Hilton To Be Pleased With The Return On Capital?


Hilton was criticised by all when they started an aggressive campaign to attract better rugby players to their school. A lot of money was spent on bursaries and new coaches and as the season comes to an end one has to ask oneself if all the money was well spent. Hilton lost against Affies 6-17, Kearsney 10-13 and Maritzburg College 8-23 during this season and did not lose against any of the local KZN teams. This weekend the play against Northwood who only won one game during the 2017 season and next weekend they play in their final fixture against Michaelhouse which they also should win with relative ease. The only scalp missing in KZN is that of Glenwood and if the quest was to be king in KZN I would admit money well spent. But I hear there is more to come ......................

In the big match of the weekend, Maritzburg College hosts Westville. Both teams are experiencing an average season with Westville maybe a bit more confident as they won against the Glenwood slayers DHS last weekend. Maritzburg College had the better of Hilton last weekend and their second half of the season just a little bit more impressive than that of Westville. 

Michaelhouse travels to St Charles and will be very nervous as their season started to go belly up in their last 5 matches. They had a narrow win against Kearsney 26-24 and then lost three in a row against Hilton 21-35, Maritzburg College 31-49 and St John's 19-39. Their close victory against a struggling Northwood 25-19 also nothing to write home about. ST Charles is definitely not top schools quality but could just deliver a surprise to their home crowd.

For all the fixtures and results for the week ending 11 June 2017 click here.