The Boland Cavaliers strengthened their chances of qualifying for the play-offs of the new provincial competition by beating the Vodacom Blue Bulls 35-26 in an exciting match in Pretoria on Friday night.
Boland 35 (13) – Tries: Danwell Demas, Sergio Torrens (2), Basil Short. Conversions: Nico Scheepers (3). Penalties: Scheepers (3).
Blue Bulls 26 (7) – Tries: Hanro Liebenberg (2), Divan Rossouw, Andre Warner. Conversions: Tony Jantjies and Joshua Stander (2).
The Boland Cavaliers, led by inspirational Captain Ryan Nell, were merciless as they thrashed the visiting Windhoek Draught Welwitschias 110-10 (halftime 47-10) in their provincial tournament clash on Saturday, scoring 16 tries in the process.
BOLAND CAVALIERS: Tries: Ryan Nell (4), Christopher Bosch (4), Nico Scheepers (3), Hanno Kittshoff, Keenan Cronje, Sergio Torrens (2), William van Wyk. Conversions: Scheepers (15)
WINDHOEK DRAUGHT WELWITSCHIAS: Tries: Malcolm Moore, Phillip Nashikaku
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).