• Despatch put in champion display

    Defending Community Cup champions Despatch scored four tries in a 31-5 win over the Mossel Bay Barbarians on Saturday.

    Monty Dumond coverted his own try and those of Basil de Doncker, Renier Erasmus and Stephan Deyzel, as well as nailing a penalty.

    The guests could only manage one five-pointer through wing Logan Hendricks.

    In a Cape derby, Hamiltons travelled to Malmesbury to face Wesbank, who conceded seven tries in going down 41-12. 

    Further up country, College Rovers ran in 12 tries to defeat the Bloemfontein Crusaders 78-14 at the Clive Solomon Stadium in  Heidedal. Winger Dusty Noble scored  two of the winners’ tries.

    POOL A
    Despatch 31 Barbarians 5
    Old Selbornians 43 Bridgton 7

    POOL B
    Rovers 31 Roodepoort 37
    Crusaders 14 College Rovers 78

    POOL C
    Roses United 26 Centurion 26

    POOL D
    Sishen 35 Simba Ferros 29
    Wesbank 12 Hamiltons 41

    Photo: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images

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    Mariette Adams