Schools Top 20 - 8 May 2018

Wed, 09 May 2018 07:42
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RANKINGS: Surely in the history of schools rugby in South Africa there has never been a day like last Saturday in Paarl when 1 played 2 and 3 played 4 - two brilliant matches.

The results - 2 beating 1 and 3 beating 4 - have brought changes to the top of our Top 20. Paarl Gimnasium and Paul Roos Gymnasium, have changed places while Grey College has moved up a place. They are four great schoolboy teams.

We have continued with our principle of rewarding teams that have played this past weekend. As result, Oakdale and Helpmekaar may find themselves passed.

Glenwood, winning in Pretoria, go up, and so do Transvalia who have scored an average of 55 points in their ten matches this year and had another huge victory this week.

Relevant results

Paul Roos vs Paarl Gim, 32-13
Grey College vs Paarl Boys' High, 34-20
Monument vs Menlopark, 38-36
Glenwood vs Affies, 37-34
Transvalia vs Dr EG Jansen, 82-14
Wynberg vs Boland Landbou, 27-25
Grey vs Queen's, 45-38

Schools Top 20 - 8 May 2018

1 Paul Roos
2 Grey College
3 Paarl Gim
4 Paarl Boys' High
5 Monument
6 Glenwood
7 Transvalia
8 Oakdale
9 Wynberg
10 Affies
11 Boland Landbou
12 Helpmekaar
13 Menlopark
14 Drostdy
15 Ben Vorster
16 Selborne
17 Jeppe
18 Grey High
19 Bishops
20 Hilton

There are other strong sides just under this group - DHS, Framesby who were away playing in Japan in the Sanix  World Youth Tournament where they ended sixth, Garsfontein, Kearsney, Marlow, Oos-Moot, Outeniqua, SACS, Stellenberg and St Andrew's of Grahamstown.

Photo credit: Thys Lombard Photography