Steinhoff Lions won the Thondi Trophy for the first time, beating a gutsy Steinhoff Falcons by 22-17 in Bloemfontein.
The Steinhoff Lions dominated the first half, leading 17-7 at the break. But the Steinhoff Falcons came out soaring in the second stanza, drawing level at 17-all with less than 20 minutes left in the final.
The Steinhoff Lions crowned their best season in the history of Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby at CUT, qualifying for the 2018 Steinhoff Koshuis Rugby Championship.
Last week Steinhoff Falcons and Steinhoff Buffalo ended the season second and third respectively.
Steinhoff Lions: 22
Tries: Songile Ngozi, Diego Segalwe, Koketso Mogoneng, Jeremiah Kgang
Steinhoff Falcons: 17
Tries: Wichardt Hattingh, Herman Heymans, Khotso Photsane.
By Carel Korff