Narrow loss for 7’s team

Kearsney College's Mzu Phike in the soccer match against Northwood. PHOTO: Tracey van den Aardweg

KEARSNEY College’s U18 Rugby 7s team were runners-up at the weekend’s Voortrekker 7s tournament held at the Woodburn Stadium in Pietermaritzburg.

Kearsney started well, beating Northwood A 28-19 in their first pool match. Their remaining two pool matches were against Westville B and Kuswag, which they won 24-0 and 48-12 respectively.

By ending top of their pool, Kearsney played Hilton A in the semi-final. Kearsney had a brilliant first half and didn’t allow Hilton too many opportunities, winning the game 35-26.

St Charles won the other semi-final encounter and, for the second weekend in a row, Kearsney faced them in the final. It was a tight affair with both teams resolute on defence. St Charles held on in the last few minutes with Kearsney on their line but unable to score. St Charles won 17-12.

 

Results:

Kearsney beat Northwood A 28-19

Kearsney beat Westville B 24-0

Kearsney beat Kuswag 48-12

Kearsney beat Hilton A 35-26 (semi-final)

Kearsney lost to St Charles A 12-17 (final)

 

 

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  AUTHOR
Deshni Ramkissoon-Pillay
Journalist

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