Sat 14 Jul 2018 | 11:00

Craven Week: WP XV and Border remain unbeaten

Craven Week: WP XV and Border remain unbeaten
Sat 14 Jul 2018 | 11:00
Craven Week: WP XV and Border remain unbeaten
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WRAP: Western Province XV and Border secured their unbeaten status on the final day of the 2018 Craven Week with comfortable victories over the Blue Bulls and Free State, respectively.

There were also victories for the Golden Lions, who handed Boland their only defeat of the week.

The Blue Bulls XV took the bragging rights against the Golden Lions XV, the Griffons came from behind to edge the Falcons, Eastern Province picked up their only victory of the week against the Leopards, Griquas got the better of Limpopo Blue Bulls and the Pumas were no match for SWD.

All the scores and scorers!

Boland 12-51 Golden Lions

The Golden Lions blew Boland out of the water in the first half as they took a 32-7 lead at the break. They built on that lead in the second half to walk away with a comfortable victory.

Franco Schutte and Henco van Wyk grabbed two tries each while Morne Brandon, Ruben Westraad and Santino Swanepoel made up the rest of the try scorers. Muzilikazi Manyike contributed two conversions while Declan Raubenheimer’s boot added 12 points to the Lions total.

Lionel April was once again the stand-out player for Boland, as he scored seven points – one try and one conversion – while Conner Mahoney gave the Bolanders their second of the match.
Scorers:

For Boland:
Tries: Lionel April, Conner Mahoney
Con: Lionel April

For the Golden Lions:
Tries: Morne Brandon, Ruben Westraad, Franco Schutte 2, Henco van Wyk 2, Santino Swanepoel
Cons: Muzilikazi Manyike 2, Declan Raubenheimer 3
Pens: Declan Raubenheimer 2

Teams:

Boland: 1 Thomas Bezuidenhout, 2 Reevan Strydom, 3 Duan Chad, 4 Jurie de Kock, 5 JW Human, 6 Charl van Rensburg, 7 Heinrich Naude, 8 Marthinus van Zyl, 9 Luciano Elias, 10 Lionel April, 11 Ethniqe Adams, 12 Shane-Cole Williams, 13 Christoffel Grobbelaar, 14 Dylan May, 15 Conner Mahoney, 16 Jacobus Groenewald, 17 Storm Hanekom, 18 Eduard Bruwer, 19 Thomas Linnegar, 20 Keanu Adonis, 21 Aphelele Madaka, 22 Shaun-Christian Baxter, 23 Roann Jansen.

Golden Lions: 1 Sibusiso Shuze, 2 Morne Brandon, 3 Ruben Westraad, 4 Edward White, 5 Evan Roode, 6 Tristan Dullisear, 7 Franco Schutte, 8 Lindokuhle Ncusane, 9 Zihan Coetzee, 10 Declan Raubenheimer, 11 Tokollo Molotsi, 12 Boitumelo Tsatsane, 13 Muzilikazi Manyike, 14 Hugo Monteiro, 15 Santino Swanepoel, 16 Karel Zowitsky, 17 Jason Cloete, 18 Sibusiso Shongwe, 19 Emmanuel Tshituka, 20 Izak Esterhuizen, 21 Kabelo Mokhethi, 22 Henco van Wyk, 23 Sipho Vayise.

Falcons 19-22 Griffons

JP de Kock opened the scoring with a try but the Griffons’ lead became a deficit just before the half-time break when Franco Pienaar grabbed a try back for the Falcons. Zian de Jager’s conversion ensured a slender 7-5 lead.

Ruben Liebenberg handed the Griffons a slender 10-7 lead soon after the restart before the Falcons hit back through two tries from Zeilinga Strydom. De Jager added both conversions for a 19-10 lead. However, the Griffons grabbed two late tries through Mike van der Nest and Quan Meyer. A solitary Liebenberg conversion sealed the victory.

