Jeppe scored twice in the last five minutes to end up on the right side of a 74-point thriller against rivals KES, while Grey College continued their unbeaten run against their brother school on Saturday.
Brother faces brother in Gqeberha on Saturday when Grey High and Grey College battle it out, while Jeppe will look to avenge their narrow loss to rivals KES in the Johannesburg derby.
A dramatic day of schools rugby saw Jeppe score a try in the last play to hold Selborne to a draw, while Hilton held out for a win against Michaelhouse in the Midlands Derby.
Paarl Gymnasium confirmed their strength this season by comfortably beating Affies, while KES scored a try in overtime to grab a win over Johannesburg rivals Jeppe.
A derby-filled Saturday of schools rugby will see Affies travel to the Cape Winelands looking for back-to-back wins over Paarl Gimnasium for the first time in more than a decade.
An action-packed weekend of schools rugby derbies across the country is highlighted by the ever-popular Interschools match between Paarl Boys High and Paarl Gimnasium on Saturday.
Watch all the action from day two of the Grey High School Rugby Festival, which concludes with a fixture between the hosts and Johannesburg’s KES.
The KES vs Jeppe derby is one of the oldest in South African schoolboys rugby. Hear from the players and coaches involved for a first-hand account of the long-standing tradition.
The Joburg schools rugby bragging rights belong to King Edward after their emphatic 49-31 win over Jeppe on Saturday. THEO GARRUN reports.
Watch the 1st XV match between Jeppe and KES live at 1:30pm on Saturday.