Derby thriller at Wits

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The derby between Steinhoff Monash and the MGI Tigers in the Wits internal league was a thriller which Monash edged 26-24.

Once the boys from Ruimsig had racked up an eighteen point half time lead in front of their very vocal supporters it seemed the game was over as a contest.

The Midrand team had other ideas however and living up to their “Tigers” nickname, clawed their way back into the contest with three second half tries all of which were converted.

In the other game in the Wits internal league, Steinhoff Engineers ran out comfortable winners against Steinhoff Mens Residence

The Raiders made their first appearance after the winter break when they came up against an in form Steinhoff Engineers combination in the early match.

Lack of match fitness was clearly evident as the men in red struggled to contain a rampant ‘Geers team in the first half.

Steinhoff Engineers went 24-0 in front midway through the second stanza before Raiders managed to get on the scoreboard. A last minute try secured the bonus point win for Steinhoff Engineers.

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