12-7 lead. Both teams stepped up their defence in the second half, and the only other points scored was a penalty by Griquas to secure the 15-7 victory. Scorers: Griquas – Tries: Keanan Wentzel, Duan Ludik. Conversion: Keanan Wentzel. Penalty: Keanan Wentzel. Zimbabwe – Try: Nyasha Gumbo. Conversion: Connor Higgins.

DAY 3
Boland and DHL Western Province will contest the main game at the Under-13 Coca-Cola Craven Week on Friday after securing vital victories in the penultimate round on Thursday at Hoërskool Rob Ferreira in White River.

Boland defeated the TW Profile Services Valke 18-15 in Thursday’s closing match, while DHL Western Province beat SWD 17-3 to extend their winning run to three matches in the tournament.

Interestingly this final match will mark a repeat of the LSEN Week’s main game at HTS Drostdy in Worcester on Thursday.

In the other big match-ups, the Itec Blue Bulls ended Border CD’s winning run with a convincing 29-0 victory, while KwaZulu-Natal thumped the Bidvest Golden Lions 33-0 and the Leopards beat Border 27-15.

Hosts the Pumas, meanwhile, secured their first victory of the tournament as they beat Free State 31-14, while Namibia secured a last-gasp 14-13 victory against Zimbabwe in the tournament’s Test match.
The last round of matches will be played on Friday.

Boland 18 (15) TW Profile Services Valke 15 (8)

Boland were in solid form in their clash against the Valke as they used their forwards and backs wisely to get onto the front-foot. They were particularly strong at applying pressure on attack by spreading the ball out wide and they earned the rewards with a 15-8 lead at the break after scoring two tries to only one by the Valke shortly before halftime.

Both teams showed their determination to come out on top in the second half and this resulted in a tightly-contested half. The Valke, however, managed to tighten up their defence, and with Boland battling to power their way through the defence they opted for a penalty kick in the second half to extend their score to 18-8. The Valke threated to score a try minutes later, but Boland threw everything at them on defence and managed to secure a turnover.
The Kempton Park team’s determined efforts on attack, however, allowed them to reduce the deficit to 18-15 with eight minutes remaining as they scored their second try of the match under the posts.
The Valke continued to show their fighting spirit until the final whistle, but they turned down a shot at goal and opted to go for a try in the dying seconds, but Boland denied them to hold on for the win.

Scorers:
Boland – Tries: Michail Gavin Williams, Jan Jeremias De Villiers Fourie. Conversion: Curwin Gertse. Penalties: Curwin Gertse, Nazero Cleophas.
TW Profile Services Valke – Tries: Keagan Balfour, Thabiso Motaung. Conversion: Kyle Benadie. Penalty: Kyle Benadie.

DHL Western Province 17 (12) SWD 3 (3) 

The clash between DHL Western Province and SWD was tight as the teams ran hard at each other and gave everything to gain ascendancy in the clash. With both teams displaying a solid effort on attack and defence most of the match was played close to the halfway line.
DHL Western Province, however, gained an edge in the first half as they managed to score two tries, while SWD were limited to a penalty, which left them 12-3 behind.
The second half was equally hard-fought.
Western Province’s forwards, however, managed to work their way close to the tryline twice in the fourth quarter, and the tenacious SWD defence managed to win a turnover to deny them from scoring the first try. But they were unable to stop the team’s second effort, which resulted in them going down 17-3.

Scorers: 

DHL Western Province – Tries: Luke Burger, Nizaar Nazier, Armand Maritz. Conversion: Jack Cloete.

SWD – Penalty: Cameron Sharp.

Itec Blue Bulls 29 (17) Border CD 0 (0)
The Itec Blue Bulls used their power and pace to outplay Border CD in the first half of their clash, with their forwards, in particular, building a solid foundation up front.
Such was the Pretoria side’s dominance they scored three tries as their bigger players dominated the East London team physically to take a 17-0 lead at the break.

The Blue Bulls picked up where they left off after the break and camped in Border CD’s half, and this paid off as it allowed them to increase their lead to 29-0 with a further two tries for a total of five for the match. The team, however, were made to work hard for their second try, as Border CD put their bodies on the line on defence and held them out for the several minutes.
A yellow card for Border CD with eight minutes left on the clock also assisted the Blue Bulls’ cause.

