The Border Bulldogs were completely outplayed 38-17 by a rampant Boland Cavaliers side at a cool, windy Buffalo City Stadium in East London on Thursday in a Currie Cup encounter that failed to live up to its promise.
Scorers: Border Bulldogs: Try:Billy Dutton, Penalty Try:, Makazola Mapimpi. Conversions: Logan Basson (1).
Boland Cavaliers: Tries: Shaun Adendorff, Ryan Nell, Chadley Wenn. (2), Francois Hankom. Conversions: Nico Scheepers (5). Penalty: Scheepers (1).
A brace of tries by captain Ryan Nell was the platform as the Boland Cavaliers beat the visiting SWD Eagles 32-16 (halftime 10-8) in their Currie Cup Qualifying match played at Boland Stadium, Wellington on Friday afternoon.
Tries: Ryan Nell (2), Shaun Adendorff, Christopher Bosch
Conversions: Theuns Kotze (3)
Penalties: Kotze (2)
Tries: Leighton Eksteen (2)
Conversion: Thomas Kean
Kempton Park - The Boland Cavaliers scored a converted try in the final minute of play to snatch a nailbiting 24-22 (half-time 10-10) win over the Valke in their Currie Cup qualifier at the Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park on Friday.
Boland had been staring down the barrel as they trailed 22-10 with nine minutes of the contest left.
Tries: Shane Kirkwood, Anrich Richter, Etienne Taljaard
Conversions: Karlo Aspeling (2)
Tries: Ryan Nell (2), Zandre Jordaan
Conversions: Nico Scheepers (2), Theuns Kotze