Fri 12 Apr 2019 | 12:54

Grey Descend on Selborne

Grey Descend on Selborne
Fri 12 Apr 2019 | 12:54
Grey Descend on Selborne
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Grey College of Bloemfontein drop down from the Highveld to the warm East London coast to play Selborne College.

It has become an annual fixture since 1996, one largely dominated by Grey.

Season So Far

Grey, perennially South Africa’s top rugby school, look as formidable as ever this year, They have played and won six matches, amassing 349 points at an average of just under 60 per match.

They beat Welkom Gim 29-0, Menlopark 59-28, Garsfontein 53-30, two New Zealand schools Southland Boys’ High 54-0 and Christchurch Boys’ High 73-26, and most recently HTS Middelburg 81-8.

Rugby Programme – 12 & 13 April 2019

Friday, 12 April 2019

A Field
16.00: 7th XV
17.10: 6th XV

B Field
16.00: Under-16D

C Field
16.00: Under-15D

Saturday, 13 April 2019

A Field
07.55: Under-14A
08.55: Under-15A
09.55: Under-16A
11.05: 3rd XV
12.15: 2nd XV
13.30: 1st XV

B Field
07.55: 5th XV
09.05: 4th XV
10.15: Under-14B
11.15: Under-15B

C Field
07.55: Under-16B
09.05: Under-14C
10.05: Under-15C
11.05: Under-16C
12.15: Under-14D

Teams

Selborne dominated the Border side at last year’s Craven Week but only two are back playing this year – Jacques Goosen and Mntungwa Mapantsela.

Grey have three back from last year’s Free State team – Ian Small-Smith who was on the wing then but is now at inside centre, lock Danwich Beukes and hooker, André-Hugo Venter.

Selborne: 15 Sibusiso Javu, 14 Lawula Bata, 13 Mangaliso Maphinda, 12 Mntungwa Mapantsela (captain), 11 JP van Zyl, 10 Warrick Day, 9 Daimon O’Connell, 8 Rayden Masters, 7 Josh van Vreden, 6 Jarrod Taylor, 5 Matthew Tonkin, 4 Cullen Opperman, 3 Chulumanco Nkalashe, 2 Jacques Goosen, 1 Luyolo Peteni

Grey College: 15 Nabo Sokoyi, 14 JD Odendaal, 13 Lesley Botha, 12 Ian Small-Smith, 11 Franco Knoetze, 10 FC du Plessis, 9 Tiaan Fourie, 8 Tiaan Jonker, 7 Deon le Roux, 6 Ricardo Fourie, 5 Danwich Beukes, 4 George Cronjé, 3 Petrus Naudé, 2 André-Hugo Venter, 1 Jan-Hendrik Wessels

Date: 13 April 2019
1st XV kick-off: 13.30
Venue: Selborne College, East London
Expected weather conditions:  Partly cloudy with a high of 26°C and a low of 19°C
Referee: Josh Kent (Border Referees’ Society)

Grey College vs Selborne Down the Years

1996: Selborne College won 15-14 in Bloemfontein
1997: Grey College won 38-15 in East London
1998: Grey College won 32-14 in Bloemfontein
1999: Grey College won 5-3 in East London
2000: Grey College won 54-3 in Bloemfontein
2001: Grey College won 32-0 in East London
2002: Grey College won 38-6 in Bloemfontein
2003: Grey College won 57-0 in East London
2004: Grey College won 54-6 in Bloemfontein
2005: Grey College won 38-13 in East London
2006: Grey College won 51-0 in Bloemfontein
2007: Grey College won 68-0 in East London
2008: Grey College won 38-18 in Bloemfontein
2009: Grey College won 33-0 in East London
2010: Grey College won 61-14 in Bloemfontein
2011: Draw 16-16 in East London
2012: Grey College won 28-22 in Bloemfontein
2013: Grey College won 41-5 in East London
2014: Grey College won 34-16 in Bloemfontein
2015: Selborne College won 22-18 in East London
2016: Grey College won 48-17 in Bloemfontein
2017: Selborne College won 20-19 in East London
2018: Grey College won 62-32 in Bloemfontein

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