Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival Final Day Match 2
2022 Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival Final Day, Monday 18 April: Match 2 Westville Boys’ High 7 – 20 Selborne College
The second match on the final day saw locals Westville Boys’ High against Selborne College from East London. Much of the first half was played in the centre of the field with both teams able to prevent break-aways. Selborne opened the scoring with a penalty by Kyle van Wyk. This livened up proceedings and both teams nearly scored with runs down the length of the field.
Westville lock Joel Donia managed to get over for the first try, converted by Tshegofatso Ramaloko for a 7-3 lead. It was the Selbornians turn and they came close. In the last minute of the half, a break-away ended with lock John de Villiers going over under the uprights. This was converted by Van Wyk for Selborne to lead 10-7 at the break.
It took another 20 minutes before further points were scored. The cut and thrust of both sides came close, but they could not get over the line. Selborne were awarded a penalty 15m out from close to the centre of the field, which Van Wyk converted for Selborne to lead 13-7. Selborne used a kick down field to get close to the goal line and from a ruck close to the line, hooker Jordan Luck forced his way over. Van Wyk was again successful adding the extra two points to Selborne to lead 20-7. Although Westville came close to scoring in the closing minutes, they were prevented and Selborne won the match 20-7.
- Westville: Try Donia; Conversion Ramaloko
- Selborne: Tries De Villiers, Luck; Conversions Van Wyk (2); Penalties Van Wyk (2)
All Photos By Tracey Van Den Aardweg