Dairibord Schools Rugby Festival 2017: Monday Roundup

A late second-half blitz saw Eaglesvale overturn a seven point deficit to a 12-07 win over rivals Kyle College  in the penultimate game of Day 2 (Monday, 1 May) of the 2017 Dairibord Schools Rugby Festival.

Earlier Hillcrest College made the Prince Edward Tigers work for the 19-11 victory in a fixture a lot expected to turn out one-sided in favour of the Tigers. Churchill proved to strong for up and coming Vainona registering a massive 47-00 win.

The Prince Edward Tigers had to dig deep to hold off Hillcrest in the 19-11 win
The Prince Edward Tigers had to dig deep to hold off Hillcrest in the 19-11 win

In the last fixture of the day on Jubilee, St George’s made light work of visitors from Botswana – Livingstone Kolobeng College. The Dragons were leading 31-00 heading in to the interval. Though the visitors remedied their tactics in the second half it was a case of a little to late as St George’s held on for a comfortable 36-19 victory.

Day 2 – Jubilee Field
Ellis Robins 00 – 05 Kutama
Capri Horns 28 – 17 Milton
Gateway 32 – 14 Wise Owl
Churchill 47 – 00 Vainona
St John’s College 33 – 08 Heritage
Prince Edward 19 – 11 Hillcrest College
Eaglesvale 12 – 07 Kyle College
St George’s College 36 – 19 Livingstone Kolobeng

 

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