SSL Festival – Match #6 – Selborne 1stXV vs Northwood 1stXV – Grey Rugby Festival 2019

The sixth match of the 2020 School Sports Live festival between Selborne 1stXV and Northwood 1stXVl at the 2019 Grey Rugby Festival will be screened "live" this afternoon at 16h00. You can follow the action on Ruggas.co.za SSL channel.

Selborne lost their first match of the Grey PE Rugby Festival against Jeppe (15-19) which will be only one of three losses that year. They also lost against Grey College (8-17) and Grey PE (17-23) and ended in the Top 10 of the 2019 rugby season. Northwood also lost their first game of the season to Grey PE (12-43) and although their opponents did not count as some of the top rugby playing schools in South Africa, they also only lost three games that season.

Selborne lead 14-05 at the half time break seemingly in control, however, a try by Selborne in the final seconds of the game "prevented" Northwood to claim a deserved victory at the end.

Unfortunately, I could not get hold of team sheets for the match BUT... Selborne had 23 players selected for the 2019 u/18 Craven and Academy Week squads of the Border. Tyler-Jesse Glover, Oyisa Dyani, Jaques Goosen, Matthew Tonkin, Cullen Opperman, Jarrod Taylor, Raiden Masters, Joshua van Vreden, Daimon O'Connel, Warrick Day, Mntungwa Mapansela, Lawula Bata and Sibusisio Javu were the 13 boys selected for the Craven Week squad. Dylan Minnaar, Chulumanco Nkalashe, Ruan Potgieter, Grant Pretorius, Dean Stokes, Daniel Engole, Joshua Roberts, Mangaliso Maphinda, Jordan Coles and JP van Zyl were selected for the Academy Week Squad. Jaques Goosen, Jarrod Taylor and Mntungwa Mapansela were selected for the SA Schools squad while Josh van Vrede, Daimon O'Connel and Sibusisio Javu were selected for the SA Schools "A" squad.

S Ndlovu, N Makhaza, D van Huizen, R Francis, V Matongo and R Mfakadolo were all selected for the Sharks u/18 Craven Week squad while JP du Preez was selected for the Academy Week squad. Siyemukela Ndlovu was selected for the SA Schools squad.