Currie Cup

Golden Lions thrash WP in U19 final

2016-10-22 14:18
Golden Lions v WP (Gallo)

Cape Town - The Golden Lions were crowned Under-19 champions when they overpowered Western Province 60-19 in Saturday's tournament final in Bloemfontein.

In the end it was eight tries to three, and the difference in quality between the two sides could be seen throughout. 

Wing Madosha Tambwe scored a hat-trick for the Lions, who quickly made life difficult for WP by speeding to a 27-0 lead inside the opening half hour through three converted tries and a couple of penalties.

The Lions had gone into the break with a 34-7 lead.

The U-21 final was taking place on Saturday afternoon - also between WP and the Golden Lions.


Golden Lions

Tries: Stean Pienaar, Ruan Vermaak, Tyreeq February, Edwin Jansen, Hajivah Dayimani, Madosha Tambwe (3)

Conversions: Jeanluc Cilliers (7)

Penalties: Cilliers (2)

Western Province

Tries: Ernst van Rhyn, Juarno Augustus, David Brits

Conversions: Jondre Williams (2)

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