Scorers:

For the Falcons:
Tries: Franco Pienaar, Zeilinga Strydom 2
Cons: Zian de Jager 2

For Griffons:
Tries: JP de Kock, Ruben Liebenberg, Mike van der Nest, Quan Meyer
Con: Ruben Liebenberg

Teams:

Falcons: 1 Tony Edmund, 2 Rayno Nel, 3 Divan Meyer, 4 Thabang Mahlasi, 5 Marno Swanepoel, 6 Danny Keyser, 7 Thabo Ndimande, 8 Wesley Noeth, 9 Dewie Strydom, 10 Zian de Jager, 11 Leshley October, 12 Dylan Schwartz, 13 Franco Pienaar, 14 Garren Morris, 15 Zeilinga Strydom, 16 Dian Coetsee, 17 Ntokozo Hlope, 18 Dian Coetzee, 19 Thanbang Malone, 20 Christiaan Burger, 21 Wesley Miller, 22 Aurelio Pilander, 23 Keegan Williams.

Griffons: 1 Johan Pretorius, 2 Edward Wiggins, 3 Jan Crous, 4 Tyron Combrinck, 5 Hussayn Banzi, 6 Ricardo Matsabu, 7 Christiaan Steyn, 8 Keketso Morabe, 9 Georgen Kiewiet, 10 Ruben Liebenberg, 11 Leonard Jacobs, 12 Johannes Scholtz, 13 Mike van der Nest, 14 JP de Kock, 15 Frederick du Plessis, 16 Martley Baymen, 17 Marius van der Schyff, 18 Franco-Lee Ceaser, 19 Rian Olivier, 20 Quan Meyer, 21 Marchall Andrews, 22 Keith van Aswegen, 23 Morne Maastriet.

Border 33-17 Free State

Border maintained their unbeaten run by getting the better of Free State. Border went into the game with two massive victories and scored five tries to Free State’s three, the latter ending their week with a solitary victory and two defeats.

Jordan van Rensburg grabbed a brace, Jacques Goosen, Jarrod Taylor and Mnombo Zwelindaba dotted down for Border, while Thomas Bursey slotted four of the five conversions. Jan-Hendrik Wessels, Samkele Mzayiya and Ian Small-Smith grabbed Free State’s tries while Alex-Zander du Plessis could only manage one conversion.

Scorers:

For Border:
Tries: Jacques Goosen, Jarrod Taylor, Jordan van Rensburg 2, Mnombo Zwelindaba
Cons: Thomas Bursey 4

For Free State:
Tries: Jan-Hendrik Wessels, Samkele Mzayiya, Ian Small-Smith
Con: Alex-Zander du Plessis

Teams:

Border: 1 Nolan Kemp, 2 Jacques Goosen, 3 Masivuye Mafenyana, 4 Uzile Tele, 5 Ridge Snelling, 6 Troy Mynhardt, 7 Jarrod Taylor, 8 Kwezi Dlamini, 9 Thomas Bursey, 10 Avuyile Mabece, 11 Sakhekile Dingile, 12 Mnombo Zwelindaba, 13 Mntungwa Mapantsela, 14 Jarrod Ramsay, 15 Sibabalwe Xamlashe, 16 Akalinikeli Dlakavu, 17 Andre Nel, 18 Kesivan Naidoo, 19 Raiden Maters, 20 Tomson Akioyame, 21 Jordan van Rensburg, 22 Likhaya Tengimfene, 23 Sibulele Mali.

Free State: 1 Jan-Hendrik Wessels, 2 Andre Venter, 3 Jacobus Agenbag, 4 Lekobe Ofentse, 5 Danwich Beukes, 6 Samkele Mzayiya, 7 De Wet Marais, 8 Werner Gouws, 9 Ross Braude, 10 Alex-Zander du Plessis, 11 Ian Small-Smith, 12 Petrus Smith, 13 Wyclef Vlitoor, 14 Brandon Adams, 15 Richard Kriel, 16 Fafa Boonzaaier, 17 Lihle Lolwane, 18 Albertus Annandale, 19 Nhlanhla Senoamadi, 20 Willem Steenkamp, 21 Delano Williams, 22 Jade Pedro, 23 Lehlohonolo Litabe.

