In rainy conditions, it was the home team, the Steinhoff Patria Blues who had the game in their pocket from the start as they clinched a victory of 45-0 over the Steinhoff Rhinos.
Steinhoff Patria claimed the first try of the match as Wilbri Gunter went over the tryline to secure a five-pointer and Jaswyn Damon converted successfully to leave the scoreboard on 8-0.
Steinhoff Patria’s Elric Pretorius scored another try with a successful conversion from Damon leaving them on 16-0. Luan Kleynhans with a beautiful run, set up his own try and extended the lead for the home team to 24-0.
The left flanker from Steinhoff Patria, Corjan Muller, joined the party behind the tryline and with Damon’s superb kicking boot he kept extending the lead to 32-0.
It was a clean sweep for Steinhoff Patria against the Steinhoff Rhinos as JJ van Huyssteen went over the line for two tries to win the encounter with a final score of 45-0 for the Steinhoff Patria Blues making it two out of two in this year’s tournament so far.
Incredible Player of the Match: Cornelius Muller (Steinhoff Patria)
Steinhoff Patria: 42
Tries: Luan Kleynhans, Wilbri Gunter, JJ van Huyssteen (2), Elric Pretorius, Cornelius Muller
Conversions: Jaswyn Damon (4), Danie van Zyl
Steinhoff Rhinos: 0
Steinhoff Patria starting XV: 15 Luan Kleynhans, 14 Jaswyn Damon, 13 Wilbri Gunter, 12 Brendan du Plessis, 11 JJ van Huyssteen, 10 GM Bruwer, 9 Adriaan Labuschagne, 8 Hendrik du Plessis,7 Elric Pretorius, 6 Cornelius Muller, 5 Stefan Bergh, 4 Mauritz Bezuidenhout, 3 Ruan Groenewald, 2 Jan Hendrik Muller.
Replacements: 16 Jan Hendrik Grobler, 17 Marthinus de Villiers, 18 Louis Winter, 19 John Douglas Steyn, 20 Jan Senekal, 21 Maghiel le Roux,22 Amando van Wyk, 23 Danie van Zyl
Steinhoff Rhinos starting XV: 15 Letole Mokoena, 14 Chad de Koker, 13 Joshua Mokgatle,12 AJ Venter, 11 Thiardt Ingram, 10 Niel le Roux, 9 JP le Roux, 8 Jacques van Rooyen, 7 Andile Tokwe, 6 Motsitsi Lekhoa,5 Frederick Swanepoel,4 Ian van Wyk, 3 John Otto Lonergan, 2 Janco van Zyl, 1 Lambert Rautenbach.
Replacements: 16 Berno du Plessis, 17 JJ Marais, 18 Thabo Chirwa, SW van Zyl, 20 Deo Farao, 21 Vicky Kammies, 22 Themba Malindi, 23 Wanda Mpulu
By Raynique Meyer