SA Home Loans Durban take an early lead on the log table after round two of the Fidelity Services Premier Division league for the prized Moor Cup after a great away win over Varsity College at the Riverside Sports complex in Durban North.
Leading 14-13 at the break Collegians eventually outscored their hosts four tries to one after an impressive second-half eventually winning 33-13 with tries going to Bennie Mashababane, Moses Mpanda, Matt Seba and Tagen Strydom with Duncan Campbell doing the rest with his trusty boot.
In Zululand Richards Bay entertained College Rovers in their opener of the season only to find themselves on the losing end with Rovers returning home with a comfortable 60-10 win over the men from the Bay. Rovers in the end scored 10 tries to the two from Richards Bay with Sibulele Nanto leading the charge with two touchdowns and the others going to Mesuli Mncwango, Fanelesibonga Zwane, Darrol Brink, Minenhle ‘Bushy’ Mthethwa , Philani Mzileni, Matthew Diedericks and Cuchulain Livingstone with Inny Radeba adding 20 points with the boot.
In Amanzimtoti Vox Crusaders thumped the South Coast Terriers 72-7
In the First Division Westville Old Boys are clearly the side to watch after yet another convincing win beating the Maritzburg Rugby Club 85-8 at Woodburn in the capital. South Coast Warriors making their first appearance in the league accounted for Ballito Dolphins beating the North Coast side 31-5, while UKZN Durban edged out Drakensberg 26-22 in Winterton.
In the Under 20 games for the Frank Norris Cup Varsity College came from behind to beat Durban Collegians 30-27 in a tight and enthralling game, while College Rovers beat Collegians ‘B’ 77-8 and Crusaders beat UKZN Durban 39-12
College Rovers will be at home to Amanzimtoti on Saturday Durban Collegians entertain Richards Bay and Crusaders face the students from UKZN Pietermaritzburg on their home grounds in Durban North.