Town - Rugby in the Eastern Cape is at an all-time low after yet another SA
Rugby tournament representative side conceded in excess of 100 points this
On Friday the EP Under-21 side
let in 27 tries in their 173-0 massacre at
the hands of their WP counterparts at the Despatch Rugby Club.
That's 173 points in 80 minutes!
The EP Under-21 side have now
conceded 610 points in their five matches this season (an average of 122 per
match) and have scored a paltry 27.
Things got no better on Saturday when
the EP Elephants side playing in the Currie Cup First Division went
down 101-29 to
The EP Elephants are winless in
their five matches to date, losing by an average score of 55-22.
The EP Under-19 side fared
somewhat 'better' in 'only' losing 47-18 to WP Under-19, also at the Despatch
It is no surprise, however, to
learn that the EP Under-19s are still searching for their maiden win in this
year's tournament and sit bottom of the standings after
11 matches, having scored 136 points and conceded 755 for an average losing
score of 69-12.
To wrap up a miserable weekend of
results, the Southern
Kings, playing in the PRO14, were belted 54-14 by the Llanelli Scarlets in
Wales on Saturday night.
According to reports, EP Rugby
Rademan confirmed that radical action will be taken to
address the shocking performances of the union's junior teams.