Blue Bulls XV 29-17 Golden Lions XV

The Blue Bulls XV took a slender 17-12 lead into the half-time break, compliments of two tries from George Oosthuizen and Geraldo Flusk. Dieter Crafford goaled both scores and added a solitary. The Golden Lions XV’s point came from Munashe Chaitezwi and Paki Lawu tries while Reece Botha added a solitary conversion.

Second half tries by Junior Snyman and Stephin Alberts and a solitary Crafford conversion put the result to bed but the Golden Lions XV ended the match on a positive note thanks to a Joseph Iye try on the stroke of full-time.

Scorers:

For Blue Bulls XV:
Tries: George Oosthuizen, Geraldo Flusk, Junior Snyman, Stephin Alberts
Cons: Dieter Crafford 3
Pen: Dieter Crafford

For Golden Lions XV:
Tries: Munashe Chaitezwi, Paki Lawu, Joseph Iye
Con: Reece Botha

Teams:

Blue Bulls XV: 1 Jaco Britz, 2 Enrique Coutriers, 3 Gerhard Viljoen, 4 Miller Simon, 5 Gerhard van der Bijl, 6 Khanya Jada, 7 Adolph Visser, 8 George Oosthuizen, 9 Divan Roelofse, 10 Kenan Wessels, 11 Biopelo Kgatlhanye, 12 Ruan Oosthuizen, 13 Stephin Alberts, 14 Bongani Ndlovu, 15 Dieter Crafford, 16 Eduan Swart, 17 Warren Nkobane, 18 Nolan Pienaar, 19 Mvenya Siseko, 20 Junior Snyman, 21 Geraldo Flusk, 22 Ronaldo Daniels, 23 Wesley Damons.

Golden Lions XV: 1 Brendon Pawson, 2 Maxwell Motaung, 3 Quintusz Geyser, 4 Hendre Fourie, 5 James Macindoe, 6 Tyler Skudder, 7 Paki Lawu, 8 Zander du Toit, 9 Justin Lambert, 10 Tiaan Botes, 11 Kagiso Nyamande, 12 Douw Scheepers, 13 Ngia Selengebe, 14 Munashe Chaitezwi, 15 Neil Hoffman, 16 Kayleb O’Donoghue, 17 Kyle Everton, 18 Tshepo Kalayamodimo, 19 Simon Dionisio, 20 Vuyane Nqaba, 21 Reece Botha, 22 Christiaan Bezuidenhout, 23 Joseph Iye.

Western Province XV 20-16 Blue Bulls

In a tight opening half, Western province XV were the only team to bag points as captain Nivan Petersen slotted an early penalty. Cullen van der Merwe grabbed the opening try of the match to make it 8-0. WP XV went into the break with the momentum after Morndrey Titus grabbed his side’s second on the stroke of half-time. Petersen’s conversion ensured a 15-0 lead.

WP XV extended their lead through a Tyrone Maritz try, only for the Bulls to find their rhythm and hit back with a Regard Roets penalty. Jurich Claasens grabbed a try and with Roets’ conversion, the Bulls cut the deficit to 10-20. Roets added two further penalties to trail 16-20.

Scorers:

For Western Province XV:
Tries: Cullen van der Merwe, Morndrey Titus, Tyrone Maritz
Con: Nivan Petersen
Pen: Nivan Petersen

For Blue Bulls:
Try: Jurich Claasens
Con: Regard Roets
Pens: Regard Roets 3

Teams:

WP XV: 1 De Wet Wolhuter, 2 Cullen van der Merwe, 3 David Ige, 4 Nahum Johannes, 5 Emile van Heerden, 6 Dean Niewoudt, 7 Thys Kitshoff, 8 Matthew Cordy, 9 Abdur-Rageem Ismail, 10 Nivan Petersen, 11 Marcqiewm Titus, 12 Erik Lambrecht, 13 Luca Liebenberg, 14 Tharquinn Manuel, 15 Remy Engelbrecht, 16 Allister Williams, 17 Seth Christian, 18 Jovan Bekker, 19 Tyrone Maritz, 20 Arminn Posthumus, 21 Morndrey Titus, 22 Mikyle Vraagom, 23 Juanre de Klerk.

