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Down Touch Griffons take gold in SA Rugby U-20 Championship

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The Down Touch Griffons won the gold medal in the SA Rugby Under-20 Provincial Championship.

They beat EP Elephants in the final on Friday 37-29 in a gripping final.

The Griffons made a huge impact at the start of the match racing to a 22-0 lead after just 15 minutes.

The Elephants found their way back into the match and with ten minutes left they were only four points behind.

For the Griffons Franco Smith, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Jan Strydom, Max Williamson and  Jacques Thyssen crossed the whitewash with three conversions and two penalties from Smith.
The Elephants tries came from Curtley Deysel who did a hat-trick on the night as well as Lennox Holster.
Lombaard kicked two conevrsion and Toring one with one penalty from Olivera.

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