St Charles College 1st XV vs Northwood

2017-05-17 06:01
PHOTO: saysha bakerSaints scrum half Mbulelo Mkhombe, makes a break up field.

PHOTO: saysha bakerSaints scrum half Mbulelo Mkhombe, makes a break up field.

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THE crowd were well entertained on Old Orchards by the 1st XVs of St Charles College and Northwood recently.

The visiting team opened up the scoring with a well worked counter attack and duly converted to lead 7-0.

The Saints boys bounced back quickly opening up their account, scoring the first of their seven tries. Northwood opted to take a shot at goal, landing a long range penalty to get back in front, 7-10.

Saints then kicked into top gear, scoring some superb tries but failed to fully capitalise on this momentum and Northwood hung in, scoring just before half time to stay within seven points.

Northwood started the second half better than the home team and scored a try to momentarily take the lead 24-25.

The Saints boys ramped up their defensive efforts, causing numerous mistakes on the Northwood attack, which lead to opportunities to counter attack.

The Saints took these opportunities and the game was ultimately decided by three unanswered tries, SCC winning 45-25. - Supplied.

Saints try scorers:

M. Theu, D. Schröder (2)

L. Henman

V. Vadim

B. Louwrens

L. Mazeka

Conversions:

B. Van Zyl (5)

Other results from the day:

- 2nd XV SCC 52-0 Northwood

- U16A SCC 17-15 Northwood

- U15A SCC 21-24 Northwood

- U14A SCC 29-0 Northwood

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