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13 August 2019 | Sports

Justicia Shipena

The finals of the Momentum Schools Rugby Boards Trophy took place on Friday and Saturday at the Hage Geingob Rugby field in Windhoek. The tourney showcased 18 teams competing for the coveted title in their respective age categories. This year marks 26 years of sponsorship for the league by Momentum Namibia.

The three month league started in June and attracted over 57 schools from eight regions with nine leagues played and a total of 314 games throughout the season with 1 800 players participated.

Celebrating 50 years of schools rugby since its inception in 1969 on Friday the first match saw the U/14B of Gobabis Gymnasium Private School and Dr Lemmer High School battle it out on the field. With only two points close to a win Dr Lemmer lost the match ending the score of 17-19 in favor of Gobabis Gymnasium.

In the second match the U/19D of Gobabis Gymnasium played against Windhoek Technical High School (HTS).The game ended with a score of 12-25 in favor of HTS being crowned champions of the group titled.

The day ended with a match between the U/19B of Windhoek High School and Windhoek Gynasium Private School. In the first half Windhoek Gymnasium Private School led with 13 points while Windhoek High School had a score of 6 points. In the second half Windhoek High School up their game and both schools had a score of 13. However the game ended with a score of 18-13 in favor of Windhoek High School.

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