Drostdy - Just!
HTS Drostdy vs HTS Middelburg, 19-14
An evenly matched first half saw HTS Drostdy from Worcester scoring just before half-time for a 19-14 lead. The two sides had each scored twice before the try that gave Drostdy the lead.
Fullback Keane Galant had shown a clean pair of heels in scoring two tries, both converted by Carlton Pietersen. HTS Middelburg’s first try went to hooker Rivaldo de Kock following a rolling maul. The second went to centre Christiaan Vlok with an intercept in the Drostdy 22m area. Both were converted by flyhalf Alec Vermaak.
Drostdy took the lead when flank Wynand du Plessis burst through the defence to dive over for an unconverted try and a 19-14 lead.
The second half saw no further points as the two competitive sides made every attempt to score but good defence prevented them doing so, leaving the final score 19-14 to HTS Drostdy.
For HTS Drostdy:
Tries: Keane Galant 2, Wynand du Plessis
Cons: Carlton Pietersen 2
For HTS Middelburg:
Tries: Christiaan Vlok, Rivaldo de Kock
Cons: Alec Vermaak 2
Day 1: Thursday, 18 April 2019
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HTS Middelburg vs HTS Drostdy, 19-14
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