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CUT’s Steinhoff Rhinos win the Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby league

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Steinhoff Rhinos defended their CUT Steinhoff Koshuis title successfully when they edged out Steinhoff Buffalo in a thrilling six-try encounter at a cold, windy CUT Rugby Stadium, by 21-17. The Steinhoff Rhinos led 13-12 at the break.

The Steinhoff Rhinos stalwarts of TC Nortje, Bester Olivier and Godfrey Sehloho ensured the red jersey victory, although Steinhoff Buffalo had them fighting right up to the final whistle.

Steinhoff Rhinos will therefore represent CUT in the 2017 Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby championships.

Scorers:

Steinhoff Rhinos 21

Tries: Godfrey Sehloho, Bester Olivier and Denver Kleu.

Pens: TC Nortje (2)

Steinhoff Buffalo 17

Tries: Johan Nel (2) and Byron Botha.

Cons: Curtley Scheepers

 

Steinhoff Falcons ended their campaign with a bang, edging Steinhoff Lions out by 17-14 after leading 9-3 at the change. The match saw both sides scoring just one try each, the match being decided by penalty kicks eventually.

Scorers:

Steinhoff Falcons:

Tries: Darren Jantjies

Pens: LeRoy McBain (4)

Steinhoff Lions:

Tries: Donald Qwabe

Pens: WJ Strydom (3)

 

Steinhoff Tigers ended their season on a high note by beating Steinhoff Eagles in another hard encounter by 16-9. Steinhoff Tigers led 10-6 at half time. This victory places the yellow shirts in joint second spot on the log, alongside their engineering faculty counterparts, Steinhoff Buffalo.

Scorers:

Steinhoff Tigers:

Tries: Frans Hugo

Cons: Divan Le Roux.

Pens: Le Roux (3)

Steinhoff Eagles:

Pens: Sam Nkoka (3)

 

Final CUT Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby Log for 2016 (Round 5):

 

P

W

D

L

BP

PD

LOG

Steinhoff Rhinos

5

4

0

1

17

+52

33

Steinhoff Buffalo

5

2

0

3

17

+20

25

Steinhoff Tigers

5

3

0

2

9

+10

25

Steinhoff Lions

5

3

0

2

14

+10

22

Steinhoff Falcons

5

2

1

2

7

-16

17

Steinhoff Eagles

5

0

1

4

5

-76

7

 

 

 

By Carel Korff

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