Scorers:
Itec Blue Bulls – Tries: Chris Schoombee, Stephan Spies, Kyle Meadows, Zandre Du Toit (2). Conversions: Jooste Nel (2).

Bidvest Golden Lions 0 (0) KwaZulu-Natal 33 (21)

KwaZulu-Natal powered their way onto the front foot from the outset against the Bidvest Golden Lions as they delivered a fine all-round performance to force their way to a convincing 21-0 halftime lead. The Durban side’s forwards showed their class up-front, while their backs did well to spread the ball out wide, which set them up for three first-half tries.

They added another two tries after the break as they continued to take advantage of the gaps in the Lions’ defence. The Johannesburg team, however, tried hard to work their way back into the game after making a few line breaks, but unfortunately the effective KwaZulu-Natal defence shut them out, which left them scoreless in the match.

Scorers:

KwaZulu-Natal – Tries: Khwezi Mbongwa, Kwanele Khumalo, Ethan Matkovich, Kaleb Thomas (2). Conversions: Mathew Halstead (4).

Border 15 (10) Leopards 27 (17)

The Leopards used their powerful forwards to force their way onto the front foot against Border and supported this with a solid effort from their backs. But Border held on and fought back throughout the clash, which allowed them to score two tries to the Leopards’ three, which left them trailing 17-10 at the break.

The Leopards continued to make their presence felt in the second half and increased their score to 24, but this appeared to motivate Border who applied heavy pressure on the Leopards on attack.
Their efforts paid off with a try to reduce the gap to 24-15, but a penalty by the Leopards allowed them to extend their lead once again to seal a 27-15 win.

Scorers:

Border – Tries: Latica Nela (2), Lwanga Bongco.
Leopards – Tries: Tiro Tsoana, Jandre Wilken, De-Andre Du Preez. Conversions: Theuns Steyn (3). Penalties: Theuns Steyn (2).

Pumas 31 (12) Free State 14 (7)
The Pumas ran hard at the Free State on attack from the outset of their clash and managed to apply constant pressure on the opposition. These efforts allowed them to break through for two first-half tries, while the Pumas scored once, leaving only a five-point gap between the teams on the scoreboard at the break.

The Pumas continued to retain possession in the second half, forcing the Free State to defend for several minutes at a time, and they used their pace to make good yards on attack.
This earned them another three tries after the break to stretch their lead to 31 points. The Free State, meanwhile, managed to cross the tryline only once in the second half, and had to settle for a 31-14 defeat.

Scorers:

Pumas – Tries: Jacques Marais, Christiaan Van Der Merwe, Nico Liversage, Hardus Rothman (2). Conversions: Alec Vermaak (3).
Free State – Tries: Niocolaas Cohen, Oratile Botlhoko. Conversions: Du Toit Fourie (2).

Namibia 14 (7) Zimbabwe 13 (0)

Namibia had the upper hand in the first half in the Test match of the tournament, as they ran hard at Zimbabwe, and earned a try for their efforts. This pushed them into a 7-0 lead on the scoreboard. However, Zimbabwe showed their intent on attack in the last 10 minutes of the half as they strung together phases on attack and put pressure on Namibia’s defence.

Zimbabwe came out firing in the second half and scored two tries in the opening few minutes, which they backed up with a penalty to take a 13-7 lead. Namibia refused to lie down and powered their way close to the tryline again, but Zimbabwe held their nerve on defence and shut them out.
Namibia followed this up with a try under the posts in the last minute, with the successful conversion earning them a 13-12 victory.

Scorers:

Namibia – Tries: Arnu Gouws, Diaan Vermeulen. Conversions: Kian Fransman (2).
Zimbabwe – Tries: Munashe Maisera, Kudza Maringa. Penalty: Milton Manyangadze.

Eastern Province 31 (19) Limpopo Blue Bulls 12 (7)

Eastern Province did well to capitalise on their try-scoring chances against the Limpopo Blue Bulls despite both teams showing their attacking prowess in a hard-running first half. Eastern Province, however, backed up their exciting attack with a solid defensive structure, which, combined with mistakes at crucial times by the Limpopo side, only allowed them to cross the tryline once in the first half.
Eastern Province’s three tries, however, allowed them to take a 19-7 lead at the break.

