The first half kicked off in front of a packed stadium which added to the great atmosphere of the much anticipated encounter between the schools. The hosts took an early lead through an Edrich Cronje try, who also kicked a successful conversion.
Not long after that, Henri Campher of Potch Volkies also visited the try-line and Hanru van Rooyen added the extras. Edrich Cronje put on a brilliant performance, contributing all Potch Gimmies’ points in the first half.
The half time score saw the home side taking a 17-13 lead at the break.
Potch Volkskool managed to put on a brave performance and attacked Gimmies’ defense as soon as the second half started. It was not long before their brave efforts were rewarded with Henri Campher’s second try of the match.
The final score saw Potch Volkies walked away with an 18-17 victory.
For Potch Gimmies:
Tries: Edrich Cronje 2
Cons: Edrich Cronje 2
Pen: Edrich Cronje
For Potch Volkskool:
Tries: Henri Campher 2
Con: Hanru van Rooyen
Pens: Hanru van Rooyen