Rehoboth claim Kudus scalps

20 May 2019 | Sports

Leandrea Louw

Rehoboth Rugby Club claimed victory over Kudus in both the premier and reserve leagues on Saturday in Narraville.

The premier league game ended 11-10 in Rehoboth’s favour, while Kudus 2 suffered a 3-7 defeat against their Rehoboth counterparts in their reserve league match.

In the premier league match, Rehoboth opened the scoring in the first five minutes, after centre Henrique Olivier slotted a penalty for his team.

Kudus retaliated with a try by rightwing Lloyd Jacobs. Unfortunately fullback Aurelio Plato missed the conversion and also a previous penalty attempt.

Olivier also scored a try for his team, but missed the conversion. Jacobs added another five points for his team, but Aurelio Plato missed the conversion. Rehoboth flyhalf Arscher Coetzee added the additional points through a drop-kick, leaving the score at 10-11 at halftime in favour of the visitors.

No further points were added in the second half. In the final minutes of the game, Kudus missed another penalty attempt that could have sown up the game.

Both teams couldn’t penetrate the opposition defensive lines.

In the reserve league match, the halftime score was 0-0 after both teams failed with their penalty attempts

After three failed attempts during the second half, Kudus substitute flyhalf Shalako Groenewald finally managed to kick the ball over.

Rehoboth managed to score a try via a pushover a scrum, with flanker Johan Wohler being credited with the score. Flyhalf Dashlee Beukes converted the try.

Kudus are currently fifth on the premier league log.

Sparta United defeated Erongo Rugby Academy 59-5 in their first division league game in Walvis Bay.

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