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Tusker Simbas go down in close one, next up, Western Province

Time runs out as Kenyans attempt to make up for 5-17 at half time


KENYA’S Tusker Simba XV were edged 24-19 by Boland Cavaliers in their fourth match in South Africa’s Vodacom Cup league.

Trailing 5-17 at half time at City Park Stadium, Cape Town, the debutant Kenyans fought strongly in the second coming close to overturning the score before  the Cavaliers pulled away with a further converted try.

Tusker Simbas who are resident in Cape Town and play their matches at City Park will meet the Cape Town team, DHL Western Province who won 29-16 away to Border Bulldogs on Friday.

Vodacom Cup

Results:

Saturday, March 29:

Valke 65-14 Limpopo Bulls

Sharks XV 27-10 SWD Eagles

Tusker Simba XV 19-24 Boland Cavaliers

Golden Lions 40-37 Griffons

Leopards XV 26-32 Blue Bulls

Fixture:

EP Kings v Free State XV

Cradock Rovers Field, Cradock

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Friday, March 28:

Pumas 25-16 GWK Griquas

Border 16-29 Western Province

FIXTURES:

Friday, April 04 2014

19:00 – SWD vs EP Kings
Outeniqua Park, George

Saturday, April 05 2014

12:40 – Free State XV v Border
Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

15:00 – Blue Bulls v Valke
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

15:00 – GWK Griquas v Golden Lions
GWK Park, Kimberley

15:00 – Griffons v Leopards XV
North West Stadium, Welkom

15:00 – Limpopo Blue Bulls v Pumas
New Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane

16:00 – Boland Cavaliers v Sharks XV
Ceres

16:30 – Western Province v Tusker Simba XV
DHL Newlands, Cape Town

TABLES:

TEAM P W PTS
North Section
Pumas 4 4 17
Golden Lions 4 3 14
GWK Griquas 4 3 13
Leopards XV 4 2 12
Blue Bulls 4 2 11
Valke 4 1 7
Griffons 4 1 7
Limpopo Blue Bulls 4 0 0

 

South Section
Sharks XV 4 4 17
Western Province 4 3 14
SWD Eagles 4 2 12
Free State XV 3 2 11
EP Kings 3 1 6
Tusker Simba XV 4 1 6
Boland Cavaliers 4 1 5
Border Bulldogs 4 1 4