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Farmers Meet In Riversdale

Farmers Meet In Riversdale
Sat 10 Aug 2019 | 11:43
Farmers Meet In Riversdale
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Hoër Landbouskool Oakdale of Riversdale will play host to Hoër Landbouskool Boland of Paarl as they do every year. This year it’s a Premier Interschools match.

Both of them are top rugby schools in South Africa, small schools who fight way above their weight, not afraid to play the toughest of opponents.

Season So Far

Boland Landbou have done slightly better this season and are 19th on the Schools Top 20 while Oakdale are in the small group just under the Top 20.

Oakdale have played 13 matches, winning six and losing seven. All seven of their defeats have been against Top 20 schools, including Grey Bloem who are No.1, Paarl Gim No.2 and Paarl Boys’ High, No.3.

Boland Landbou have played 15, winning eight and also losing seven. Their defeats have all been against other Top 20 schools, while they have beaten Stellenberg and Waterkloof.

For both schools it is the last match of the season.

Results against Common Opponents

Paarl Boys High: Oakdale lost 42-0; Boland Landbou lost 60-14
Paarl Gim: Oakdale lost 51-25; Boland Landbou lost 59-3
Stellenberg: Oakdale lost 21-10; Boland Landbou won 51-38
Transvalia: Oakdale won 22-20; Boland Landbou won 59-15

Achievers

Oakdale’s players are eligible for selection for South Western Districts schools, Boland Landbou’s for Western Province

Craven Week Representatives

Western Province sent two teams to Craven Week, South Western Districts one.

Oakdale: Janus Ferreira, Neil Francis, Malcolm Joseph, Vernon Paulo, Corné Rahl, Timo Singe, Hendrik Victor

Boland Landbou: Marco de Witt, Jacques Mostert

Teams

Boland Landbou: 15 Boeta Moolman, 14 Hentie Fourie, 13 Canan Moodie, 12 CJ Snyman, 11 Tarique Pietersen, 10 Keanan Wentzel, 9 Jacques Theron, 8 Stefan Nortjé, 7 Corné Smith, 6 Reinardt Spies (captain), 5 Marco de Witt, 4 Jaunu Olivier, 3 Henri van der Westhuizen, 2 Tehan du Plessis, 1 Hen-Ko Smuts
Replacements: 6 JJ Wiggins, 17 Christoff van Zyl, 18 Hubert de Villiers, 19 Isak Nel, 20 Eugene Snyders, 21 Trevino Swartz, 22 Wian Smit, 23 Corné Grobbelaar
Coaches: Oloff Bergh, Deon Carstens
Manager: Prieur du Plessis

Oakdale: 15 Matthew Stephens, 14 Keaton Bush, 13 Creflo Witbooi, 12 Alwich van der Linde, 11 Elkan Willemse, 10 Hendrik Victor, 9 Nico Pietersen, 8 Gerbrand Conradie, 7 Sybrand van Dyk, 6 Janus Ferreira, 5 Ajay Oelofsen, 4 Vernon Paulo, 3 Neil Francis, 2 Herman Otto, 1 Petri Steyn
Replacements: 16 Kaylim Cordier, 17 Malcolm Joseph, 18 Niel Engelbrecht, 19 Gustav Smit, 20 Zack Stander, 21 Janco Goosen, 22 Ashwin Botha, 23 Monré de Ridder
Coach: Malan du Plessis

Date: Saturday, 10 August 2019
1st XV kick-off: 13.00
Live television broadcast: SuperSport channel 211
Venue: Hoër Landbouskool Oakdale, Riversdale
Expected weather conditions: Sunny with a high of 23°C, dropping to a chilly 6°C.

Boland Landbou vs Oakdale Down the Years

1992: Boland Landbou won 15-6
1993: Oakdale won 26-6
1994: Boland Landbou won 18-11
1995: Oakdale won 19-18
1996: Boland Landbou won 26-0
1997: Oakdale won 26-22
1998: Boland Landbou won 16-12
1999: Draw 23-23
2000: Boland Landbou won 31-7
2001: Boland Landbou won 15-0
2002: Boland Landbou won 14-5
2003: Boland Landbou won 20-12
2004: Boland Landbou won 11-7
2005: Oakdale won 8-6
2006: Boland Landbou won 17-0
2007: Boland Landbou won 27-19
2008: Boland Landbou won 16-8
2010: Oakdale won 3-0
2011: Oakdale won 34-3
2012: Boland Landbou won 38-9
2013: Oakdale won 29-10
2014: Boland Landbou won 13-7
2015: Oakdale won 21-12
2016: Boland Landbou won 27-22
2017: Oakdale won 14-12
2018: Boland Landbou won 56-19

PV: 286


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