Junior teams finish strong in league
Seminfinals looms next weekend as both junior teams into play-offs
The Vodacom Blue Bulls Under-21 side finished their regular fixtures with a commanding 123-7 win over Border after leading 57-0 at the break. The visitors scored 20 tries in this romp with flanker Chris Massyn getting a hat-trick.
The Vodacom Blue Bulls team will face the Xerox Golden Lions in the semifinal of the Absa Under-21 Provincial Championship next weekend at Loftus.
Border 7 (0). Try: Akhona Sihunu. Conversion: Devandre Sissing.
Blue Bulls 123 (57). Tries: Andrew Beerwinkel, Chris Massyn (3), Dan Kriel, Desmond Stramis, Ganfried May, Impi Visser, Jacques Rossouw, Keagon Gordon, Kefentse Mahlo (2), Kobus Marais (2), Leighton van Wyk, Mox Mxoli (2), Wilco Louw. Conversions: Dan Kriel (2), Jacques Rossouw (4), Kobus Marais (8).
Under-19s top of log
In Port Elizabeth, a hat-trick by Jurie Linde secured a 31-21 win over the EP Kings and top spot in the Absa Under-19 Provincial Championship. The Vodacom Blue Bulls Under-19 team will host the semifinal next weekend against the Sharks, one of the three team they have lost against in the season.
EP Kings 21 (16). Tries: Malcolm Jaer (2). Conversion: Garrick Mattheus. Penalties: Mattheus (3).
Blue Bulls 31 (17). Tries: Jurie Linde (3). Abongile Nonkontwana. Conversions: Simon Bolze (3), Kurt Webster. Penalty: Bolze.