Blue Bulls: 1 Dewald Donald, 2 Janco Uys, 3 Tapiwanashe Katete, 4 Christian Kamffer, 5 Raynard Roets, 6 Johandre Buitendag, 7 Lohan Potgieter, 8 Divan Venter, 9 Bernard van der Linde, 10 Regard Roets, 11 Nsuku Baloyi, 12 Dian Nordier, 13 Diego Appollis, 14 Jaden Visagie, 15 Campwill Willemse, 16 Dewald Pienaar, 17 Brailon Brandt, 18 Sarel Joubert, 19 Kgalalelo Mothomologo, 20 Marcelle Mombers, 21 Marven Petersen, 22 Jurich Claasens, 23 Shurwin Smith.

Eastern Province 21-10 Leopards

Eastern Province ended their Craven Week on a good note with a tough victory over the Leopards. Finding themselves 0-3 down from a Fank-Lee Jackson penalty, EP hit back through an Octavian Muller try. Claude Jacobs added the extras for a 7-3 lead before EP went into the break with a 14-3 lead, compliments of a penalty try.

The Leopards scored the last points of the match when Keenan Twigg dotted down his side’s only try. Jackson’s conversion keeping the final score tight. However, EP’s Dumisa Ngcivana grabbed a try after the final hooter to knock the wind out of the Leopards’ sails. Jacobs popped over the conversion for good measure.

Scorers:

For Eastern Province:
Tries: Octavian Muller, Penalty try, Dumisa Ngcivana
Cons: Claude Jacobs 2

For the Leopards:
Try: Keenan Twigg
Con: Frank-Lee Jackson
Pen: Frank-Lee Jackson

Teams:

Eastern Province: 1 Basie Malesu, 2 Corne Slabbert, 3 Bame Malesu, 4 Dumisa Ngcivana, 5 Laken Gray, 6 Hendrik du Toit, 7 Christian Roebert, 8 Regardt Ferreira, 9 Juandre Liebenberg, 10 Ryben Dupont, 11 Octavian Muller, 12 Joshua Oosthuysen, 13 Charles Flemming, 14 Lennox Holster, 15 Liyema Matyolweni, 16 Enrique Franks, 17 Christopher Poole, 18 Zukisa Sali, 19 Wiehann Pretorius, 20 Kelvin Kanenungo, 21 Jaco Nell, 22 Monray Potgieter, 23 Claude Jacobs.

Leopards: 1 Kobus Burger, 2 Gistav van Staden, 3 Vernon Moagi, 4 Lwazi Gumedze, 5 De Wet Botha, 6 Ryan Burger, 7 JF Kotze, 8 Anelka Barends, 9 Estian Heyneke, 10 Isrome Phatudi, 11 Ashley Madube, 12 Xakile Manelisi, 13 Awie Visser, 14 Keenan Twigg, 15 Frank-Lee Jackson, 16 Roebert Kruger, 17 Mamello Letsoalo, 18 De Wet de Villiers, 19 Andre Rossouw, 20 Kamohelo Majola, 21 Max Williamson, 22 Johannes Fuller, 23 Gustav Erlank.

Griquas 24-15 Limpopo Blue Bulls

Griquas opened the scoring through a Linton Maritz try, converted by SJ Oberholzer before the Leopards hit back with a Phillip Apea-Adu score. Handre Bruwer stretched Griquas’ lead and an Oberholzer conversion took that lead to 14-5. However, two late Leopards tries by Petrus Potgieter and Ofense Maubane handed them a 15-14 half-time lead.

Marco van der Merwe sealed the victory with a converted second-half score before Oberholzer added an extra three points to his tally to ensure the victory.

