EP team wins trophy in sevens rugby tourney

2016-10-12 06:00
The Eastern Province u/17 rugby team. Photo: SUPPLIED

The Eastern Province u/17 rugby team. Photo: SUPPLIED

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THE Eastern Cape’s u/17 rugby team won the Shield trophy at the SARU Interprovincial Sevens Rugby Tournament which took place at Durban High School from September 30 to October 1.

According to head coach, Neville Botha, the team was on fire.

“The boys played an excellent brand of rugby and they applied the fundamentals skills correctly,” Botha added.

“I am so proud of the boys. We beat big provinces with big scores.”

The scores were as follows:

Day 1

EP 28:20 South Western Districts (SWD)

EP 27:33 Leopards

EP 17:19 Griffons

Day 2:

EP 34:15 Griquas

EP 20:7 Falcons

EP 49:24 Limpopo Blue Bulls (Shield Finals)

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