They picked up where they left off in the second half and scored a further two tries thanks to their impressive support play and hard running, which allowed them to continue finding the gaps in the defence. The Limpopo Blue Bulls, however, bounced back strongly in the dying minutes and scored a converted try to take their score to 12.

Scorers: 

Eastern Province – Tries: Ethan Liberty, Kuhle Desha, Aliswa Mapuma, Larquin Goliath, Siviwe Zondani. Conversions: Daniel Smith (2), Lathita Nqebe.
Limpopo Blue Bulls – Tries: Renzo Du Plessis, Pieter Vorster. Conversion: Juan Smith

GWK Griquas 0 (0) Griffons 18 (7)

The clash between the Griffons and GWK Griquas was tense as the teams threw everything at one another. The Griffons, however, managed to power their way through to the tryline once, while they successfully countered all the attempts by the Kimberley side to cross the chalk. This earned them a 7-0 lead at the break.

They added another try in the second half and two penalties – one on the stroke of fulltime – to secure a rewarding 18-0 victory.

Scorers:

Griffons – Tries: Calla Pienaar, Karabo Moahlodi. Conversions: Du Toit Van Huyssteen. Penalties: Du Toit Van Huyssteen (2).
DAY 4

DHL Western Province on Friday took top honours at the Under-13 Coca-Cola Craven Week at Hoërskool Rob Ferreira in White River as they defeated neighbours Boland 34-14 to finish the tournament as the only unbeaten side.

The team’s victory in the final match of the tournament followed on similar success in the 2013 and 2014 editions of the tournament in Bela-Bela and Durban respectively.

The Cape Town side defeated the Valke, Border and SWD in their first three matches in White River to book their place in the grand finale of the Under-13 Coca-Cola Craven Week against their sister union.

In the other big match-ups on the final day, TW Profile Services Valke defeated SWD 28-12, while KwaZulu-Natal beat the Leopards 24-3.

Border CD, who came through their first two matches unbeaten, meanwhile, registered the biggest victory of the day as they cruised to a 40-7 victory against Namibia.

DHL Western Province 34 (17) Boland 14 (7)

Western Province were completely dominant in their clash against Border as they delivered a fine all-round performance featuring strong forward and back play, which proved to be too much firepower for Boland. Boland scored the first points in the sixth minute compliments of a try by Corne Ethan Oliphant, but their Cape neighbours controlled proceedings soon after. Western Province’s form paid off as they scored two converted tries and penalty to take a 17-7 lead at the break.

They picked up where they left off when play resumed and added two more converted tries to take their score to 34 points. Boland refused to give up and scored their second try on the stroke of full-time, but this merely served as a consolation as Western Province were far ahead on the scoreboard.

Scorers:

DHL Western Province – Tries: Duran Koevort, Ethan James, Armand Maritz, Rynardt Botha. Conversions: Jack Cloete (4). Penalties: Jack Cloete (2).

Boland – Tries: Chadley Jermaine Josias, Corne Ethan Oliphant. Conversions: Nazero Cleophas, Curwin Gertse.

TW Profile Services Valke 28 (21) SWD 12 (7)

The TW Profile Services Valke finished their campaign on a high note after a few unlucky performances in the tournament as they defeated SWD 28-12 with four tries to one in a strong showing. The Valke again combined their power up-front with a solid performance by their backs to outclass SWD and hand the George side their second defeat in as many days.

Such was the Valke’s dominance they built up a good 21-7 lead at the break, which set them up for a convincing 28-12 victory despite a closely contested second half.

Scorers: 
TW Profile Services Valke – Tries: Keagan Balfour, Thulane Ngobe, Musa Sithole, Tyler Skudder. Conversions: Kyle Benadie (4).
SWD – Tries: Laurence Victor, Gary Colannini. Conversion: Tinsley Stuurman.

