Unbeaten vs Unbeaten
Glenwood High School of Durban meet Grey College of Bloemfontein in a top rugby match on Saturday. Both are unbeaten teams.
There is more than just the 18 rugby matches involved. There are hockey, tennis, squash, cross country and chess, and a great opportunity to go from Highveld Bloemfontein down to the warmth and the sea.
Not that the Grey will be seduced by the more comfortable life – at least not till they have given their best on the rugby fields of Glenwood.
Season So Far
Glenwood is unbeaten in 13 matches, Grey in 10.
On the Schools Top 20, Grey have been ranked in second place behind unbeaten Paul Roos but they have now slipped down a place as they had not played as the school for some time. They are now ranked third and Glenwood fifth.
Grey have played five teams on the Top 20, Glenwood three.
Results against Common Opponents
The two teams have only two opponents ion common.
Affies: Glenwood won 37-34; Grey won 39-28
Monument: Glenwood won 49-22; Grey won 36-21
It should be a close contest.
Glenwood’s players are eligible for the Sharks school teams, Grey for the free State. Both schools have made massive contributions to their province’s teams.
Glenwood: Lunga Ncube, Rynhardt Jonker
Grey: Jacobus Agenbag, De Wet Marais, Wyclef Vlitoor
Glenwood: Jordan Clarke, Ruan Olivier, Lunga Ncube, George Luzolo, Dylan Pretorius, Joe Jonas, Rynhardt Jonker, Siyanda Cele, Thabiso Mdletshe, Runako Brynard
Grey: Richard Kriel, Wyclef Vlitoor, Franco Smith, Ian Small-Smith, 10 Zander du Plessis, Ross Braude, 8 Werner Gouws, WJ Steenkamp, Danwich Beukes, André-Hugo Venter, Jan-Hendrik Wessels, Herman Agenbag, De Wet Marais, Jade Human
Glenwood: Werner Coetzee, Lindokuhle Luthuli, Marthino van Wyk, Blaine Golden.
Grey: Adriaan Brits, Michiel Odendaal, Adam Bezuidenhout, Pieter Dippenaar, George Cronjé, Roux Duvenhage, Raynardo Gouveia
Glenwood: 15 Rynhardt Jonker, 14 Jean Roux, 13 Conan Le Fleur, 12 Jacques Conradie, 11 Siyanda Cele, 10 Dylan Pretorius, 9 Joe Jonas, 8 George Luzolo, 7 Lindokuhle Luthuli, 6 Runako Brynard (captain), 5 Lunga Ncube, 4 Werner Coetzee, 3 Thabiso Mdletshe, 2 Ruan Olivier, 1 Jordan Clarke
Grey College: 15 Richard Kriel, 14 Ian Small-Smith, 13 Wyclef Vlitoor, 12 Franco Smith, 11 Lesley Botha, 10 Zander du Plessis, 9 Ross Braude, 8 Werner Gouws, 7 De Wet Marais, 6 Raynardo Gouveia, 5 WJ Steenkamp (captain), 4 George Cronjé, 3 Roux Duvenhage, 2 André-Hugo Venter, 1 Jan Hendrik Wessels
Date: Saturday, 4 August 2018
1st XV kick-off: 14.20
Venue: Dixons Field, Glenwood High School
Expected weather conditions: Partly cloudy with a high if 26°C and a low of 15°C. (Bloemfontein’s low would be 4°C)
Referee: Blake Beattie (Kwa-Zulu Natal Referees’ Society)
Rugby Programme – Saturday, 4 July 2018
08.00: 6th XV
09.00: 5th XV
10.00: 4th XV
11.00: 3rd XV
12.00: 2nd XV
14.20: 1st XV