Scorers:

For Griquas:
Tries: Linton Maritz, Handre Bruwer, Marco van der Merwe
Cons: SJ Oberholzer 3
Pen: Oberholzer

For Limpopo Blue Bulls:
Tries: Phillip Apea-Adu, Petrus Potgieter, Ofense Maubane
Con: Reece Wynne

Teams:

Griquas: 1 Anrich Rosenstrauch, 2 Jannie Visser, 3 Rudolph Fourie, 4 Leon Koortzen, 5 Marco van der Merwe, 6 SJ Oberholzer, 7 Venter Scholtz, 8 Johannes Viljoen, 9 Berne Engelbrecht, 10 Handre Bruwer, 11 Linton Maritz, 12 Henru Kotze, 13 Cole Arnoldus, 14 Elzandro Fredericks, 15 Jacques Marthinus, 16 Nolan Coetzee, 17 Tlotlo Madiba, 18 Johnny Markram, 19 Sello Maketlo, 20 Ruan van Loggerenberg, 21 Craig Ockhuis, 22 Godwill Romain, 23 Rowie Malgas.

Limpopo Blue Bulls: 1 Xongani Ngobeni, 2 Erik Snyman, 3 Petrus Potgieter, 4 Dewan Deysel, 5 Harrie Hesling, 6 Jan Cronje, 7 Thapelo Ramoshaba, 8 Phillip Apea-Adu, 9 Baphiwe Fani, 10 Reece Wynne, 11 Shima Mplepo, 12 Lucian Simpson, 13 Christiaan Smit, 14 William Thulare, 15 Jason Mulder, 16 Shaun Mulder, 17 Markus Kotze, 18 Dimpho Mphalele, 19 Anthony Buys, 20 Siphiwe Tjale, 21 Ofense Maubane, 22 Anthony Brand, 23 Tshimiswa Nemavhola.

SWD 48-14 Pumas

SWD ran in eight tries for a convincing and comfortable victory over the Pumas. Jano Klinck dotted down on three occasions while Rudge Gaffley grabbed a brace. Hannes Gous, Etienne Steyn and Joaquin Taute rounded off the try scorers while Jan Strydom managed to slot four conversions.

The Pumas had Chyle van Zyl to thank for their two tries, with Coenraad Visser adding the extras on both occasions to avoid being held scoreless.

Scorers:

For SWD:
Tries: Hannes Gous, Ridge Gaffley 2, Etienne Steyn, Janco Klinck 3, Joaquin Taute
Cons: Jan Strydom 4

For Pumas:
Tries: Chyle van Zyl 2
Cons: Coenraad Visser 2

Teams:

SWD: 1 Magnus Muller, 2 Keano Hendricks, 3 Pieter Maritz, 4 Pierre-Raymond Uys, 5 Hannes Gous, 6 Abraham van Huyssteen, 7 Henco Beukes, 8 Joshua Hermanus, 9 Derick Jooste, 10 Jan Strydom, 11 Ridge Gaffley, 12 Etienne Steyn, 13 Janco Klinck, 14 Trevino Gordon, 15 Clyde Lewis, 16 Sydney Volkwyn, 17 GW Lund, 18 Brian Williams, 19 Pieter Ferreira, 20 Vernon Paulo, 21 Abre Minnie, 22 Mihlali Gxavu, 23 Joaquin Taute.

Pumas: 1 Banele Mthenjane, 2 Jason Cornelius, 3 Wian Otto, 4 Isak Swanepoel, 5 Euwan Pretorius, 6 Rowane Skosana, 7 Juandre Odendaal, 8 Brandon Potgieter, 9 Riandre van der Merwe, 10 Coenraad Visser, 11 Tsepo Malumane, 12 Ricardo Schonefeldt, 13 Sphe Mthethwa, 14 Nathi Kubaye, 15 Martin Venter, 16 Chyle van Zyl, 17 Nkosinathi Mthetwa, 18 Estian Schroeder, 19 Jackson Madiba, 20 Mfihla Phakathi, 21 Jacques McGuire, 22 Teboho Mosia, 23 Unathi Poyo.

PV: 567


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