With round 6 dun and dusted it is still only the Pumas and WP who have a perfect record in this years SuperSport Rugby Challenge.
Here is the Log Standings:
|2||Tafel Lager Griquas||7||6||1||0||134||6||31|
|3||Vodacom Blue Bulls||7||5||2||0||142||5||25|
|4||Xerox Golden Lions||7||4||3||0||0||6||23|
|1||DHL Western Province||7||6||1||0||143||6||30|
|3||Free State Cheetahs||7||5||2||0||207||2||27|
|4||Cell C Sharks XV||7||4||3||0||48||4||21|
Pumas 106-0 Welwitschias
The Pumas has stayed on top of the Northern Section log when they beat Namibia Welwitschias on Saturday.
With a perfect record the Pumas are well underway to give them a change to defend their title when it comes to the playoffs.
They ran in 16 tries and were ruthless on attack with the Namibians struggling in defence.
Jacobus Marias contributed 27 points which includes 11 conversions and a try.
The home side were leading 49-0 at the break and never let up in the second half.
The Namibians just had no answer to the attack and with so little ball could not get on the board.
WP 37-33 Free State
Province had to work hard and come form behind to keep their winning record on Sunday when they beat the Free State 37-33 in PE.
In a very entertaining match we saw an impressive performance from Free State leading Province still with 16 points and 14 minutes to go, but a yellow card changed everything for the visitors.
Albertus de Bod got a yellow card which was the difference with Province scoring 17 points before he returned to the park.
It was a late penalty that completed the comeback from Province who stayed unbeaten in the competition.
With the bonus point win Province have already booked their place in the playoffs. It is only Boland who are able to catch them now with the games remaining.
DHL Western Province – Tries: EW Viljoen, Brandon Valentyn, Penalty Try, Tristan Leyds. Conversions: Abner van Reenen (3). Penalties: Abner van Reenen (3).
Toyota Free State Cheetahs XV – Tries: Jasper Wiese, Darren Adonis (2), Gunther Janse van Vuuren, Carel-Jan Coetzee. Conversions: Lubabalo Dobela (4).
EP Elephants 27-7 Cell C Sharks XV
An inspired defensive effort from the EP Elephants saw them claim a good win over the Cell C Sharks XV on Sunday, beating them 27-7
The Sharks had plenty of opportunities which forced EP to defend for all they were worth.
The visitors had penalties to put points on the board but turned it down to go for the try which never came.
It was a red card for Marius Louw that proved to be decisive at the end for the Sharks.
The host were able to score three converted tries in the second half which the Sharks just not had it in them to come back from.
The Sharks had a consolation try but it was too little too late to give the Elephants an important win over the Sharks.
Lions 42-15 Griffons
The Xerox Golden Lions have there eyes now firmly set on a playoff spot after beating the Griffons 42-15 over the weekend.
They dominated the game and the result never really looked in doubt as they led 21-0 at the break.
It took the better part of one minute for the home side to get their first try through Jansen. Soon after that Mcbeth got the second and their was just no stopping the Lions from there on end.
The second half showed no change as they kept on scoring tries to run away with the game.
It was not that the Griffons did not try or gave up but the Lions was just too good for the men from Northern Free State.
They manage to get three tries in the second half through Nkosi Nofuma, Dominec Smit and Allistair Mumba.
Boland 52-16 Zimbabwe Academy
The Boland Cavaliers have kept the good form shown this seaosn when they beat Zimbabwe 52-16 on Saturday.
This after they were still on a high beating the Eagles ast week 43-28.
The visitors opened the scoring with a penalty from Mandivenga but the home side replied with a tries from Fick and van Wyk.
Zimbabwe got another penalty over before March first went over before Holgate got their bonus point try.
Boland did let through a try but were able to counter that that immediately and kept the scoreboard ticking over to register another impressive win.
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