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Martin leads Wynberg to victory


  • 21 Apr 2014
Wynberg on the attack Wynberg on the attack

Wynberg Boys remained unbeaten at the St Stithians' Easter Festival with a 17-16 win over Maritzburg College.

Fullback Karl Martin gave the Cape side an early 7-0 lead when he converted his own try in the fifth minute. But Maritzburg hit back with centre Marcel Coetzee's goal just before half-time.

Immediately after the restart Maritzburg took the lead when flyhalf Jordan Koekemoer slid in, bringing the score to 8-7. Both sides found the tryline again; but while Maritzburg's touchdown was unconverted, a Coetzee penalty took them into the lead again at 16-14.

It was a lead that would last for all but three minutes, when Martin stepped up to kicked the winning penalty, ending his personal tally on 12 points and securing a nail-biting win for his team.

Day 3 results:

Helpmekaar 27 St Benedict's 19
St Stithians 20 SACS 27
Windhoek 15 Linden 40
Hilton 18 St Andrew's 37
Wynberg 17 Maritzburg 16

Day 2 results:

Wynberg 50 Linden 15
St Benedict's 10 Windhoek 16
Helpmekaar 38 SACS 34
Maritzburg 20 St Andrew's 23
St Stithians 10 Hilton 34

Day 1 results:

Hilton 24 SACS 23
Maritzburg 29 Linden 15
St Benedict's 24 St Andrew's 43
St Stithians 16 Windhoek 10
Wynberg 29 Helpmekaar 7

Photo: Wynberg College

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