KwaZulu-Natal 24 (17) Leopards 3 (3)

KwaZulu-Natal made good use of their try-scoring chances in the first half against the Leopards, as they managed to break through to the line twice compliments of Kaleb Thomas and Hendrik Gouws. Interestingly the Leopards opened up the scoring in the second minute with a penalty, but this proved to be their only points in the half.

The Leopards stepped up their defence in the second half and limited KwaZulu-Natal to only one converted try, which flyhalf Mathew Halstead converted to increase his individual contribution to nine points thanks to three conversions and a penalty.

Unfortunately for the Leopards, however, their efforts on attack came to nothing as they were unable to penetrate KwaZulu-Natal’s watertight defence, which left them with a disappointing 24-3 defeat.

Scorers:
KwaZulu-Natal – Tries: Kaleb Thomas, Tristian Trollip, Hendrik Gouws. Conversions: Mathew Halstead (3). Penalty: Mathew Halstead.
Leopards – Penalty: Theuns Steyn.

Eastern Province 14 (7) Itec Blue Bulls 38 (31)

The Itec Blue Bulls dominated the first half against EP completely by taking charge up-front and showing an impressive attacking prowess out wide.

The Blue Bulls’ attack was fantastic as they forced EP onto the back-foot and the rewards followed as they crossed the chalk four times in the first half. Eastern Province did their best to force their way into the match, but their efforts were curtailed by the effective Blue Bulls defence, leaving them to settle for only one converted try in the first half and a 31-7 deficit at the break.

Eastern Province tightened up their defence significantly in the second half and limited the Blue Bulls to only one more try. The Port Elizabeth side, meanwhile added their second try, leaving the final score at 38-14.

Scorers:
Eastern Province – Tries: Larquin Goliath, Ethan Liberty. Conversions: Daniel Smith (2).
Itec Blue Bulls – Tries: Jooste Nel, Rolen Visagie, Chris Schoombee, Zandre Du Toit (2). Conversions: Jooste Nel (5).

Bidvest Golden Lions 12 (7) Griffons 15 (0)

The first half between the Bidvest Golden Lions and Griffons was tight as both teams put their bodies on the line on attack and defence. So closely matched were the teams, the only points scored in the half was a converted try by the Lions to take a 7-0.

The Lions showed their desire to attack more in the second half, and it paid off with a try shortly after the break, which extended their lead to 12-0.

The Griffons, however, staged a dramatic comeback in the last 10 minutes with two tries in two minutes, one of which was converted, and a penalty to sneak into a 15-12 lead, which they held onto for the victory.

Scorers:
Bidvest Golden Lions – Tries: Luan Van der Walt, FC Kotze. Conversion: Sebastine Watney.
Griffons – Tries: Niel Harmse, Karabo Moahlodi. Conversion: Du Toit Van Huyssteen. Penalties: Du Toit Van Huyssteen.

Border CD 40 (28) Namibia 7 (0)
Border CD were in fine form from the outset against Namibia and crossed the tryline for the first of their four first-half tries in the second minute.

Three of these tries were scored by the in-form Luyanda Dyani, who earned his hat-trick by the 20th minute.

Unfortunately for Namibia, Border CD dominated possession and made their presence felt on attack for most of the first half, which resulted in them having to feed off the scraps and left them trailing 28-0 at the break.

The East London side continued this impressive form in the second half and added another two tries to their tally for a total of six, while Namibia were only able to cross the tryline only once. This earned Border CD an impressive 40-7 victory.

Scorers:
Border CD – Tries: Athenkosi Mutala, Yola Matomane (2), Luyanda Dyani (3). Conversions: Siphe Nonkwenke (5).
Namibia – Try: Patrick Waggie. Conversion: Kian Fransman.

Pumas 7 (0) Border 17 (0)

The Pumas dominated territory and possession against Border, and they did well to put together phases on attack and apply pressure on the opposition. But despite these determined attempts Borders’ effective defence held them out, which resulted in the teams entering the break scoreless.
Border improved their attack in the second half with their forwards applying pressure up-front while their backs ran hard when they received the ball, and this paid off as they scored two tries to take a 10-0 lead.

The Pumas, however, bounced back with an intercept try to close the gap to 10-7 with two minutes left on the clock. But Border ensured their victory with a try immediately after as they found space out wide and dotted down the ball to seal a 17-7 victory.

