Schools sports week: KZN do the province proud with 22-13 victory over Lions in U16 Grant Khomo week

2010-06-16 00:00

THE KwaZulu-Natal rugby team lost 36-5 to Griffons at the U13 Craven Week in Graaff Reinet yesterday, but KZN did the province proud at the U16 Grant Khomo Week with a 22-13 victory over the Lions in Upington.

For the KZN Inland hockey sides there was a 10-0 win over South Western Districts at the SA U16 Boys’ Interprovincial Tournament at AB Jackson Greenfields Turf and Maritzburg College’s Pape’s Astro, while the Inland girls at the equivalent IPT in Potchefstroom beat Boland 2-0 with a brace from captain Heather McEwan.

KZN U13 found the Griffons too hot to handle and conceded six tries while scoring one through right wing Siyabonga Khaliswayo.

KZN U16 led the Lions 14-3 at half-time and scored through tries from flyhalf Cameron Wright, replacement forward Sifiso Mthembu and fullback and captain Siyabonga Tom, who added two conversions and a penalty.

In Pool A of the Girls’ U16 IPT A Section, Border lead with nine points from four games followed by KZN Coastal on seven, who have a game in hand.

Inland lie third.

In Pool B, EP lead with nine points after four games.

RESULTS

HOCKEY U16 Boys’ IPT: WP A 6 East Gauteng 0; KZN Coastal 1 Border A 4; EP 0 North West 0; KZN Inland A 10 SWD 0; South Gauteng A 2 WP B 1; S Free State 2 Northerns 2; Border B 3 Inland B 4; Boland 7 N Free State 1; Mpu malanga 2 N Cape 0; S Gauteng B 1 Limpopo 4; WP A 2 KZN Coastals 0.

U16 Girls’ IPT – Results Day 1 and 2:

A Section - Pool A: Border 3 Boland 2; Border 3 Inland 1; Border 3 Mpumalanga 0; Border 0 SFS 1; Boland 0 Inland 2; Coastal 2 Boland 2; Coastal 3 Mpu 0; Coastal 2 SFS 1; Inland 1 SFS 1; Mpu 2 SFS 1. Pool B: East Gauteng 1 EP 4; EG 1 Northerns 3; EG 0 WP 1; EP 1 Northerns 0; EP 4 North West 1; EP 0 South Gauteng 1; Northerns 0 SG 0; Northerns 4 WP 2; NW 0 SG 7; NW 0 WP 7.

B Section: Border B 0 Limpopo 2: Border B 3 North Cape 1: Border B 1 South Gauteng B 0: Limpopo 0 North Free State 1: Coastal B 1 Northerns B 3: Coastals B 0 North Free State 3: Northerns B 1 NFS 1: Northerns B 1 SWD 1: North Cape 1 South Gauteng B 1: South Gauteng B 0 SWD 3.

RUGBY U13 Craven Week: EP 15 Border 12; Border CD 15 SWD 3; Limpopo 27 Griquas 5; Griffons 36 KZN 5; Valke 0 Boland 0; WP 12 Free State 8; Blue Bulls 12 Pumas 8; Lions 15 Leopards 10; Namibia 12 Zimbabwe 10.

U16 Grant Khomo Week: Griquas 15 Leopards 14; Free State 9 Border 9; Griffons 20 Border CD 6; Namibia 8 Limpopo 0; Boland 27 Pumas 10; KZN 22 Lions 13; Blue Bulls 27 EP 20; Valke 17 Griquas CD 10; WP 28 SWD 10.

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