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Paul Roos thrash Zim St John’s

  • 17 Apr 2014
Paul Roos ran riot at St John's Paul Roos ran riot at St John's

Paul Roos returned to winning ways following their defeat to Grey PE by thrashing St John's from Zimbabwe 80-7.

The game had to be stopped at the 55-minute mark, because of the heavy scoreline. Lock Morné Taljaard scored two tries and outside centre Edwill van der Merwe ran in a hat-trick, while left winger Reinhard Fortuin slotted 10 conversions. St John's scored a consolation try through hooker Roderick Zwart and converted by replacement flyhalf Tafadzwa Chlweshe.

In other results from the day's play, Paarl Boys' beat St Charles College 35-0, Waterkloof beat Klein Nederburg 45-19 and the visiting Australian school Scots College claimed a 24-12 win over Pretoria Boys' High. The hosts also lost out 29-20 to Hoërskool Nelspruit in the last game of the day under floodlights.

Day 1 results:

St Charles 0 Paarl Boys' 35
Paul Roos 80 St John’s (Harare) 7
Waterkloof 45 Klein Nederburg 19
Pretoria Boys' 12 Scots College (Aus) 24
Jeppe 28 Noorheuwel 0
St John's (Joburg) 20 Nelspruit 29

Day 2 fixtures:

Noordheuwel vs Klein Nederburg
St Charles vs St John’s (Harare)
Nelspruit vs Pretoria Boys'
St John’s (Joburg) vs Scots College
Paarl Boys' vs Jeppe
Paul Roos vs Waterkloof

Day 3 fixtures:

Klein Nederburg vs St John’s (Harare)
Noordheuwel vs Waterkloof
St Charles vs St John’s (Joburg)
Scots College (Aus) vs Jeppe
Paul Roos vs Nelspruit
Paarl Boys' vs Pretoria Boys'

Photo: schoolsportsnews

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