Scorers:
Pumas – Try: Alec Vermaak. Conversion: Alec Vermaak.
Border – Tries: Theuns Janse van Rensburg, Latica Nela. Conversion: Sihlalo Benge.

Limpopo Blue Bulls 19 (14) GWK Griquas 5 (0)

The clash between the Limpopo Blue Bulls and GWK Griquas proved to be a physical forward battle as the teams opted mainly for pick-and-goes to gain yards on attack. While Griquas struggled to make their way through the Limpopo Blue Bulls’ defence in the first half, the Limpopo side did well to capitalise on their try-scoring chances early on, which earned them two tries in the first seven minutes.

But Griquas tightened up their defence and prevented them from scoring any more points before the break.

The Limpopo Blue Bulls threatened to score again after the break, but the tenacious Griquas defence again managed to shut them out for several minutes. It eventually took a chip and chase from the Limpopo side to get through the Griquas defence for their third try.

Griquas, however, fought back to score their first try late in the match to go down 19-5.

Scorers:
Limpopo Blue Bulls – Tries: Rotandwa Mulea, Willie Potgieter, Franco Knoetze. Conversions: Juan Smith (2).
GWK Griquas – Try: Duan Ludik.

Zimbabwe 14 (7) Free State 14 (7)

The clash between Zimbabwe and the Free State was tight as the teams gave everything in the hope of securing their first victory of the tournament.

Both teams crossed the tryline once in the first half to go into the break at 7-7, although mistakes at crucial times cost Free State from inflating their score in the half.

The second half was nail-biting as Zimbabwe extended their lead to 14-7 with their second try, and after a few tight exchanges the Free State broke through the defence to level the scores in the dying minutes at 14-14. Unfortunately neither team could add to their score, which forced them to settle for a draw.

Scorers:
Zimbabwe – Tries: Munashe Maisera, Panashe Masaya. Conversions: Milton Manyangadze, Brendan Mason.
Free State – Tries: Oratile Botlhoko (2). Conversions: Du Toit Fourie (2).

 

21 Comments

  1. Glad to hear that WP had a win against the Valke on day one. Apparently they were regarded as one of the tougher teams at CW. With a new coaching staff for WP for the first time in many years they did a great job! Keep it up guys. I am proud to be associated with WP and the team.

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  2. Valke clapping the Blue bulls. Very interesting. Wonder how many Valke players will join EG Jansen next year?

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  3. Having watched both days … must say that the WP side is quality. Should be a WP – SWD final. KZN seem to be abit off the pace yet those players are being pulled from all directions. Should be interesting to see where they end up in 2016.

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  4. I heard the bulls coaches were repremanded quite a few times by officials for referee abuse… sad when that happens… anybody saw anything?

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  5. @Griffon08: I think this is why Glenwood and others look outside of KZN when giving out rugby bursaries, the KZN boys seem off the pace. Although as school outfits in DPHS, Glenwood Prep, Westville Primary, Highbury etc they usually do quite well vs outside of KZN schools. I am hoping Glenwood can at least get all the Glenwood Prep Boys plus the country boys up north…

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  6. @Rugbyman: If true, such behaviour should be punished. The example coaches (especially at this level) should set is very important.

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  7. Baie geluk aan die manne wat die trots van die Disa beskerm het. Julle het Ons voorwaar trots gemaak!! Spesiale gelukwense moet gaan aan die bestuurspan wat dit in hulle eerste jaar van CW reggekry het sonder enige CW ervaring. Dit Toon maar net weer die krag en vermoe van afrigters wat in die suide beskikbaar is. Ek twyfel of enige CW span op laerskool vlak dit al kon regkry. Drie in n ry vir die visvoete. Om dit te staaf het al drie die suidelike spanne in die hoofgames gespeel. Geluk aan Boland en SWD wat die suidelike vaandel help dra het.

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  8. @Rugbyman: Kan uit ervaring noem dat indien dit dieselfde coaches is van die afgelope paar jaar – hulle doen dit gereeld en is al daaroor aangepraat in die verlede. Dis eintlik skokkend om dit te aanskou. Hier neem ek die spanbestuurder kwalik dat hy hulle nie beheer en aanspreek nie!!!

