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Free State are U17 7s Champions

Free State are U17 7s Champions
Sat 29 Sep 2018 | 09:10
Free State are U17 7s Champions
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On day one each of the 16 teams – the 14 provinces plus Limpopo and SA LSEN – played each other in their pools.

Day 2 was the big sorting day, starting with quarterfinals. Then came the semifinals and lastly the finals.

In their quarterfinal Free State beat Western Province, the 2017 winners, 26-17. In the semifinals they beat the Pumas 19-7 and so to the final where they met Eastern Province.

Eastern Province beat the Valke 21-17 in the quarterfinal and the Blue Bulls 29-14 in the semifinal.

And so to the final, In which the Free State beat Eastern Province 38-21.

There were no unbeaten teams at the tournament, for Free State lost to the Golden Lions in their pool match.

Results

Day 1, 28 September 2018

Blue Bulls vs Pumas, 29-12
Blue Bulls vs SA LSEN, 31-12
Eastern Province 35-12 South Western Districts, 35-12
Eastern Province vs Sharks, 17-14
Eastern Province vs Limpopo, 33-29
Free State vs Griquas, 46-0
Free State vs Leopards, 38-12
Golden Lions vs Free State, 47-17
Golden Lions vs Leopards, 43-7
Golden Lions vs Griquas, 27-24
Griffons vs Valke, 22-19
Griffons vs Boland, 22-14
Griquas vs Leopards, 21-15
Pumas vs SA LSEN, 24-10
Sharks vs Limpopo, 33-12
South Western Districts vs Limpopo, 47-12
South Western Districts vs Sharks, 17-14
Valke vs Boland, 26-22
Western Province vs SA LSEN, 42-5
Western Province vs Pumas, 17-5
Western Province vs Blue Bulls, 31-5

Day 2 – Saturday, 29 September 2018

Quarterfinals

Blue Bulls vs Golden Lions, 22-12
Eastern Province vs Valke, 21-17
Free State vs Western Province, 26-17
Griffons vs South Western Districts, 19-12
Leopards vs Pumas, 19-12
Limpopo vs Boland, 31-14
SA LSEN vs Griquas, 31-26

Semifinals

Cup
Free State vs Griffons, 19-7
Eastern Province vs Blue Bulls, 29-14

Plate
Western Province vs South Western Districts, 26-12
Golden Lions vs Valke, 43-36

Bowl
Leopards vs Limpopo, 14-12
Sharks vs SA LSEN, 24-7

Shield
Pumas vs Boland, 31-26

Finals

Cup
Free State  vs Eastern Province, 38-21

Plate
Western Province vs Golden Lions, 24-19

Bowl
Sharks vs Leopards, 19-14

Shield
Pumas vs Griquas, 24-14

PV: 538


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