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  9. @disa: Disa ek wil nou nie op jou partytjie piepie nie. Die O’13 Cravenweek is geen aanduiding van n streek se rugby krag in die ouderdomsgroep nie. Die getal kwota spelertjies per span gaan die WP, SWD, OP en Grens altyd BAIE bevoordeel. Die kwaliteit van julle kwota spelertjies is baie beter as die van die noordelike provinsies. Ek kritiseer nie die kwotas op die vlak nie. In my opinie goed dat rugby blootstelling gee aan gemeenskappe wie andersins nie meer van die spel sou leer nie. Sal my egter baie verbaas as enige van die Noordelike streke (Bulle, Leeus, Vrystaat ens) teen julle spanne in die suide kon kompiteer.
    Neem krieket as voorbeeld. Noordelike streke domineer die Nasionale T20 reeks die afgelope drie jaar. Op Provinsiale vlak kan ons egter, om dieselfde rede as bogenoemde, nie teen die suidelike skole kompeteer nie.

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  10. Dit is tragies dat O13 spelertjies gebruik word as politieke speelballe. Terwyl hierdie “verteenwooedigende” spanne op elke vlak, ernstige vrae het, is dit nog veel erger op O13 vlak. Tragies en pateties, maar n refleksie van wat om ons aangaan. As daar mense is wie R600 miljoen kan bestee met die aankoop van “verkeerde” lokomotiewe, dan is hierdie seker n “minor”.

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  11. @Woltrui: Nou Wollies verduidelik dan gou vir my die volgende…Julle koop nou al n rukkie al baie van hierdie goeie “kwota” spelertjies van ons in die Weskaap en vat hulle weg Noorde toe, maar nog steeds kan julle ook nie die 0/18 weke domineer nie..Hoe dan so?.Ek dink ook nie jy moet die kwota stelsel blameer nie want in die tydperk 1971 to 1994 kon die Bulle dit net 3 keer regkry om in die finals van CW te speel (die eerste een in 1990) en die WP 10 keer..Jy kan nie kwotas daarvoor blameer nie ou maat!

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  12. @BoishaaiPa: Punt is BHP dat julle kwota spelers op 0’13 vlak beter is as die Noordelike streke (nie net verwys ek na die Bulle nie) se kwota spelers. Dus moeilik vir die outjies om teen die die suidelike streke te kompeteer waar die sg kwota spelertjies so te se met rugby bal in die hand gebore word. Glad nie vreemd dat die WP, Boland en SWD die kompetisie domineer nie. Craven week is n perd van n ander kleur in my opinie. Alhoewel die Noordelike streke (en ek dink jy verwys na die Bulle spesifiek) nie die CW oorheers nie veroorsaak die aankoop van Kaapse spelers (wat ek glad nie goedkeur nie) dat die Bulle darem kompeterend in die CW is. Persoonlik sou ek glad nie omgee as die Bulle hulle eie plaaslike gemeenskappe se kinders blootstelling wil gee by die CW nie, al moes dit beteken dat die WP, SWD en Boland die kompetisie dan ook oorheers.
    Hoeveel kwota spelers moet op 0’13 vlak op die veld wees tydens n wedstryd? Sewe as ek reg is. Dink jy nie dit gaan n verkil maak aan n span nie?

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  13. @Woltrui: Ons verwys nie meer na kwota spelers nie maar na targets. Jy is verkeerd, daar hoef slegs vier op die veld te wees tydens n game. Die verskil is dat in die WP ons al sedert 1990 in n geintegreerde liga dedeelneem. Sodoende vind die nodige ontwikkeling plaas. Zimasa byvoorbeeld, wat in Khayalitsha is, speel al hulle wedstryde teen sogenaamde voormalige model C skole. Volgens my kennis (hoop ek is verkeerd) speel n unie soos die Bulle in aparte ligas. Die enigste manier waarop ontwikkeling kan plaasvind is met deelname oor die grense heen. Die WP wend took sy fondse wat van SARU ontvang word uitsluitlik vir ontwikkeling aan. Hoop dieselfde gebeur ook noord van die Oranje.

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